Friday, June 18, 2010

Fruity Friday at Paper House

A couple weeks ago, someone had the idea to do something different and fun on Fridays during the summer. We work hard all week, why not? So we all submitted ideas on slips of paper, and we randomly pick one on Mondays.

The first Friday, last week, was "Makeover Day". Guy in customer service came dressed in a suit and tie! I wish I'd gotten a picture!

Today was "Fruity Friday". I was planning to make a Carmen Miranda-type headdress with a fruit basket, but it just didn't come out right. So, I brought in the basket to decorate the table full of fruity goodies! Doesn't that fruit look real?

Mmmmmmmm....! Fresh fruit, fruit-flavored candies and lollipops, and a cherry pie! The note on the pie tells us that there is ice cream in the freezer to go with it! What breaks up a long Friday afternoon better than a sugar rush?
Have a great weekend everyone!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Are you ready for Summer??

I just read that today is National Picnic Day! How could I have NOT known this?? Well, I'll be having a picnic in a park tomorrow to celebrate Father's Day with the fam. Have a great weekend!
Ready or not, Summer is coming in THREE DAYS! Forget the science involved and get on with the bbq's, campfires, and S'Mores-making. Take a hike, go kayaking, or get soaked at a water park.
Wherever you go, whatever you do, do it safely!

You have the opportunity to learn from my mistakes with these tips:

- Remember the spf30 (for me it's closer to 80). Nothing kills the fun more than a nasty sunburn! I once got second-degree sunburn just before heading to Texas for a wedding in August. If you've ever been in Texas in August, you're covering your mouth and making the, "Oooooooowwwww" sound right now. Yeah.

- Definitely, no matter what, DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT forget the ICE CREAM!! Yum!

Please share your summer fun tips with us. Enjoy!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Dear Old Dad...

If ever there was a Daddy's Girl, I'm it! When I was teeny-tiny, I could be found near Dad, watching him fix television sets, mowing the lawn, etc. We share the same sense of humor, interest in music, and love of dessert.
If I wore hats, I'd take mine off to Dads everywhere this weekend. I know I wouldn't be here today without mine LOL

What's your favorite memory of your Dad? I'm grateful that I can still make memories with my Dad. I loved during the summers of my youth when my dad would hook up the speakers outside, and we'd listen to the radio while my siblings and I ran around like maniacs in the yard. Good times!

What's your favorite saying about Dads? One of mine is, "Any man can be a father, but it takes a special man to be a Dad!"
Thanks for everything, Dad!

Seeing Stars (and Stripes)!

The 4th of July is coming!! The 4th of July is coming! Parades and picnics and fireworks... bring it on! What fun will you be having for the 4th? Where's your fave place to go for fireworks? I'd love to sit on the roof, but I don't think my landlord would appreciate that.

Look for these awesomely patriotic cards, magnets & stickers from Paper House Productions in your local gift and stationery shops!

Please, let's not forget those who have fought and those who are still fighting for our freedom to enjoy parades, picnics and fireworks. Paper House Productions salutes our military members and their families for their sacrifices.

Enjoy the holiday with your families and friends. Please be safe always in all ways!

Monday, June 14, 2010

Fabulous Fridge...

In my humble opinion, refrigerators should be stocked with two things: food and magnets.

Lisa in Minnesota has been collecting Paper House's magnets for about 10 years, and she shared this photo with us recently.

Note how Lisa has taken to arranging magnets in fun and creative combinations, such as the Chef's Hat on the Statue of David, the King's Crown on Solid Gold Elvis' head, and the field of flowers surrounding Dorothy and her friends. Oh, and the US Flag and the Astronaut on top of the Earth!

Thanks for your support and for sharing this picture with us, Lisa! Let's see how we can help you fill in a few more spaces!

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Just Kickin' It!

I am the world's biggest sports non-fan, but I understand how people get, let's say "enthusiastic" about sports. I feel the same way about cute furry things!

It must be Soccer season, because I've heard commercials about World Cup, and I've seen signs posted around town that youth Soccer registration is now open. Paper House Productions has a BIG line of Soccer-themed scrapbooking products to scrap your World Cup parties (do people really have these?) or your child's Soccer games.

If you do have Soccer parties, remember that we also have Soccer Ball cut out cards to use for your invitations and Soccer Ball magnets and stickers to use as party favors!
Visit us at to see Soccer and it's friends Football, Basketball, Baseball, Tennis, Golf and Karate.
Now, gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo out there and have fun! And remember to hydrate!