Decorating with an Americana Inspired Style

The joyful spirit of American pride is celebrated at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop! The patriotic love for America can be displayed throughout your home not only during our 4th of July festivities, but the entire year as well. Americana themed decor can be bold in style or expressed through subtle patriotic under tones. It can be shown through obvious use of red, white and blue or it may simply highlight the idea or message of pride, honor and patriotism. Americana could be your new decorating style of choice and at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, we make it easy to do.


Americana on Parade

At Sturbridge, we have a lot to offer when it comes to decorative Americana items. To begin the parade we have our festive Yankee Doodle; a resin collectible sculpture by artist and designer Lori Mitchell. Boasting a wide smile and bright demeanor, you may also enjoy our other patriotic themed friends. Little Betsy Ross and cute and charming Marching Boy will complete the parade that could be displayed on a mantle or side table.

When it comes to Americana, we see a lot of symbolism created through actual use of the American flag. And of course at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, we have many outdoor flags for our customers to choose from. Wave your flag with pride outside your home to set the tone for your patriotic theme inside. To the left is our 50 Star Flag which is crafted from quality, 100% antiqued cotton for a true vintage look. More traditionally styled flags include our 3×5 American Flag and our American Flag & Poll Set. For a colonial inspired, truly Americana look, you will love our Mini Fan Flag and our Pull Down Flag.

Americana in Your Domestics

As mentioned above, your Americana decorating style doesn’t need to be the bright red, white and blue to achieve the appropriate look. Americana inspired motifs are accomplished through use of stars and stripes. This is true for our Vintage Star Quilt shown in a rusty wine color, here to the left. A simple two toned check covers the majority of the material, but the beauty lies in the additional blocked patterns. Quilts like this one are perfect for Americana decorating as quilts represent colonial inspired designs and symbolize the idea of at-home patchwork quilt making. To throw on your bed, a chair, couch or bench, try our Hooked Wool Flag Pillow for an added touch.

An entire Star themed collection here at Sturbridge, that although works with most country decor anyways, is ideal for the Americana theme. To start our Star Throw is the perfect accent for your bed or living room and presents a design of eight unique red stars atop an ivory, quilted cotton base. To match, consider our Star Toss Pillow. In the kitchen and dining area, you’ll love our coordinating Star Placemat and Star Table Runner for a classic Americana look. If it’s a small window in a bathroom or entryway you are looking to highlight, then our Star Valance will work perfectly.

Patriotic Prints

At Sturbridge Yankee Workshop we have a wide variety of patriotic themed prints and signs for your wall. Historic faces, events and vintage inspired signs will be just the addition you need for your Americana decorated home. Seen here to the left is our five star rated Boston Tea Party Print, by artist Tim Campbell. In this piece, he uses vibrant colors and his own unique folk-art style to portray the dramatic Boston Tea Party of 1773. Bring home a piece of history that’s sure to become a conversation piece.

If it’s the notable faces you’re in search of, consider our Betsy Ross Print; also by artist Tim Campbell. Betsy Ross is shown with the original thirteen-star flag sewn in Pennsylvania, making it a fun piece to add to your patriotic collection. For more prints that highlight notable faces or events in our history, click here.

Americana Around the Home

There are hundreds of ways to highlight the Americana and Patriotic style within your home at SYW. One of the easiest ways to achieve the overall theme is through the little accents here and there that make your home feel welcoming and “homemade.” Pictured here to the right is our beautifully crafted Independence Lamp. Our eye-catching Independence Lamp has a turned base with the look of distressed wood. Painted in subtle shades of red, white and blue, it works well with a patriotic theme and yet is neutral enough to go with all décors. A graceful fabric shade in muted blue is the crowning touch.

Other decorative ideas to add to your Americana theme include items like our American Floral Draft Stopper and Flag Key Rack for distinctive touches in your mudroom or entryway. More Americana accents include our:

Hero Frame

Americana Candle

Hand Painted Eggs

Star Flag Ornaments

In addition to using our products with an Americana theme to decorate patriotically, consider any of our MADE IN THE USA products to support local and national craftsman and artists within your home. Click here to see all of our proudly made in America furniture, artwork, rugs, decoratives and food items today. We hope you think Sturbridge Yankee Workshop when decorating with an Americana style.


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