A formicarium, or ant habitat allows you to observe ants in a colony. A French scientist invented the formicarium in an attempt to make a three-dimensional ant nest into a virtual two dimensions. Since 1900, scientists young and old have studied ant habitats. Don t break the glass or you ll find ants in your pants!View Product
A Bee Skep is a coiled straw hive that was used before today's modern hives. Bees are very industrious, and they must work together to produce the honey to insure the hive's survival. This glass ornament symbolizes the diligence and teamwork that are often necessary to achieve life s great rewards.View Product
Did you know that a Dragonfly can fly both forwards and backwards, hover, and make sudden turns? With its quick darting movements, the Dragonfly appears to be a living flash of light. It is the state insect of Alaska because its flying is reminiscent of the skillful bush pilots' maneuvers. The Dragonfly is also a wonderful symbol of change and self-realization, bringing a sense of joy and lightness to life.View Product
Ladybugs received their name centuries ago in Europe. When farmers prayed to the Virgin Mary for help against aphids ruining their crops, their prayers were answered by the arrival of thousands of beetles. The bugs were named to honor Mary, Our Lady, and so they were called Ladybugs.View Product
The Monarch Butterfly is the best-known butterfly in North America. These gentle and spectacular creatures are known for their long annual migration spanning from Canada to Mexico. Monarchs begin traveling south in August and return north in the spring, bringing joy, wonder and amazement to people throughout their travels.View Product
A spider in a Christmas tree is said to bring good luck. While you may not want to find a live spider, this tarantula ornament will bring as much luck as the real spider. Tarantulas are known for making shimmering silk. Similarly, the glitter of this ornament will shimmer under the tree lights without frightView Product
Why is Christmas on December 25th?
The most wonderful time of the year will be upon us in no time. Even though we might still be deflating the pool floaties and stashing away the sunscreen collection, we detect a slight shift to cooler morning temperatures indicating that a change is right around the corner. Christmas is a bright light in the middle of a dark, cold winter, but why is Christmas on December 25th? What happened on that day and why does it get celebrated by so many?
Our Favorite Ginger Cottages Ornaments
We have been so excited to release our Ginger Cottages collection to you this season! When we all could use some good cheer and light, we believe our Ginger Cottages collection does just that. Hopefully you’ve explored the entire collection, and added some pieces to your Christmas decor this year. We are thrilled to show you some of our very favorites.
The 2020 New Ornament Release
Just like the anticipation leading to Christmas or the glee finding and giving the perfect gift, revealing our 2020 ornament collection to you is loaded with excitement, hope and a dash of impatience. We work so hard to design relevant, memorable and celebratory Christmas ornaments each year that represent you, our valued customer.