Make a Valentine’s Day Tree with Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments

Happy Friday!! Do you have any fun plans for the weekend? Do you still have your tree up from Christmas? Are you not looking forward to taking it down? Great news! Leave it up! You can always make a Valentine’s Day tree. There are many Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments here at The Ornament Factory that you can order that are Valentine”s Day, hearts, or love. Here are a few that I found. You can look and see what else we have at

Linus’s Big Heart….

Let Linus and his over sized heart add a little love to your tree. Love is in the air with the 7th in our monthly series of Peanuts® ornaments. On the Hallmark Ornament it says Be Mine.


Love Shack….

Whenever I hear love shack I right away think of the popular B-52’s song. Press the butt on on the ornament to hear music from “Love Shack” performed by The B-52’s. This love shack will be a great addition to your Valentine’s Day tree!


Remembered With Love….

This beautiful white heart would make a special Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone. On this porcelain Hallmark ornament it says, Remembered with love.


Time for Love….

Time for Love is made out of metal. On the Hallmark ornament it says, Every minute…I love you. Valentine’s Day is the time for love. It is always time to decorate with Hallmark Ornaments.


Soda Shoppe Sweethearts….

Mickey and Minnie are holding hands at the Malt Shoppe having a huge ice cream sundae. This Hallmark Keepsake Ornament malt shoppe is designed in the 1950’s with a black and white tiled floor with round stools and a round table.



For your Valentine’s Day tree you can add red lights or just leave white lights on it. For a tree skirts a red or pink blanket would look nice or if you are crafty you can make one. At the top of the tree if you can find a large red heart or cute stuffed toy. The possibilities are endless. Happy decorating!

We are still busy here at The Ornament Factory. The last sale we had was very successful! I love when the Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments find good homes where they will be loved. The other elves and I have been working on what ornaments we will put on the Valentine’s Day tree here at work. We have up our winter themed tree right now. I love the blanket we used for the tree skirt.

Back to work for me! I am excited that it is Friday and the weekend is here.

Little Daniel the Elf

Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Shop for Your 2018 Hallmark Ornaments


Brrrrrr, it is cold outside! As the cool air starts to make its way around the United States, people are beginning to feel the holiday sprite. If you want to get a jump on your holiday shopping, now is the time. The good news is that you can buy Hallmark ornaments year-round. In fact, you can collect them from the first day of the year to the last, both in the store and online. However, the perfect time to shop for your Hallmark Ornaments is right now! Why, you ask? The answer is because there are some of the hard to find or limited edition Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments still in stock and you do not want to miss out!

Why You Should Hurry

Special and limited edition ornaments usually sell quick and become harder and harder to find closer to Christmas. If there’s one thing we know, it’s that the really popular Hallmark Keepsake lines sell out fast.

What Are the Hottest New Hallmark Ornament Releases for 2018?

There were over 125 new Hallmark ornaments released at the beginning of this month. Showcased at their annual debut, some of the most beloved characters were added to the Hallmark ornament collection.

The new “A Charlie Brown Christmas” storyteller ornaments bring back nostalgia for anyone who is a collector of the Peanuts series, Charlie Brown fan, while “The Blushing Bride Tasmanian She-Devil” will delight those who are fans of Looney Tunes.

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A 2018, Harry Potter Hallmark Ornament, First Impressions, shows Harry and Professor Snap in class at Hogwarts. The Harry Potter Series Hallmark Ornaments are usually move fast.


Many things make Hallmark ornaments highly collectible such as the quality and charm of each and every ornament they release. But most of the fun comes in building your collection.

Each year brings unique, new pieces to the Hallmark ornaments collection, and 2018 is no different. If you want to be sure to get your hands on your favorites for this year, hop on over to our website and shop away! While on the website check out all of the other Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments we have.

I think we will make a fire tonight to help warm us up! Maybe we can roast some marshmallows too! That just sounds yummy! If you have any questions about the 2018 Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments or any of the other Hallmark Ornaments, please ask us. We at the Ornament Factory are here to help. Have a great rest of your day!

Nathan the Elf

A Classic Christmas Movie….

The movie Christmas Vacation has turned into a holiday classic over the years. In 2009 Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments started their series based on the movie.

How the Series Started….

In 2009 Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments released Cousin Eddies RV.

