Holiday

Oct24

6 Printable Place Cards for Holiday Gatherings

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Printable place card designs for the holidays

Entertaining is one of the most fun (and also a bit nerve-wracking) parts of the holidays. But we love to pull out all of the stops this time of year. With that said, we thought we’d share with you some pretty place card designs you can use for your next gathering. The perfect complement to our Bunny Williams place card holders! See all of the beautiful designs blow and download them for easy printing!

Oct21

2 Holiday Mantels from Bunny Williams

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Bunny Williams' holiday collection for Ballard Designs

When we sat down with Bunny Williams, she told us about how she loves to stick with a classic Christmas color palette — reds, greens, whites, and metallics. She created two gorgeous mantel designs to give us a little Christmas inspiration, so we thought we’d share them with you here!

Oct20

Celebrate the Holidays with Bunny Williams

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Bunny Williams' holiday collection for Ballard Designs

“I love Christmas. I’m always thinking ahead, trying to get ready.” Being the consummate designer and collector she is, Bunny Williams knows how to prepare for the holidays. Lucky for us, she shares her best tips and tells us how she’ll be using pieces from her own magical collection of gifts and accents to deck her halls at Christmastime.

Oct17

8 Favorite Pet Gifts for the Holidays

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Gift ideas for pets

This holiday season is almost upon us. This year, when you’re making your list and checking it twice, make sure the special pooch in your life is on it! Whether you want to lavish your own dog with a special treat on Christmas Day or you’d like to gift the pet lover in your life, we’re full of ideas. Here are our top 8:

Sep29

10 Gift Ideas for the Early Bird

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Gift ideas for the holiday early birds

For some, it may be way too early to start thinking about Christmas gifts, but for the early bird, things are already into full swing! We rounded up a few of our favorite gift ideas, just in case you’re ready to start filling up Santa’s sleigh!

Sep19

Sneak Peek for Holiday 2014

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Next week, we’ll be debuting our newest collection for Holiday 2014! Sugarplums have been dancing in our heads for the last few weeks as we prepare to share our newest designs and festive decor with the world, and this year, there will be no shortage of sparkle! From mercury glass tabletop trees to gold and silver tinsel everything, we’re ready to get the holiday season started!

Find all of our new holiday products online on Ballarddesigns.com starting September 25th!

Dec20

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.