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12 Big and Small Birthday Party Ideas for Adults

  It’s Not One Size Fits All – Big and Small Birthday Party Ideas In the billions of birthdays that happen each year, it’s lovely to think each birthday celebration can be as unique as the person being celebrated. From the decorations to the guest list to the venue, there are so many details that […]

Decorating and Entertaining with Compostable Products: A Growing Trend

If you walk into a party supply store, you will notice a growing selection of compostable plates, cups, utensils and even decorations. Compostable products have certainly grown in popularity, and as Berkeley residents, we have front row seats to this sustainable shift in an industry that is typically viewed as extravagant and–sometimes–wasteful.   Only a […]

5 Favorite Paper Plus Customer DIYs

Working at Paper Plus, we see dozens of amazing crafts, designs and DIY projects every day. We are consistently amazed by the vision, resourcefulness and technical abilities of artists in the Berkeley area. Some craftspeople have started full-blown card businesses, while others are motivated to make beautiful cards, crafts and decorations simply for the love […]

Balloon Safety and Myths

  Balloons are synonymous with fun. From birthdays to graduation to the 4th of July, they always add the right touch of joy to the occasion. Well, we hate to burst your balloon, but our favorite floating celebration decoration has also caused a big debate about balloon safety, toxicity, and environmental impact. While this issue […]

5 Facts About the History of Balloons

Why do we use balloons for celebration? What is it about balloons that makes us smile? If movies like Pixar’s Up have any sway in the matter, it’s probably because we just really love watching pretty things float. But there’s so much more to balloons than simple decoration. Here are 5 historical facts about balloons […]

3 Unique Teacher Retirement Party Ideas

Teachers are a lot like superheroes–they make the impossible happen, they have multiple strengths, and they sacrifice so much on behalf of their students. When it’s time for a teacher to throw in the towel, they deserve a standing ovation and one heck of a retirement party. Check out these unique teacher retirement party ideas […]

Baby Shower Ideas for Boys, Girls and Gender Neutral Themes

  Your precious bundle of joy is on its way and you need baby shower ideas! Your baby shower day is one you will never forget. You get to celebrate with all your friends and family, share your plans for the nursery, play games and stock up on diapers! Whether you’re keeping the baby gender […]

It’s A Surprise! Cute Baby Gender Reveal Party Ideas

Is it a boy or is it a girl? There is so much excitement surrounding the reveal of your baby’s gender. The most popular way to share the big news with friends is to make them all a special part of the reveal and throw a gender reveal party! Celebrate in style with unique gender […]

Table Decorations to Spruce up Any Celebration

Nothing makes a celebration festive quite like finger food, friends and family, and fun party table decorations. Take a look at our favorite table decorations for home holiday festivities for Super Bowl, Award Shows, Valentine’s Day, and Mardi Gras. Super Bowl On Super Bowl Sunday, there are snacks galore, tons of hungry fans and plenty […]

Candle Decorating Ideas for Every Room to Keep You Cozy All Winter

So, you’ve already decked out your house for fall, now it’s time to warm it up for winter. What is it about candles that bring us such joy? Their soft light warms our hearts while making even the coldest winter evening cozy and calm. The rhythmic cadence of their burning provides a whimsical note to […]

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