Welcome to M. C. Twinklin's, Atlanta's unique Christmas store, where your "Home for the Holidays" is our #1 concern.
Since 1982, we have brought quality, permanent Christmas trees, decor, gifts, and accessories to the greater Atlanta market. With 18 fully-decorated trees on display, fireplace mantle decor, and elegantly dressed chandeliers and staircases, inspiration is tucked into each vignette.
With "all-through-the-house" decorating ideas, M.C. Twinklin's encourages you to experience Christmas as the magical fantasy we believe it was meant to be. Our knowledgeable and helpful staff will enhance your visit, be it inspirational or service-related.
Our services include support for the use and maintenance of our products, custom bows and arrangements, and design-related expertise. Make a visit to M. C. Twinklin's a part of your holiday inspiration and merriment.
In 1982, M. C. Twinklin's opened its doors as a seasonal holiday store serving the greater Atlanta area. Originally a partnership between Cheryl Gaston and her brother-in-law, Ms. Gaston took over the company in 1994. For 31 years, M. C. Twinklin's has been the premier Atlanta shopping experience for holiday decor and best-quality permanent trees, wreaths and garlands.
Cheryl Gaston - The Elf Herself
As the manager, and current owner, Cheryl spends months in the off-season planning and buying for each upcoming season.
Putting her interior design degree to good use, she also works with suppliers on new and exciting products.
She is usually seen wearing a smile and the largest bow in the room.
Marsha Timm - Traveling Floral Elf
All the way from Clearwater, Florida, Marsha arrives (like magic) for set-up and the high sales season.
She stays busy creating beautiful floral designs for the store and for our customers.
She is also Cheryl's sister - just wait for the laugh.
When she is not creating for the store, she is quilting for fun and friends.
Pat Whitford - Decorating Elf
Pat is a prominent local interior decorator whose holiday creations grace some of Atlanta's most beautiful homes.
She has been with M. C. Twinklin's for more than 20 years.
Her sales experience and decorating talent set a high standard for our clients - hence the tiara.
Linda Pennington - Elf of All Trades
With 25 years of organizational management experience,
Linda keeps up with the day-to-day scheduling and paperwork that keeps the company running smoothly... no wonder she needs two pairs of glasses.
She also advises customers with sales, design, and floral presentations.
Margie King - Inventory Elf
Affectionately nicknamed "Energizer Bunny", Margie brings years of retail experience to our store.
She is talented, fast, and efficient, keeping our stock current and organized.
Margie is also the proud mother of 3 sons, two of whom are former tree elves.
Kristi Hill - High Flying Elf
Kristi's years of visual design experience make our store a more beautiful place.
Her visual presentations and sales suggestions have inspired and delighted customers for the past 3 years.
She is often seen hanging one-handed off the 10-foot ladder.
Jake McDaniel - Lead Tree Elf
Back by popular demand, Jake has helped with the tree sales, set-up, and repairs since 2010.
Ashley Huber - Intern Elf
Ashley is in the final semester of interior design school, bringing new ideas to our kaleidescope of Christmas designs.
Bentley Davis - Apprentice Elf
New this season, Bentley shapes trees with the best of them, also finding time to assist customers in the store.
Travis Csere - Apprentice Elf
New to our store, Travis has become the go-to guy for tree set-ups, wreath and garland fluffing, and wields a mean vacuum.
Dorian Raab - Apprentice Elf
Balancing two jobs, Dorian will be setting up trees and helping around the store.