Archive for the ‘Apartment’ Category

Monday Must-Haves: Cats Around the House

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Cat Day is here again, so we have five more must-have home accents featuring the friendly feline. Tell us your favorite(s) below!

Cat Paw Spatula

Flip your pancakes or just put in on display; this kitchen utensil would make a fun gift – for yourself or a friend.

Cat Paw Spatula | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Love & A Cat Wall Clock | USA | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopLove & A Cat Wall Clock

All you need is love and a cat (or two). This wood clock is made in the USA and offers both primitive charm and function.

Black & White Cat Doorstop

An Adeline Halvorson design, this doorstop sits upright on most surfaces and may even be similar to the furry family member in your home.

Black & White Cat Doorstop | Adeline Halvorson | USA | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Musical Cat Potholder

This practical home accent features a soft color palette and a lovely quote from Nobel Prize Laureate and musician Albert Schweitzer:
“There are two means of refuge
From the miseries of life:
Music and cats.”

Musical Cat Potholder | USA Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Kitties Rug

Designed by artist Sally Stetson and crafted from machine washable fibers to add style and stand up to your vibrant life.

Kitties Rug | Sally Stetson | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

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Throwback Thursday: Fall 2018 Blog Wrap-Up

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

That’s right – today is the last day for our Fall 2018 catalog. Which means Holiday arrives at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop tomorrow (9/14)! Before we get into the new decor and holiday prep, however, we’re taking a look back at ten blog posts from our Fall 2018 season. We hope you have felt inspired, cooked up something new or simply enjoyed reading our posts over the past couple of months; we look forward to bringing you fresh ideas up to the last day of the year. If you would still like to take advantage of special savings on Halloween decorations and our selection of lighting, just click here.

Oh, and make sure to sign up for our 65 Year Celebration Sweepstakes (for a chance to win a $1,000 gift certificate) if you are interested – the entry period ends at midnight tonight (9/13).

Weekly Spotlight: Decorative Lighting (Fall 2018)

Thursday’s Theme: Farmhouse Porch Lighting Four Ways

Weekly Spotlight: Practical Lighting (Fall 2018)

Monday Must-Haves: Late Summer Garden

Flowerpot Leaf Garden Trellis

Weekly Spotlight: Organized for Back to School

Family Friendly Home Office

Decorating With Color: Yellow

Photo by Fein Construction LLCMore kitchen photos

Thursday’s Theme: Pumpkins on the Porch

Weekly Spotlight: Halloween 2018

Quick Tip: Holiday Decorating in a Bedroom (Halloween)

Quick Tip: Holiday Decorating in a Bedroom (Halloween)

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Decorating with Color: Red, White and Blue

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Decorating your home in red, white and blue during the summertime is perfectly festive and seasonal, but if you want to incorporate these colors into your home all year long, here are some tips to do so.

American Flag Accents

The most obvious – and easiest – way to decorate with red, white and blue is to incorporate
American flag accents throughout your home. Pillows with flag imagery, blankets with the stars
and stripes
and even flags themselves are the best ways to do this.

Photo by The Bagby Companies, LLCLook for home design pictures

Bold, Yet Classic

The below space offers a red, white and blue color palette that is much more bold than is typical
for these three colors. However, by using complementary and classic patterns – checks and stripes –
the room is tied together in colorful harmony.

Photo by Taylor Jacobson Interior DesignBrowse kids’ room photos

Subtle, Yet Statement-Making

The room below is adorned in red, white and blue, but that isn’t necessarily where your mind went when you glanced at it. Using different neutrals along with the white, different shades of red and blues, as well as incorporating colorful furniture gives the room Americana charm while maintaining a more modern look.

Photo by Haus Interior DesignMore family room ideas

All Americana

Did we save the best for last? We’ll let you decide that, but the final red, white and blue style for this
post is Americana. Differentiating from the more modern and subtle look above, true Americana is
more folk art and a lot more rustic. The color hues are toned down to offer a true country feel
which makes any room more cozy.

Photo by Brewster Home FashionsMore kitchen ideas

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