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Holiday Traditions to Try With Your Family
Wednesday Dec 13 2023
Traditions make the holidays extra special. They give us magical moments to look forward to and cherished memories that stay with us long after the season has come to an end. At Gardner Village, we LOVE being a part of your various traditions throughout the year! We also cherish the stories ...

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Gardner Village Elves Are Back
Wednesday Dec 6 2023
Have yoursELF a merry little Christmas at Gardner Village. Santa’s elves are back at Gardner Village and ready to welcome you! This is your chance to see the North Pole magic in action. How else do you think Santa covers so much ground in one night? He has to have satellite ...

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All the Cutting Board Inspiration
Wednesday Nov 15 2023
Don’t get bored of gift giving and decorating… get board! At Down to Earth, it’s all about the cutting boards this season. We have so many unique styles to choose from. Whether you’re looking for the perfect hostess gift or you want to easily add some style to your kitchen ...

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Add a Handcrafted Touch to Your Holidays
Wednesday Dec 7 2022
Nothing puts the heartfelt in holidays quite like the gift of handmade. Whether you’re crafting presents, attire, or home décor, adding a little bit of YOU through a project is never a bad idea. Good news! It isn’t too late to add a few handcrafted touches to your celebrating. With ...

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Did You Know... FUN Elf Facts
Wednesday Nov 23 2022
There’s a lot we *think we know about elves. They’re small and have pointed ears. They live at the North Pole and spend their days making toys. They like spending their days on shelves. But what do we reeeeally know about this petite population? Several of Santa’s elves have set up a ...

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Magical Holiday Photo Sessions at Camera Shy
Wednesday Nov 9 2022
Smile! The magic of the holidays just got even more magical with a variety of unique and adorable photo opportunities available at Camera Shy at Gardner Village this season.   NOTE: All images featured in this post courtesy of Camera Shy Whether you choose from the groovy goodness of the VW bus setup or ...

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A Fresh Take On Halloween Decorating with Simply Flowers
Wednesday Oct 12 2022
Simply Flowers puts the weeeeee in Halloween! A trip to this shop is so much fun, you’ll want to throw those hands in the air and holler in delight.   Where else can you find such whimsy and delight for Fright Night?   The store is tricked out in treats that will transform your ...

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You Add the HAPPY in the Holiday
Wednesday Dec 22 2021
‘Twas the week of Christmas, And all through The Village, Elves bundle up to avoid winter chillage.   Every building, dressed up. The hat’s on the tower. Let’s stroll and bask in this magical hour.   Take in each festive sight. Look up high and down low. Every detail’s designed to put on a show.   Time to visit the shops.  Admire the ...

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Your One Stop for Everyone on Your Holiday Gift List
Tuesday Dec 14 2021
With Christmas just over a week away, Gardner Village is THE place for those in full gift-finding mode. With a variety of locally-owned shops offering something for everybody, it makes holiday shopping an enjoyable experience. Of course, the carols in the air, holiday lights, and magical décor seal the deal. ...

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Christmas Traditions from Around the World with Wanderlust
Wednesday Dec 8 2021
Grab your passport. We’re about to take a trip around the world in something even better than first class… Santa’s sleigh! This global journey is thanks to the talented traveler-turned-shop-owner behind Wanderlust, Courtney. She opened Wanterlust after spending time crossing continents, falling in love with the various cultures, and wanting to ...

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Have YourELF a Merry Little Christmas
Wednesday Dec 1 2021
The elves are back in town! Have you made a recent trip to Gardner Village? There are numerous friendly faces waiting to greet you.   Our free Gardner Village Elf Displays add a whimsical touch to the holiday season. It's like taking a trip to the North Pole without having to catch ...

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Three ChristMust-Dos That are Good for the Soul
Wednesday Nov 24 2021
It’s official — the Santa hat is in position upon the water tower. Let the holiday season begin! Some may look at this as a time of added to-dos and over spending, which can feel overwhelming. To counter that, we thought we’d present you with a list of ChristMust-Dos that ...

