Posts about Department 56

Department 56 is a leading consumer retailer specializing in the making of giftware, collectibles, holiday ornaments, and decorating products featuring their Christmas theme. Merchandise can be bought online at or by visiting an authorized dealer. Product categories include products, collecting, decorating, and gift giving. Some themes for gifts on the Department 56 website are occasions, villages, classic brands, Snowbabies collection, Christmas, seasonal, year-round, and artist brands. An example of popular items are the Disney and Peanuts products which include snowglobes and collectibles. Collections available by Department 56 are Village Collection, Snowbabies Collection, Possible Dreams Collection, and the Thomas Blackshear Collection. Department 56 makes gift giving easy by having suggestions based on several choices. Examples are animal/pet lover, business professional, traveling enthusiast, inspirational, farmer, neighbor, teacher, service industry, and country-minded. There are also gifts according to price range and occasion.