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Monday Must-Haves: Give Thanks

Monday, October 8th, 2018

Today we are featuring five must-have home accents that will amplify the season of giving thanks and add warmth to your home through color and timeless style. Take a look below.

Gobble Wobble Metal Sign

A perfectly whimsical sign inviting your friends, family and guest to dig in this season.

Pilgrim Dogs Harvest Serving Plate | Ever Thankful Felt Pillow |
Ever Thankful Felt Table Runner

Serve your seasonal appetizers and snack son this serving plate, or simply display the charming imagery on the kitchen counter or in a centerpiece. And if you love the Ever Thankful Felt Pillow, your home won’t be complete without the coordinating Table Runner.

Wild Turkeys Print

Most of the trees in this Bonnie Fisher print may be without leaves, but the flock of turkeys is enjoying the season all the same.

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Thursday’s Theme: Simple Fall Centerpieces

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Leaf Harvest Table Runner | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopThe Fall Centerpiece – the perfect way to mark the harvest season, add a little more warmth to your home and prepare for visiting friends and family. For some autumn inspiration, today we’re offering up some ideas to create a simple yet stunning seasonal centerpiece.

Table Linens

Placemats and Table Runners can be used all over your table, of course, but you can use a Table Runner or a Placemat as a setting for a more elaborate centerpiece. Use matching fabric or complementing colors – whatever suits your style best.

Baskets and Containers

Ideal for floral arrangements, holding pumpkins or apples, flower blossoms, candy and other seasonal goods, the centerpiece possibilities are endless with baskets and decorative containers.

Harvest Blessings Tin Tray | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Creepy Hollow Gate Accent | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Minor Details

Small details can make any centerpiece look larger than life. Get out your favorite fall collectibles, display seasonally-inspired tealight holders and/or mini wreaths, and collect some pinecones and fallen leaves to scatter around your table (or place in a basket, vase or container). These can be quickly placed and require minimal freshening up throughout the season.

Turkey Leaf Candle Holder | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopHappy Halloween Tins | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Are you taking the simple approach with your fall centerpiece? Are you incorporating any DIY elements, or letting the kids hold the reins? Share your ideas and designs with us in the comments, and have a happy harvest season.

Basket Trugs Set | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

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Monday Must-Haves: Early Holiday 2018

Monday, September 17th, 2018

That’s right – the holiday season has arrived at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop. But we won’t bombard you with Santas and snowmen just yet; these must-haves are still all about the harvest season.

Turkey & Gourd Felt Applique Pillow | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopTurkey & Gourd Felt Applique Table Runner | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

This coordinating Pillow and Table Runner feature rustic colors and hand appliqued turkeys and gourds. Bother feature charming blanket stitches and the Runner has fun penny details on either end.

Its Good to be Home Wreath Sign | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopLeafy Shade Iron Table Lamp | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Now you don’t have decided between a welcome sign and a seasonal wreath. The preserved wreath surrounding the charming sentiment on this wall art features corn husk, yellow yarrow, safflower and chili peppers.

Turkey Gourd Tealight Holder | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Another must-have is our Leafy Shade Iron Table Lamp. This sleek, simple and complementary lighting solution is topped with a decorative shade with preserved leaves pressed onto the paper.

Last but certainly not least is the Turkey Gourd Tealight Holder. These handcrafted gourd accents are always fun for autumn and Thanksgiving decorating, since they offer a natural, seasonal and rustic look to displays and centerpieces. As always, use a flameless tealight with this turkey; he’s made of real dried gourds after all. And if you would like to get a behind-the-scenes look on the creation of these characters, click here.

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