The Desktop Widget is a clever little app which you can download free of. The easiest way ever of keeping in touch! Send our latest and most popular ecards and note cards directly from your desktop. The Desktop Widget provides a fun and easy way of starting your Curio Collection, English Garden or Advent Calendar each day. The Widget appears on your desktop as a working image of Big Ben, possibly. If you liked the convenience of the Snow Globe widget on your desktop, you can download that as a separate item, and use it to launch your Advent Calendar. These instructions only apply if you have installed the widget on a Windows computer.