Halloween Decorating With Your Kids

halloween collageMy kids started asking the first of October, "Mom, when do we get to decorate for Halloween?" Being the mom of 3 boys, I wanted to make the decorations simple and things they can create themselves. I chose Sterling Pear’s Glitter Skeleton Halloween Cutout Kit as well as their Black Glitter Mice Cutouts and we were ready! Since the only task was to apply tape to the back of each cutout, Read more
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Thinking Outside the Traditional St. Patrick’s Day Decorating Box

Diptic-22Though I’m not of Irish decent, I LOVE St. Patrick’s Day! I love that it is a holiday everyone seems to enjoy being a part of, I love that it means spring is on its way, and I love the bursts of bright green color everywhere! What I do struggle with each year is how to decorate my home in a fun and festive way BUT also in a stylish way. It’s very hit or miss at the local craft stores/grocery Read more
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New Year’s Resolutions – Resolving to Keep Your House Clean? Impossible? NO!

Tanna Image 2If you’re like me you’ve spent the past three weeks taking down all the holiday decorations and also noticing all of the things that need to be done around the house. You go to take down garland and think, “I clearly haven’t dusted this bookshelf in a long time”. Or, you follow the trail of pine needles only to be reminded that the floor beneath the couch is suffering from serious Read more
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Bidding Farewell to Ornaments We Love ’til Next Year

Tree_Skirt_NewWe can't believe the Holiday season is almost over! In just days, most of us will be packing up our ornaments and décor and saying goodbye until next year. And, if you ask Sterling Pear fan, Jerry Durante, our signature Keepsake Ornament Chest is a great place to keep those items safe for the next, say, 10 months. Let's hear from Jerry directly... First let me say we love Sterling Read more
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Sterling Pear Interviews Clara Scroggins: World-Famous Ornament Collector!

Baby ChestsWe originally posted this interview with Clara Scroggins, world-famous ornament collector, back in January, 2013 and really wanted to share her amazing interview again! Clara Scroggins of Tampa Palms owns and curates the world's largest privately owned ornament collection, which tops 1-million pieces. She has been collecting ornaments for more than 15 years! Her own collection includes Read more
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Sterling Pear Chats With Meagan, a Fan of Our Keepsake Chest

SP MorrellIt brings us great joy to hear from those who love Sterling Pear products as much as we do! Over the last week we've been highlighting ways our customers use their Sterling Pear items.  Today we were honored to chat with Meagan Morrell, fan of our Keepsake Ornament Chest. SP: How did you come across Sterling Pear's Keepsake Chest? MM: I'm a pretty particular person and after I had Read more
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Stockings & Nostalgia

caneLast night, I was chatting with my friend about this being prime baking season. Time to head to the store and get large quantities of butter, sugar, eggs, cinnamon, and sprinkles to decorate sugar cookies. We started reminiscing and it took me back to the days of my childhood. As a kid, my parents would load up us three kids, the family dog, and a lot of luggage into our motorhome and Read more
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Ready for the Holidays But Your Home is Lacking Sparkle?

You’ve been holding back all year, but now that the holidays are here it’s time to unleash your inner sparkle! The holidays give us license to bring a little dazzle into our homes. For most of us, the Christmas tree is the centerpiece of our holiday sparkle, but what about the rest of the house? This year, we decorated our tree, hung our stockings and put out our lights. Then we looked Read more
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Beautiful Ornaments Deserve a Beautiful Home

Sterlingpear1I love the day after Thanksgiving. That’s because in my home, the Christmas Season begins. I put up the tree, find my cardboard boxes with ornaments, and start decorating. That evening, I bake cookies and make hot chocolate and I gingerly open up my beautiful collector’s boxes that store the ornaments I’ve collected over the years. I started collecting Christmas ornaments in 1992. Read more
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Sterling Pear chats with Dr Christmas’ Bob Pranga, decorator of celebrity homes, movie sets & TV shows

Bob and DebiThe Holiday Season is in full swing and the décor is out! While most of us decorate our own trees and homes, that’s not true everywhere.  Think about it… Every time you watch a favorite holiday movie, like Christmas Story or Elf, someone decorated that set. Same with a holiday-inspired TV shows, commercials or advertisements. Those amazing trees in the lobby of an office building Read more
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