Archive for the ‘Lamps and Lighting’ Category

Monday Must-Haves: Dachshund Pillows and Everyday Accents

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Our Fall 2019 catalog is on its way to you (request one here if you haven’t already), and to kick off this new season here at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop we’re taking a look at five must-have new arrivals. Three of the home accents below are made for year-round decorating, and the two others feature the latest dachshund designs from artist Dianna Swartz. These fall and Halloween inspired hooked wool pillows are perfect if you want to add to your Dianna Swartz dachshund collection, or if you simply want a cute and seasonal accent for your home.

Dachshund Hooked Wool Pillows

As we mentioned above, these two dachshunds join the ranks of charming pillows designed by artist Dianna Swartz, including the Patriotic Dachshund and Rainy Day Dachshund Pillows.

Autumn Dachshund Pillow | Artist Dianna Swartz | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Trick-or-Treat Dachshund Pillow | Artist Dianna Swartz | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Biscuit the Dog Gourd Light

New season, new gourds. If you are not familiar with our selection of gourd decor, we hope you become acquainted with the talent and charm behind each tealight holder, candy dish and lamp, including the one below. Each main piece of this cute dog is a hand grown gourd, and is crafted to make a delightful impression on you and your guests.

Biscuit The Dog Gourd Light | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Personalized Home Sign

Our latest personalized sign celebrates that place called HOME. Showcase a family name, your current city and/or state, or even your hometown; this wall art would even make a great gift.

Personalized Home Sign | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Clark Metal Table Lamp | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopClark Metal Table Lamp

Our Fall season goes hand in hand with our Lighting Sale, and this table lamp is a great neutral option for lighting your home. The base is decorative yet subtle, and the Empire shade offers a classic look that will keep any room feeling timeless.

These are the first five must-haves of our Fall 2019 season. Do you have a favorite?

You can shop our latest catalog and every new home accent on our website, and stay tuned for more seasonal inspiration and decor updates right here on the blog.

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Quick Tip: Illuminating Your American Flag

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Quick Tip: Illuminating Your American Flag

Attaching a light directly to a flagpole is the easiest way to keep your flag illuminated at night (a solar powered light makes it even easier!). For more details, or additional flag etiquette and display guidelines, click here.

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Throwback Thursday: Five Posts for Outdoor Living

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

May is coming to a close, which means the season of outdoor living is practically here. Today we’ve rounded up five posts from the blog that highlight some of our favorite ways to decorate patios, gardens and more outdoor spaces, as well as ways to make the most out of the areas beyond your home’s interior.

Deck Safety

Now is the perfect time to inspect your deck for wobbly sections, loose screws and/or nails, and make note of other wear and tear. Read this post for more suggestions regarding deck safety.

Eucalyptus Serving Cart With TrayCozy Porch or Patio

We’ve outlined basic furniture and decor suggestions to make your porch, patio or deck as cozy as your indoor rooms.

Web Exclusives from Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Although a more specific post, the featured outdoor accents can be conveniently found among our selection of web exclusive decor. At the very least, we think this particular post provides some inspiration for how to utilize and furnish outdoor spaces.

Bee and Insect Houses

A great way to promote bee and insect health, which also boosts the health of your garden and outdoor plants.

Quick Tip: Bee and Insect Houses | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Porch and Outdoor Lighting

We had to include a renovation-type post, and this one is small enough for anyone to try. Switch out light fixtures or add them; doing so will make a big impact outside your home this summer and throughout the year.

Photo by Eric Stengel Architecture, llcDiscover porch design ideas

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