Hallmark Creations (Santa Rita)
Contacts: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hallmark Creations unveils the 2012
Hallmark Keepsake Ornament collection during the annual Keepsake Ornament
Premiere July 14-15.
Pleasanton, CA, July 14-15 th – Hallmark Creations, a
specialty card and gift store in Santa Rita Shopping
Center, 1795 Santa Rita Rd., announces
its Annual Keepsake Ornament Premiere event, July 14-15.
The 2012 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament line includes more than 300 ornaments
to help people capture moments and turn the Christmas tree into a holiday
experience the whole family will enjoy. More than 170 of the ornaments will
arrive in Hallmark Gold Crown stores for the Keepsake Ornament Premiere event.
More than 3,000
Hallmark Gold Crown stores nationwide host the event.
offers Keepsake Ornaments that commemorate milestones and nurture memories. In
2012, the line includes ornaments for a baby’s first Christmas, a couple’s
first holiday together, and moving into a new home. Ornaments also recognize a
variety of special interests and passions, such as cooking, gardening, golfing,
grilling, and occupations such as teaching and healthcare. Relationships are
celebrated in the many Keepsake Ornaments designed specifically for family and
available, beginning with Ornament Premier are four new Keepsake Ornaments that
can be connected to a Magic Cord, which supports up to seven ornaments. With
the touch of a button, one ornament will lead the other connected ornaments in
a synchronized sound and light show. Every ornament stays constantly powered
when connected to the Magic Cord.
The community is invited to come join in the excitement at Hallmark in Santa
Keepsake Ornaments product history
trees first appeared in America
in the 1700s. Decorated trees were brought to America by Hessians – German
mercenary soldiers fighting in the Revolutionary War – but didn’t become widely
popular until people saw the ornaments brought to America by families
emigrating from Germany and England in the 1840s.
1973, Hallmark introduced a small line of six glass ball ornaments and 12 yarn
figures as the first collection of Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments. The
longest-running current ornament series is Frosty Friends, now in its 33rd
year. Since the line’s inception, Hallmark has introduced more than 3,000
Keepsake Ornaments and more than 100 ornament series.
than 500 local chapters of the national Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Club are
active in the United States