Your village layout is mapped, houses, accessories and landscaping are unpacked, dusted off and ready to come to life again for the season. That moment, when everything is arranged just so and the lights are switched on… that is when the magic happens. Continue reading “Department 56 Bulbs | Shedding Some Light on Replacements”
One of the most exciting evolutions that has come about with the modern dining movement is the shedding of the “rules” for setting your perfect table.
Continue reading “What Moves You | Designing Your Warm Weather Table”
2015 welcomed the Snow Goose and the Canada Goose to Spode’s Woodland collection. Fitting additions and beautifully rendered, as always. Continue reading “The Geese of Spode Woodland | New Introductions for 2015″
Happy (almost) Mother’s Day.
Continue reading “What Would Anna Jarvis Make Of Me? | Mother’s Day My Way”
How did a basket bearing, technicolor-egg-delivering rabbit come to emblematize a holiday/festival that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ? Continue reading “The Easter Bunny | Bizarre or Befitting?”
Regardless of personal taste, style or design sensibilities, I would be shocked if any one considering Herend’s Rothschild Bird could deny the charm, beauty and unique appeal of this gorgeous example of hand painted porcelain. GiftCollector is honored to be on the short list of authorized Herend retailers here in the U.S. that offers their collections, among them, this treasure. Continue reading “Herend – The Tale of Rothschild Bird”