Valentine’s Day Decor Is in the Cards

Valentine’s Day Decor Is in the Cards

This year your Valentine’s Day decor is in the cards – the playing cards! For certain, hearts are trump and bring a full deck of delightful fun to family and friends. First, Find Your Focus Piece for Your Valentine’s Day Decor Without a doubt, you’ll want to make hearts trump. Our quirky, colorful and royal Queen of Hearts nutcracker is by the Hollywood nutcracker line is a perfect match! To make her front (and maybe center) in your display, you’ll

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Christmas In Frankenmuth

Christmas In Frankenmuth

It’s always Christmas in this corner of Frankenmuth, thanks to our unabashed love for the celebration of Christ’s birth, all year long. But it’s that “that time of year” when the WHOLE town comes alive with all that is “merry & bright” creating a cheerful, Christmas experience straight out of a Hallmark movie! No doubt, you’ll want to add a Christmas in Frankenmuth to your bucket list if you haven’t already been!

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Quick Garden Cheese Soup

Quick Garden Cheese Soup

With the holiday season upon us, we need quick, hearty meals to keep our families fueled. Indeed, there’s nothing like our Quick Garden Cheese Soup to fill the ticket! After all, it’s loaded with goodness and makes its way quickly from the stovetop to your table. Garden Goodness To Warm The Soul! Tips and Tricks for Quick Garden Cheese Soup In general, I find that prepping ingredients for recipes is what takes up so much time in my kitchen. In

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Craft Our Halloween Wire Pumpkin

Craft Our Halloween Wire Pumpkin

Craft our Halloween wire pumpkin and let it highlight your Department 56 Pumpkintown display this fall! Without a doubt, Mickey and Minnie, Disney’s dynamic duo, know how to make the most of the celebrated orb! DIY Halloween Wire Pumpkin All things considered, our DIY wire pumpkin is a great way to feature a piece from Department 56’s Mickey’s Pumpkintown Village. In addition, the craft requires few supplies and is quick and easy to make. Supplies for our Halloween Wire Pumpkin

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Old World Christmas’® Ginger Cottage® Ornaments De-LIGHT Fans Of All Ages!

Old World Christmas’® Ginger Cottage® Ornaments De-LIGHT Fans Of All Ages!

There is something just so magical about Christmas as a child, isn’t there? For many, slowly as we age, that magic seems to fade. Replaced instead by the joys of creating magical experiences for our kids or others to enjoy. But Old World Christmas’® Ginger Cottage® Ornaments designed by artist Glenn Crider is breaking that mold — de-LIGHTing fans of all ages, once again, with a fresh spark of Christmas magic!

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Make Your Own Christmas Gallery Wall

Make Your Own Christmas Gallery Wall

Make your own Christmas gallery wall with fun family photos, a DIY project or two, and great wall decor from Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland! Since gallery walls remain a popular home decor option, you’ll want to make a Christmas version this holiday season. In short, gallery walls first appeared in France in the late 1600s and were called salon walls. Salons filled their walls with a variety of art from top to bottom, moving away from the classic decor of the

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Make It Meatloaf With “A Christmas Story”

Make It Meatloaf With “A Christmas Story”

Make it meatloaf with “A Christmas Story” this holiday season and enjoy a tasty, vintage meatloaf dinner. No way you’ll shoot your eye out. We promise! “Meatloaf, smeatloaf, double beatloaf. I hate meatloaf,” said my husband never. Actually, he loves meatloaf. It was, after all, Randy, little brother of Ralphie, the main character in “A Christmas Story,” who loathed meatloaf and said those words. Nevertheless, food historian Andrew Smith reports that the first recipe for what we consider American meatloaf

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The Snowpinions® Award Goes to … + GIVEAWAY

The Snowpinions® Award Goes to … + GIVEAWAY

FULL of snow much personal-ity, it’s hard not to think of someone when you see any one of Department 56’s® popular line of Snowpinions®, designed by artist Kristi Jensen Pierro! As a result, we had so much fun pairing up staff with different pieces during the launch of Bronner’s blog in 2016 in this popular post. Our newest arrival of frosty friends once again begs the question — just who will the Snowpinions® awards go to this time around?!

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New Byers’ Choice Caroler Display

New Byers’ Choice Caroler Display

Bronner’s new Byers’ Choice caroler display brings to life the delightful, handcrafted characters created right here in the USA. Growing from a hobby at the Byers’ dining room table, the business today employs 40 artisans in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Designing the Caroler Display Indeed, Bronner artist and decorator, Eileen Boone, welcomed the opportunity to redo the caroler display. “I really am enjoying this project,” she said early on. “Since the product brings no limitations to the project, I have a

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