2009cousineddiesrv.jpg In National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, devoted but hapless family man Clark Griswold resolves to celebrate a “good-old-fashioned family Christmas.” Not in the plan: the unannounced arrival of freeloading Cousin Eddie and family in their ramshackle RV. Still, when Eddie’s kids fear that Santa will pass them by, the goodhearted Clark steps up to make a happy holiday for all!  Press the button on the ornament to hear some of Cousin Eddie’s most memorable lines from this hilarious holiday comedy!

As the Years go on more Ornaments are added…..

A Star-Spangled Spectacular is another one of the Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments for this special series.


Press the button on the ornament to see the lights illuminate and hear memorable moments from this hilarious holiday comedy!


Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments gave us a treat this year and released Two ornaments for the Christmas Vacation series. The first one is A Fun, Old-Fashioned Family Christmas. 

1999QXI3113_thumbnail.jpgPress the button on the ornament to see the scene illuminate and hear a memorable moment from this hilarious holiday comedy!

The second for this year is A Quest for Fun.

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Looking at these ornaments makes me want to watch the movie. It is a family tradition to watch Nation Lampoons Christmas Vacation on Christmas Eve in our home. We still all laugh like the first time we saw it. Back to work I go! Have a great day!

Jackson the Elf


A Timeless Classic…..

Gone With the Wind is treasured classic movie that Hallmark Ornaments has made into a long standing series of collectible ornaments. Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments has turned parts of this classic movie into ornaments to collect and enjoy!

The beginning of the Gone With the Wind Series…

In 1996 Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments debuted the first Gone With the Wind ornament, Gone with the Wind, a 3 piece miniature set. The set features the famous “Tara” plantation from the classic movie Gone with the Wind. This set includes southern belle Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler in great detail. This beautiful set can be displayed on a table or on your tree.


Scarlett O’Hara….

One of the main characters  of the movie is Scarlett O’Hara has been portrayed several times since the Gone With the Wind Series started. The first is from 1997, Scarlett O’Hara #1. This 1997 Hallmark keepsake ornament features the beautiful Scarlett O’Hara from the classic movie Gone with the Wind. This ornament is the very first in the Scarlett O’Hara series and it features Scarlett in a exquisite burgundy gown that she wore to Melanie’s birthday party. This ornament will be sure to add elegance to any tree!


Another Scarlett O’Hara ornament is the 2008 Scarlet O’Hara.

The unforgettable Scarlett O’Hara debuts her charm at the picnic at Twelve Oaks. The Southern coquette captivated audiences in Margeret Mitchell’s classic romance, Gone with the Wind. Pretty as a picture in her ruffled dress, Miss Scarlett steals the attention of every man in the room. But there is only one beau for this belle. Dearest Ashley. Though Ashley is already engaged to another, Scarlett is determined to win his love. Meanwhile, she catches the eye of Rhett Butler, a mysterious rogue who has plans of his own.


A Famous Scene….


Almost A Kiss, the 2011 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament from the Gone With the Wind Series, “I’m the only man over 16 and under 60 that’s around to show you a good time …” Press the button on Scarlett’s dress to hear Scarlett and Rhett in one of their most memorable moments from Gone With the Wind.

Any of the Hallmark Keepsake Gone With the Wind Ornaments would make a great addition to your Hallmark Christmas tree.

Hope you all are having a wonderful Wednesday! Back to work I go!

Aiden the Elf

The Best Way to Showcase Your Halloween Hallmark Ornaments

With all this talk about Hallmark Halloween Ornaments, most people use ornaments to decorate their Christmas tree, there are others who don’t want to make Hallmark ornaments only about the Christmas holiday. If you are someone who loves Halloween, why not show off your Halloween spirit by displaying some of the coolest, creepiest, and downright ghoulie, Hallmark ornaments that trick or treaters will get a kick out of. Hallmark ornaments aren’t just for Christmas. They are excellent year round, especially at Halloween.

Where to Hang Your Halloween Hallmark Ornaments

If you are having a hard time figuring out where to display your ornaments, the best place to showcase them is in your entryway. Put up a string over your front door to hang your most prized Halloween Hallmark ornaments so that people see them right away. The ornaments will look super festive, and they’ll be there for everyone to see when they enter. Trick or treaters will also be excited by the fun surprise of different colors, characters, and intricate scenes that are the signature of Halloween Hallmark ornaments.

Around the Front Porch

If you really want to go all-out, hang your Halloween Hallmark ornaments on the front porch awning or even on the railing. As long as they are sheltered from inclement weather, you can hang them outdoors for curbside onlookers to see. If you are concerned about leaving them outdoors, hang them from a plant and bring them outdoors when it is nice and move them easily indoors when it isn’t. 

