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Honored Contributor
Posts: 10,120
Registered: ‎03-09-2010

Over the years VPH and other brands are "hit or miss".  Personally, everything on VPH set looks beautiful then I come to my senses "it's a big studio".

 

Today, I saw the lighted pineapples that were nice but don't need anything.

 

@Luvmycats 

 

I wouldn't call her stuff "junk" although it's not really worth the prices they are asking -- you can find similar things at HomeGoods, etc.  Everything is mass produced in China now whatever you buy!

 

Yes, I do remember Phyliss George and Linda Dano they both had nice things.

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Posts: 3,264
Registered: ‎07-11-2010

@Luvmycats wrote:

When Valerie Parr Hill first came to QVC years ago, her items were, for the most part, really cute. I am amazed by the things that she is now selling. Most of the items look so cheaply made and junky. 

 

@LuvmycatsI totally agree...the only things she still has that are worthwhile are her wreaths.....the rest I can do without since the quality has diminished!

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Posts: 8
Registered: ‎04-03-2013

First, I have never seen anything affordable!  Second, I was changing channels the other evening and came across "Valeries" show and one of the items she was selling for over $40. was in the LTD catalog for under $10.  She's a ripoff and a phoney!  Bet she's a tyrant in real life - very money hungry and obnoxious!  If you look around, you can find the same stuff much cheaper!

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Posts: 9,139
Registered: ‎04-16-2010

I've had good and bad with VPH. Some of the items were pure junk. I have a thread here somewhere about how I took pictures and had my SIL post on VPH's site the pictures showing exactly the issues...there were removed within 5 minutes. SAME thing happened on the QVC site under the items. CS was great as they sent 6 of the same item (huge wrought iron gates) to me and returned them all free of charge. 

 

I've had obvious defects in many items; no way they should EVER have passed quality inspection. Pure junk as the OP states. However, I have some gorgeous items as well. I shop many of the smaller home stores in my area and see many of what VPH sells on QVC at these stores. I also see unique items that she carries and those are what I purchase. Shop carefully and wisely.

 

The one vendor I REALLY miss is Linda Dano; her items were fantastic!!!!!