Welcome to the Midwest-CBK Design, Style, Sparkle blog; your place for product news, trend information, and display ideas. We are a leading designer and manufacturer of Midwest-CBK™ holiday and gift products. We feature innovative and original artist-driven designs which are created by our in-house design team as well as nationally known licensed artists.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

One-of-a-Kind Ornament Display

Create a dramatic and eye-catching focal point in your store, on a mantel or as table centerpiece with this creative display idea. Take your favorite decorated and embellished Christmas ornaments and finials and set them on top of an arrangement of vintage glass bottles. Mix and match styles and colors to create a display as unique as you!http://www.mwcbk.com/

Monday, October 10, 2011

Entertaining At Home

As fall settles in and the last leaves rain down from the trees, we enter the season of holiday entertaining. From fall festivals to holiday celebrations, more and more people are entertaining at home. From small intimate gatherings to large scale "Martha Stewart" worthy events. Every year, at Midwest-CBK, we work hard to create hostess gifts for this very reason. Something small and affordable, yet elegant and refined to give to your gracious hosts. Our wide range of wine ware and accessories are perfect for entertaining or gift giving. From bottle stoppers, bottle holders, serveware and home decor accents - there is something for everyone. http://www.mwcbk.com/

Friday, October 7, 2011

Share Your Midwest-CBK Halloween Displays

It is one of our favorite times of the year - the leaves are falling, the sun is shining on cool mornings and Halloween will soon be here. We love the fun and spooky Halloween collections we launched this year and are so excited to see them creatively displayed in all our gift, specialty and garden retailers. Please share your Midwest-CBK Halloween decorations displayed in your store or home!  Post photos on our FB page   www.facebook.com/midwest-cbknow through October 31st .  We just may send you a  little trick or treat!

Monday, October 3, 2011

Mini-Shimmers Make Great Gifts!

Mini-shimmers may be tiny but they bring delight and smiles to anyone who receives them. These pocket-sized treasures make great affordable stocking stuffers, gifts for teachers, daycare givers and for school classmates. Mini-shimmers light-up and change colors, sparkling when light hits the glitter. Retailers - mini-shimmers are also perfect impulse items when merchandised on your store counters.

Now through October 31st, 2011 receive 10% Off Midwest-CBK Wonderlights, Mini-Shimmers and Genuine Monkeez and Friends (TM) with qualifying purchase. Take advantage of these savings - call your  Account Manager today for details!