Vancouver, B.C., May 22, 2017
Finally, it is here — the first summer long weekend !
Happy Victoria Day, or should we say happy day off work — thanks to Queen Victoria, the "Mother of Confederation.” Once again, she heralds the start of the summer.
Finally, it is here — the first summer long weekend! Go out in your garden, have barbecues with friends and gaze at the night skies lit by millions of stars. To properly celebrate this happy day, it also needs a proper summer party set up. No worries, we have got you covered so that you are ready for the summer.
These five tips will bring a fresh summer breeze to your next party.
1. A centerpiece for your table
Summer is the beginning of the most colourful flower blossoms. Pick one of your favourite blossoms and set them as a gorgeous centerpiece. You don’t like flowers but still want a centerpiece? We have got you covered with these simple ideas.
2. On your marks, get grillin’
Barbecues are a different kind of cooking and it needs the right expertise. Find out how grill it right here.
3. Stock up your home bar
Partner your tender grill goods with a nice and refreshing cocktail. Just mix and match a few of these ideas.
4. Decorate with stars
Hanging them at different heights brings an atmospheric vibe to your backyard. Our favourite for Victoria Day is the star chain, which brings together red and white. A lovely sight for every home!
5. Get warm by the fire
Gather around the fire pit and let the lovely Victoria Day end. Roast up some s'mores or just cozy up under a blanket for a little stargazing. If one night of stargazing isn’t enough for you check out our big selection of Herrnhut Stars and find your personal star.
Enjoy the festivities of the Victoria Day 2016 everyone!
Another round of the Virtual Toronto Gift + Home Market is awaiting us in August. As we are seeing many improvements and openings concerning Covid-19 restrictions, large scale indoor events, however, cannot yet take place in Ontario. Therefore, we welcome another round of the Virtual Toronto Gift + Home Market in August. MyBrilliantStar will take part again with a virtual booth and full online service. The show will be LIVE from August 9-12, however our online booth will be accessible for retailers far beyond the live show, from August 9 – September 3.
Happy Canada Day! Today on Canada Day, you will see it proudly flying throughout the country. Maybe you’ve waved a paper hand flag on Canada Day, or worn it as a pin on your jacket. Maybe you’ve even sewn one on to your travel backpack! Regardless of where you see it, the National Flag of Canada stands out both at home and abroad as one of the most striking and recognizable symbols representing Canada.