Events

Hosting a party doesn’t mean you have to wait for a birthday or holiday—there are plenty of reasons to celebrate life’s everyday moments. Invite your neighbors over for a summertime BBQ or host a spontaneous weekend party with your friends. Whatever the occasion, we have you covered with inspiration across party decorations, food and drinks, and more.

Decorate any event you have with personalized party decor; such as bunting banners, custom vinyl banners, custom yard signs, and selfie frames that will make your party look like a star studded event. Adding little touches to your events makes it look like you spent time and effort making your event the best for you and your guests. Oftentimes when throwing a party, hosts often overlook the little details that actually make the event more unique and special for the guests. Make sure your event looks well put together and decorated with these great decoration and event ideas for your next event.

 

Graduation message for high school or college senior
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Graduation Announcement Etiquette For 2024

Whether you're celebrating with virtual graduation ceremonies or in person, your graduation is an occasion to remember. With a few graduation announcement etiquette tips, your graduation planning will remain stress-free and fun for your new graduate. 7 min read

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The Best Online Invitation Maker

When throwing a party, Shutterfly’s invitation maker should be the first place you look to create unique and personalized invitations. Whatever the event, we have different design templates and more customization opportunities on our invitation maker. 8 min read

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15+ Fun Christmas Party Activities to Help You Celebrate

Throw the ultimate Christmas party this year from start to finish with our list of fun activities. An important step in making your Christmas party a success is planning out exciting activities that will keep your guests entertained throughout… 7 min read

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Best Online Calendar Maker for 2024

If you're searching for a calendar maker, then you've come to the right place! We offer a variety of templates to help you make your own calendar that can be personalized for your needs. Try out your design skills to help you organize your schedule. 5 min read

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30 Christmas Party Games Everyone Will Love

The greatest joy of the Christmas season comes from gathering loved ones and making cherished memories. From kid parties to adults-only, make your holiday party one to remember with unique Christmas party games. 8 min read

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100 Things To Be Thankful For in Your Life

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How To Make Stunning, Large Christmas Cards

Christmas photo cards give loved ones a glimpse into your life, including the growth of your kids, travel, and more. This year, design big Christmas cards with an even bigger emotional impact. Choose from our eye-catching 6x8, tri-fold, and gate fold designs. 4 min read

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October 16, 2023

40 Entertaining Party Games

When planning a party, you need to have great food and great people. However, if you really want to make your party memorable for years to come, you’ll need great party games. We sometimes overlook the pure joy that can come out of playing… 2 min read

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October 9, 2023

When to Start Decorating for Halloween

We all look forward to decorating our homes with spooky Halloween decor every October. Decorations for this holiday always stand out. Since Halloween involves specific decoration, you'll want to hang your decorations at the right time. 5 min read

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18 Halloween Invitation Wording Ideas

Share the joy of the fall season by hosting your very own Halloween party. Halloween is the perfect excuse to hold a gathering for your friends and family and sending custom party invitations with Halloween invitation wording will help make your party spooktacular for all who attend. 10 min read

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Invitation Etiquette

Whether for a birthday celebration, a wedding, a baby shower, anniversary, graduation, or a formal holiday party, lean on our helpful guide for tips on invitation etiquette, from style and wording through RSVPs and the art of saying thank you. 4 min read

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How to Make 60th Birthday Invitations Online

Reaching the milestone of a 60th birthday is a cause for celebration with friends and family. Our guide will walk you through five simple steps to create a standout birthday party invitation that will make an immediate impression. 4 min read

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