Tag Archives: Christmas

Chalkboard Trees held with theatre ropes

Christmas (2015) is Coming…

We've been saying it since January, but now we can say it with visual proof... Christmas is coming! Although we are looking forward to getting through the fall holidays, Judi and the store personnel have been busy transforming the retail gallery into this year's Christmas READ MORE »

Vaillancourt Folk Art's 30th Anniversary European Christmas Markets Cruise

Greetings from the Danube

Greetings from Melk, Australia! Vaillancourt Folk Art's 30th Anniversary Cruise down the Danube touring Europe's finest Christmas Markets is well underway. With collectors from around the continental United States joining Gary and Judi on the Viking Cruise longship you know that it feels like the READ MORE »

Wynn Las Vegas - home to Vaillancourt Chalkware during Christmas

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 READ MORE »

Judi designing the 2014 Santa custom for Wynn Las Vegas

While Santa is Sleeping: Q1

Within the retail industry, there is little doubt that the entire year is a build-up for December. Christmas is the biggest retail holiday in America and can make or break corporate financial projections. And while a strong Black Friday might be a good indication of how the READ MORE »

Vaillancourt/Byers Christmas Shopper Caroler

New Byers/Vaillancourt Shopper Caroler

In 2013, Joyce Byers and Judi Vaillancourt sat down to develop a product that merged two of America's last domestic Christmas traditions. The result was a Byers' Choice Santa holding three Vaillancourt Chalkware pieces at different stages of paint. This year, continuing to work together, Judi READ MORE »

The 2013 Irish Santa — Shamrocks & Clovers (13017)

Santa For The Seasons

We believe that Christmas isn't just a single day of gift giving, but truly a belief of positive attitude and actions. So often the holidays can be a time of stress, with so much work that they are over with before you even are ready READ MORE »

The Decorating Process

Decorating For Christmas

Once again the shop will be completely transformed for the Christmas season.  Beautiful exotic glass ornaments shimmer in the Christmas lights, elves on ladders climb the trees, toys magically move and play music, a winter woodland filled with “wildlife” and of course trees and garlands sparkling with READ MORE »

Michaela Johnson sitting down with Gary Vaillancourt for The Rhodes Show

FOX Providence: MA store home to Christmas collectibles

By Courtney Caligiuri - SUTTON, Mass. (FOX Providence) - It always feels like Christmas at Vaillancourt Folk Art. The unique store is home to some of the best handmade figures. While visiting the store, step back in time by admiring the collections of years past, READ MORE »

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