Are you a sports fan? Do you have family and friends who love sports? There is a Hallmark Ornament for all of you!!

Hallmark Ornaments has something for everyone! We have your favorite NFL players available to decorate your tree with.

For the Football Fans in your life…

Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments have had NFL ornaments since the 1990’s. One of the collections has a cute mouse dressed up in the teams jersey cheering on their favorite team! Here is the one for the Chicago Bears.

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You can get a football helmet Hallmark Keepsake Ornament of your favorite, like this one here for the Dallas Cowboys.

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With it being football season you could put together a football tree that stays up even after the holidays.

For the NBA fan….

Another sport that is going on now that would make for a great tree you can leave up for awhile is Basketball. The NBA has many teams that make it up. maybe you have a favorite team or a favorite player. A favorite player from the 1980’s and 1990’s is Larry Bird. You can add Larry Bird for that Boston Celtics fan in your life. Magic Johnson is another famous NBA player for that era too. He was on the LA Lakers. We also have an ornament for all the Lakers fans.

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Another popular team that we have an ornament in stock for is the New York Nicks.

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For the NHL hockey fan in your family…..

Do you or someone you know love hockey? Do you or someone you know have a favorite NHL team or player? The Ornament Factory has past years Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments of NHL teams and players to decorate your Hallmark Christmas tree.

This 1997 Wayne Gretzky. the #1 in the Hockey Greats series is sure to make a long standing NHL fan happy this holiday season.

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Let’s not forget Soccer….

Lots of people from children to adults enjoy playing soccer. You can see all of the soccer Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments here. This 2018 Hallmark Ornament, Soccer Star, would be a great gift for anyone you know who plays soccer! It can be personalized with their name or even a nick name.

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Take sometime and look though all of the sports ornaments for those special friends and family in your life!

Nathan the Elf

 

 

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Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments – Barbie Collection – A Memoir

Ever since I can remember my entire family has always had a Christmas tree that is filled with Hallmark ornaments.  The tree was always special because of the variety of ornaments and each meant something special to someone in my family.  I had two brothers and two sisters so Christmas was always exciting for the family.   As part of our tradition, we would always get the daughter and son ornaments as well as the an ornament from a series that was our own collection.  My collection is the Barbie Hallmark ornament series.

Each year, I look forward to seeing what the new ornament will be there are always favorites and each year you compare it to the last.  The ornaments from Hallmark are a tradition in my family and is a tradition that will be carried on with my family of my own someday and I can’t wait to put my new barbie ornament on the tree this year.

Barbie Debut 1994

Barbie Debut 1994

One of my favorites is the first ornament in the series.  This classic Barbie dressed in her black and white striped swimsuit was released in 1994 and became the first of many in the collection.  This was one of my first ornaments that I was given.

I remember hanging her up for the first time – her golden hair shined underneath the yellow lights.  I put her next to my brother’s Babe Ruth ornament.   I loved her so much that the next year, I asked for her brunette sister.

Holiday Barbie 2000

Holiday Barbie 2000

My second favorite Barbie ornament I got a few years later in 2000.  She was dressed in a flowing metallic silver dress that gleamed in the Christmas lights.  Her blonde hair was soft and I’d always brush it perfectly before I hung her up.  My younger sister was always so jealous of this ornament and I’d always catch her playing with it on Christmas Eve.

My memories of Hallmark’s Christmas Barbie ornaments will always have a treasured spot in my heart.  The entire Barbie Hallmark series brought me so much happiness each year.  I can’t wait till I have daughters of my own and I can pass these keepsakes on to them and tell them stories about each of them.  I can only hope that they will take as much joy in hanging each one carefully on the tree as I did when I was a little girl.

Harry Potter Hallmark Ornament Series

Have no fear Harry Potter fans – Hallmark has been working it’s magic to bring you an exciting series of Harry Potter Ornaments!

  This Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Series is based on the beloved magical world of Harry Potter. The long awaited 2011 Harry Potter ornaments will feature a scene from the final movie in the series, as well as a limited quantity ornament, The Golden Snitch. The 2011 Golden Snitch ornament was produced in VERY limited quantities, and sold out at Hallmark Gold Crown stores nationwide in a matter of minutes during the 2011 Hallmark Ornament Premiere Event. If you were fortunate to get one from your local Hallmark store, you were one of the lucky few! 

Fleeing the Fiendfyre

Fleeing the Fiendfyre

“Fleeing the Fiendfyre” features the trio of best friends (Harry, Hermione and Ronald, of course!) in a scene in which they quickly fleeing on their brooms from a burst of fire. This ornament is sure to delight, as it will most definitely add some color to any tree!

This ornament will be available on opening day of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on July 15th!

Dobby the elf is featured in the 2010 edition of the series. In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry tricks Lucius Malfoy into presenting his servant Dobby with a dirty sock.

Gift for Dobby - 2010 Harry Potter Hallmark Keepsake Ornament

Gift for Dobby – 2010 Harry Potter Hallmark Keepsake Ornament

With that simple act, Harry not only secures Dobby’s freedom but also the house-elf’s lifelong devotion.  Since that scene, Dobby has not only become quite popular with Harry Potter fans, but can now be added to your Hallmark Ornament collection as well.  Check out Dobby’s full wiki character profile here!

In the first Potions lesson, the dreaded Professor Snape orders Harry Potter to prepare a vile mixture said to cure boils. It includes dried nettles, crushed snake fangs, horned slugs, and porcupine quills. Snape watches Harry carefully, hoping in vain to catch him make a mistake. When another student forgets to add the quills after taking his potion off the fire, the cauldron melts into a twisted blob. Harry is blamed for the accident and wonders more than ever, “Why does Snape hate me so much?”

The Potions Master - 2001 Harry Potter Hallmark Keepsake Ornament

The Potions Master – 2001 Harry Potter Hallmark Keepsake Ornament

This 2001 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament titled “The Potions Master” includes Professor Snape looking on as Harry Potter creates his potion. Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger look on in the background.  This ornament also has a special lighting effect! Attach the clip, which is located inside the base of this ornament, directly to a lamp socket on a miniature light string. MAGIC!

Our favorite is the 2000 release of the pewter Harry Potter ornament.  It features Harry in a game of Quidditch leaning off his beloved Nimbus 2000 in an attempt to catch the Golden Snitch.  It captures the moment beautifully in pewter with a gold accent on the legendary Snitch.

Harry Potter - 2000 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament

Harry Potter – 2000 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament

Other ornaments in our Harry Potter collection include:

A Keepsake Ornament is great idea for anyone who loves the movies and/or reads the books, and for those who considers themselves true fans of “Harry Potter”. The Ornament Factory has a large selection Harry Potter Ornaments to choose from, those from previous years, to newer 2011 ornaments. So, make sure to check out all your favorite Hallmark Keepsake ornaments!