How to Make a Penguin Valentines Box

How to Make a Penguin Valentines Box

Valentine’s Day is February 14, and the kids will be celebrating with parties in their classrooms. They’ll do a happy dance when you help them make this penguin Valentines box to hold all the cute cards they receive from classmates! Penguin party time! Penguin Valentine Mailbox* This “tweet” mailbox is perfect for holding Valentine cards from friends and family. You will need: – recycled cracker box, 6″ x 9″ – (2) 1″ wiggly eyes – craft glue – scissors, paintbrush

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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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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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A Spooktacular Display

A Spooktacular Display

Confession: I love Halloween but hate all things scary. I know…it doesn’t make any sense but it’s true! When I was growing up, we were “those” people on the block. Our house was completely decked out with ghosts, fog creeping out of large steel barrels and a graveyard filled with tombstones and skeleton bones – Halloween decorations galore! My dad always had a passion for the holiday, which then got passed down to me. Except he loves scary things and

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Life Is Better at the Beach

Life Is Better at the Beach

Summer … nothing like lazy, hazy days at the beach. Sunshine; the sound of water lapping the shore; the brush of sand over and all around your feet; the bright colors of sailboats, beach towels, ice cream, beach balls and bathing suits – bright memories you want to recall all winter long. And now you can! Wander the water’s edge in search of tiny shells and polished pebbles, and scoop up a cup of sand before heading home. Here you

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What’s Your Special Message for Dad This Father’s Day?

What’s Your Special Message for Dad This Father’s Day?

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re looking for a special gift that says, “Thanks, Dad, you’re the best,” then you have come to the right place! We have a do-it-yourself Father’s Day card for the person you call Dad in your life, and we have hand-selected some of our favorite Bronner’s pieces that will WOW your dad this Father’s Day.

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DIY Mother’s Day Flowers

DIY Mother’s Day Flowers

Being a mom is hard work. It’s not a job where you’re done at 5 p.m. It’s a lifelong commitment. My mom has three grown daughters. Her job of being a mom is far from over. She is like the captain of a basketball team. She knows which moves to make to get us girls to get along, and she knows when to block to defer a problem from occurring. Now that both of my sisters are engaged (Thank goodness

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