Archive | October, 2016

(Easy) Halloween Tabletop Decorating

26 Oct

Halloween is just a few days away!  Have you decorated yet?  Or do you wait until the last minute?  I have a few cute (and easy) ideas to help you decorate a tabletop in no time and be ready for trick-or-treaters and guests if you’re having a get together.


To make this entryway table sPoOkY for Halloween, I used a frame I already had.  I bought a sheet of Halloween window clings (you can find at most party stores), and put it on the glass of the frame.  Easy and effective!  I added some “bones” I found at my local dollar store for added effect.



I also added some LED pumpkins that add a fun effect at night when lit up.  The glittery sign can be purchased at a store like Hobby Lobby.  Of course, I added some personalized napkins from The Stationery Studio for the beverages and food.  This tabletop display is set-up for an adult drinking area for my get together.  But this can easily be set-up for a kids party.  You can add some Halloween punch with dry ice for a fun effect.  This is also a great idea for your entryway table where you set-up for your trick-or-treaters on Halloween.

Share your Halloween decorating ideas!  We’d love to hear what easy and fun ways you decorate.




The Perfect Move

22 Oct

Moving CardsSo you’ve found the perfect house and you’re all moved in.  Boxes are unpacked.  Food is in the refrigerator.  Now you’re almost all done but there are some other details that will help make the event stress free and moving forward a breeze.

Did you consider the following items?  These are all super easy to order and will definitely come in very handy:

New Address Labels with your new details.  Another option to this is a self-inking Address Stamper.  Makes addressing envelopes so much easier!

New personalized stationery with your new address printed on the envelopes.  It’s always important to have a box of basic stationery around for thank you notes, general correspondence and more.  Having it available with your new address will be very impressive.  And, undoubtedly you will get housewarming gifts and these will come in very handy for thank you cards!

Moving Cards!  So important to stay in touch with friends and family. They’ll all want to know where you you’ve moved so they can update their address books.  Send a simple moving card out to everyone so they have your new details handy.

Luggage Tags are important to update.  When you plan your next trip you want to be sure your luggage tags feature the new address information.

Housewarming invitations! Set a time to invite your friends and family over and see your new digs.  It can even be a very informal open house.  Or, you might want to host a cocktail party at night and showcase your new place one night!  Everyone loves to see where their friends and family moves to so send out some printed invitations and show your house in style.

Enjoy your new home or apartment or condo and be ready for the next phase in your life.

Best wishes,


Navy is the new Black

15 Oct

Navy Is The New BlackDid you know that Navy is our #1 selling ink color?  It’s true! And it’s easy to see why.  Navy blue was even the new black on the 88th Academy Awards red carpet (for men and for women) at Oscars 2016.  Go ahead and google the phrase “Navy is the new Black” and you’ll see reporting on this from everything from fashion to home decor!

Just like clothing, navy is making a big statement in paper items from notepads to note cards and more.  It’s appropriate for men, women and children as well.  And it’s an excellent choice for practically all correspondence needs from formal to casual.  Whether you are sending a thank you note card for an interview or for a birthday present, selecting a note with a blue border, navy imprint and/or blue design is great choice.

See some personalized note cards with blue accents and consider what would be a good addition to your desk.  This holiday season, perhaps stationery would make a thoughtful present for a hostess gift, a housewarming present, a Christmas or Hanukkah gift, or a teacher gift.  There are many designs and styles (navy and many others) to choose from.

Enjoy and stay on trend with navy!

Best wishes,