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Magic In The Air This Holiday Season
Tuesday Nov 16 2021
This time of year, it’s quite common to hear of magic in the air, but our friends at Mystique Dining and The Prestige: Parlour of Magic take that expression quite literally. Make this the year you spread a little of that magic and start a wonderful new tradition!   HOLIDAY TRADITION IDEA #1: Kick ...

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DIY Valentine's Day Crafts at Posh Paperie and Pine Needles
Wednesday Jan 27 2021
Heart-shaped doilies… Red and white baker’s twine… Lace and other lovely trimmings… Such happiness can only mean one thing — love is in the air at Posh Paperie and its sister store, Pine Needles!   While classes have been put on a COVID hold at these sweet shops, it doesn’t mean you can’t get ...

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From Holidays to Weddings, Spoiled Rotten Has You Covered
Wednesday Dec 16 2020
‘Tis the season to twirl.   Whether you’re looking for the perfect holiday attire for your littles or there’s a wedding on the horizon and you’re seeking gorgeous flower girl dresses, Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique has you covered!   WARM WINTER WEAR These warm neutrals are right on trend for spring wedding colors. So pretty!   The holidays are ...

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Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List
Wednesday Dec 9 2020
Unless the Gardner Village elves spill the beans, we’ll likely never uncover the secret to Santa’s magical pack. (Just HOW does he fit everything in one dazzling duffle?!) Even without Santa's magic, you can create your own brand of gift-giving brilliance, thanks to Storybook Nook, Lulu’s Boutique, and Wanderlust at ...

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Three Decorating Trends and a Holiday Sale
Wednesday Dec 2 2020
Decorating for the holidays tends to go one of three ways:   A. You’re a sentimental purest, creating the same sweet vibe year after year. B. You like to mix things up, based on current looks and the latest trends. C. You like to add a few new pieces to your established base.   Where do ...

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More Than Just Décor: The Story Behind Our Elves AND a Can’t-Miss Photoshoot with Santa
Tuesday Nov 24 2020
This is something that rarely happens. The Big Man, himself, has given us permission to give you a behind-the-scenes look at our Gardner Village Elves, including how they’re working to keep us extra safe this year with a touchless (and FREE!) scavenger hunt. Plus, we have the scoop on a ...

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10 White Elephant Gift Ideas Guaranteed to Get a Laugh
Wednesday Dec 4 2019
Eep! There’s an elephant in the room. Don’t worry, this doesn’t necessarily mean awkward air clearing is in order. Not when that elephant is white. Be the star of your upcoming holiday gathering/gift exchange with a hilarious white elephant gift. Lulu’s Boutique at Gardner Village has many knee-slapping choices. Take a look!  Oh, Dr. Suits, ...

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The Gardner Village Elves are Back in Town
Wednesday Nov 27 2019
Who needs a shelf when you have Gardner Village? It’s THE place for those elves to hang out this time of year.  The elves pulled in and set up camp last weekend, just in time for the Christmas season (and just ahead of the snowfall!).  Santa’s elves didn’t waste any time getting ...

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Six Reasons Why Holiday Parties Standout at Gardner Village
Wednesday Nov 13 2019
Shake things up this holiday season with a unique holiday party your guests will remember. Celebrations and parties at Gardner Village stand out from the typical ballroom/hotel/meeting space crowd for many reasons. Let's look at six! 1. A One-of-a-Kind Backdrop Go from a generic dining hall to a setting, rich with history ...

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Tour the Latest Event Venues at Gardner Village
Wednesday Aug 14 2019
This is news we’re wheel-y excited about—the Wheel Room is open! This is the newest event space at Gardner Village, and it’s something to see!    The Wheel Room isn’t the only new thing happening here. The Cottage has also been transformed into a chic meeting/bridal space.    Come on, let's take a look ...

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Have Your-ELF a Merry Little Christmas
Monday Dec 24 2018
As the Gardner Village elves prepare to welcome THE Jolly Old Man himself, we want to pause and wish you and yours a merry and bright holiday season.  Whether you're rocking around the Christmas... uh, water wheel?... or you're quietly reflecting on what this season means to you, we hope your heart ...

