On a cold winter’s night it is nice to cozy up to the fire with a soft blanket and your dog and a special someone. With all of the cold weather we have been having here at The Ornament Factory a cozy evening by the fire sounds nice. We are going to be having some even colder temperatures in the next few days. Stay warm friends!
There is nothing better than sitting down with the one you love and enjoying your favorite television show. Mickey and Minnie are cozy and are watching their favorite show, ‘The Wonderful World of Disney.”
Press the button on the side of the ornament and skiers begin to descend the slope, skaters move around the pond, the fireplace inside the lodge flickers, and the pond glows a beautiful icy blue. This 2007 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament also plays “Let it Snow.”
I hope you all stay warm and hopefully can find sometime to relax with your loved ones. The other elves and I are have some fun planned for this week with the cold weather. We are going to have a chili cook off. Elliot the Head Elf is going to judge it. I cannot wait to taste what everyone comes up with. Another activity we have planned is to have a movie night with hot chocolate and popcorn. Jack the Elf is going to make a few different flavors of popcorn. He is on a cooking/baking kick lately. He has made some yummy treats.
We would love to hear from you! Please share with is some your favorite things to do when it is cold outside.
Stay warm friends!
Ben the Elf
THE ELVES ARE AT IT AGAIN!!
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All of us elves wanted to wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving! We all cannot wait to sit down with the other elves and enjoy a delicious meal together.
Thanksgiving Day Traditions….
Some of our traditions for Thanksgiving are watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, making dinner, watching the Peanuts Thanksgiving movie, and sharing what we are all thankful for. We are all thankful for each and every one of you.
Thanksgiving Hallmark Ornaments….
Here are two of the Thanksgiving ornaments we have.
Here is the 2013, Giving Thanks, ornament.
This is the 2012, Thanksgiving Feast.
We hope you have a wonderful day!
All of the elves at the Ornament Factory
A few weeks ago I did a blog on the Hallmark Keepsake series, Puppy Love. Just to balance it out here is the series from Hallmark Ornaments for the kitten lovers, Mischievous Kittens. The series started back in 1999 and has continued every year since.
Where it all started….
First in the Mischievous Kittens Hallmark Ornament Series is Mischievous Kittens #1. This is a hard to find ornament. This 1999 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament features a very playful kitten who seems to want a goldfish as a friend.
As the years went on….
What a super Christmas toy this little kitten’s found-Before he even touches it,
it starts to roll around! Third in the Mischievous Kittens Hallmark Ornament Series, 2001 Mischievous Kittens #3 would be a great addition to your Christmas tree.
Twas the night before Christmas,and Kitty was stirring, lapping up milk and happily purring, when, what to her mischievous eyes did appear, but Santa himself who smiled through his beard. I believe that’s my milk he said with a pat, but you’re welcome to it, you have been such a good cat. #10 in the Mischievous Kittens Hallmark Keepsake Ornament series.
The 2018 Hallmark Keepsake Mischievous Kitten#20….
Mischievous Kitten #20 from the popular Mischievous Kitten series was first released in July of 2018. This has a playful kitten sitting in a red box adorned with white snowflakes, playing and getting tangled in the lights and garland. This is a must have to the kitten lover in your life.
Are you a dog lover or a cat lover. That seems to a debate that comes up when we talk about the Hallmark Puppy Love Series and the Mischievous Kitten series. Leave us a comment with which is your favorite and why. I know Jack the Elf and I are big puppy lovers.
Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and comment. It is never too early to start buying your Hallmark Keepsake ornaments for you and your loved ones. Go to The Ornament Factory websites and have fun shopping! http://www.hallmarkornaments.com
Little Daniel the Elf
I have found over the years that when to put up your Christmas tree is a big debate. Some people start decorating in early fall (like the stores do these days) and others wait until after Thanksgiving or later.
The early decorators…
I have found it interesting what people have been posting online about putting trees up already. It’s amazing to see the Christmas spirit in this group! Some of the early decorators get a head start on decorating because it takes them a long time to decorate and they have a lot to put up and out. I have several friends who have a holiday party early in December so they want to be decorated for the party so they start early.
The Wait to Decorators….
On the other hand there are people who like to wait until after a certain date or just decorate close to Christmas. It is interesting to hear why people what to decorate.
Let’s be real, there is no right or wrong answer to this great debate. It is whatever you feel is best for you. Some people would like to see the Christmas season longer and some would like it shorter. Everyone is entitled to their own opinions.
For outside decorating it is easier to get lights and decorations out when the weather is nicer. Just because it is up does not mean that you have to turn it on if you do not want to.
The Good News for everyone!
This good news is for everyone, the ones who want their trees up now and the ones who like to hold off. You can always order your Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments from The Ornament Factory! You can always help a friend of loved one out and order an ornament or two for them too.
I like to decorate early because I love Christmas! It is always fun to hear if other decorate early like me or not.
Back to work for now!
Little Daniel the Elf
Barbie, the iconic doll, that children have played with for years. Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments created a collection of Barbie for everyone who has enjoyed Barbies. The Barbie Hallmark Keepsake Collection is one of the most popular collections Hallmark Ornaments has. There is a gap in the ornaments from 2012-2015 due to a licensing agreement but thankfully Barbie was able to make a return the Hallmark Ornaments.
Holiday Barbie Collection
The Holiday Barbie collection dates back to 1993 with the first of the collection, Holiday Barbie #1. There are
After the Barbie ornaments made their return in 2015, the Hallmark Holiday Barbie Collection started again for #1.This years Holiday Barbie Collection ornament is 2018 Holiday Barbie #4.
