German Lace to Light up Your Tree

This month, in honor of Oktoberfest, we’d like to share with you the legacy of German Christmas decorations and the effect they’ve had on what we often think of as our very American Christmas traditions.  Exquisite lace tablecloths, doilies, and even Christmas ornaments can be found in many American homes around the holidays, but perhaps …

Birthstones and Birthstone Ornaments

For the lover of jewelry and color, a keepsake birthstone ornament is a truly apt gift.  Birthdays and birthstones are very important to some of us, and remembering the day we began our lives in this world is a way to remember everything that’s happened since.  Whether you’re giving as baby’s first Christmas, for a …

New Parents: How To Choose Your Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

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Welcome all the new babies in your family this year with a time-honored Christmas tradition – the Baby’s First Christmas ornament.  With so many different types to choose from where are new parents to start their search for the perfect commemorative keepsake?  It can be as challenging as finally settling on the ideal baby name …

Wedding Ornaments Give Gifts a Personal Touch

Buying a wedding gift can be frustrating for those of us who like gift-giving to be personal.  We go to the store where the bride is registered, purchase exactly what’s on the list, and have it gift wrapped at the store so it looks nice when the couple sees it.  The bride and groom will …

Teacher Appreciation – Show them you care with a Personalized Ornament

At the end of the 2009 – 2010 school year, whether your child is moving to a new school or just onto the next grade, there may be teachers that he or she will miss dearly.  There may also be teachers who you know have worked hard to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment.  …