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Make Your Gift Giving Extra Sweet
Tuesday Dec 11 2018
Have visions of sugarplums been busy dancing in your head? Gardner Village has the stuff dreams are made of.  Want to show your neighbors you care. Nothing says “I like living by you!” quite like caramel apples. And you can even get those apples gift wrapped in a charming gable box ...

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The FREE Elf Scavenger Hunt Is On!
Wednesday Dec 5 2018
Reindeer aren’t the only ones who like to play games. The Gardner Village elves are always up to something fun, and this year is no exception. As part of the free elf displays throughout The Village during 2018, you’ll find elves enjoying all sorts of entertaining activities, from baking cookies to making s’mores and ice ...

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Easter Hoppenings at Gardner Village
Wednesday Mar 14 2018
Easter’s a hoppenin' thing at Gardner Village. From fancy children’s frocks, darling decor, and tasty treats to photo ops, Easter brunch, and more, your hunt for a one-stop Easter spot is over.  Holiday Prep From decorating your house to dressing your egg hunters, you’ll find fresh ideas in bloom at The Village.  Easter ...

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From Our Hearts
Wednesday Dec 20 2017
Before our elves roll out for another all-important night of magic up north, we want to thank you for the magic made right here this year. You’ve made 2017 one to remember! From our fancy fairy friends to those wacky witches to every enchanting elf, we’ve loved creating year-round memories with you and being a part ...

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The Elves Have Upped Their Game
Wednesday Dec 6 2017
The moment of truth has arrived. Does your name fall on the Naughty list or did you make Nice during 2017?    Now’s your chance to put in a good word with the big man up north. The elves have set up camp for another year at Gardner Village.   Think you’re an elf-spotting ...

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Give the Gift of Handmade
Wednesday Nov 22 2017
The countdown to Christmas is on. At least if you’re thinking of making a present. Now’s the time to start planning and creating. Let the shops at Gardner Village lend a hand. Whether you fancy fabric, yearn for yarn, or are smart with painted art, they have ideas sure to ...

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Same Day Holiday Photos Available at Camera Shy
Tuesday Nov 14 2017
Think it’s too late in the season to get holiday family photos taken, edited, and printed? Would you believe you could get it all done the same day in little more than an hour? Sounds like a holiday miracle, but it's true. Camera Shy is here with with adorable SAME DAY ...

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Gardner Village is Your Halloween Scene
Tuesday Oct 24 2017
The hats are hung. The pumpkins are placed. The trees are aglow. Gardner Village's WitchFest is in full swing! See the Sights With scenic backdrops and photo props at every turn, Gardner Village is like one giant photo opp waiting to bring your camera roll to life.  All aboard! New this year, this ...

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Archibald's Restaurant: Your NEW Hot Spot for Holiday Parties (and everyday gatherings)
Sunday Dec 4 2016
Looking for a memorable place to host your next holiday shindig? How does a brand new (yet still historic!), beautifully designed, unique-to-Utah space sound? Pretty nice, right? Oh, did I mention the space is FREE to reserve? That’s right! During December, you can book any of the events spaces inside ...

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Have Your ELF a Merry Little Christmas! (The elves are back!)
Tuesday Nov 22 2016
Woot! Do you hear that? Listen carefully. I think it’s the sound of a train whistle blowing in the distance. Or maybe it’s sleigh bells I hear. It must be one or the other, because the Gardner Village Elves are back in town for Christmas 2016! Wanting to get a jump ...

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Table Talk: 10 Tips for Setting a Striking Thanksgiving Table
Tuesday Nov 8 2016
Let’s talk tables. This month, the table serves a key role in our celebrating. It’s the place we gather with those we love to give thanks and enjoy a bounty of blessings. Being such a prominent ingredient in our Thanksgiving celebrating, it’s no wonder we want it to look gorgeous. ...

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Gardner Village Shop Spotlight: Spoiled Rotten Children's Boutique
Tuesday Jun 21 2016
Welcome to Spoiled Rotten Children's Boutique! This sweet clothing, accessory, and gift boutique in Gardner Village is the place to find unique outfits for everyday wear, holidays, and other special occasions. As a frequent shopper, I get so many compliments on the clothes we get from here. I just wish they ...

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