Woods Coffee Ornaments 2014 & 2015

Ho Ho Ho…I feel like Mrs Claus bringing a new guest to the holidays. So let me introduce you to Woods Coffee, the newest category to the library. Oh what fun…..

Woods Coffee is a USA Coffee House. Established in 2002 by the Herman Family of Lynden, WA. What started out from a stand-alone shop, is now a total of 19 stores. 18 of those stores are located in the Pacific North West, and new this year they went across the boarder to Canada and opened a store in British Columbia.

im 2011 Woods Coffee went a step further and decided to make their own fresh-baked goods. Made in the USA of superior quality. You can’t get more fresh when you are eating foods sourced from local ingredients and farmers. I live near Hudson Valley and we east coasters also know local ingredients taste 10x better than anything store bought so they get a round of applause from me. They also strive to server others, make a difference and just have fun doing it. That is their mission. They are a Great American Company in my eyes

Ive always been concerned with our environment as we all should, and also learned that Woods uses local fallen trees to make furniture and also uses recycled lumber. They even have 100% compostable hot & cold cups. How cool is that, I love it. Woods is also a big contributor to local charities, schools and more. I mean each thing I read and research about Woods makes me root for their success and hope one day to visit a store and get the full experience.

New for this year they opened a Roastery in Whatcom County, WA. However, they were serving their own in-house roasted coffee since 2014. They have 5 year round coffees and a holiday blend that is seasonal. The blends range in medium to dark roast. I still have not made a decision on which I will try first but leaning toward the Woods Blend medium roast. So head on over to the store to see some Woods Coffee Gear.

Now for the Ornaments. Ive been in contact with Adam in customer service, and he has been a great help. I wish all companies had employees like Adam to help collectors like myself. He confirmed that they did only release 2 ornaments so far and did not release one for 2016. But of those 2, only 1 was a true Holiday ornament. The other was a gift with purchase that you will see first. Adam was kind enough to send me one of each. This made my Christmas all the better, because trying to hunt down the rare unknown ornaments is sometime slim to none. So thank you Adam if your reading this, I would have never found these without you 🙂

So let’s see what we have from Woods…


2014 Leather Mason Mug w/Ornament

In June of 2014, Woods released a limited edition Leather wrapped Mason Jar Mug, filled with Woods Blend whole beans and the ornament. The small wood slice is a hand-painted pine tree with black Woods lettering. Woods Coffee gave ALL proceeds to Help Fight Human Trafficking through Engedi Refuge Project.

As you will see in the 2nd image of my tree, it does not have the Woods logo because Adam sent me the prototype. So if you did get one with the purchase of the mug, it should have the Woods name as in the photo you see below from their Instagram page.

Retail price of Ltd Ed. Mug was $100

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Photo from Woods Coffee Instagram

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2015 Woods “W” Tree Ornament

This piece is just gorgeous. I will put it out every year. I love coffee houses that put a lot of thought into the ornaments. I think it makes them even more collectible and enjoyable. I’m always looking for the rare and unique items and I classify Woods Coffee Ornaments in this category. This was sold for the 2015 Holiday Season.  Real wood, looks laser cut with a center W, slight burnt edges and red ribbon. Woods theme for 2015 was “Over The River And To The Woods”, that is so perfect.

Retail Price: $4.95

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I hope you are intrigued and go check out what Woods Coffee has to offer, you won’t be disappointed!!

I’m hoping that they will bring back the ornament release in 2017. Fingers Crossed!

Happy Holidays

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Dutch Bros. Coffee Ornaments 2013, 2015 & 2016

Do you like trying new coffees like I do? Do you collect Coffee House Ornaments like I do? Do you like a great American comeback story like I do? Then you have stopped on the right post!

A few months ago while browsing online and researching I came across a Coffee House called Dutch Bros.Coffee. You can’t miss the adorable drive-thru’s adorned with colorful tulips and the signature Dutch Windmill. It makes me wish I lived in the Pacific Northwest because the building alone would brighten up any morning or day, they are so cheery in design.

Let me give you some information on Dutch Bros. because I think you’ll really be pulled into them like I have, after you learn a little about their American Comeback Story as I like to call it.

Before Dutch Bros. Coffee was established in 1992, the Boersma Family had to shut down their 3 Generation Dairy Farm under Government Regulation Pressures and sell all their cows. They say this was a blessing in disguise. Because, Dane & Travis, brothers of Dutch Descent, started experimenting in the barn with coffee and a double head espresso machine. After passing out free sample near a local train station, the feedback was well received in a months time, so they figured they found a future in coffee.

Dutch Bros. Coffee is the USA’s largest privately held drive-thru coffee company with over 270 locations in 7 states and over 5,000 employees. They also give back and donate $2 million a year to local communities and non-profit organizations. That just makes me so happy to hear, I love companies who help others and stand by their communities. Here is a link to there store page for some Holiday Dutch Gear 

I love this story and really love buying USA brand products. I just received my Private Reserve Blend K-Cups and have to he honest. It’s some of the best coffee I’ve had in awhile. Right now my coffee choices are Starbucks and Gevalia, but Dutch will be my morning muse til its all finished. Great gift idea for the Coffee Lover in your life who enjoys trying new brands.

I did get in contact with a customer service agent and she confirmed they did release previous year ornaments, but they did not keep a list of them that she could locate, so I was on my own and these are the confirmed ornaments so far.


2013 Dutch Bros. Coffee Cup Ornament

How cute and simple. It appears to be flat plastic and colored in the standard To Go Cup with a gold hanger. Unsure what it sold for in 2013 but if anyone purchased it and recalls the price, please contact me

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2015-2016 Dutch Wooden Ornament Box Set

Dutch released ornaments in 2 sets and 1 single, but a total of 6 individual as you’ll see in this list. They are also selling them again this year without change or any additions. I hope they do something new next year and keep up the ornament release tradition. But this set is quite unique and great quality compared to most brands

The set is a wooden box with 3 wooden ornaments inside:

1 Dutch Mafia, 1 Dutch Windmill Snowflake and 1 Dutch Bros. Coffee Cup Ornament

Sold for $13.95

STILL AVAILABLE for 2016 – Get yours now at Wood Ornament Box Set

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2015-2016 Dutch Bros. Hot & Cold Cup Set

Dutch sold this as a set online last year and again this year. This is a perfect replica of Dutch Bros. Hot and Cold Cups. 3D full color replicas with authentic details. This has to be some of the finest quality ornament’s even though they are plastic. Even the bottom of the Hot Cup has the Dutch Peace Sign. Hung with gold ribbon. Tops are removable on each

Sold for $12.95

STILL AVAILABLE for 2016 – Get yours now at Dutch Bros. Cup Ornaments

2015-2016 Windmill Cookie Cutter Ornament

This is a 2 in 1 for the Dutchies out there. Hang it on the tree or make some cookies, it’s a great idea I think fits well with the brand.

Blue metal windmill cookie cutter with gold ribbon

Sold for $2.95

STILL AVAILABLE for 2016 – Get yours now at Windmill Cookie Cutter Ornament

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They are also offering up the Cup Set and Windmill in gift sets this year.

Both  are listed for $39.95

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I hope you have enjoyed learning about Dutch Bros. Coffee and to stop in and check them out in your travels to the West Coast or Online Shopping. You won’t regret this brand!!

Dutch Bros. does release holiday to go cups like most other chains and they are so cute. Maybe if we all email Dutch Bros. we could persuade them to release a Holiday Cup ornament for 2017 🙂

Here is a sample of some past cups and delicious holiday drinks they offer.

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Coming up in the next post another NEW brand to the Coffee House Collectibles library