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Historic Vaillancourt Chalkware available from the museum vault

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, READ MORE »

St. Anthony Shrine's Tour of our Studios

St. Anthony Shrine’s Visit

Thanks to the 50 parishioners of St. Anthony Shrine's of Boston for visiting us during their bus tour of the region this afternoon. They spent nearly two hours with us, starting with a presentation about our company and then were split into groups where Bette and READ MORE »

Salisbury Tree Decorations

Home For The Holidays with WHM

For the second year in a row, Judi has taken the task of decorating a room at the Salisbury Mansion—which is owned and operated by the Worcester Historical Museum. This year, one of the exhibits at the museum, Game On!,  is based on antique toys. READ MORE »

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Tall and Thin: A Tree for Ornaments

During Christmas, the search for the perfect Christmas Tree often results in a mid-height tree that is full of beautiful branches that hide the trunk of the tree. While a nice full tree is very pleasing, it often makes it difficult to decorate to enjoy READ MORE »

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Museum Revamp

By adding over 100 chalkware pieces added to the Vaillancourt catalog each year it requires that the Vaillancourt Christmas Museum be updated and rearranged to not only include the new pieces but to display them in a different way. The timing of the museum changes READ MORE »

Judi standing outside of the Museum and Visitor Center

Judi at Gettysburg

Judi Vaillancourt is on hand at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center from 9:00am until 4:00pm. Recently designed pieces, including the custom created Abraham Lincoln and the custom designed Civil War Santa were unveiled to an eager crowd to see the pieces READ MORE »