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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 »

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 »

Ebenezer Meeting Marley, VFA Nr. 2010-23

Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens!

There is little doubt that Charles Dickens is celebrated as the world's author. Born on this day in 1812, Dickens is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era but, for us at Vaillancourt Folk Art, we consider his 1843 novella, A Christmas READ MORE »

A vignette featured in the retail gallery for the 2016 Christmas Opening at Vaillancourt Folk Art in Sutton, MA.

A Christmas To Come Home To

'Twas the night before Christmas... well, let's be honest, you're a prepared shopper that counts down 'till Christmas starting the first week of November. We're in luck, because the first week of November was our 2016 Christmas Opening with Starlight Santa. The holiday season is READ MORE »

The 2016 Christmas Catalog - Vaillancourt Folk Art's Chalkware and Ornament Line

2016 Christmas Catalog

We're happy to be introducing the 2016 Christmas Vaillancourt Folk Art Chalkware Catalog. If you've shopped us directly, you can expect your catalog to arrive in the mail by late October. If you'd like a copy, or have had a change in address, please update your READ MORE »