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Patience Brewster Krinkles: Simply Adorable!


Our second find in “The most beautiful holiday decorations collection” takes us to the Krinkles’ fantasy world of Patience Brewster. These resin ornaments are simply adorable! Santa and his reindeers, the Nativity Scene, and more – all carefully detailed with loads of character and charm. It’s time to ad a touch of whimsy to your holiday decor. Continue reading

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Glass Icicles: frosted elegance


As Christmas is just around the corner we’ve decided to explore some of the most beautiful holiday decorations out there. Our first find takes us to a frosted wintry wonderland, where sparkling icicles hang from tree branches. Here you will find unique icicle ornaments from designer brands like Kurt Adler, CG Sparks, and more. Continue reading

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Busyboo: New Year Resolutions


Benjamin Franklin once said: “Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each New Year find you a better man.” With that in mind, we at Busyboo would like to wish you Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year – May this upcoming year bring you inner peace and great insight, happiness and joy, love and laughter.

It is the time of year to give thanks for everything we’ve got. We wanted you to know we’re happy and grateful to have you as our readers and hope to bring a smile to your face, and a touch of style to your décor, with every new item we post.

It is also the perfect time to make New Year resolutions. We wish you peace of mind and courage to be truly happy, to better yourself, for yourself. Keep in mind that life is about change, embrace that change – and above all
– dream your dream and make it come true.

Happy New Year!

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Getting Creative with Kids for the Holidays


Nowadays, it’s not that easy to tempt children away from their TV shows, computer games and other digital gadgets. That’s why this holiday season is the perfect time for creative family fun for both parents and children alike.

These books are full of unique holiday craft and snack ideas – whether you’re looking to get busy with glue, paper, and scissors, or maybe channel some of that holiday spirit toward the kitchen and get creative with kid-friendly projects that children will love making, and then eating – I’m sure each one will bring joy and laughter to you and the kids in your life. Continue reading

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Mr. Christmas Musical Carousel: Merry Go Round


Make this decorative piece a centerpiece to behold and enjoyed by children and adults alike. Created as a special, limited-edition item, celebrating Gold Label’s 75th year in business, this collectible carousel music box plays 20 Christmas carols as well as 20 year-round classics while it slowly revolves full circle. It’s beautifully crafted and exceptionally detailed with hand-painted animals to capture even the tiniest detail, lavish gold work, 100 LED lights with lightshow effects, and waving flags. Continue reading

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Harry’s Stocking Stuffers


Last night we went to see the new harry potter and the deathly hallows movie. I really enjoyed it – all 146 minutes of it… Some would say it’s quite long however, for me, it was pure joy. Here are a few more brilliant stocking stuffers from Harry’s wizarding world. Continue reading

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Christmas Fairies Stocking Holders: Magical Creatures


For over 25 years, designer Mark Roberts has created collectible characters prized by aficionados across the country and around the world. Dress up your mantelpiece with his charming Christmas fairies stocking holders to ensure that your stockings are hung with whimsy and care. Continue reading

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Nambé Dreidel: The Miracle Takes a Spin


Anyone who doesn’t know the story of Hanukkah misses out. It is a fabulous story, of light and darkness, about very little hope, and a lot of faith, it is a story of a miracle that happened a long time ago. This is not just a story, it’s tradition, it is yet another unique chapter in the history of the Jewish people. In fact, this is a great story for the winter days, combined with the spirit of Christmas all around. Light scares away darkness, good overcomes evil – classic. One of my favorite traditions in Hanukkah is the dreidel game – so much fun, spin it and try to guess which letter it will fall on. Continue reading

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Jingle Bell Christmas Stockings: Jingle Jangle


According to legend, one night St. Nicholas crept through a poor man’s chimney to find stockings hanging to dry over the mantelpiece. He placed a bag of gold coins in each stocking and off he went. When the family woke up the next morning, they found the bags of gold coins and were of course, overjoyed.

Every Christmas Eve children hang their stockings, waiting anxiously for Santa Claus, or Father Christmas, to fill it with small toys, candy, coins or other small gifts. This Christmas I’m goning to decorate my mantelpiece with these opulent jingle bell Christmas stockings, aren’t they gorgeous? Continue reading

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Portofino Christmas Ornament Collection: Sumptuous Decor


Designed by Brad Schmidt, the Portofino collection combines beautiful burgundys and golds, in every size and shape, to decorate halls, mantels, and walls with timeless appeal. Inspired by fine Italian artworks, these dazzling Christmas ornaments are rich to behold. See how sumptuously embellished ribbons and mercury glass ornaments dress up the greenery, adding elegance to your tree and brilliance to your holiday decor. Continue reading