Optimism isn’t just about looking forward. It’s also about the here and now. These design trends put our new collections, inspired by our theme for the season, The Art of Optimism, in the moment while staying true to the timeless joyful spirit that will always be MacKenzie-Childs. Earth tones anew Our key colors—emerald green, marigold […]
Sneak peek: Fall and Halloween
August 24, 2021
Oh, how we anticipate autumn! Colorful leaves, freshly picked apples, a comfy oversized sweater, and the bright orange pumpkins that signal the transition to Halloween. We’re also anticipating our fall and Halloween collections, which reflect our theme and inspiration for the season, The Art of Optimism. What’s optimistic about fall, you ask? Well, Rebecca Proctor, […]
The Art of Optimism
August 17, 2021
Are you an optimist? Someone who always looks on the bright side and sees the glass at least half full? So are we, and this fall, inspired by the power of positivity, we’ve created a new collection called The Art of Optimism. You can look for its debut on our website on August 30. Rebecca […]
Thank you so much!
August 04, 2021
Wow! Wasn’t that fun?! We had more than 350,000 people visit the online Barn Sale, and we hope we made everyone’s Barn Sale wishes come true. Our top seller, by the way, was the Courtly Check Enamel 3 Quart Tea Kettle with Bird, followed by the Courtly Check Cork Back Placemats, the
New look, new outlook
July 29, 2021
In the 20-plus years that Tammy Busce has worked for MacKenzie-Childs, she’s painted a lot of furniture. Hundreds of pieces, she thinks, from armoires to benches to tables of every description. Her personal favorite? The playful and colorful Freckle Fish Chair, which she swears she can paint with her eyes closed. Recently, Tammy, who […]
Instagram Live tonight
July 26, 2021
You’re invited to join our Barn Sale party tonight on Instagram Live at 7 p.m. EST @mackenziechilds. It’s hosted by CEO John Ling, Creative Director and Chief Brand Officer Rebecca Proctor, and Customer Service Manager Carol Ryerson. They’ll share what’s on their wish lists, offer tips on shopping and ordering, and reminisce about Barn Sales […]
Make your wish list
July 25, 2021
If you haven’t made a wish list yet for our annual Barn Sale, it’s time to do so. The sale starts online only in just two days, and we’re here to help you get started. First, print our downloadable wish list, which will help you get your thoughts organized with (MC) style! You’ll find two […]
Get decked in checks
July 24, 2021
When it comes to dressing and decorating for Barn Sale shopping success, you can’t beat a combination of black, white, and florals. And, of course, anything in checks certainly checks all our boxes. Guests at a recent pre-Barn Sale party hosted by our first MC Maestros, Drs. Thomas McCue and Sean Bresnahan, also known on […]
Food, fabulous, party food!
July 23, 2021
A fabulous party always includes fabulous food, and that was certainly true of the epic pre-Barn Sale party hosted by our first MC Maestros, Drs. Thomas McCue and Sean Bresnahan, also known on Instagram as @thecourtlycheckbears. Dr. Sean, who loves to cook and has his own Instagram account, @cookingwithdrb, planned the party menu. For this […]
Countdown to Barn Sale!
July 23, 2021
Our annual Barn Sale is almost here (online only), and we’re kicking off a five-day countdown. Share in the excitement with this video featuring Chief Brand Officer and Creative Director Rebecca Proctor and Customer Service Manager Carol Ryerson. On your mark, get set, it’s almost time to shop!
Get the party started!
July 22, 2021
Have you heard? The countdown is officially on for our annual Barn Sale, which starts online only in just five days. And, yes, that’s worth celebrating, so let’s do it in MacKenzie-Childs style. To set the stage for a Barn Sale blast, we turned to our first MC Maestros, Drs. Thomas McCue and Sean Bresnahan, […]
Celebrating summer anew
June 30, 2021
For most of us, celebrating our nation’s birthday on July 4th is among the highlights of summer. This year, this event—and all of summer, for that matter—has taken on new meaning. After more than a year of COVID-19 restrictions, we can gather once again. We’re on the move once more and renewing ties with loved […]