Please be assured that, in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we will continue to follow current guidelines and adapt to new routines to safeguard the health of our customers & staff. This includes adhering to our county's order of face coverings being mandatory in businesses and enclosed public spaces where social distancing of at least 6 feet cannot be maintained. Thank you for your cooperation.
We know that you have at least one boy or girl on your "Nice List" this year so why not give them something extra special like an animated holiday toy from Cuddle Barn?
Our adorable selection of plush Cuddle Barn gifts has a delightful animated friend for every child on your list.
Don't deny the sweet little one in your life the new friend they deserve! Call for availability and/or to reserve one today!
 Expose your sassy side this holiday season with a merry apron!
Embrace the extra time that you'll be spending in the kitchen this holiday season by joyfully adorning this whimsical holiday apron!
If it's not you who's preparing the feast this year, then show your appreciation to the cook with one of these festive aprons, each sold in a giftable drawstring bag...
you might even score some extra dessert for your kindness!
Fill your home with seasonal fragrance with Trapp candles and wax melts!
Their mission to use only the best quality and highest quantity of fragrance in their formula sets Trapp candles and wax melts miles apart from other candle makers.
Their classic design creates a perfect holiday ambiance, making them a thoughtful gift for even the hardest person to shop for on your holiday list.
Just imagine the joy you'll spread with an intensely fragranced gift from our Trapp candle and wax melt selection!
If you're looking for both unique and stunning holiday decor, you can always count on The Village Shoppes...
You'll absolutely fall in love with our nature-inspired, holiday-themed framed art!
We're all craving for something that generates a peaceful and joyful feeling this holiday season and our selection of framed holiday decor is sure to satisfy your senses.
Don't deny yourself any longer!
We're making it easy for you to stock up on last-minute gifts with our delightful collection of holiday pillows!
The holidays are meant to be an enjoyable time shared with friends and loved ones, so don't take a chance of spoiling it with the dreaded "forgotten gift"!
And if it ends up you have a leftover holiday pillow in your "last minute gift" stash that you get to keep for yourself, then...
You're going to love this!
The Nora Fleming collection pairs traditional serving platters and home décor pieces with unique, decorative "minis" that represent holidays, themes, and occasions. Each platter and home décor piece has a hole in the rim which holds the mini, enhancing the event or occasion.
Watch our Facebook page during the month of November for your chance to win a specially selected Nora Fleming serving piece and mini!
Exciting News
for Department 56 Collectors!
You're Not Gonna Believe This Special Event!
During the month of November, with any $25 purchase of regular-priced Department 56 merchandise*, enter to win one of two D56 gift sets, both signed by the artist!
Pictured Above: Savoy Ballroom lighted building & Lindy Hop accessory
from the Christmas in the City collection...signed by the artist!
Pictured above: West India Docks lighted building & This Big or Bigger accessory from the Dicken's Village collection...signed by the artist!
This is a small way for us to acknowledge our
Department 56 collectors and your loyalty throughout this extraordinary year. Thank you for your dedication and enthusiasm in support of The Village Shoppes!
*Department 56 lighted villages and accessories only.
Click on the image below to read what Deanna Pietrzak, our Department 56 Collection Specialist, has to share about new releases, recent retirements, and exciting revelations within our expansive selection of Department 56 products!
Hide-n-Seek with Bella!
If you're the first person to come into The Village Shoppes and correctly identify where the image below is hidden in this e-mail...
 you'll be the winner of a $25 gift certificate!
*No need to print this newsletter. We'll have one ready and waiting for you! Sorry, if you've been a contest winner within the last six months, you nor anyone in your household are eligible to participate in this month's contest.
why burning wood pops & crackles?
All wood contains little pockets of pitch, sap, and other flammables. As the wood heats up, the warmth penetrates deep into these pockets. The sap/pitch liquifies and then vaporizes as the temperature increases. The rapidly expanding gases put tremendous pressure on the walls of the pockets. Eventually, the walls can’t take the pressure anymore and burst. And that, my friend, is the "popping" and "crackling" sound you hear when wood is burning!
The Inside Scoop
Watch our Facebook page for your chance to win a $10 gift certificate simply by coming up with what is (in our opinion) the best witty caption for the picture shown below! When you see this picture on our Facebook page, simply post your caption as a comment.
Since you're an e-mail subscriber, you have "the inside scoop" and have time to think of something clever before actually seeing the picture posted!
Good Luck, Have Fun, 
and Keep it Clean!
We can't wait for you to meet the newest member of The Village Shoppes' family...
Katie James!
This charming lady has been frequenting The Village Shoppes since she was a young child. Over the years, she has developed keen observation skills made obvious by the fact that she appreciates and admires our exquisite selection of quality furniture. That, combined with her fondness of home decorating, makes Katie a perfect addition to our team! When she isn't working at The Village Shoppes, this New Prairie Junior is busy fulfilling her responsibilities as both the football and wrestling manager. And if she's lucky enough to find any leisure time in her busy schedule, Katie enjoys training horses.
Say "Hello" to Katie the next time you see her at The Village Shoppes. You'll recognize her by her enchanting smile!
129 E. Michigan Street
New Carlisle, Indiana 46552
574.654.8352 ~or~ 800.697.4711

Holiday Store Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday: Noon - 5:00
William R. Sutton, President & Proprietor,
The Village Shoppes, Inc., holding Bella,
Chairman of the Board.