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Vaillancourt Folk Art's 30 Years of Traditions

30 Years of Traditions

Yes, Massachusetts, there is a Santa Claus.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sutton, MA —Vaillancourt Folk Art, the Massachusetts small business known for their hand painted Chalkware Santas, mouth blown Polish glass ornaments, and handmade English dinnerware, is celebrating 30 years of creating family traditions. Gary READ MORE »

In The Studio with Judi Vaillancourt

In The Studio With Judi Vaillancourt

“We try to give a lot of history and background of the molds so that people can envision the traditions people used them for, rather than just as decorations.” Treasures magazine stepped "in the studio" with Judi Vaillancourt for the April 2013 "Artist Profile." Susan K. READ MORE »

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Christmas Traditions: France

Christmas traditions don't just change from family to family, but depending on where these traditions were formed, they have a historical representation that might be much differently than you would think. In Northern France, for instance, St. Nicholas Day is celebrated on December 6th. Children READ MORE »

Byers Caroler with Vaillancourt Chalkware

Byers’ Choice with Vaillancourt Chalkware

JOIN US APRIL 28th to meet Bob Byers, Jr. as he introduces a new custom Byers’ Choice Caroler which features three chalkware originals by Judi Vaillancourt to start a Christmas Tradition.We are pleased to announce that Bob Byers Jr. will be joining us at our READ MORE »

Molding Christmas memories

Holiday season a fine time to visit Vaillancourt Folk Art Studios, maker of distinctive chalkware figuresBy Chuck D'Imperio, Special to the Times UnionFor a Dickens of a Christmas this year, it's hard to beat Vaillancourt Folk Art Studios in Sutton, Mass.Vaillancourt, an hour west of Boston, READ MORE »

Mr. Dickens grimaces as he recounts the death of Tiny Tim in his performance of "A Christmas Carol" at Vaillancourt Folk Art. (JOHN FERRARONE Photos)

T&G: DICKENS HEIR PERFORMS CLASSIC TALE

By Bill Fortier TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF (Read here) SUTTON —  Gerald Charles Dickens is adding a generous helping of Christmas spirit this weekend at Vaillancourt Folk Art in the Manchaug Mills. Mr. Dickens, whose great-great-grandfather was Charles Dickens, is traveling throughout the United States READ MORE »

The Vaillancourt Tour (HD)

See why Vaillancourt Folk Art is part of thousands of family's traditions.

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