Back To School Decorating Tips

Here’s how to decorate for your next school party or event without any stress

Summer has had us sweating, but soon it’s going to be time for the kids to head back into the air-conditioned schoolrooms that they’re so desperately trying to avoid. For students, this means an end to summertime freedom, but it also marks the start of a new year for teachers and school administrators.

A new school year begins with a lot of work and preparation on the part of these school employees, and it’s not all just multiplication and proper grammar. For teachers, especially those in elementary schools, decorating for the seemingly endless events and holidays that follow one after another during the school year can seem almost impossible. Luckily, we’re here to tell you that while these events may seem like a chore sometimes, the perfect decorations aren’t as hard to find as you might think.

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3 Great Reasons To Stock Your Office With Party Supplies

How do you handle birthdays in your office? Does someone always end up having to run out the night before to buy some decorations and paper plates for the celebration? Or even dashing out the morning of?

What about when clients come for meetings? Do you offer them refreshments, but then have to hand them their drink in a boring, cheap white Styrofoam coffee cup?

Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a stash of premium party supplies in your office that you could make use of whenever the occasion presented itself? If you were ready for any celebration or any meeting at a moment’s notice, without having to send someone to the store in a panic, or settle for using paper products that don’t do justice to your company’s image?

Then why not stock up on bulk party supplies from My Paper Shop? There are countless reasons why being prepared is a good idea. Here are the top three.

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3 Ways To Upgrade Your Customer Restrooms

Whether you run a premium spa, an upscale car dealership, a concierge medical office, or a luxury hotel, you understand that every minute detail of your guests’ experience matters. And one detail that can make a big impression on your customers – positive or negative – is the state of your business’s restrooms.

Much of a customer restroom’s appearance depends on the fixtures and furnishings already installed. From polished marble countertops and gilded mirror frames, to sleek modern lines and minimalist décor, coordinating your restroom’s style to fit your business is an important part of the overall luxury feel of your space.

But simply having the right hardware installed is not enough. The things that get noticed in a customer restroom are the small touches, the thoughtful additions that demonstrate how much you care. Here are just a few of the ways you can show your customers how important every moment of their experience is to you.


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Family Fun Centers: Bring In More Business With the Right Party Supplies!

There’s no denying that there’s something magical about family fun centers. From bowling to laser tag, and from arcade games to mini golf, family fun centers provide something for everyone. Kids love them for their excitement and variety, and moms love them because they make it so easy to keep the whole family – or even a crowd of kiddos – happy for hours.

So what could possibly add to the allure of a family fun center, and help it appeal to an even wider audience – and bring in even more business?

The right paper products and party supplies.


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A Year’s Worth of Party Ideas


Sometimes you just feel like spending some time talking and laughing with your best friends. That sounds like the perfect time to plan and throw a party! After you send out the invitations, you’re inevitably going to be asked why are you throwing said party. Need an excuse? Here are some rather uncommon party ideas for each month of the year.

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Make Your Summer Party Special With Solid Colors


When you start searching online for the perfect party supplies, are you immediately taken by the chevron cups or the pink polka dotted plates? It can be easy to fall in love with patterns, but solids are generally cheaper. Parties with a color as a theme can often be even more fun than patterns – and as a bonus, they invite your guests to bring their own creativity into the mix. Here are 3 fun party ideas where solids take the spotlight.

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Everything You Need to Know to Plan the Perfect Party


Planning a party can be stressful. Those last couple of moments until guests arrive, spent wondering if you have everything, and hoping that at least one person will show up… Wouldn’t it be nice to have the perfect party checklist so you could rest assured that everything was going to get done? Look no further. Here is the ultimate checklist for planning the perfect party.

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Kids’ Crafts To Keep Summertime Boredom At Bay


Most kids rejoice when the school bell rings for the final time in May or June, because they know they have 3 months of playtime before they have to be back in that classroom again. Not every parent shares this sentiment, though. 3 months of kids’ playtime likely means 3 months of activities for parents to think up! Crafts are a time-tested way to keep kids busy, so here are a few for you and the kids to try out!

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Beating The Heat At Your Summer Party

How to Keep Your Partygoers Safe and Comfortable

Planning a barbeque or outdoor party is a great way to keep up with all your family and friends this summer. Many areas experience beautiful weather that can make your guests want to chat outside all day. However, the summer heat can go from nice and warm to oppressive in a very short time. A pool is a great way for guests to cool off, but not everyone is lucky enough to have one. So here are some ideas to keep your partygoers happy and safe when the summer heat turns nasty.

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Cool Evening Party Ideas For Summer

When The Sun Goes Down, The Fun Is Just Beginning!

With summer now upon us and the rays from the hot sun beating down, it can be a daunting task to put together an outdoor party. Even with cold drinks and a pool, sometimes the heat is just too much for guests to stay comfortable. However, you do have other options. A great way to keep your guests cool and happy is to host your party at night. A late evening start time when the sun is just setting will make sure that your guests are arriving just as the oppressive heat from the day is receding. A cool summer night will have you wanting to stay up until the sunrise, and here are some ideas for how to make it happen.

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