November 2019

7 handmade designs for the holidays

Our holiday collection features handcrafted treasures from around the country, and the world. For this time of year, our teams look for pieces that embody whimsy, sophistication, nostalgia, and homespun charm. We seek designs that will spark new holiday decorating and gift-giving traditions…pieces crafted by artisan hand…pieces that tell a story through their craftsmanship. 

Here are handmade highlights from our latest collection, unique items that will help you put together a festive holiday home:

1 | HAND-KNIT & HUNG BY THE CHIMNEY WITH CARE

Fair Isle, dots, stripes, snowflake, and deer — these Woolen Stockings are knit by hand, taking classic patterning from ski sweaters and giving each design a bright, fresh twist. These cheerful designs are great ways to add vibrant color to the mantel and room.


2 | ARTFULLY ARRANGED & EVER GREEN

Arranged by hand, preserved wreaths and greenery add festive, natural charm to any space. From Cedar & Pinecones to Boxwood and Red Berries, our wreath collection sings this time of year. And the Cedar & Pinecones and Boxwood designs are also offered in garland to coordinate a lush, cohesive look for the season.

3 | HAND-FINISHED COLLECTIBLES

Crafted from antique candy molds in Massachusetts, Vaillancourt chalkware collectibles have become a holiday tradition at Garnet Hill. Whether you are starting a new collection or adding to your assortment from past years, the varying sizes and different designs make it easy to create beautiful displays. And every piece is painted and finished by hand, from the glistening snow to the intricate patterning on the characters’ coats.


4 | HANDCRAFTED IN GERMANY 

From handcrafted Holiday Smokers that burn scented incense to a hand-carved wooden scene adorned with lights, these German-made pieces are distinctive, timeless, and fun. Their old-world holiday charm adds a nostalgic touch to any room. 


5 | A FESTIVE TABLETOP FOREST

Colorful felted wool to natural bottle-brush fibers, knit to carved… These mix-and-match tabletop trees offer many ways to decorate for the holidays. Arranged on the mantle or clustered on a table as a creative centerpiece, these delightful designs capture all the splendor of a miniature wintry woodland.

6 | HEARTFELT & HAND-MADE 

These festive wine toppers are handmade from felted wool and finished with fun trims. Offered in quartets of Santa-style gnomes with faux-fur beards and reindeer with tiny antlers and faux-fur collars, these artful designs are memorable hostess/host gifts and fun ways to top bottles of wine to give as gifts.

7 | HAVE A HAPPY HABLE HOLIDAY!  

Exclusive designs by Susan and Katharine Hable are a whimsical tradition at Garnet Hill. The styles change year after year, inviting you to collect them and evolve your look. Accent rugs, doormats, and decorative pillow covers add festive fun to any decor. Monogram the stockings for personal touch and deck out the tree with colorful felt ornaments and a bright tree skirt. Get the ‘Tis the Season Advent Calendar ready to countdown to the Big Day!


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