Get Together, Share a Laugh and Make Memories

It’s summer; let’s all act like kids! From water fights to family reunions, summer is about having fun and letting go of work and school stressors. There are countless activities to do with your family, friends and neighbors. Relationships are important, so build them in your family, neighborhood and at work, all while getting together to share a laugh.

Using badge holders and badge ribbons at family and neighborhood events.

Spending time with others offers many benefits, including building personal confidence and strengthening bonds. Likewise, family time offers many benefits. These include building trust and creating a stronger emotional bond between family members. You can also improve your communication skills while bettering your performance in school and at work. Summer is about making memories while spending time with those who matter to you.

Badge Holders with Badge Ribbons and How to Share a Laugh

Badge holder with handwritten name and a colorful badge ribbon imprinted with a surname for a family get together.

Getting together with family is the best part of summer. This year, use badge holders and ribbons to define your family tree. It never fails, someone at your reunion will show up, and you won’t know how they relate to the family. So, use ribbons and badges to help everyone fit in.

Print each insert with an attendee’s name and attach a badge ribbon with their family surname. You can even color coordinate each family. These ribbons will help everyone know who fits in and where. Now Great Aunt Tabitha won’t have to wonder where you fit into her family tree. All she has to do is check out your ribbon and badge to see.

Blank Badge Ribbons and Getting Together

Lavender blank badge ribbon with a pin and a handwritten name for a child's games.

Make a memory this summer by helping everyone feel welcome with handwritten names on badge ribbons. Then you can use these badge ribbons to designate seating arrangements and more. Or give them to people to wear for a fun version of identification. Finally, everyone can pin one on and get to know each other better.

Blank badge ribbons are also great for game use. These ribbons are versatile, from writing names on them to using them as game pieces and even as designations for titles. Use the different colors for different games or organizations during the festivities. Design your game using badge ribbons and either focus on the colors or write on them with a permanent marker.

Reusable Badge Holders are Perfect for Making Memories

Reusable badge holder with printed inserts for a neighborhood treasure hunt.

Share a laugh while having a treasure hunt with friends and family, and use badge holders to help with keeping organized. Laughing together helps create fun memories and strengthens bonds within families and neighborhoods.

When your neighborhood plans a get-together, make sure that everyone can participate. When you use identification (like badge holders), you can ensure that everyone will know who is there. Remember to have fun with these printable badges. Add fun things like a treasure map or creative names and titles for game participants.

Countless activities compete for time on the calendar, such as work, school, homework, after-school activities, friends, and more. So, as the summer comes to a close, remember to get together to share a laugh and make some memories with your family and neighbors.

Encouraging Summer Fun at Work

Without your employees, where would your company be? Yes, your company is your idea and livelihood. But without your employees, you wouldn’t be able to do what you do. Your team is one of your greatest assets; without them, your company wouldn’t be where it is today.

Keeping employees happy and feeling fulfilled on the job can be hard to manage. And motivation isn’t always easy. But, team happiness spurs productivity. So, ensure you are helping your team in every way possible to feel grateful for their employment. Making summer fun is one way to aid this.

Making Summer Fun for Employees | Influencing Identity by Coller Industries Incorporated

Why is making work fun important?

Fun in the workplace can have a positive impact on employees and their productivity. As a manager, you can create a professional environment that your staff members appreciate. As an employee, you can enjoy working at your organization, and you may feel that your supervisors prioritize your mental health. Making work fun has benefits such as:

Boosting Morale: Employees that have fun in the workplace may be in happier moods, which makes the organizational setting more pleasant.

Avoiding Workplace Burnout: With fun activities, employees can relax from their work responsibilities and prevent overexertion.

Increasing Creativity: Employees can practice their hobbies and expand their interests during workplace fun, which may inspire them to apply creativity to their occupational tasks.

Fostering Closer Relationships with Colleagues: Fun work functions can enable employees to get to know one another personally, which can also improve office morale.

Promoting Collaboration: Employees who enjoy fun activities together may also work well together professionally.

Company Retreats

Your team works hard, so use your company retreat as your chance to kick back and relax. A corporate retreat is a chance for employers to affirm the company’s values and speak more candidly about long-term goals. Take your time now to plan all of the activities. This way, you ensure that every guest has an incredible experience from start to finish.

So, what are corporate retreats? Corporate retreats are company events away from the office that focus on specific goals. Retreats are often weekend trips; however, they may also be single-day events. Plan your retreat to provide a break from work routines and a scheduled time to focus on specific objectives. An effective corporate retreat can lead to a boost in production in the future.

