Vaillancourt Folk Art http://valfa.com Nobody can tell when a tradition begins... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:57:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Reserve Your 2015 Premier Numbers Todayhttp://valfa.com/2015/reserve-premier-numbers/ http://valfa.com/2015/reserve-premier-numbers/#comments Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:51:46 +0000 http://valfa.com/?p=6356 Premier Numbers 2015Premier Number Weekend will begin Friday, March 6th at 5:00pm through Sunday. Judi will be on hand signing the 2015 Chalkware line Friday and Saturday.

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In Memory of Vaughn Rawson of The Whimsical Whittlerhttp://valfa.com/2015/in-memory-of-vaughn-rawson-of-the-whimsical-whittler/ http://valfa.com/2015/in-memory-of-vaughn-rawson-of-the-whimsical-whittler/#comments Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:30:54 +0000 http://valfa.com/?p=6341 Vaughn Rawson during a 2002 appearance at Vaillancourt Folk ArtThe Vaillancourt family is sad to note the passing of Vaughn Rawson. Vaughn and his wife, Stephanie, were the team of artists that formed The Whimsical Whittler. The carvings created by this wonderful couple have been featured in our gallery for over 20 years and cherished by collectors around the country. In addition to creating beautiful Read More »

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The Legend & Lore of Christkindlhttp://valfa.com/2015/the-legend-lore-of-christkindl/ http://valfa.com/2015/the-legend-lore-of-christkindl/#comments Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:09:52 +0000 http://valfa.com/?p=6292 ChristkindlVaillancourt Folk Art is proud to create a chalkware piece dedicated to the legend and lore of Christkindl; the gift giver, introduced in the 16th century.

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Collector’s Weekend 2015: Registration Now Openhttp://valfa.com/2014/collectors-weekend-registration-now-open-2/ http://valfa.com/2014/collectors-weekend-registration-now-open-2/#comments Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:36:08 +0000 http://valfa.com/?p=6284 Header_Square_Wide-CW2015You can now register for the 20th Annual Collector's Weekend which will take place at our Sutton studios on Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26th!

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Merry Christmas & Thank Youhttp://valfa.com/2014/merry-christmas-thank-you/ http://valfa.com/2014/merry-christmas-thank-you/#comments Tue, 23 Dec 2014 17:59:23 +0000 http://valfa.com/?p=6275 A Vaillancourt Adlib Christmas CarolFirst off, thank you. As we conclude our 30th year of producing Christmas in America, we count our blessings each and every day because of you. We work, throughout the year, to create the most beautiful products that we can imagine and hope to have them in the homes of people that love them. To Read More »

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The Legend & Lore of Zwarte Piethttp://valfa.com/2014/the-legend-lore-of-zwarte-piet/ http://valfa.com/2014/the-legend-lore-of-zwarte-piet/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:26:58 +0000 http://valfa.com/?p=6261 Zwarte PietIn Holland, Zwarte Piet (Black Peter) is the assistant to Sinter Klaas and is part of the annual feast of St. Nicholas on Sinterklaasavond, the evening of December 5th. Zwarte Piet is dressed in an elaborate Renaissance costume and traditional believed to be a Moor from Spain. Other stories give his origin as a slave Read More »

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Greetings from the Danubehttp://valfa.com/2014/greetings-from-the-danube/ http://valfa.com/2014/greetings-from-the-danube/#comments Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:59:26 +0000 http://valfa.com/?p=6254 Vaillancourt Folk Art's 30th Anniversary European Christmas Markets CruiseGreetings from Melk, Austria! Vaillancourt Folk Art's 30th Anniversary Cruise down the Danube touring Europe's finest Christmas Markets is well underway.

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A Season To Celebratehttp://valfa.com/2014/a-season-to-celebrate/ http://valfa.com/2014/a-season-to-celebrate/#comments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 22:02:14 +0000 http://valfa.com/?p=6209 One of the many decorated columns of this seasonOur decorating theme this year features vignettes of celebrations for Christmas and the winter season. A Vintage Christmas with popcorn and cranberry garlands, Santas in warm mellow colors, and “antiqued” ornaments remind us of Christmas long ago. We are ready for a Santa party for kids of all ages. Our table is set in shades Read More »

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A Thirty-Year Traditionhttp://valfa.com/2014/a-thirty-year-tradition/ http://valfa.com/2014/a-thirty-year-tradition/#comments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 13:12:59 +0000 http://valfa.com/?p=6060 Early American Life Christmas 2014Vaillancourt Folk art gives us the rare opportunity to watch a new Form of Folk art—born in America—blossom and grow. Today they are more popular than ever.

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The 2014 Decoration Processhttp://valfa.com/2014/decoration-process/ http://valfa.com/2014/decoration-process/#comments Sat, 01 Nov 2014 20:03:34 +0000 http://valfa.com/?p=6109 ConstructionThe 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 the Read More »

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