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The 2014 Decoration Process

  The Vaillancourt retail experience is brought together by the exquisitely decorated gallery. Guests from around the country visit us during the Christmas season not just for items to make their homes and offices more festive, but also for inspiration to get them into the spirit of the holiday season. Each year—especially since moving into Read More »

Published Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 in Retail Gallery.


Historic Vaillancourt Chalkware from the Museum Vault

The museum vault has been updated with some “new” pieces that have recently been discovered while decorating for our Christmas opening. It’s amazing to see the progression that Vaillancourt chalkware has undergone throughout the 30 years that we’ve been making Christmas. In the early days, the pieces used a simplified palette and underwent an aging Read More »

Published Thursday, October 16th, 2014 in Chalkware.


Christmas with the Wynn Las Vegas Santa

In the world of hospitality, Wynn Las Vegas has an earned reputation for its refined amenities and service. This reputation is consistent throughout each industry it operates, from casino to restaurants through its hotel and shopping. And while the news media may be talking about Wynn’s possible expansion into Massachusetts, we prefer the angle of Massachusetts Read More »

Published Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 in On The Artist's Desk.


Legends & Lore: A New Chalkware Club

Judi Vaillancourt is proud to present her newest Chalkware Club, “Legends & Lore.” You have, of course, heard of Santa Claus and St. Nicholas. But do you know Ashen Klaus, Weihnachtsforman or Zwarte Piet? These are just a few of the Christmas gift givers that Judi Vaillancourt has been researching for her new chalkware series. Read More »

Published Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 in Chalkware.


The Vaillancourt Gallery During Fall

It long days of summer are quickly becoming shorter and shorter; combined with the cool breeze, we know that fall is quickly approaching. Last week, the Vaillancourt Retail Gallery opened the doors to autumn with its annual Fall Opening. Although, Vaillancourt Folk Art is recognized nationwide for its Christmas collection, the Halloween and autumn decorations Read More »

Published Monday, September 15th, 2014 in Retail Gallery.


The Girls Are Ready for Halloween

Each year on Halloween, girls and boys find the perfect outfit and begin the trek up and down the streets of the neighborhood in order to find the best treats. At Vaillancourt Folk Art, the Ghouly Girl made that trek alone last year in the hopes to make the most of the holiday. This year, Read More »

Published Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 in Chalkware.


Bergdorf Goodman’s One Of A Kind

For the 2014 holiday season, Bergdorf Goodman will feel a lot more festive by continuing the tradition of Vaillancourt Chalkware. In addition to various custom designs, the center piece to their collection is a one of a kind that Judi Vaillancourt painstakingly silver leafed and painted with stunning results. The pattern on the coat is Read More »

Published Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 in On The Artist's Desk.


2014 Ornament Delay

It’s bound to happen every now and then. And, unfortunately—most likely due to all of the excitement—our 2014 ornament collection has been delayed. Each year, we try to produce our new line so that we have it ready to ship by the end of July and this year, due to some circumstances beyond our control, Read More »

Published Monday, July 28th, 2014 in Ornaments.
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