Top Ten Tips for Storing Your Christmas Treasures

Top Ten Tips for Storing Your Christmas Treasures






Isaac Newton’s third law of motion states, “What goes up, must come down.” And that’s true for most of us when it comes to our Christmas decorations. (Kudos to the dedicated decorators who leave their Christmas trees up all year long! We salute you! We do that here, too!) For many of us, taking down our Christmas tree and decorations is a chore, a not-so-pleasant one at that. The team here at Bronner’s would like to make it a little

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The Wonder Of Winter

The Wonder Of Winter






Michigan has the pleasure of experiencing four pretty distinct seasons throughout the year … five if you count construction. 😂 So it only seems natural that dreaming of a white Christmas is not that unusual for us Michiganders! Winter in our grand state has so many wonders – from farm fields blanketed in fresh- fallen snow to frosted trees that glisten with the most magical appeal. 

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Everyone Has a Snowpinion!

Everyone Has a Snowpinion!






Don’t you love that feeling you get when you find THE gift for someone special? You know … the one that just so perfectly fits their personality that you can hardly wait to give it to them! Enter Department 56’s® new line of Snowpinions™ by artist Kristi Jensen Pierro. These fun little snowmen are FULL of snow much personal-ity!

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From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus: A Tradition of Giving

From St. Nicholas to Santa Claus: A Tradition of Giving






The concept of the American Santa Claus originated with St. Nicholas, who was born in Asia Minor about 280. He was known as a kind, benevolent man and made a saint because of his generosity. In honor of St. Nicholas, December 6 became the traditional day in Europe for the exchange of Christmas gifts and the beginning of the holiday season. Dutch immigrants to the United States brought with them their version of the gift-giving St. Nicholas, known as “Sinter

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Christmas Favorites!

Christmas Favorites!






Bronner’s offers over 50,000 items in-store, so our buyers see a wide assortment of trims and gifts through the year. Just like the rest of us, though, they have their favorites! For Stacy this year, it’s Gallerie II’s art glass ornaments. “I cannot pick just one,” Stacy said. “Gallerie II’s art glass is very inexpensive compared to many you’ll find online. I just love their vibrant colors and great details. How can you not be happy looking at them? “The

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Oh Christmas Tree…

Oh Christmas Tree…






Did you know that Bronner’s has more than 300 decorated trees that are displayed each year on our salesroom floor? And believe it or not, you won’t see the same 300 trees each year. Our very talented decorating team is constantly rotating in and out tree designs to stay up-to-date with the new and current ornaments that flood our many shelves.

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Time to Party … with Tinsel!

Time to Party … with Tinsel!






I know what you’re thinking … really, party with tinsel? Yes! Believe it or not, this old-school Christmas decoration is great for more than just a decoration on your tree. In one of our previous posts, we showed how to use tinsel as a backdrop for your photo booth. This time around, we are going to show you how to celebrate a big milestone like a birthday or anniversary with large, over-sized tinsel numbers!

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Who Will You Be This Halloween?

Who Will You Be This Halloween?






Are you a sucker (forgive the sweet trick-or-treating pun) for dressing up on Halloween? I am! Perhaps it’s because I studied theater in college and love costumes and makeup, or maybe it’s because a part of me refuses to grow up. I’m in good company here at Bronner’s! Many staff members enjoy the opportunity to wear creative costume attire to work whenever October 31 falls on a weekday.

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