CANNON FALLS, Minn.–Midwest?CBK has signed a license agreement with artist Christy Tomlinson to create and sell a new collection of gift items geared to independent retailers. The collection will debut at gift shows this summer.
Tomlinson is a mixed media artist who started her career at a papercrafting manufacturer and also worked as an editor for Scrapbooks Etc. and Better Homes and Gardens. Her new collection features her signature colorful contemporary watercolor paintings combined with inspirational text printed on wood, metal, paper and canvas materials.
The collection features more than 70 pieces with design motifs such as girls and bird characters, flowers, houses, cupcakes, dresses and patterns applied to wall décor, photo frames, nightlights, mugs, coasters, candle holders, paperweights, magnets, a magnet board, keychain, chime hearts, small lamps, a desk clock and small plaques. Suggested retail prices range from $5 to $50.