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Statement Pieces

There are some big pieces in our collection. As mentioned in our history of chocolate moulds, the old villages of Europe, where chocolate shoppes were common, the shoppe owners had to be creative to compete with other shoppes. To do so, they would often have large statement pieces of chocolate on display in the front Read More »

Published Monday, August 5th, 2013 in Chalkware.

Summertime for Santa

Santa doesn’t stay cooped up at his home at the North Pole all year. During the summer, before production picks up, you can find him enjoying the same summer sights that we in New England enjoy. Celebrate the summer season with the Summer Santa series; including the 2013 Brant Point Nantucket Santa!

Published Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 in Chalkware.

Brant Point Nantucket Santa

Vaillancourt Folk Art (VFA) is pleased to introduce the Brant Point Nantucket Santa at the 2013 “Event Under The Tent” benefiting the Small Friends on Nantucket Thursday, July 19th. Adding to the tradition and folklore of the Nantucket Santa, Judi Vaillancourt has taken to literary sources to create this symbol of the island’s nautical traditions. Read More »

Published Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 in Chalkware.

The 7th Piece to the Patriotic Parade Series

Between Memorial Day and Independence Day, the summer means parades! Since 2007, we’ve been building our own Patriotic Parade with an annually growing collection of chalkware rabbits. From the popular Rabbit Grand Marshall through this year’s Rabbit on Dragon Float, the Patriotic Parade Series is a phenomenal way to enjoy the summer parades from the comfort Read More »

Published Sunday, June 9th, 2013 in Chalkware.

Noah’s Ark

Just over a year ago, Vaillancourt Folk Art introduced the limited edition, monthly Ark Club. With two options (basic or extended), the club was quick to sell out within two days. Since then, recipients have been receiving a pair of animals each month—including giraffes, tigers, bears, lions, and rhinoceroses. The wooden ark, which will be Read More »

Published Monday, June 3rd, 2013 in Chalkware, In The Studios.

Memorial Day Patriotism

Patriotism. It means a lot of different things to different people but being a “Made in America” business, we understand its importance. Whether for Memorial Day or Independence Day, our Patriotic collection is a great way to honor those who have served, support domestic manufacturing, and add a Chalkware figure that is painted with the Read More »

Published Friday, May 24th, 2013 in Chalkware, In The Studios.

Custom Santa for Tannenbaum

Since 1987, Tannenbaum Holiday Shop has been one of the largest Vaillancourt Folk Art dealers in the Midwest. It was only a matter of time before Judi Vaillancourt was able to sit down and design an exclusive Santa that depicts the iconic imagery of Sister Bay—the town in which Tannenbaum Holiday Shop currently resides. Using brilliant Read More »

Published Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 in Chalkware, In The Studios.

Christmas Traditions: France

Christmas traditions don’t just change from family to family, but depending on where these traditions were formed, they have a historical representation that might be much differently than you would think. In Northern France, for instance, St. Nicholas Day is celebrated on December 6th. Children left shoes out the evening before with the hopes that Read More »

Published Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 in Chalkware, In The Studios.
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