MacKenzie-Childs is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hand-painted ceramic housewares. Their style ranges from country classic, to bold and stylish. When it comes to holiday parties and entertaining, there is nothing better than a cup of steaming hot cocoa served in an ornate mug surrounded by family and friends. Here are a few ways to use pieces from your MacKenzie-Childs collection for holiday entertaining.
Entertain in Style
Make sure your guests have a warm place to lounge while they’re visiting. Display Mackenzie-Child’s mug rug, ornaments, and a platter for those “after dinner sips” of wine, cider, or hot cocoa. Or deck your halls with Mackenzie-Child’s cheery serving tray that would make a perfect hostess gift for your next holiday gathering.
Unique Gift Ideas
MacKenzie-Child’s is great for gift-giving, as well as decorating. Do you know someone who loves the classic black and white checkerboard design? This design is prevalent in many of their enamelware and fabric pieces. Some items that have this pattern are the Enamelware Tea Kettle with wooden handle, the enamelware measuring cup, and hand-painted enamelware wall clock.
Decorate with Mackenzie-Childs
MacKenzie-Childs 10.5″ Cookie Jar w/ Hand-Decorated Enamelware Cover
Most people have multiple spots in their home that are the most visited, which is mostly in the kitchen. Show off your scrumptious homemade chocolate chip cookies in this beautiful ornate cookie jar.
This glass cookie jar includes a hand-decorated enamelware cover that’s adorned in a fabulous pattern of your choice. If you want to be a little creative, you could fill it with candies, dog treats, or whatever you like. You’ll want to keep this jar on your kitchen counter because it is so pretty.
MacKenzie-Childs 7.5″ Hand-Decorated Enamelware Covered Recipe Box
What a lovely way to keep your treasured family recipes – in this adorable recipe box from MacKenzie-Childs! This enamelware recipe box has a hand-decorated pattern and is accented by a crystal knob at the top. To get you started, it comes with a set of recipe cards and dividers to help you stay organized.
MacKenzie-Childs Set of 4 (16 oz) Hand-Decorated Enamelware Mugs
There is nothing better in the morning, than the aroma of fresh coffee or tea brewing. You’ll look forward to getting up early so you can drink your favorite hot beverage out of these beautiful enamelware mugs. Choose from 4 different patterns and styles. Each with a bronzed stainless-steel rim. These are too pretty to hide in a cupboard. Display them on a counter by the coffee pot for all to enjoy.
More Holiday Accents
Hand-painted serving trays are a great way to make your guests feel welcome in your home. Not only for the holiday season, but these trays also make a great holder for mail, your car keys, spare change for the parking meter, and etc.
Cake Holder or Three-Tiered Candy Bowls
Cake holders display your holiday baked treats without drying out. Three-tiered bowls hold candy, nuts, or pieces of chocolate fudge for an extra-special treat. They are decorative and functional and add sophistication to any decor.
Potholders make great holiday gifts. You might not think much about it, but when you’re cooking a holiday dinner, with every pot on the stove boiling, a potholder is your best friend. Decorative sets with the classic black and white checkerboard, holiday red and green theme, or classic country chicken. No matter what you choose to decorate your kitchen, it will always make people feel at home.
Decorative rugs can lend a homey feeling to your holiday gatherings. Area rugs in attractive patterns and styles add a touch of elegance to any room in your home. Rugs make a nice addition to any room and can be coordinated to match with the decor.
Lovely holly wreaths decorated with pinecones, ribbons, and holiday lights makes a great first impression when guests arrive. Decorations like this can be put up in the fall and left up all winter because they fit the season so perfectly.
After the holidays have ended, MacKenzie-Child’s may be the last purchase you make. Their charm and functionality create unique holiday gifts that will last a lifetime and are sure to impress any receiver of this fine gift.