Tag Archives: Christmas

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 »


A Child on the Night Before Christmas

What does a child look like on the night before Christmas? Modifying and redesigning the classic Child in Bunny Suit (VFA Nr. 9904) Judi has come up with a piece that embodies the anticipation that a child has when eagerly expecting a visit from St. READ MORE »

Premier Number Grouping

Premier Numbers 2011

Updated: March 4th, 10:00amStarting at 5:00pm today the Premier Numbers (lowest production numbers) will be available—priority goes to the first customers that arrive. Each of the 2011 line will be available, including the complete Santa and Reindeer set, Bunny Band, and some Studio Editions from READ MORE »

2011 Introduction: Christmas

During Premier Number Weekend (March 4th – 6th) Vaillancourt Folk Art will be introducing the newest chalkware pieces for the 2011 line. Premier Number Weekend is the perfect opportunity for collectors to purchase the lowest production numbers (including studio editions) of each style. Priority goes READ MORE »

365 Christmas Haikus

Arguably, the most commonly used poetic form, the traditional haiku consist of 17 "on" (Japanese for syllable) within three phrases of 5, 7 and 5 respectively. In 2009, we ventured to write one Christmas Haiku a day for a complete year. Aided with the help of our staff, collectors, READ MORE »

A grouping of holiday chalkware at Vaillancourt Folk Art. (T&G Staff File Photo/MARK C. IDE)

Honored by Massachusetts State Legislation

A note from Gary Vaillancourt: Judi and I are honored that Rep Callahan has chose to honor Vaillancourt Folk Art with this legislation. Jennifer has always done what she can to assist local business and she has been a great advocate for Vaillancourt and our READ MORE »

A Victorian Dickens Christmas

This years' Christmas decoration at Vaillancourt Folk Art is a celebration of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol". A Gingerbread themed canopy bed, sparkling "Icy" dining room, a walk through a wintry garden and even a Victorian Dickens' office all bring a feeling of the perfect READ MORE »

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