2018 Tree Topper
2018 brought the first Barbie tree topper. What a beautiful addition to your Hallmark Ornament Barbie Tree! Connect this tree topper to Hallmark’s power adapter (included) to see Barbie’s dress illuminate with one of two different colored continuous light effects. Plugs into a standard 120-volt wall outlet.
Many people have memories of playing with Barbies or seeing other play with them and remember how beautiful Barbie is. A Hallmark Barbie Christmas tree would make any young girl or even a woman happy. There are so many Barbie Hallmark Ornaments to choose from!
Picture with me……a dark room with a big green Christmas tree with white lights all over it. On the branches are beautiful Hallmark Barbie ornaments. The Barbies are dressed in all sorts of colors. Some of them in elaborate dresses, some dressed to play, and some dressed professional. On the top of the tree is the beautiful, elegant, almost angelic Barbie glowing atop of the tree. Do you know a child, sister, or friend who would enjoy that? Maybe you would enjoy it. You can find the Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments you need at the Ornament Factory. All of our happy elves are ready to assist you making the perfect Barbie tree! Be sure to shop at http://www.hallmarkornaments.com .
We here at The Ornament Factory love Christmas trees and think you cannot ever have too many of them in your home. If you have a room that is a little on the small side you can still put a tree in there! Have a miniature tree with Hallmark Keepsake miniature ornaments. You can have a tree in every room in your home, even the bathroom! A miniature tree loaded with Hallmark Miniature Ornament would also make a great gift to someone special in your life. If you know someone with a small apartment
Hallmark Keepsake Miniature Ornaments have been around since the 1980’s. There is a miniature ornament for every collector! Do you love the Frosty Friends collection? There is a miniature ornament for you! The 1990 Little Frosty is a perfect Hallmark Ornament for you.
If you are a Star wars fan, there are miniature Star Wars ornaments for you to decorate a miniature tree too! This could also be a thoughtful gift for a Star Wars fan in your life. There is no Star Wars tree that would not be complete with out these two iconic characters. This is the 1997 C-3PO and R2-D2 Hallmark Miniature Ornament.
The possibilities are endless with how to decorate with the Hallmark Miniature ornaments from The Wizard of Oz to Pooh Bear and his friends to Barbie, and cars. There are also endless possibilities with where to put a miniature Christmas tree, the bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, or even a hospital room or nursing home room. These trees will put a smile on everyone’s faces.
Back to work for me! Have a wonderful rest of your day!
Big Daniel the elf
Happy Thursday to you all! The elves and I are hard at work here at The Ornament Factory! Lots of orders going out from new 2018 Hallmark October Ornament release. Have you ordered you ordered yours yet?
As the other elves and I get ready for Halloween it got me thinking about what my favorite part of Halloween is. I feel like my favorite part of every holiday has changed as I have gotten older. For Halloween it use to be the candy, what kid does not love candy? Reese’s Cups to be exact! Then it was getting dressed up. It was fun planning what to be and if I was going to get dressed up with my friends. Now, I would say it is the Halloween lights. Putting up lights for Halloween is a newer thing to do I feel. I have always been a big fan of Christmas lights so it makes sense that I would love Halloween lights too. Driving through our neighborhood last night and seeing all the lights with some of the other elves was fun. Jackson was so excited and pointing out the different houses with lights on them. Don’t get me wrong, I am still looking forward to the candy and dressing up for Halloween but the lights are beautiful and fun to look at.
We put up our Halloween lights this past weekend. Jackson the elf was so excited! There are ghosts flying around on the garage door and spiders crawling up the house. Finishing it off are the two cute pumpkins glowing orange on the front porch. Over at Brandon the elf’s house he has these two huge inflatables in the front yard that look amazing! It is so much fun doing all of these fun traditions, new and old, for the holidays.
Since I am on the topic of Halloween, have you gotten your Halloween ornaments yet? My tree us up and looking beautiful. It has a lot of lights on it too. I went with white and orange lights this year. I did find some really pretty purple ones. Maybe I will do those next year or on one of my Christmas trees that’s beautifully decorated with my Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments.
Here is one of my favorite Hallmark Halloween ornaments! The Master is one of the Hallmark Keepsake ornaments for your Halloween tree that we have in stock! Check out what other Hallmark Halloween ornaments we have in stock for you!
That’s all from me for now! Have a great day!
Little Daniel the elf
Last but not least are the trains. Hallmark Keepsake ornaments have had trains dating back to the 80’s. There are the traditional trains like the 1996 Lionel #1 – 700E Hudson Steam Locomotive from the Lionel Train series.
From the 2018 Hallmark Ornaments for the Lionel Train collection is 2245P Texas Special Locomotion, Lionel Trains #23.
There are even trains with some of our favorite characters on it like Thomas Train or Mickey Mouse . Something for every train lover in your life.
I can see it now, a beautiful tree…..the sparkling lights framing the delicate trains from over the years and for people of all ages. What a great way to show someone who collects trains you love them than give that a tree with trains that they can enjoy yer after year. Check out The Ornament Factory to see the train Hallmark Keepsake ornaments and more!
I would love to see what Hallmark Ornaments you have on your special Christmas tree!
Jackson the elf
Ever look into the sky and see a plane flying overhead? It is a pretty amazing site to see. Check out the planes that were made into Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments.
One of the planes from 2015 Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments is the Lockheed P-38 Lightning that would be a great addition to your Hallmark Christmas Tree.
A Christmas tree with all planes would be a great surprise for someone in your life who loves planes! You could even mix them with other modes of transportation.
There is even a plane for the Disney lover in you life! Check out this 2015 Hallmark Keep Sake Ornament, Dusty from the Disney movie Planes.
Time to get back to work here at The Ornament Factory! Have a great day!
Nathan the elf