Monthly Archives: July 2011

Back to School: For the Teachers

Summer break is over. You have returned to your classroom and your students will be there soon, if not already. You have probably been cleaning, decorating. arranging and rearranging desks and brainstorming for ways to start the impending school year … Continue reading

Back to School: For the Parents

Can you hear it? Can you hear the alarm buzzing loudly in your ear? Can you hear the moans and groans as the children drudge down the stairs? It won’t be long now. Soon, if not already, these sounds will become … Continue reading

Creating a Photographic Memory

In these days of economic awareness have you found yourself altering your activities? Perhaps this year you opted not to take the usual family vacation. Maybe you have even embraced a "stay-cation" in which you have explored the world not … Continue reading

E-Invitation or Mailed Invitation

You can text an invitation, email an invitation or leave a voice mail but there is nothing like getting a personalized invitation by mail. The excitement you feel when you open your mailbox and see a hand addressed envelope with … Continue reading

Design Your Own Tumblers

Picture this: a slight breeze blows while a handful of bright white clouds dot the perfectly blue sky. The sun is beating down on a crowd of people gathered in your back yard, perhaps on a patio or deck. The … Continue reading

New Styles in Office Stationery

Each correspondence and piece of paper that leaves an office provides a reflection of the company. What is your office stationery telling your customers and prospective customers about you and your office? You can modernize the impression you leave on … Continue reading

How Modern Day Vellum Stationery is Produced

While vellum made from animal skins is still produced, the process is obviously painstaking and costly. Vellum is generally only used for archival copies of important documents. Vellum paper and vellum stationery today is made using cotton rag fibers to … Continue reading

Bridal Shower Invitations – History

Bridal showers have a rich history dating back to the sixteenth century when a dowry had to be provided for the future bride; in the cases where a father refused to provide the dowry because he did not approve of … Continue reading