Dec 20

Meet the Buyer of the St. Nicholas Originals

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Buyer of our St. Nicolas Portrait, Adrienne

For the past eleven years, we’ve commissioned French artist, Fabric de Villeneuve, to create a St. Nicholas canvas especially for us. Each year, he portrays the beloved St. Nick in a different scene, often with a tongue-in-cheek twist that reflects our unique style, such as leopard print trim on his suit. And every year, the same customer has bought the original painting. When this little fact came to our attention, we were so intrigued that we just had to talk to her.

Dec 10

7 Ideas for Displaying Holiday Cards

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Holiday Card Display DIY from Oh My Goodness Gracious blog

It happens to all of us: around this time every year, our mailboxes fill up with beautiful holiday cards from the ones we love the most – but we don’t know how or where we want to display them. (You’ve only got so much space on your fireplace mantel, right?) We’ve gathered up 7 ideas from some of our favorite bloggers that are sure to inspire you to try a new and festive holiday card display this season!

Dec 9

7 Printable Place Cards for Your Christmas Table

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Printable place cards design for the holidays

Last week, we brought you 7 Printable Place Cards for Thanksgiving, but with the Christmas holidays in full swing, it’s time for a new set of place cards with a different, but equally festive, message!

Dec 6

Holiday Decorating: Mixing Patterns

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Mixing patterns in holiday decor

All of the gorgeous patterns in our 2013 Holiday Gift Wrap Collections, from Suzanne Kasler’s tartan plaids to our classic Document print in wrapping paper form, left us inspired by the idea of mixing holiday patterns in new ways.

Dec 5

3 Creative Uses for Gift Wrapping

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Use Holiday ribbon to create a table runner

In preparation for the Holidays, we couldn’t help but see tons of potential in our gift wrap collections. From Suzanne Kasler’s English tartan-inspired paper to our classic burlap ribbon, we love to use wrapping paper and ribbons not just for beautifying gifts under the tree but for sprucing up our Holiday home.

Nov 29

3 Reasons to Celebrate the Holidays with Us

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Christmas ornaments inspired by Paris

This holiday season we’re feeling inspired by the places we love most. From the glitz and glimmer of Paris to classic red London to a snow white Nordic seascape, our favorite destinations are even more enchanting during the holidays. We’ve drawn upon the essence of each to create three themed collections, giving you three more reasons to celebrate the holidays with us.

Nov 26

Holiday Gift Guide: A Gift to Suit Every Personality

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Gift ideas for the hostess

The most thoughtful gifts are the ones that compliment your receiver’s lifestyle and impeccable tastes. Of course, trying to find that perfect gift can sometimes feel like an impossible challenge, especially with a holiday to-do list a mile long. To make your shopping a little easier this year, we’ve gathered some of our favorite gifts for that special someone in your life. With a little pre-planning, you can get your shopping done early, and enjoy the rest of the holidays.