Is anything more joyous than a baby shower? Welcoming a new little one into the world is so exciting, and there are never enough excuses for buying cute little baby socks and soft blankets. It’s gratifying and somewhat cathartic, too, for women to pass down the wisdom of experience that motherhood brings as they welcome another sister into the club. Baby showers are wonderful.Continue reading
Wedding season is upon us! If you’re planning a wedding, you’ve probably already realized there are a lot of costs involved that you may have never thought of before. Here at My Paper Shop, we provide products to help our customers save money and throw a party on a budget. After all, your wedding day should be a day to remember for the fun and priceless memories, not for the stacks of bills you’re stuck paying off for years to come. That’s why we’ve created this infographic full of tips on how to plan an affordable wedding without sacrificing what’s important.Continue reading
What is more important to college life than the parties?! Whether you are planning an event for your sorority, fraternity, society, or any other segment of your student body, here are some ideas to get your next event started right. We’ve even included a few tips to get your theme started for less.Continue reading
Spring just cannot come fast enough! After months of freezing temperatures, hazardous roads, and layers upon layers of clothes, we are more than ready for sunshine and warmth! It’s time to watch the weather forecast eagerly for those warm temps, to scan the skies for sunshine, to peek in those flower beds for the first buds of springtime.
It’s time to rush spring.
If only we could make the season change a little faster, hurry the process so we can get all the enjoyment we can out of this miraculous time of year.Continue reading
March is National Craft Month, and what better way to celebrate than to share the fun of crafting with your kids? Luckily, March is chock full of holidays that lend themselves to crafting! From Johnny Appleseed Day on March 11 to Girl Scout Day on March 12 – and of course, St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 – this is the perfect month to get out those supplies, set up a crafting table, and spend some serious quality time having creative fun with your little ones.Continue reading
Green beer, shamrock necklaces, and corned beef – it’s the time of year when everybody’s Irish!
Although it started out as a religious holiday in Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day is now observed more widely in America than even in Ireland, and has morphed into a day to celebrate all things Irish.
Whether you’re Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is a great excuse to gather your friends and family and host a party. But other than the green beer, what other elements make for a great St. Paddy’s Day party? Not to worry – we’ve got you covered with some fun ideas for parties that will bring out the Irish in anyone!Continue reading
Every wedding is unique, and each couple may choose to emphasize different ceremonies and traditions. While some may want to simply elope with a backseat filled with their best friends, others want not only a formal reception, but a bridal shower, rehearsal, and rehearsal dinner. If you’re someone who is attracted to the latter and think a wedding can be a great opportunity to gather with friends and family, celebrate, and host a terrific party, you will be faced with many choices – about décor, dress, invites, catering, and locale. Here are a few ideas for the rehearsal dinner to help you, or someone you love, in the process.Continue reading
Making a quilt is no quick and easy Saturday afternoon project. From choosing the pattern and picking out all the right fabrics, to stitching the blocks together just right, adding borders and backing and batting, and finally, the finishing touches of the quilting itself – making a quilt takes time.Continue reading
The major holidays may be behind us, and there may even be a sense of relief that comes with having the space that frees up once the tree, the decorations, the idiosyncrasies of guests, and the large bowl of punch have been returned to their proper places. It’s also not unusual to feel more vividly the bleakness of winter and a nostalgia for a home filled with laughter and friends.Continue reading