Archive | May, 2018

Personalized Napkins: How Many Should I Order?

17 May

Personalized napkins add the perfect touch to any celebration you are having.  From weddings, bridal showers, baby showers to graduations and birthdays, personalized napkins are something your guests will remember.

Many of our customers ask how many napkins they should order for their special events, and we’ve put together a napkin ordering guideline to help you plan for all of your special events.

Napkin Ordering Guideline

Formal Events  (such as a wedding or benefit)

Order 3-4 beverage napkins per guest For Beverage and Appetizers. Typically there will be a formal cloth napkin used for the meal.

Plus

-For multiple Bars and/or multiple Appetizer Stations, add 1-2 napkins per guest.

-For a Sweet Table, order 1-2 beverage napkins or luncheon napkins per guest.

-For a Midnight Snack, order 1-2 beverage napkins or luncheon napkins per guest.

-For a Photo Session, order 1-2 beverage or luncheon napkins per wedding party guest for wine, cheese and light appetizers.

 

Semi-Formal   (such as a rehearsal dinner, baby shower, bridal shower or special birthday)

Order 2-3 beverage napkins per guest for beverages and appetizers.

 Plus

-For a buffet or sit-down meal, add 1-2 dinner napkins per guest. The alternative is a  printed guest towel or formal cloth napkin.

-For a Sweet Table add 1-2 beverage napkins or luncheon napkins per guest.

 

Casual Events   (such as a graduation party, BBQ party, birthday, child’s party)

Order 2-3 beverage napkins per guest for beverages and appetizers.

 Plus

-For a buffet or sit-down meal, add 1-2 luncheon or dinner napkins per guest. The alternative is a printed guest towel or casual cloth napkin.

-For a Sweet Table or special dessert, order 1-2 beverage napkins or luncheon napkins per guest.

 

Cocktail Parties

Order 4-6 beverage napkins per guest as these affairs usually involve heavy appetizers and drinks throughout the evening.

Plus

-For a dessert buffet or passed desserts, add 1 or 2 beverage napkins or luncheon napkins per guest.

 

Washrooms

If you have a private washroom for your event, guest towels are typically used. Order 2 guest towels per guest.

If you have further questions about ordering personalized napkins, you can contact one of our customer service specialists who are always happy to help answer your questions about wording, color choices, quantities and more.

Best,

Jennifer

Introducing our newest Tastemaker: Adriene Hester Staniszewski

9 May

We are excited to introduce you to our newest Tastemaker, Adriene Hester Staniszewski.  We just love her style and love of a monogram!  We adore how she stylized our Personalized  Navy Trimmed Weekender for her girls trip and her trip to Peru.

 

Besides her weekender bag, she has hand-picked her favorite personalized items from The Stationery Studio and why she loves them.  You can also keep up with Adriene on Instagram.

About Adriene

Adriene Hester Staniszewski has spent her entire career in the textile industry, specifically working in product development and sourcing for brands such as Mud Pie and Alternative Apparel. She has been a contributing blogger for Tervis Tumbler and Kate Aspen and has worked with other brands to provide social media content. She is passionate about home décor projects and has never met a monogram she didn’t love!

A Georgia native, she lives in Atlanta with her husband of five years, Ashton, and their Labradoodle, Olive.

Get to know our other Tastemakers and their favorite finds from The Stationery Studio!

XO,

Jennifer