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Personalized Napkins: How Many Should I Order?

17 May

Personalized napkins add the perfect touch to any celebration you are having.  From weddings, bridal showers, baby showers to graduations and birthdays, personalized napkins are something your guests will remember.

Many of our customers ask how many napkins they should order for their special events, and we’ve put together a napkin ordering guideline to help you plan for all of your special events.

Napkin Ordering Guideline

Formal Events  (such as a wedding or benefit)

Order 3-4 beverage napkins per guest For Beverage and Appetizers. Typically there will be a formal cloth napkin used for the meal.

Plus

-For multiple Bars and/or multiple Appetizer Stations, add 1-2 napkins per guest.

-For a Sweet Table, order 1-2 beverage napkins or luncheon napkins per guest.

-For a Midnight Snack, order 1-2 beverage napkins or luncheon napkins per guest.

-For a Photo Session, order 1-2 beverage or luncheon napkins per wedding party guest for wine, cheese and light appetizers.

 

Semi-Formal   (such as a rehearsal dinner, baby shower, bridal shower or special birthday)

Order 2-3 beverage napkins per guest for beverages and appetizers.

 Plus

-For a buffet or sit-down meal, add 1-2 dinner napkins per guest. The alternative is a  printed guest towel or formal cloth napkin.

-For a Sweet Table add 1-2 beverage napkins or luncheon napkins per guest.

 

Casual Events   (such as a graduation party, BBQ party, birthday, child’s party)

Order 2-3 beverage napkins per guest for beverages and appetizers.

 Plus

-For a buffet or sit-down meal, add 1-2 luncheon or dinner napkins per guest. The alternative is a printed guest towel or casual cloth napkin.

-For a Sweet Table or special dessert, order 1-2 beverage napkins or luncheon napkins per guest.

 

Cocktail Parties

Order 4-6 beverage napkins per guest as these affairs usually involve heavy appetizers and drinks throughout the evening.

Plus

-For a dessert buffet or passed desserts, add 1 or 2 beverage napkins or luncheon napkins per guest.

 

Washrooms

If you have a private washroom for your event, guest towels are typically used. Order 2 guest towels per guest.

If you have further questions about ordering personalized napkins, you can contact one of our customer service specialists who are always happy to help answer your questions about wording, color choices, quantities and more.

Best,

Jennifer

Wedding Inspiration: Mint & Purple

29 Mar

 

Our latest wedding inspiration board is all about mint and purple.  This combination just screams (maybe whispers?) Spring and Summer weddings.  This color combination is so fresh and pretty and would be perfect for an outdoor wedding.  For flowers, you could use lilacs which would smell heavenly.  Some other flower choices would be vintage purple mini calla lilies, lavender hyacinth, lavender gem tulips and english lavender.  My flower picks are from FiftyFlowers.com.

Get inspired by our picks:

Celery wedding union engagement invitations, happily ever after napkins, leather cuff bracelet with monogram disk, purple little leaves thank you note cards, script monogram with text linen like guest towels, coronation scroll twisted handled bags, mint vintage wreath save the date cards, mint love and thanks note cards, purple endearing love photo save the date cards, initial scroll hanging gift tags.

Other Image Sources:

Bridesmaids: http://happywedd.com/wedding_theme/48-delicate-mint-and-lavenderpurple-wedding-ideas.html

Tapestry: https://www.buzzfeed.com/lilis2/51-reasons-to-crave-a-mint-themed-wedding?utm_term=.qlyYzR6g7#.vl23bdwx8

Cake: http://www.cassidybudge.com/lilac-cake/

Succulents: http://gardeningwithconfidence.com/blog/2013/10/24/garden-trick-works-adding-crystals-garden-designs/

Bride and Groom: http://happywedd.com/wedding_theme/48-delicate-mint-and-lavenderpurple-wedding-ideas.html

Beverages: http://happywedd.com/wedding_theme/85-lovely-mint-wedding-ideas.html

Table Setting: http://theeverylastdetail.com/an-aqua-and-lavender-wedding/#_a5y_p=4476143

Shoes: http://www.deerpearlflowers.com/mint-wedding-color-ideas/

Boutonniere: http://amyandjordanblog.com/2015/weddings/aleks-kevin/

Chairs:  http://www.deerpearlflowers.com/65-loveliest-lavender-wedding-ideas-you-will-love/

(Easy) Halloween Tabletop Decorating

26 Oct

Halloween is just a few days away!  Have you decorated yet?  Or do you wait until the last minute?  I have a few cute (and easy) ideas to help you decorate a tabletop in no time and be ready for trick-or-treaters and guests if you’re having a get together.

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To make this entryway table sPoOkY for Halloween, I used a frame I already had.  I bought a sheet of Halloween window clings (you can find at most party stores), and put it on the glass of the frame.  Easy and effective!  I added some “bones” I found at my local dollar store for added effect.

 

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I also added some LED pumpkins that add a fun effect at night when lit up.  The glittery sign can be purchased at a store like Hobby Lobby.  Of course, I added some personalized napkins from The Stationery Studio for the beverages and food.  This tabletop display is set-up for an adult drinking area for my get together.  But this can easily be set-up for a kids party.  You can add some Halloween punch with dry ice for a fun effect.  This is also a great idea for your entryway table where you set-up for your trick-or-treaters on Halloween.

Share your Halloween decorating ideas!  We’d love to hear what easy and fun ways you decorate.

xoxo,

Jennifer