Introducing hand-made pens, razors and more from Graham Skinner of East Texas . . . and he is only 16 years old!

Introducing hand-made pens, razors and more from Graham Skinner of East Texas . . . and he is only 16 years old!

William Glen is thrilled to introduced a young man from East Texas who is saving money for his college tuition by hand-turning and hand-crafting pens, razors, stylus and more. His craftsmanship is self taught and the results are simply amazing!
Mark Snyder
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Wusthof German Knives: Care, Storage & Savings!

Wusthof German Knives: Care, Storage & Savings!

WÜSTHOF precision forged knives are goods of only the highest quality. Painstakingly manufactured these knives are pure fun to work with and will turn even the preparation of a dish into a culinary pleasure.
Mark Snyder
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All Aboard 2019

Radko: Built from Necessity

In much the same way my father, Bill Snyder, and his business partner, Glen Forbes, built their business, Christopher Radko started his vision for a company that offered the festive holiday heirlooms his family lost.
Mark Snyder
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The 2018 Department 56 Village Retirement Announcement

The 2018 Department 56 Village Retirement Announcement

Each year since it's beginning, Department 56 has announced the retirement of certain pieces to make room for new and wonderful ideas and creations.
Mark Snyder
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Simple Sunday Brunch at Home with Crepes

Simple Sunday Brunch at Home with Crepes

In Paris, stands on every street corner make these beautiful thin pancakes and serve them up with savory filings, sweet sauces or just simply with butter and sugar. And maybe a squeeze of lemon.
Mark Snyder
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Join us for an unveiling of Dickens' Village, Christmas in the City and More!

Join us for an unveiling of Dickens' Village, Christmas in the City and More!

Please join us on Saturday, July 21, 2018, from 12pm to 4pm for an afternoon in the Villages of Department 56. Meet Stephane Pepin from Showcase Displays and Lisa Johnson from Department 56 and enjoy an afternoon of Village Display Ideas, Prizes & Sweets Treats.
Mark Snyder
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Sweet Smiles for Mother's Day

Sweet Smiles for Mother's Day

If you've ever stumbled into tiny bakeries that are upping the ante with seriously creative herb/floral/crème/dessert combinations, then you know the sweet delight of the macaron. In addition, the stunning colors and presentation proffer to the eyes the same joy that the nose and mouth will savor. To the tiny yet mighty macaron, we say, Yes! Please!
Mark Snyder
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Calculating Tablecloth Sizes

Calculating Tablecloth Sizes

A tablecloth that hangs 6 to 10 inches over the edge of your table is ideal for casual dining, while a tablecloth that hangs 30 inches over the edge of your table, brushing the floor, is ideal for very formal occasions.
Mark Snyder
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What’s in store . . . Holiday 2018!

What’s in store . . . Holiday 2018!

Today we finished up the second in a string of shows for the Winter 2018 show season. Tomorrow we leave Dallas behind for Los Angeles even after having already worked Atlanta and with Las Vegas on the horizon.
Mark Snyder
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Department 56 Announces Retirement List 2017

Department 56 Announces Retirement List 2017

Every year Department 56 retires some of their intricately detailed collectibles. From Villages to Snow Babies and more, we have the first look at the 2017 retirements for Department 56 Villages, Cross Product, Snow Babies and Possible Dreams Figures.
Mark Snyder
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The William Glen Christmas & Company Department 56 Halloween Display Contest is Here!

The William Glen Christmas & Company Department 56 Halloween Display Contest is Here!

Show off your display skills and enter to win one of several prizes. Send us your photos to be entered in our Halloween Village Display Contest Contest entry deadline is October 25, 2017.
Mark Snyder
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JingleNog Debuts at William Glen and Christmas & Company

JingleNog Debuts at William Glen and Christmas & Company

Back in 1981 Bill Snyder and Glen Forbes formed a partnership with Irv and Julie Keller, owners of Keller's of Modesto, to create an import company known at Christmas Ornaments LTD. Together they leveraged their buying power along with over a dozen independent store who comprised the William Glen Catalog Association, to purchase mouth-blown, hand-painted glass Christmas ornaments from West Germany.
Mark Snyder
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