17 December 2010
Woodstock Chimes. It measures 32.5 inches long and 10 inches wide. It is made of antique-copper finished steel and black-finished ash wood. The chime is sold in a gift box.
The Meditation chime (above) is 39.25 inches long. It is made of silver-anodized luminum and cherry wood. The chime, which is sold in a gift box, is tuned to C, C#, Eb, F, G, Ab, B and C.
See the company at upcoming wholesale gift shows in Atlanta, Dallas and New York.
16 December 2010
Midwest-CBK is partnering with Emmy award-winning journalist Cristina Saralegui to develop her first designer holiday collection of inspirational ornaments, figures, nativity sets, votive candle holders, lanterns, stocking and tree skirt. The Casa Cristina Holiday Collection will feature more than 50 new designs debuting during the winter 2011 markets in Midwest-CBK showrooms across the country.The collection features spiritual icons such as angels, nativities, birds, stars, crosses and hearts. Textures and materials include metal, capiz, wood and glass. The color palette includes gold, silver, cream, blue, green and plum.
Midwest-CBK is also expanding the Casa Cristina Home and Lighting collection with more than 30 new designs, including lamps, pottery with unique turquoise glaze and distressed white finish, antique wooden mirrors and nested table sets with embossed metal detailing, that reflect Cristina’s unique Mediterranean style and taste.
15 December 2010
Prinz Ltd. has a new line of humor-themed photo frames called Be Happy. The grouping consists of 30 designs featuring popular themes and subjects for baby, tween, grandma, friendship, sports and hobbies. Each colored wood frame in the new collection includes a unique humorous expression, painted artwork and 4x6 photo opening. The 2011 series will begin shipping in mid-January.
14 December 2010
Birdbilt is the new retail brand from former wholesaler Maple Hill. In addition to bird feeders, the company sells bird houses with an architectural bent. The company warrants its products against manufacturing defects for one year (from date of purchase).
13 December 2010
Foreside Home & Garden's new Portland cabinet is from its Midnight Garden collection. Available in persimmon, the cabinet measures 30.5 inches, 19.8 inches deep and 28.3 inches high. Foreside also offers lighting and garden decor.
In January 2011, after several years of creating private label pieces, Foreside will re-launch its wholesale offerings as a division of Transpac Imports Inc.