With Father’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to get your creative juices flowing, thinking about what to give Dad for his special day. The best gifts are always from the heart, so we came up with 6 DIY crafts that your kids can make for their #1 man.Continue reading
With the weather warming up and summer quickly approaching, we all know what season it is – wedding season! Weddings are a time for celebration, but there’s always one thing that gets in the way of perfect happiness while planning a blissful wedding – and that’s money. Thankfully, there are so many DIY ideas for practically every aspect of a wedding, that it’s easy to save money and get the wedding you want – not to mention the fact that you’ll be creating great memories with friends and family as you put it all together. Here are just a few ideas to get you started.Continue reading
We’ve all seen those huge Sweet 16 birthday parties on TV, along with other incredible coming of age celebrations enjoyed by various cultures and religions. Teens love to do it up big, show off for their friends, and have a great time. So when they reach another major milestone in their lives – high school graduation – it’s only natural that they’d want to make it into an event to remember. And what better way to do that than to put on the party of the century?Continue reading
We’ve all heard the stories of brilliant ideas being hastily scribbled on the back of a napkin when inspiration struck, but no paper was readily available. Well, as a party supply company, we here at My Paper Shop have an especially close relationship with napkins, so we thought it’d be fun to learn more about all those great ideas born on the back of a napkin. Here’s an infographic we put together to show off the role the humble napkin has played in many surprising areas of our culture and history.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