DIY Victorian Mod-Podge® Ornaments

DIY Victorian Mod-Podge® Ornaments

Victorian (with a touch of modern) is making a comeback, and these DIY Victorian Mod-Podge® ornaments are here for it! With a pale pink luster from a generous interior coating of luminous mica flakes shining through, these glass orbs make a beautiful canvas to your favorite photos, ephemeral art or decoupage cutouts!

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Grandma’s Christmas Synonyms Word Game

Grandma’s Christmas Synonyms Word Game

It surfaced while I was scouring through all of my Grandma’s writings … her Christmas synonyms word game. I didn’t get the chance to know her as well as I wish. But it is in reading through her poems and stories that I am finding her – and also learning about her love for Christmas! It seems only fitting, in the honor ⁠— and irony, of writing for the World’s Largest Christmas store’s blog myself, that I share the fun

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Victorian Style: DIY Cherub In Clouds Christmas Ornament

Victorian Style: DIY Cherub In Clouds Christmas Ornament

My love of vintage started long ago, but my fascination with old-fashioned Christmases, more specifically, began with my first trip to the Henry Ford’s Holiday Nights! So it’s only natural that my own Christmas tree, with a beautiful selection of European glass ornaments and silver tinsel icicles from Bronner’s, is slowly entering a time warp. But there’s just something special about adding those hand-made touches to your tree, isn’t there?! In particular, this DIY cherub in the clouds ornament! It’s

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Time Travel With Bronner’s Scavenger Hunt – PT. 1

Time Travel With Bronner’s Scavenger Hunt – PT. 1

The World’s Largest CHRISTmas Store® celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2020! Like a mini-museum filled with memories and history preserved and on display, Bronner’s program center will make you feel like you’ve stepped into a time capsule. We’re fortunate that originator Wally Bronner had a knack for preserving our hi-STORY, starting from humble beginnings in 1945. Check out this fun Bronner’s Scavenger Hunt of historic artifacts for a trip down memory lane with us!

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5 Top-Voted European Christmas Markets

5 Top-Voted European Christmas Markets

PLEASE NOTE: This post on European Christmas markets was drafted before the COVID pandemic, which is causing travel restrictions. We’ve decided to share it as inspiration for when we can freely travel once again. (Instead of dreaming of sugar plums – you’ll surely have visions of Lebkuchen dancing in your head this Christmas😋!) I have a wanderlust heart. Unfortunately, as soon as cold weather hits, I’m in hibernation mode. Traveling in winter wasn’t something I’d ever really considered. That is

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Get The Party Poppin’ With Christmas Crackers!

Get The Party Poppin’ With Christmas Crackers!

There’s so much one can learn from working at the World’s Largest CHRISTmas store about holiday traditions and celebrations around the globe. Like just what are those funny looking ‘paper tube things’?! 🎉Christmas crackers actually! And we’re showing you how to make your own in this post.👏

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