Meet Linda McMillan

Meet Linda McMillan

Graduating high school or college is a milestone, so it’s only fitting to have a photo session to commemorate the event.  Luckily, we’ve partnered with our friend Linda McMillan to make your life a LOT easier!  She’s a very talented photographer, and... read more
Aloha Lockers

Aloha Lockers

After our Aloha Team Dinner, I hated for all of the decorations to go to waste, so we gave our lockers one last summer wardrobe change. We know it won’t last long, but we’ll savor Summer as long as we can! And we just can’t get enough of these pretty... read more
Aloha Team Dinner

Aloha Team Dinner

This past weekend the Barque team said “aloha” (goodbye) to summer AND “aloha” (hello) to a great fall ahead!  It was the second annual End of Summer Party for us, and it really was a lot of fun.  For me, it’s a wonderful way to... read more

Meet Linda McMillan

Graduating high school or college is a milestone, so it’s only fitting to have a photo session to commemorate the event.  Luckily, we’ve partnered with our friend Linda McMillan to make your life a LOT easier!  She’s a very talented photographer, and...

Aloha Lockers

After our Aloha Team Dinner, I hated for all of the decorations to go to waste, so we gave our lockers one last summer wardrobe change. We know it won’t last long, but we’ll savor Summer as long as we can! And we just can’t get enough of these pretty...

Aloha Team Dinner

This past weekend the Barque team said “aloha” (goodbye) to summer AND “aloha” (hello) to a great fall ahead!  It was the second annual End of Summer Party for us, and it really was a lot of fun.  For me, it’s a wonderful way to...

Pretty Painted Pineapples

For our Barque Team Dinner this summer, I had decided on a tropical theme, so I knew that PINEAPPLES would be the way to go for decorations. Ultimately I decided that painting only the tops would be easiest – and since I had less than a week to plan the entire...

Dogs Get Skin Cancer Too

Although I’ve been a dog owner my whole life, it’s never occurred to me that my dogs needed protection from the sun.  If it’s never occurred to you either – dogs get skin cancer too.  I recently learned this first-hand, and now I want other dog...

Fiesta Floral Invitation: Behind the Scenes

We create a LOT of custom invitations, but this spring I designed one of my favorites thus far – a festive Mexican floral with stripes.  In my head, I envisioned the flowers on a Mexican embroidered shirt – so that’s where I started for inspiration. ...

Patriotic Lockers

Just before Memorial Day, we gave our lockers a little Red, White and Blue treatment.  All of the fun paper fans, tissue tassel garland and strings of stars really make a fun backdrop, don’t they?  You could re-create this look behind a bar cart or dessert bar...

Garden Floral Arrangement How To

For Shannon’s garden-themed bridal shower, the floral arrangements were one of my favorite details, so I thought I would share a few tips for creating your own. To start, you’ll want plenty of fresh flowers in the color scheme of your choice.  I got these...

Graduation Lockers

Our lockers are ready for Graduation Season… are you? Fabulous hand lettering on the “happy graduation” sign by @kelseylainee , The World is Your Oyster print by Rifle Paper Co. {If you still need graduation gift ideas, check out our handy Graduation...

Mexican Blanket Invitation: Behind the Scenes

A few years ago, I was walking into the grocery store behind a gentleman wearing this shirt. (Sorry it’s a terrible photo, but I was on the move.) I loved the bright colors and how it reminded me of a Mexican blanket, and I immediately thought it would make a...

Shannon’s Bridal Shower

Over the past three years, we’ve had the pleasure of working this pretty special girl right here —> Shannon.  She’s always got a smile on her face and our customers love her as much as we do! She’s a great student, a hard worker, a...

Weekend in Greensboro

For my birthday this year, I had the pleasure of visiting Greensboro, North Carolina for a long weekend.  My friends Tony and David moved there last summer from Dallas land opened a gift/stationery store there called Party Chick and Paper.  It’s a really cute...