Keep Calm & Party with a Prince! – Contest

Keep Calm & Party with a Prince! – Contest

Each year the Bronner family hosts a staff Christmas party in mid-January for the Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland team. (Due to the busy-ness of the actual season for us, we celebrate the month following.) For many years, the party theme celebrated the Christmas traditions in a particular country or part of the world. So it was on January 19, 2013, when the 2012 staff gathering was a Bronner’s British Christmas!

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From Conception To Completion | Bronner’s Annual Design Series

From Conception To Completion | Bronner’s Annual Design Series

“The years teach much the days never knew.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson 1974. That was the inception of Bronner’s annual-design ornament series. Twenty-nine years after Wally’s start in the business and 43 years later, the collection is still growing strong. And the process? The history? Take a look …

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From Conception To Completion | Bronner’s Bavarian Parade Floats

From Conception To Completion | Bronner’s Bavarian Parade Floats

Before he became widely known as “Mr. Christmas,” he enjoyed the title of “signtist” (also known as a “signtologist”), a catchword coined by sign painters of the time to describe their craft. That background in sign painting and window and booth displays made the addition of float design a natural extension for store originator Wally Bronner!

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10 Things You Can’t Believe You’ll Find at Bronner’s

10 Things You Can’t Believe You’ll Find at Bronner’s

1.  A Nativity ornament on every decorated tree on display! Bronner’s believes “Jesus is the reason for the season” and brings that truth to focus on each decorated tree.   2. A replica of the original Silent Night Memorial Chapel in Oberndorf (Salzburg), Austria, that marks the site where “Silent Night” was first sung in 1818. Inside, guests may view the message of Christ’s birth as told in Luke 2:1-19, in 30 different languages while “the world’s favorite Christmas song”

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Have Ideas for Bronner’s Next Christmas Catalog?

Have Ideas for Bronner’s Next Christmas Catalog?

Is the Bronner’s Christmas Favorites catalog YOUR favorite as much as it is mine?! When I get my new catalog, I love to get cozy with a warm blanket and a delicious cup of hot chocolate (I know it’s only September, but it gets awfully cold up here in the North Pole) and flip through the pages and marvel at all the wondrous items held within its pages.

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Your Dream Job?

Your Dream Job?

What is YOUR dream job? A position that would rake in boatloads of cash? Or maybe a favorite hobby turned into a full-time job? A job where you’re surrounded by things you love, like working at a library, surrounded by books; a coffee shop, surrounded by your favorite brew; or better yet, selling ornaments, lights and more at Bronner’s, surrounded by Christmas?! What does a job at Bronner’s look like, you ask? In the early days of Bronner’s Christmas Decorations, the

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Is Bigger Better?

Is Bigger Better?

Life-size Nativity collector Joe Tyria of Kalamazoo, Michigan, says, “Yes!” Joe began collecting pieces from Bronner’s life-size fiberglass Nativity in 2014 with encouragement from his late grandmother, Beverly Tyria, for whom the collection is named. (Check it out on Facebook!). We spoke with Joe about his love for Christmas, the Nativity, his grandmother, and the journey he embarked on in 2014 to collect and display a large-as-life Bronner’s Nativity.

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