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The Perfect Move

22 Oct

Moving CardsSo you’ve found the perfect house and you’re all moved in.  Boxes are unpacked.  Food is in the refrigerator.  Now you’re almost all done but there are some other details that will help make the event stress free and moving forward a breeze.

Did you consider the following items?  These are all super easy to order and will definitely come in very handy:

New Address Labels with your new details.  Another option to this is a self-inking Address Stamper.  Makes addressing envelopes so much easier!

New personalized stationery with your new address printed on the envelopes.  It’s always important to have a box of basic stationery around for thank you notes, general correspondence and more.  Having it available with your new address will be very impressive.  And, undoubtedly you will get housewarming gifts and these will come in very handy for thank you cards!

Moving Cards!  So important to stay in touch with friends and family. They’ll all want to know where you you’ve moved so they can update their address books.  Send a simple moving card out to everyone so they have your new details handy.

Luggage Tags are important to update.  When you plan your next trip you want to be sure your luggage tags feature the new address information.

Housewarming invitations! Set a time to invite your friends and family over and see your new digs.  It can even be a very informal open house.  Or, you might want to host a cocktail party at night and showcase your new place one night!  Everyone loves to see where their friends and family moves to so send out some printed invitations and show your house in style.

Enjoy your new home or apartment or condo and be ready for the next phase in your life.

Best wishes,

Renee

7 Great Packing Tips

17 Jul

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Summer is a popular time for people to move.  The weather is nice, it’s before the new school year starts and it makes it easy to meet new neighbors, too.  However, moving can be an overwhelming and stressful time.  I found a list of 7 great packing tips from move.com to help you get ready!

Packing Tip #1: Don’t procrastinate. This seems simple enough, but getting started can be difficult. A few weeks prior to your move, start packing several boxes a day. Begin with items that are least essential to your daily life. If you pace yourself, you will be more organized and the job won’t be so overwhelming. Make packing easier by not waiting to get started.

Packing Tip #2: Pack room-by-room. Focus on one area of a room at a time and don’t mix items from different rooms in one box. To prevent miniature knickknacks and small items from being lost or mistakenly thrown out with the packing paper, wrap them in brightly-colored tissue paper.

Packing Tip #3: Label clearly. On the top and side of each box, write a general description of the contents and the room name. Use different colored markers for each room, which will provide additional clarity for you and your movers.

Packing Tip #4: Stay clean. Regular newspaper may bleed ink onto your possessions. Use white packing paper to wrap all items.

Packing Tip #5: Use boxes designed for moving. Boxes obtained from grocery or liquor stores are not always clean and might not hold the weight of the items that you will be putting in them. In addition, varying box sizes can make loading more difficult.

Packing Tip #6: Know what you can’t pack. Some common household items can’t be shipped because they are hazardous. Don’t wind up on the wrong side of the law.

Packing Tip #7: Don’t box up everything. You should personally transport heirlooms, important papers, legal documents (wills, passports. etc.), and valuables. Make packing easier by decided what doesn’t need to be packed.

Of course, once you settle in, you need to let everyone know that you’ve moved.  While we can’t help you move (sorry … we have plans that day!), we can help you with moving cards and moving announcements, personalized stampers, labels and more.

xoxo,

Jennifer

 

7 Packing Tips Source:  Moving.com

Making a Move this Summer

13 Jun

Summer is a popular time to sell and buy a new home.  Most people feel that summer is the best time to move as the weather is ideal.  If you have children, summer is a great time to move as their school year has ended and they can settle in before they start their new school year in the fall.  It’s important to let family and friends know of your move so they can update their records for future correspondence.  The Stationery Studio has three great solutions to make it easy to let everyone know of your new address:

  • 38951_BC79BC5D-E372-7A98-AB7EEB0BBF84CF48Moving Announcements – What better way to let people know of your new address than with a moving announcement?  With so many stylish designs to pick from, these are a great way to announce your move.  These are also easy to tuck into address books to make sure you’re not forgotten when holiday cards are sent.

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  • Personalized Address Labels – These are perfect for all your correspondence and with so many options to pick from, you can chose an address label that reflects your personality. Address labels are also perfect for children’s school supplies that need to be labeled.

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  • Stampers – Personalized self-inking stampers are an easy and affordable way to display your new address. With so many styles and colors to choose from, there is something for everyone.

 

I also found this great article “33 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier” by Peggy Wang.  There are some really great moving tips in her article that I wish I had known about when I moved!

xoxo

Jennifer