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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 »

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 »

VFA Nr. 17016 - Valentine Chalkware Santa for 2017

Loving 2017

It is that time of year again, when we sail past Twelfth Night and head straight towards St. Valentine's Day... or, as we like to joke, St. Vaillancourt's Day. That's because the gift-giving tradition of Chalkware is synonymous with love, and there is no better reason to believe READ MORE »

Russian Father Christmas, VFA NR. 531

Twelfth Night: 2017

For those with Christmas in their hearts, the holiday of tradition, family, and merriment is never over. So, when January arrives they eagerly look forward to when they can begin the holiday season again. This is why Twelfth Night is so important, it marks the READ MORE »

The 2016 Christmas Buildings for Santa's Village

Santa’s Village: One of a Kind Christmas Buildings

Following up on our Haunted Halloween Houses we introduced in the fall, we're pleased to see that Santa's Village is festive for the holiday season. Today, we're offering a limited number of one of a kind Christmas buildings. Each building is hand painted with Christmas' READ MORE »

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL 2016 Starlight Santa, The American Santa in Chimney

The 27th Annual Starlight Santa: The American Santa in Chimney

As we celebrate 27 years of creating our annual Starlight Santa, we’re pleased to be introducing an American style Santa in chimney. While the shape is reminiscent of the traditional American Santa Claus, there is a hint of European—mostly Scandinavian—flare with the Santa’s coat color. READ MORE »

Vaillancourt Folk Art is expanding its Chalkware Snowman Collection this Holiday Season.

Winter Is For Chalkware Snowmen

  Everyone loves a snowman. Whether it's to celebrate the Holidays or simply to be reminded of the joy of childhood in winter, the Snowman is an icon that cannot be overlooked. While we haven't introduced a new Snowman since 2015 with our Snowman With READ MORE »