Botanical New Year Tags

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Happy New Year!

Yes, it is last minute however we wanted to give our lovely readers one more gift this year. We hope you enjoy these pretty botanical new year tags. There are sketches of a peony, cherry blossoms and a water lily. They are 3 inch squares with crop-marks on the front side to make cutting more fun :).

They can be used as gift-tags, sticky notes, letter enclosures, for journaling, as planner elements and pages (try the reverse side as washi-tape!), bookmarks, thank you notes and love letters!

You can get these HERE, thank you

Thank you so much for following our blog this year! We plan to post more content in 2019 and we hope you will join us! You are always welcome here.

Kindly,

Tricia

PS leave a comment, we love comments and yours will make this the most wonderful post ever!

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Complimentary Printable Stationery

Dear Friend,

How have you been? Any new adventures lately? Have you started new projects, learned a new language or traveled to a new country?

Have you written any letters lately? There is something exceptionally heart-warming about holding a letter in your hands, words from a friend, written just for you. The new year is a great time to send a few hand-written letters. Connect with someone, share the excitement going on in your life, and let them know how much they mean to you.


We have created this cute fold-over stationery to share with you, as our gift. The illustrations are exclusive to Shy Socialites, brand new drawing we create of a fun kitten, designed to resemble a Maneki-Neko good-fortune cat, along with cute paw prints and golden fish! The fold over design in create to be printed on 8.5 by 11 inch paper, page 1 is the front & back, and page 2 is the interior, no cutting required. The front features the kitty climbing over the page, the back is, well the back of the kitty.

Here are some tips-

-When printing, if you computer prints double-sided make sure you are are NOT printing duplex.

-Print on 8.5 by 11 inch WHITE paper or lightweight card-stock, any colored paper will change the look of the drawing (colors)

-When folded in half then into thirds these fit your standard stationary-size envelopes.

Feel free to print as many as you wish, you can get them by click RIGHT HERE.

Want some coordinating clipart to make stickers with? Leave a message on this post AND write to info@shysocialites.com requesting the “fortune kitty clip-art”.

Thank you so much.

Kindly,

Tricia-Shy Socialites

Cute Candy Corn Matching Game!

Hello friends, have we got a treat for you!

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This free printable match game is a perfect way to keep your little goblins and ghouls entertained as they wait to trick or treat. Also a fun game to add to your Halloween party, or a nice quiet time activity. The line-up includes our favorite, Unicandycorn, as well as Pirate Corn, Candy Kitty, Mad Science Corn and many more.

Print on white medium weight-cardstock. We are also including a coordinating pattern page for you to print on the reverse side, or you can use it for Halloween crafts.

Get your cards here!

Get your coordinating pattern page here!

Looking for some coordinating fun from our shop (and want to help support your favorite designers) you can purchase:

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Coordinating Invitations

Take a look at all of our Halloween Invitations here:

Halloween Shop

There is still time to order a custom illustrated design in time for Halloween as well, you can order that here.

Thank you so much, please leave a comment and share.

Kindly,

Patricia and Barbara, Shy Socialites

Dinner Planner Printables

Hello there, HAPPY FALL!

It is our busy time of year! School activities, holidays coming up, my little one turns 5 in September, and Barbara’s turns 4 in October, not to mention both of our wedding anniversaries are in Fall! Where is the time going?

We try to make things runs as smoothly as possible by being as organized as possible and planning, planning is key. We plan our trips (apple picking time!), organize our schedule around activities, and try to keep our homes running as smoothly as possible (which for me, with 3 boys is not always that smooth).

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One thing we both like to do to is meal plan. It helps with time, budget, and making sure our family eats healthy meals.

We have created and want to share with you this handy dinner-planning printable. It has a section for each day of the week along with a place for notes and a shopping list along the bottom. We have also created coordinating recipe cards, so you can quickly write down some of your favorite recipes and add them to you weekly meal plan.

Click here for your planner page

Click here for your recipe cards

You can find more recipe cards and planning items in our shop here: Planner Pages

If you are planning a dinner party, we invite you to browse our shop for the perfect invitation! You can find us at Etsy and ShySocialites.com.

We are also available to create custom invitations, illustrations and printables to suit your needs. We would love to talk to you and help you plan your gatherings!

Looking for more ideas for organizing your week? Visit Strawberry Blondie Kitchen where you will find a lot of tips to make your life easier, and some delicious recipes.

Kindly,

Patricia

A Tropical Vacation via Your Printer

We would like to take you on a tropical holiday, or at least make it FEEL like you are on one.  Our shop is filled with fun Tropical inspired invitations and printables. Have fun browsing through our selection of delightful items. Have something in mind but don't see it in the shop? Let us know, chances are we can create just what you are looking for.

