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Halloween Party Ideas

9 Sep

Halloween is just around the corner and I can’t wait!  It is one of my favorite holidays.  I am looking forward to seeing the decorations and the costumes, aren’t you?  I am going to be posting some great Fall and Halloween recipes in the next few weeks, so stay tuned for some yummy creations to make at home.

Are you planning a party?  Or maybe helping in the kids school?  Our Halloween stickers are an easy way to make any goody bag or giveaway polished and memorable.  Here are a few ideas on how to use the stickers:

  • Let all your guests take home a pumpkin with a gift sticker on it.
  • Fill a paper bag with popcorn and seal it with a sticker.  Great alternative to candy and a healthy snack!
  • Make homemade chocolate dipped pretzels, put in a cellophane bag and seal with a sticker.  Great for parties, teachers gifts, etc.
  • Having an adult party?  Use the stickers on bottles of wine or on take home boxes.
  • Make your own trick-or-treat bags and seal them with your sticker.  Parents appreciate knowing where the candy came from.

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What would you use our Halloween stickers for?  Share your ideas on our blog or post your own pics on Instagram (tag @StationeryStudio).  We’d love to see your creative ideas!

xoxo

Jennifer

Let’s all SCREAM for Halloween Party Ideas!

13 Sep


Whether it’s a kids party or an adult costume party, make sure it’s Fang-tastic with these added touches that make sure you are the “ghostess” with the mostest!

Send the right message whether it’s a kids or adult party. These modern and fun invites are a great way to tell your guests it’s time to party.

Bring out a tombstone pinata or send the kids on a candy hunt through the neighborhood.  These personalized bags are the perfect way to collect the goodies to take home.

Serve up your spooky treats on these personalized plates.  Sturdy and festive, these plates add pizazz to your Halloween bash.

These personalized coasters work for kids and adults alike!  Don’t let those sticky juice boxes or adult beverages stain your tables.  These also add the perfect decorating touch laid on tables and let guests know they are encouraged to use them.

 Another way to impress your guests is to serve your drinks  in a carved out pumpkin. We have even more ideas on our Pinterest “Halloween Tricks and Treats” board to get you in a Spooktacular party planning mood.

 Happy Haunting, everyone!  Please share your party ideas on our blog or Facebook page.  We always love hearing from you.

xoxo

Jennifer

How many invitations should I order?

12 Jul

One of the most important details when ordering an invitation is to ensure that you order enough at the start.  How can you be sure you order enough?  That’s easy…

Whether it’s an Anniversary Party or a Rehearsal dinner, a baby shower or a bridal shower, before you order, we strongly encourage that you prepare an exact guest list. Ordering the correct number of invitations initially (plus a few extras just in case) makes good sense for many reasons.  It will add extra cost and time if you have to reorder a small number later on.

Determining the number of invitations you need for a party is easy but there are a few details that deserve a reminder.  Remember not to order the same number of invitations as the number of guests on your guest list.  Married couples get just one invitation.  Families with young children that are also invited also just get one invitation.  Young adults aged 18 or older (even if they are still living at home) get their own invitation.  And all single adults (or adults with a guest) just get one invitation.

Be sure to order some extra invitations as many people find that they remember additional last minutes guests.  Also, sometimes envelopes are incorrectly addressed and there is a need for a new one.  And it’s a nice touch to frame an invitation when it’s for an important event or to place it into a memory book.

Once the invitations are addressed and ready to mail, take your completed invitations to a U.S. post office so they can weigh and measure the stuffed invitations to ensure proper postage.  Some over-sized invitations or square invitations may require additional charges.  While you are there, select an attractive coordinating stamp.  If it’s a holiday party you may want a Christmas stamp.  If it’s a rehearsal dinner you may want a love stamp.

Finally, remember to check and double-check the details to be printed on your invitations before ordering.  Carefully review the spelling of the venue, the party day/date, the address, the time, the spelling of all host’s names,  the Rsvp phone number and/or email address and any other critical elements.  These details all must be absolutely correct when ordering!  Once the invitations are mailed, keep careful track of the replies and start finalizing party details such as placecards, printed napkins, favor bags and bar accessories, to name a few.