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Exclusives To Look For In 2014

Looking for some new and unique custom exclusives this year? Be certain to check out what we have in store for brands like, Neiman Marcus, Gump’s, and Orvis! If you are looking for past designs or even this years’ all in one place, you can find them through our custom & exclusive catalog.—which includes 28 Read More »

Published Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 in Press Releases.

Tradition breeds success at Vaillancourt Folk Art

This article originally appeared in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette’s Business Section on Sunday, September 21, 2014. By Sandy Meindersma CORRESPONDENT SUTTON — Vaillancourt Folk Art has been celebrating Christmas with its chalkware Santas and other figures for 30 years. But while Vaillancourt has stayed true to its original mission, it has also had to Read More »

Published Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 in News and Press.

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.

The 2014 Decoration Process

We didn’t “wake up this way” in fact, we’ve spent countless hours getting the Christmas decorations ready for 2014. Here’s how we did it…

Published Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 in Retail Gallery.

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.