Our gift to you today is the playful and fun Hula Monkey paper doll, all ready for an island get-away. Click here for your paper doll.

View all the tropical invitations in our Etsy shop here.

Etsy Tropical Invitations

Here are a few of our favorites!

Thank you for taking the time to visit our blog, we truly appreciate it.  Take a moment and let us know what you think of the paper doll and what kind of tropical designs you would like to see.

Kindly-Tricia and Barbara -the Shy Socialites

Plan a Safari Day!

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Adventure awaits when you plan a safari-themed party or gathering for your favorite people!

Whether celebrating someone's special day or just having fun with friends, a safari-theme is a great way to play!  You can set up a safari scavenger hunt, have the explorers search from one clue to the next and end it with a special treat!  If you have a wagon, you can turn it into a "boat" and take your guests on a jungle-themed cruise, setting up different scenes along the way, like a snapping alligator pond, rhinos on the savanna, elephants in a wading pool and giraffes munching from the trees (toy animals only, please).  A craft station is perfect for your safari adventure, create friendships bracelets or decorate hats.  Keep the foods healthy, fresh and light for the warm jungle, but give the food cute names like "Crocodile Cucumber", "Macaw Mac and Cheese", "Watering Hole Watermelon", and "Safari-So-Salad.

A fun themed event any day is a great way to create a memory.  No need limit you gatherings to just birthdays and holidays.

We want to help you get started with this coloring page, our gift to you, a fun (and funny) Hippo and his bird friend all dressed and ready for their adventure. Click here for your coloring page PDF.

Looking for more?  We have some wonderful safari themed invitations and printables (some links will take you to our Etsy shop)

The adventure begins here, take a look at these and other great invitations in our shop!  We are always available for custom illustration and design. 

Happy Mermaid Monday!

Summer is here, the perfect time for a mermaid themed party!  Whether celebrating your special occasion at the pool, the beach, indoors or out, we have some of the splashiest mermaid invitations available.  From beautiful faux glitter mermaid tail invitations, to cartoon mermaid drawings, we have something that will be a perfect fit for your mermaid princess!  See something you like but need modifications? We can do that!  And like all of the designs in our store, our Mermaid invitation designs can be turned into party kits, we can make banners, candy-bar wrappers, gift tags, coloring pages and so much more!
 

Speaking of coloring pages here is a printable ready for paints, crayon, pencils and glitter! A mermaid color-cut-and-play jewelry set.  Your little merfolk will have fun making this crown, necklace and bracelet in their own one-of-a-kind style. A free gift for you :)

Click here for your Mermaid Jewelry Set

We are ready to help you put your mermaid party together, and make your celebration go swimmingly!

Have another theme in mind for your party?  Contact us, we can create something just for you!

Kindly,

Tricia and Barbara, the Shy Socialites

A few of our favorite Mermaid Invitations

 

 

Get Your Hive in Order

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Ready to "Bee" scheduled?  You can keep your hive in order with the fun printable bee-hive themed weekly planner.  Each color bee can be a family member, or a category (like work, school, so forth).  The hive comes with a Key so you can keep track.

Download your hive here.

Party in your plans?  We have just the invitation or party printable you need in our shop!  Don't see it?  We do custom work based on your themes and ideas.

Here are some of our current favorite invitations

The adorable Sweetheart invitation is inspired by our favorite candy!  Sweet for a baby shower but can be modified for a birthday party, valentine's day party, bridal shower or tea party!

This key invitation would be perfect for a hosuewarming, valentine party or to celebrate finding the key to your heart!

This key invitation would be perfect for a hosuewarming, valentine party or to celebrate finding the key to your heart!

Elf Coloring Cards

Here we have for you a set of cute little elf color cards, each one is a quarter of a page (about 4.25 by 5.5) and all 4 print on one page.  Use them a notes, to/from tags, party favors.  Print out a bunch to entertain the little ones (and bigger ones) as they wait for Santa's arrival.

A small gift from us to you, just to let you know how much we appreciate you.  We recommend printing them on card-stock if you are using them as cards, paper works just fine for coloring pages.  

Get your  elf cards here.

Kindly,

Tricia and Barbara, the Shy Socialites

Pirate Fun

Planning a Pirate Party or Play-Date?  Looking for a fun Pirate activity?  Enjoy this free coloring page from the Shy Socialites.  A jaunty pirate-ship with your host "Pirate Parrot"!

Get Your Coloring Page Here : Cute Pirate-Ship Coloring Page

Looking for fun invitations for your Pirate Gathering?  Here are some of our favorites, and remember we can make party kits to coordinate with any invitation in our shop!