Bronner’s Ornaments | An Ornate History

Bronner’s Ornaments | An Ornate History

If you remember reading “It’s no secret that styles, techniques and technology advance as the years go on. But I had NO IDEA what wonderful history I was about to unveil as I sought out the expertise of our ornament designers to help me put together this [Annual Ornament Designs] post. My mind is still whirling.” Then you may have been waiting for this very post – a nostalgic look at the history of Bronner’s exclusive ornaments design process through the years!

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Meet the Staff at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland

Meet the Staff at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland

Do you enjoy 🎶 walking in a winter wonderland 🎶 when you visit Bronner’s? You’ll also find many who love working in a winter wonderland! You know the saying, “It takes all kinds to make the world go ’round”? Well, it does take all kinds to keep the “World’s Largest CHRISTmas Store” merry and bright year-round! Meet some members of our team who keep the spirit of Christmas alive 361 days a year at Bronner’s!

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Bronner’s Supplies Christmas Decorations for Movies

Bronner’s Supplies Christmas Decorations for Movies

HOLLYWOOD IS CALLING! No, Bronner’s commercial salesman Craig Fick isn’t getting cast for a role per se … but he has been helping Christmas decorations find a supporting role in Hollywood films for just over two decades! Sound like a dream job? It is!

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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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Bronner’s British Christmas & Prince Harry Contest

Bronner’s British Christmas & Prince Harry 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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Bronner’s Annual Ornament Design Series

Bronner’s Annual Ornament 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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Bronner’s Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival Parade Floats

Bronner’s Frankenmuth Bavarian Festival 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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