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Department 56 Bulbs | Shedding Some Light on Replacements

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 … Continue reading

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What Moves You | Designing Your Warm Weather Table

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.

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The Geese of Spode Woodland | New Introductions for 2015

2015 welcomed the Snow Goose and the Canada Goose to Spode’s Woodland collection. Fitting additions and beautifully rendered, as always.

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How We Dine | A Brief Evolution of the Plate

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In Appreciation of the Leaf

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What Would Anna Jarvis Make Of Me? | Mother’s Day My Way

Happy (almost) Mother’s Day.

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GiftCollector’s Top 10 Baby Shower Gifts

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Dartington Flower Bottles | Unique Details for Distinctive Décor

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The Easter Bunny | Bizarre or Befitting?

How did a basket bearing, technicolor-egg-delivering rabbit come to emblematize a holiday/festival that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ?

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Herend – The Tale of Rothschild Bird

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 … Continue reading

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