Increased morale

Corporate retreats are opportunities for staff members to pause their normal work routines and have fun together. This can help improve morale within your company. Raising morale is often a goal within companies, as employees typically can produce stronger results when they’re feeling happy and satisfied at work. By scheduling corporate retreats throughout the year to keep morale high, you have the potential to raise production throughout the year as well.

Advancing Together with Identification

Summer fun at a corporate retreat is an excellent way for staff members and management to relax. And your aim should be to facilitate bonding and business planning in a relaxed environment. To do this, ensure that your team, one, feels comfortable around each other, and two, knows one another. Enter name tags and identification!

ADHESIVE NAME BADGES

Adhesive name badges printed with fun titles for a corporate summer event.

Don’t forget the name tags! From games to identification for the day, these Adhesive Name Badges will cover all your needs. Name badges are essential to your event’s success as they provide everyone with identification. Whether you are hosting a celebration for a small group of employees or a larger event for colleagues and clients, Adhesive Name Badges are the perfect tool to ensure everyone knows who is in attendance.

SMALL AWARD PLAQUES

Small custom award plaque to be given in recognition of helping at a summer fun event.

Motivating employees to stay on track while at work can often be problematic. So, use these custom plaques to go beyond highlighting someone’s achievement and help them see just how useful they are to your company. And they are perfect for all your summer fun activities.

When employees need a little motivation, a little bit of recognition goes a long way. Congratulate them on a job well done with a unique and meaningful plaque. Giving them that recognition while throwing a fun get-together is also a great way to make them feel appreciated.

RIBBON ROLLS

Custom black ribbon roll with gold imprinted text and graphic to encourage team work and summer fun.

Personalized ribbons are essential at every event. You’ve used them for decorations, and they are always great when branded for networking. This time, use them to encourage teamwork and have some summer fun at your event. Fashion them into awareness ribbons to celebrate a cause or simply to identify different teams. Choose colors and text that match your needs.

“Retreats have often been perceived as junkets that just let people blow off steam and have fun,” says Edward Sullivan, CEO of the executive coaching company Velocity Group. “But in the age of hybrid work, retreats have gone from ‘nice to have’ to ‘must have.’ They’re critical to the culture-building at a company because it’s the time when we come together and create that connective issue as a team.”

Learn even more about summer fun on our other blogs!

Customizing Spring and Summer Weddings

Roses and lace are traditional for bright spring and summer weddings, but the fun doesn’t end there. Personalized products are the perfect finishing touch for your happy day, and you can customize everything to go with your colors and theme.

Customizing spring and summer weddings with personalized products.

So, you have a venue and your guest list and have started thinking about everything else you need for your special day. But, have you started thinking about decorations? We’re here to help when it comes to the personalized details for your wedding. Start with custom engraved signs with your marriage date. Then throw in some name tags to identify your wedding party. Finally, finish with other special touches using name plates and other customized items for your wedding day. And, don’t forget that personalized ribbons are just as important for your spring and summer weddings!

Engraved Name Plates for Best Wishes

Ribbon pink plastic name plate with white engraving to show wedding guests where to put gift cards and other presents.

Name plates are perfect for springtime weddings and simply need to be personalized to match the event. Create custom text informing guests where to stash their gifts for the couple. And, with all sorts of material colors, they are here to help your decorating as they can match everything you already have. Choose from an abundance of colors that will fit perfectly with any wedding. Then, add graphics and details, or add names for seating your wedding party.

Get your creativity flowing with these custom name plates, from food designations to decorating for a beautiful evening. Add a name plate to your buffet tables to designate different dishes. Or customize a fancy table number or seating arrangements. You can also display the bride and groom’s names at the reception hall entrance. Decorate with different name plates around the reception area of favorite quotes or sayings. Use your imagination and create something unique for the couple that will help the wedding be memorable.

PRO TIP: Custom plaques are unique to every spring and summer wedding when used at the guest book table and customized with wedding details.

Wedding Party Name Tags for Spring and Summer Weddings

Euro gold plastic name tags with black engraving showing mother and father of the bride names and titles for spring and summer weddings.

Place settings are more fun with custom name tags for each guest. So, help your guests find their seats at your spring wedding using name tags as place settings. From custom shapes to matching colors, let us help you with a seating chart that will amaze every guest. Once your guests find their seats, they can wear their name tags so that everyone can mingle with ease.

Everyone will be excited about this unique idea, from the mother of the bride to the flower girl. And, no one will feel left out or awkward because they don’t know who everyone is! Match the material and color to your wedding theme, and even get creative with titles.

