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Plum & Floral: Fashion Trend in Chalkware

Plum & Floral: Fashion Trend in Chalkware

In 2016, Judi designed a group of pieces that were inspired by forecasted fashion trends that were obviously drawing from the  colonial era. We had full intention of giving these designs to one of our favorite dealers, but, we felt that the pieces were too good to let go of. With READ MORE »

Chalkware Rabbits

Chalkware Animals Are A’Plenty

With summer officially here, it's great to start looking towards the great outdoors for inspiration. And, because we are located in a rural farm town, we always love to see what animals are out and about during the warmer days. To celebrate, we've put several READ MORE »

Vaillancourt Chalkware through the years. Created by Judi Vaillancourt in Sutton, Ma.

Trends and Last Chances…

Ever since first creating our modern website, the focus has been on the collector first and shopping second. Since 1984, Judi Vaillancourt has designed nearly 3,000 chalkware Santas and we have used our website as a resource, a digital library if you will, to document READ MORE »

The 2017 Collector's Weekend Annual Dinner at The Citizen in Worcester, MA

Collector’s Weekend 2017

We were pleased to welcome over 100 collectors, both first- and long-timers, to our twenty-second Collector's Weekend. With participants flying from as far west as Washington State and as far south as Texas, collectors came together with one thing in mind: traditions. Starting with the READ MORE »

Vaillancourt Folk Art's Noah's Ark Collection

Noah’s Ark Collection

In 1987, we were pleased to have a Noah's Ark series in our catalog. At that time the ark was created with the utmost detail (even the roof was hand shingled piece by piece) in a traditional folk art theme. This year, after having sold out of monthly READ MORE »

2017 Collector's Weekend Santa No. 22, VFA Nr. 17052

Annual Collector’s Weekend Santa

As we get closer to Collector's Weekend, where we welcome collectors from around the country to get full Vaillancourt experience, we're pleased to start showing some of the Vaillancourt Chalkware products that will be available. Last year, we started teasing the annual Painting Workshop Santa—the READ MORE »

Bunny Grouping 2017 Assorted Chalkware Bunnies by Vaillancourt Folk Art

Hopping Into Spring With Assorted Chalkware Bunnies

Let's celebrate the spring season; it has been a long and cold winter for many of us! As we move past St. Valentine's Day & St. Patrick's Day and the introduction of the 2017 Irish Santa that helped to usher in the green, we're happy to introduce three READ MORE »

2017 Irish Santa - Irish Gnome Ridding Rabbit, VFA Nr 17017

Get a Jump Start on St. Patrick’s Day

Here in New England, it's feeling like winter. We had a lot of snow over the past few days and although we're happy that St. Valentine's day is here to warm our hearts, we are really looking forward to the days we can see the grass. So, READ MORE »