Around Your Halloween Party Table

If you are having a Halloween party, the perfect way to showcase your Hallmark Halloween ornaments is to have them hanging as a decorative centerpiece to your buffet. They not only make the room more festive, but they are also an excellent conversation piece. Stick with one Halloween theme to make it a themed party, or throw all sorts of characters together to make it a mish-mash of Halloween fun. Have a Charlie Brown themed pumpkin patch party, or make it Wizard of Oz. That’s the fun of Halloween Hallmark ornaments; there are hundreds to choose from.

They Also Make Great Hostess Gifts

If you are headed out to a Halloween party, take a Halloween Hallmark ornament as a hostess gift. It is the gift that keeps giving year after year. In fact, make it your “thing” to be the one who gets other people collecting. Every year they will know what to expect from you, in a good way.

Hallmark ornaments are not just for Christmas. If you’re one who doesn’t want to wait for the holidays to hang your ornaments, show off your Halloween spirit. Start collecting all your favorite characters at Hallmark Ornaments today!

Hope this helps some of you with your Halloween decorating! Until next time!

Ben the Elf

What Is the Best Way to Buy 2018 Hallmark Ornaments?

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If you are a huge Hallmark Ornament fan or are considering becoming a collector, you might be wondering what the best way is to get your hands on the most popular and coolest Hallmark Ornaments for Halloween and Christmas this year. Not everyone is lucky enough to have a Hallmark store nearby, but the good news is that if you have a computer, you can buy the 2018 Hallmark ornaments online. However, no matter where you buy, you have to come up with a plan to make sure that you don’t miss out.

Make a List and Check it Twice

Hallmark ornaments are highly desirable, some series more than others. When they hit the shelves of your local Hallmark store, they are likely to sell out in a day or two, or maybe even earlier. Make a list of everything you want to buy ahead of time so that you can watch release dates and not miss out. Some people mistakenly think ornaments are available year round. However, special edition Hallmark ornaments are a one-time release, which is why they are so collectible.

Watch for Release Dates

Hallmark doesn’t keep release dates hidden or secret. If you collect a specific type of Keepsake ornament, make sure to check its release date. You don’t want to miss this year because you didn’t stay on top of things. A sneak preview is set for October 6th, 2018. To get ahead of the buying competition, make a note of important dates in order to be at the front of the line either at the store or online.

Buy From a Reputable Dealer

Not all Hallmark ornaments sold online are original and genuine. If you don’t see the Hallmark trademark, proceed with caution. Buying from online bid sites or non-authorized dealers is never a good idea. To get the real deal, go to the brick and mortar stores or order from a licensed seller. Otherwise you might be disappointed.

Going, Going, Gone

Preordering is the best way to ensure you aren’t out of luck, so don’t procrastinate. Waiting to order until it’s too late will leave you feeling left out. If there is an option to preorder, do so. It is much better to order in advance than to find out your favorite collection is gone.

The best way to see the latest and great Hallmark ornaments is up close and personal in-store. Unfortunately, however, not everyone has a brick and mortar store nearby. If you are going to buy online, make sure that you are buying from an authorized dealer like The Ornament Factory. If you aren’t sure of a site’s reputation, take a pass. Always look for the Hallmark trademark to ensure you are getting what you pay for. 

Start Your Own Hallmark Ornament Collection This Holiday Season!

Hi everyone! Happy Friday from all of the elves here at the Ornament Factory! Although fall is just arriving, winter will be upon us before you know it. If you are looking to set a new tradition for the holidays, collecting Hallmark ornaments it the perfect way to build memories. A Hallmark ornament collection is one of those things that you will look forward to every year when your tree goes up, and it is something that the entire family can get on board with. All of the elves have different Hallmark ornament collections they add to each year. Which type of Hallmark ornament collection do you want to begin? It depends on what makes you happy!

Are You a Traditionalist like Eliot?

For the traditionalist at heart, the 2018 Hallmark Memories & Traditions collection is always a favorite. From Santa’s Christmas Clock to 2018 Baby’s First Christmas, Boy or Girl, there is a Hallmark ornament to conjure up something special every year. From old family favorites like the 2018 Believe Bell – Polar Express to the 2018 Charlie Brown Christmas collection, there is something to match your style guaranteed!

Are You a Fan like Brandon?

What are you passionate about? Maybe it’s a movie or a sport. Whatever it is, there’s a Hallmark ornament for you to start your collection. For the car enthusiast, there is the 2018 1968 Ford Mustang. For the Star Wars groupie, the 2018 Star Wars: Death Star. Choose what inspires you, and go from there. Collecting will become one of your favorite pre-holiday activities. 

