The Gingerbread Man & Christmas

The Gingerbread Man & Christmas

Nobody is sure where gingerbread men came from originally. The use of gingerbread for art had already been established by both the Ancient Greeks and the Chinese. Christmas didn’t begin with the gingerbread man, it began with gingerbread houses. This has been a...
The surprising history of Christmas Caroling

The surprising history of Christmas Caroling

We have all experienced the joy of Christmas carolers as they sing our favourite Christmas songs in the build up to Christmas festivities. Check out some of our Edwardian, Traditional and Dickens Christmas Caroler products too. For most of us, when hearing Christmas...
Our Elves are Getting Ready for Christmas 2021

Our Elves are Getting Ready for Christmas 2021

Kids love everything about Santa Claus and it’s no wonder so many Santa-based animations become big hits. But there’s more to the Santa tradition that touches people from all ages. With the approach of Christmas, it seems everyone’s inner child comes alive and more so...
Festive nutcrackers for Christmas Decor

Festive nutcrackers for Christmas Decor

Nutcrackers You see these fun festive beauties all the time during the Christmas period, usually in TV adverts and on people’s dining tables. But, have you ever stopped to wonder what the heck these things actually are? More to the point, how did they ever...