Archive for May, 2016

The Perfect Gift for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Instead of giving your dad, grandfather, godfather, uncle, or any other father figure in your life a T-shirt,2baseball cap, or another commonly given Father’s Day gift, this year, consider going a different direction. Consider giving him a figurine from the Willow Tree collection.

About Willow Tree Figurines

The collection of Willow Tree figurines is the creation of artist Susan Lordi. Lordi has a unique artistic style, which uses nature to showcase the beautiful relationship that people share; including fathers and children. The artist personally hand carves each and every original Willow Tree sculpture before they are produced.

Her aim is to capture special moments in time that people share together, or to express a special feeling. All of the pieces in the collection are cast from her carvings, and each one is hand painted with soft colors and feature beautiful metal accents.

Willow Tree for Fathers

The Willow Tree Collection features several figures that are dedicated to fathers. In the Fathers collection, there are thoughtfully designed figures that capture the special moments and feelings that dads share with their children. Some of the pieces featured in this collection include:

  • The Father and Daughter Figurine. A dad and daughter sitting together, sharing a conversation
  • New Life, New Baby Family Figurine. A dad, holding his newborn baby, while the mother looks over the father’s shoulder.
  • Father and Son Fatherhood Family Figurine. A dad, on bended knee, and a son, share a conversation together.
  • New Dad Fatherhood Baby Figurine. A new dad, sitting, and holding his newborn baby on his lap.
  • Grandfather Grandchild Figurine. A grandfather, sitting, while holding his grandson’s hand.
  • My Girls Fatherhood Figurine. A dad, standing above his two daughters, with his arms wrapped around them.

A figurine from this collection will be sure to capture the heart of that special father in your life.


About Jim Shore Figurines

Are you a collector of figurines? Are you looking for a sentimental gift for that special someone in your life? If so, then there is an artist that you need1 to know about: Jim Shore.

An award-winning artist, Jim Shore is the creator of beautiful figurines and various other collectibles. His unique style to creating figurines is what has made him such a success in his chosen niche. His style blends the elements of traditional themes that people know and love, with folk art, making for absolutely beautiful and breathtaking works of art that people the world over have come to love.

Jim Shore eventually decided to take his beautiful creations a step further and partnered with Enesco, a well-known manufacturer of figurines and other decorative collectibles. This partnership began in 2000, and it has enabled Jim to further his passion by giving him the time to focus on his craft so that he could continue to create beautiful creations.

While there are many types of Jim Shore figurines, the most popular are his Disney Traditions collection. He introduced this beautiful series in 2005, and is a collection of figurines that showcase some of the most beloved Disney characters, including:

  • Mickey Mouse
  • Donald Duck
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Winnie the Pooh
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Peter Pan
  • Tinkerbell
  • Pinocchio
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Cinderella

The Disney Traditions collection is the perfect example of Jim Shore’s unique style, and it’s that style that has made them so unique and so beloved. If you or someone you love is fond of Disney, then you are going to want to investigate the Jim Shore Disney Traditions. You, or whoever you give one of these figures to as a gift, will be shore to love everything about them!