Are You Into Mini Things?

The tiniest but most spectacular collection is the 2018 Hallmark Miniature Ornaments. They are small enough to fit into the palm of your little one’s hand. And, every Christmas it will be a treat to see how much smaller they get in comparison. Whether you choose the 2018 Baby Fairy Messenger #4 or the 2018 Creature Was Stirring #3, they are all equally cute!

Are You the “Halloween Starts the Holidays” Type like Nathan?

For the person who can’t wait until the holidays and starts to jump the gun before Halloween, the 2018 Hallmark Halloween Ornaments are perfect. Start displaying your Halloween Ornaments to get everyone in the mood for Christmas to come. The 2018 Halloween Spooky Snoopy is perfect for the Charlie Brown fan, or the 2018 Halloween Sugar Skull Gal is just right for a little scary start.

If you aren’t collecting Hallmark Ornaments yet, what are you waiting for? There is nothing better than growing a collection that makes you happy. With over 200 new ornaments to choose from every year, it will never get old. The limited edition Hallmark ornaments sell out in one to two days, so if you see something you like, don’t hesitate or you will be out of luck. Check out the latest Hallmark ornaments, and be sure to preorder today so you don’t miss out!

2018 Hallmark Ornaments: What Is the It Item for this Christmas?

Eliot the elf here! I have had some time to think and reflect on why the other elves and I do what we do and love what we do. The holidays are all about traditions and building memories. Christmas trees around the nation are covered in treasured heirlooms in the form of ornaments and other decor. If you are looking to start a new tradition or perhaps add to an existing one, collecting Hallmark ornaments is the perfect place to start. Hallmark ornaments have been in existence since 1963 and come in just about every shape, size, and theme you can imagine. The right one for you depends on what you want it to symbolize this year.

Commemorate Life Events

There are over 200 2018 Hallmark ornaments for this year. You can choose one that celebrates someone’s first birthday, their twenty-fifth anniversary or perhaps just the biggest fad over the year 2017-2018. Keepsake Hallmark ornaments continue to produce product lines for the collector in everyone.

Why a Hallmark Ornament

When you pull out the Christmas ornaments from year to year, they each have a special meaning that reminds you of your past. Those memories are about the greatest gift that you can get for the holidays. Start collecting for your little one from day one, and then when they are an adult, they will have a collection that reminds them of all of their childhood holidays.

Something for Everyone

The best part about 2018 Hallmark ornaments is that there is something for everyone, literally. For the “Trekie” on your list, consider the 2018 U.S.S. Discover Star Trek Discovery or the 2018 U.S.S. Enterprise Star Trek Premium (available for pre-order now – ships after October 6th). For the Walking Dead enthusiast, 2018 Daryl Rides Again, The Walking Dead is riding into your local Hallmark store (also available for pre-order now – ships after October 6th). Some other great options include the 2018 Frosty Friends #39 and the 2018 Eight Maids-a-Milking, Twelve Days of Christmas #8.

The Perfect Gift for Everyone on Your List

2018 Hallmark ornaments have a vast array of genres, themes, and fun for everyone. They make the perfect gift for everyone from your loved ones to the acquaintance who makes your day a little brighter. Make their holiday a little brighter by buying them a Hallmark ornament that reminds you of them so that every year they can be reminded that you cared enough to put them on your holiday list.

Who is a 2018 Hallmark ornament for? The question is, “Who isn’t it for?” They’re the perfect way to say you care! So check out all the amazing 2018 Hallmark ornaments today. Limited edition ornaments usually sell out within one to two days after they are released at most Hallmark stores, so time is of the essence! The next big release date is October 6th, 2018, which is the 2018 Hallmark Ornament Debut Event. Don’t miss out this holiday season!

Frozen Keepsake Ornaments

Did someone say it’s getting cold outside?  We think it’s getting frozen!  At The Ornament Factory, we have Elsa and Olaf ornaments from the movie that warmed the hearts of all, Disney’s animated classic, Frozen.  A Hallmark Gold Crown Exclusive, the Elsa and Olaf ornaments are available in limited quantities from The Ornament Factory.

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Also available as a keepsake ornament, Olaf the Snowman (, who was created by Elsa’s magical powers and is sure to delight each onlooker as he gleefully hangs on your tree this Holiday season.

Make your tree a magical place to be with keepsake ornaments from The Ornament Factory.  For extra magic and cheer to last year after year, shop online with us!