Happy Holidays! Love, HallmarkFriday, December 23, 2016
Year after year, Hallmark Canada continues to hit the mark with some of the cutest and most festive gift ideas, decorations, greeting cards and gift wrap. This year is no exception. They have also launched their brand new Hallmark Holiday site full of fabulous gift ideas and inspirational videos showcasing recipe ideas and gift wrapping tips and tricks. Here I share with you my top picks this holiday season and special little giveaway, too!
At the top of my list of Hallmark Holiday 2016 favourites is their Smiling Snowman Flannel Throw Blanket. This super cozy blanket features a smiling snowman, a cardinal and a fox in a snowy forest. Did I mention it's incredibly soft? It is an affordable gift idea that retails for only $24.95 so I suggest you pick up two of them before they're all gone. Trust me, you'll want one all to yourself!
Next up is the cutest stuffed animal I have ever seen - Frosty Friends Shivering Polar Bear. Whenever you rub noses with this plush, it shivers and makes the cutest little sounds. My daughter can't get enough of it! It currently retails for $29.95. For the toddler on your list, pick up an itty bittys Frosty the Snowman Stuffed Animal and Storybook Set. The book is a rhymed retelling of the classic holiday TV special and includes an exclusive itty bitty. Plus, it's a steal of a deal at only $6.95 for the set.
My son's favourite ornament this year is the itty bittys Star Wars: The Force Awakens BB-8 Ornament. I personally love the Red Poinsettia Glass Ball Ornament from the Heritage Collection. The Coffee Signature Ornament is also a great teacher gift idea. Most ornaments range in price from $6.95 for the itty bittys up to $24.95 for the large glass ball ornament.
Finally, we can't forget Hallmark's stunning line of greeting cards. This year, they released their Home and Native Land Canadian Exclusive Boxed Card sets ($9.99 for a set of 16) and their stylish Signature Boxed Cards sets ($16.99 for a set of 8) that feature premium materials, beautiful embellishments and quality lined envelopes.
But my ultimate favourite this year is their Wonder-Folds White Christmas Tree Cards. These intricately designed 3-D cards include a tag that reads Merry Christmas and has room on the back to write who it's for and from. This set retails for $19.99 for a set of five.
You will find other fabulous gift ideas for the holidays that include beautifully knit stockings, carryall tote bags, snowflake candle holders, holiday themed socks, gift bags and tags, and Hanukkah gifts and greeting cards, too. Stop by your nearest Hallmark Gold store to view their entire assortment.
Win a Peanuts Holidays Through the Year Book!
To help celebrate the holidays, Hallmark is giving away a Peanuts Holidays Through the Year Book, valued at $14.95, that features Charlie Brown and the gang in five classic Peanuts stories about the holidays, from Valentine's Day through Christmas. To be eligible to win, please complete the Rafflecopter form below. Open to residents of Canada only, excluding Quebec.
Disclosure: I was sent product from Hallmark Canada as part of their Hallmark Blogger Panel to help facilitate this review. All opinions expressed are my own and have not been influenced in any way.