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Timeless Christmas Décor for Every Taste

While some may choose to follow the trends of the year and change up their Christmas décor annually, many people opt to hold with tradition and decorate for Christmas with timeless home décor that reflects the hallmarks of the season. At Lillian Vernon, we celebrate the season with a vast array of both contemporary and timeless items for your home. Do you enjoy counting the days to Christmas?  We have a great collection of Christmas ...

Tips for Throwing a Holiday Cocktail Party on a Budget

      Everyone loves a party, but the thought of hosting one is often daunting….and sometimes expensive.  But a great gathering doesn’t have to break the bank.  Close friends, good music, lite bites and your own personal panache will do the trick!  Here are some tips for entertaining with style on a budget. Instead of: …printed invitations, send a festive e-invite from an on-line website such as Paperless Post or ...

All is Merry and Bright: Introducing Our Personalized, Keepsake Ornaments for the Holidays

  Christmas is a sacred time to celebrate old and new traditions.  Germany is credited with starting the Christmas tree tradition in the 16th century when devout Christians brought trees into their homes decorated with candles.  Some of the first Christmas ornaments were shiny red apples, nuts and marzipan cookies.  It was commonly believed that apples were used as ornaments because of their relation to the winter solstice (the shortest day ...