About Us

allelvesWelcome 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 34 years, M. C. Twinklin’s has been the premier Atlanta shopping experience for holiday decor and best-quality permanent trees, wreaths and garlands.

Our Staff

Cheryl Gaston – The Elf Herself

elfherselfAs 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.

Pat Whitford – Decorating Elf

decoratingelfPat is a prominent local interior decoratr 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.





Kyle Jackson – Tree Elf 

Returning again this year, Kyle sets up trees and maintains our displays.





Eden Matthews – Lighting Elf

Once again helping with tree set up and lighting effects.


Grace – Floor Elf

New to our merry band of elves is Grace, the Floor Elf, tree shaper extraordinaire and bow maker.






Suni (Sunny) – Painting Elf

Suni, back for her second season graces M.C. Twinklin’s with her beautiful artwork and design talent.






Jackie George – Sales Elf 

sales-elfSales Elf, Jackie George, joined us mid season in 2014.  With her welcoming smile and a lifelong love of selling, she is a wonderful addition to our staff.





Cindy Frayer-Beck – Floral Island Elf

Previously with the Gwinnett County schools, Cindy brings exuberance and cheer to our staff.