Custom Engraved Signs for Everything Else

Plastic custom sign in claret with white engraving and a ring bearer for a spring and summer wedding decoration idea.

Stray from tradition and use a personalized sign to announce the coming of the bride. Match the plastic material colors to your wedding theme, and create a message that will inspire your guests and captivate your wedding party. Have the ring bearer or flower girl carry this cute little sign with them so the groom can see this special message.

Custom signs are also a great way to designate guest books, names and dates, directions and so much more! Express your creativity with your text and graphics on these fantastic wedding signs. Share the love and feature the bride and groom’s names with their special date. Or, add a favorite quote or saying (or a unique hashtag) for a little extra wedding flair that adds to the day’s theme.

Planning a wedding takes time and a lot of patience.

With a wedding venue tucked into place and seating charts ready to go, all you’re missing for your fantastic fall wedding is customized products. So now is the time to work on all of your decorations and more minor event details. From ribbon rolls to custom signs, we have everything you need to make your fall wedding the dream you want.

But, no matter how simple or lavish your wedding is, personalized products guarantee to make any wedding unforgettable. Whatever you choose to use, from name tags to signs, make the most of them with personalization meant just for your special day.

P.S. Name tags and signs are as traditional as they come, but don’t forget those wedding ribbons! So, make this the wedding all of your guests remember by using unique wedding ribbon ideas.

Need wedding ideas for a different season? Start here: Autumn Wedding Fever!

Holiday Personalization at Its Best

Oh what fun to celebrate the holidays again! And we’re bringing even more cheer this year with all new ways to use our products. With a plethora of ideas on two new pages, we guarantee your creative spark will shine this holiday season! Here are some of these ideas, and how to create the look.

Custom Shape Name Tags

Snowflake shaped name tag used as a holiday ornament that will hold a picture.

Find your holiday spirit with Custom Shape Name Tags this year. From stars to snowmen, we have a shape that will match your whimsy and style. Or, talk with us about creating your own custom shape to have around this season.

Give these fun shapes to your employees and volunteers and help them get into the holiday spirit as well. They are also great for parties and other seasonal events. Finding more inspiration and holiday shapes is just as easy as a quick click!

Customize each name tag with a plastic color that will match your picture. We can even engrave each ornament with a name to help with the personalization. Then, order it with a hole in the middle and create a truly one-of-a-kind ornament!

Once you have these in hand, measure your picture to the hole and secure it to the back of the name tag with double-sided tape. We finished off ours with a small piece of felt, but you can use any backing you want. These ornaments make a wonderful gift for family and friends. Add a picture of a grandchild to give to their grandparent. Or find a fun picture of your best friend so that they can hang you forever in their tree and heart.

Custom Holiday Signs and Name Plates

Using custom engraved products for decorating will help add to your uniqueness. Create items that match your personality and style. Choose from an abundance of colors for your custom signage and add nearly any graphic and text that will help accentuate your holiday whimsy. These signs are perfect for your home or the office.

Engraved green plastic sign with a festive holiday message.
Black Acrylic Desk Block (Text Only) with an engraved gold colored holiday message.

Acrylic Desk Blocks also make wonderful and thoughtful gifts for friends, family and colleagues. Either add someone’s name with an interesting font, or create a block with some style and a special quote or thought. Everyone who receives this gift will be amazed with your thoughtfulness and creativity.

Custom Badge Ribbons

Think outside of the box with Custom Badge Ribbons this season! Personalize each ribbon to reflect a message you want to share with family and friends. Go with festive ribbon colors and choose an imprint color to match. Instead of the traditional ring around your place settings this year, simply wrap a ribbon around the setting and attach then ends with double sided tape. Hint: this tape can come with your ribbons!

Custom badge ribbons personalized for a holiday family party wrapped around a table setting.

Other Holiday Ribbons

From ribbon rolls to custom top ribbons, we have every ribbon you will ever need to celebrate your holidays in style. Here’s a couple of quick ideas to get your creativity started.

Custom top ribbons and ribbon rolls all themed for celebrations and events for business and family use.
  • Wrap branded ribbon rolls around corporate gifts.
  • Use custom top ribbons as a way to remind customers of upcoming events.
  • Snip pieces of ribbon roll and use as table scatter at a party.
  • Speaking of parties, use custom top ribbons as a unique party invitation.
  • Ribbon rolls are so versatile you can use them in nearly all of your decorating!

Get more ribbon ideas here: https://www.personalized-ribbons.com/winter/

No matter your choice for custom products, we’re here to make sure that your holidays are merry and bright! And, if you can’t find something specific, either ask or give us a call.