Accent items such as glittered trees, taper candles and colorful linens elevate a holiday tablescape. Photo courtesy of C&F Enterprises.

Merrymaking: The essentials for holiday entertaining, dining and decorating

From intimate gatherings to all-out reindeer games, holiday parties center around togetherness, gratitude and levity. Over-the-top parties are now the norm, and the approaches to these celebrations are as diverse as ever. [caption id="attachment_90476" align="alignright"... more »
The mood was downright merry throughout the selling season at The Paper + Craft Pantry in Austin. Photo courtesy of The Paper + Craft Pantry.

Finishing Strong: 15 tips for holiday sales

The winter holiday 2023 numbers are in, and the news is actually pretty good. The Paper + Craft Pantry’s Pei Sim curated ready-to-go options for her website’s annual holiday gift guide... more »

Meet the Maker: Jomana Siddiqui

As seen in Holiday Shop 2024. Jomana Siddiqui founded Pences Design Studio in 2003 as a custom stationery company. Sensing a growing need for products for underrepresented holidays, Siddiqui set out to create pieces for... more »

A ‘Winter Wonderland’: Fiddlestix transforms for the holiday season

As seen in Holiday Shop 2024. Fiddlestix Mercantile doesn’t just offer great giftables to its clientele — it redefines the entire shopping experience. Offering fresh flowers, freshly baked bread and giftables,... more »
Photo courtesy of Primitives by Kathy.

A Ghoulish Soirée: Adults embrace Halloween décor

As seen in Holiday Shop 2024. Halloween isn’t just for kids anymore. Dressing up, trick-or-treating and attending wholesalers expanding their spooky collections and parties on... more »
Photo courtesy of C&F Home and Gallerie II

Harvest & Halloween: 2024 décor exudes warmth, whimsy

Each year as the temperatures start to cool, homeowners begin decorating for fall — first in a cozy way to usher in the... more »
Photo courtesy of Willow & Ivy Press.

Willow & Ivy Press launch first collection of greeting cards

Willow & Ivy Press launched its first collection of greeting cards. The offering introduces a collection of 134 cards for everyday occasions, plus 24 designs... more »

Mud Pie debuts Hanukkah collection

Mud Pie debuted a Hanukkah collection for the fall/holiday 2024 season with home and kids’ gift items. The collection, which is now available for purchase by... more »

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