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THE TWENTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL 2016 Starlight Santa, The American Santa in Chimney

The 27th Annual Starlight Santa: The American Santa in Chimney

As we celebrate 27 years of creating our annual Starlight Santa, we’re pleased to be introducing an American style Santa in chimney. While the shape is reminiscent of the traditional American Santa Claus, there is a hint of European—mostly Scandinavian—flare with the Santa’s coat color. READ MORE »

Vaillancourt Folk Art is expanding its Chalkware Snowman Collection this Holiday Season.

Winter Is For Chalkware Snowmen

  Everyone loves a snowman. Whether it's to celebrate the Holidays or simply to be reminded of the joy of childhood in winter, the Snowman is an icon that cannot be overlooked. While we haven't introduced a new Snowman since 2015 with our Snowman With READ MORE »

Assorted Haunted House Chalkware New for 2016

One-of-a-kind Halloween Chalkware: Haunted Houses & Pumpkins

As we officially move into fall, everyone at Vaillancourt Folk Art is anxiously awaiting Halloween. In addition to the Halloween Newsie Boy, we have introduced two new assortment collections. The first is our spooky take on our Chalkware Pumpkin and the second is our ghoulish take on READ MORE »

The Vaillancourt Chalkware Witch and Pumpkin Man, now back in stock for Halloween.

An Unlikely Couple For Halloween

Although they are available individually, it is safe to say that the Chalkware Witch Holding Pumpkin and Pumpkin Man make a handsome couple. Halloween is a time for showing your true personality and this season we're happy to have these two pieces back in stock READ MORE »

Fall Decorations at Vaillancourt Folk Art in Sutton, MA

Vaillancourt’s During Fall

It seems that fall is a short holiday season. Having just made it through the dog days of summer, it seems that fall just “happens” while we wait for the Christmas season to begin. Don’t let that happen! The Vaillancourt retail gallery in Sutton, MA READ MORE »

New Rabbits Recently Added to the Museum Vault Collection

Chalkware Collectibles

The history of chalkware is well documented—during the 19th century, chalkware was an inexpensive alternative to imported decorative objects for rural families. Dubbed "the poor man's porcelain" Victorian chalkware was mostly hollow and sparsely painted with watercolors as an alternative to the Staffordshire ceramic figurines. Today's chalkware collectibles, created by Judi Vaillancourt, READ MORE »

Chalkware, newly added to the Museum Vault Collection this August

New Releases For Museum Vault Collection

This August, we've come across a lot of very special Chalkware pieces from yesteryear. Some are very rare, limited edition pieces, some are premier numbers, and some have the original crackle finish. Throughout the month, we'll be introducing these pieces sporadically into the Museum Vault READ MORE »

A selection of some of the newly acquired Starlight Santas.

Memory Lane With Starlight Santa Favorites

Spring is a time for refreshing. To celebrate the new season—in addition to the melting of winter memories—we were fortunate enough to acquire a private collection of past Starlight Santas which brought back many kind memories. Since we started producing this popular series in 1990 we READ MORE »

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