Thanks-Giving and DIY Gratitude Ornaments

Thanks-Giving and DIY Gratitude Ornaments

Thanksgiving is the holiday when we pause to reflect on the many blessings we are grateful to enjoy. That heart filled with thankfulness was something originator Wally Bronner embodied 365 days a year, and it was an attitude of gratitude that he wished to inspire in everyone he met. So in that spirit, we share a few decorating ideas to make this Thanksgiving extra special!

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DIY Princess Castle

DIY Princess Castle

Every princess needs a castle! If you’re decorating your little girl’s room in a princess theme and are looking for inspiration, we have a great do-it-yourself project for you! We repurposed a mirrored pillar to make our castle. If you don’t have one available, you can make one from sturdy cardboard and mirror panels. Here’s Lorri from our decorating team to tell you how she accented the castle walls and created a festive roof: DIY Princess Castle. These princesses will be

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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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More Than Christmas

More Than Christmas

MORE THAN CHRISTMAS – at Bronner’s we’re about finding joy all year long! Bronner’s motto is “Enjoy CHRISTmas, it’s HIS Birthday; Enjoy Life, It’s HIS way.” For our late originator Wally Bronner, the journey has always been about more than just Christmas. It’s been about CHRIST and “decorating hearts with peace and love” all year long. And it’s in that spirit that we enjoy finding new life in Christmas decorations throughout the year

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Craft Yourself a Great St. Patrick’s Day

Craft Yourself a Great St. Patrick’s Day

We’re all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! Hair turns green, beer turns green; it’s green, green, green all day long! Celebrate the luck of the Irish with these delightful green crafts and a few treats, too! There’s something for the whole family to make and enjoy!

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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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We Wish You a Very Merry CHRISTmas!

We Wish You a Very Merry CHRISTmas!

HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS! We love CHRISTmas just in case you hadn’t noticed that yet. ;) It’s hard to believe 2016 is coming to a close. But with it comes one of the most beloved celebrations of life. So with that, we want to wish you – our readers – the Merriest of Christmases! May your homes be filled with laughter, your hearts full of love and may His peace that surpasses all understanding be upon you.  

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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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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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