Category Archives: Tableware

March Madness

Did you complete your brackets in time for March Madness? There will be 50+ potential games to watch until a team is crowned the champions of NCAA basketball. Everyone has their favorite team(s) as the tournament progresses. My alma mater … Continue reading

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Sping into Color – Villeroy and Boch

Although most of the country’s temperatures are below normal for the start of spring, that hasn’t stopped retailers from bringing-out the bright colors, signaling warmer weather days are on the way. I went shopping the other day at a nearby … Continue reading

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Resolutions Solutions

Did you make any New Year resolutions? Or are you like me and don’t make them any more? January is such a popular time for trying to make positive changes in our lives. While I now choose not to make … Continue reading

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Wilton Armetale – The Magnificent Metal

How well do you know Wilton Armetale, renowned designer and manufacturer of high quality servingware and several of our most beloved and eye-catching collections? A privately-owned business founded in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1892, Wilton Armetale products are sold in … Continue reading

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Get to Grilling with Wilton Armetale Grillware!

Summer is upon us, and, if you’re like me, the idea of heating up the oven and / or stove for dinner each night just doesn’t seem to make sense. It’s hot outside, and I’m running the air conditioning, yet … Continue reading

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Portmeirion’s Newest Design, Hydrangea

GiftCollector has been an authorized retailer of Portmeirion dinnerware and serving ware for over 20 years. In those many years we have seen lots of new introductions for the beloved Portmeirion Botanic Garden dinnerware line. This year the new design … Continue reading

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Butterflies and Butterfly Meadow from Lenox

I can’t believe it, May is mostly over and this weekend will be the official beginning of Summer. Yippy! At GiftCollector, the flowers and butterflies are in full swing here in central Virginia. This time of year is full of … Continue reading

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Villeroy and Boch 50% off sale

At GiftCollector, we sell all styles of dinnerware from many different manufacturers. None however have the range of design like Villeroy and Boch. Villeroy and Boch is a German company that was founded over 260 years ago. In addition to … Continue reading

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Sprucing up for Spring

It’s still early March, but everyone I talk with seems to have spring fever! Here in Central Virginia, daffodils have bloomed by the roadsides, the garden centers have re-stocked, and farmers have begun haying their fields. Despite our mild winter, … Continue reading

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Post-Holiday Planning

If you’re like me, you plan for the holidays well ahead of time.  You want to know which family members will be make it home on which days, if you’ll need to do an early or late Christmas for some … Continue reading

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