Archive for the ‘Decorating’ Category

Weekly Spotlight: Shop Our Summer Cover (2)

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

We can’t believe it, but we are already halfway through summer here at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, although there are plenty of warm, sunny days ahead of us. Today we are spotlighting five home accents on our current front cover, all of which you can get for less than $60.

Sturbridge Yankee Workshop Summer 2017 CatalogDotted Sheer Curtains

This curtain collection has a timeless charm that you can see in almost every one of our catalogs. Its simple sheer design complements any room, while the Swiss pin-dot pattern creates an air of unique elegance. Available in Tiers, Panels and a Valance.

Potted Geraniums Pillow

An Americana design by artist Susan Winget decorates this accent pillow, great for the gardener or for decorating in patriotic style. Soft polyester fabric allows for easy-care and comfort on a chair, sofa, bed or bench.

Iron Birdbath

Welcome birds to your garden or a large potted plant in the yard with this beautiful bird bath. Crafted from cast iron, this outdoor home accent will withstand the elements and add a decorative touch to your exterior spaces.

Welcome to the Porch Doormat
& Rubber Mat Tray

These last two home furnishings are ideal for the porch or a covered deck. Our Welcome to the Porch Doormat adds depth and rich color to your front stoop, as well as farmhouse style and function.

The Rubber Mat Tray underneath preserves the doormat’s shape and prolongs its life, and features a scrolled border to enhance the decorative appeal of whatever doormat you choose to display. Did we mention that both this Doormat and the Tray are made in the USA?

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Minimalist Looks for Your Summer Mantel

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Minimal is master in these looks for summer. Save the over-the-top decorating for the holiday season and dress down your fireplace – you’ll likely be spending more time in your outdoor spaces, anyway.

Americana

This never has to be minimal, but on a mantel it can be key to achieving the charming look you want.
A simple print and plaque, or even just USA made rustic decor can create that traditional appeal.

Photo by MGM BuildersDiscover craftsman living room design ideas

Beach Vibes

For a more coastal cottage look, a cluster of shells and pretty rocks make the perfect mantel accent. Make it more personal by collecting the rocks on your next beach trip and displaying them with family photos.

Photo by A Pop of PrettySearch beach style home design pictures

Clean and Simple

Non-hanging wall art like the prints shown below add decorative appeal without going overboard. Think pictures of water, trees or even just blue and green abstract art. Lean them against the wall or
chimney for an even more relaxed feel.

Photo by the orpin group, interior designLook for traditional living room pictures

Basics

If you don’t have a certain style in mind, you can never go wrong with the three classic decoratives:
candles, flowers and something on the wall (a print or mirror). Use summer flowers and a
summertime image to reflect the season.

Photo by Martha O’Hara InteriorsMore transitional living room ideas

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Monday Must-Haves: Every Day is Independence Day

Monday, June 5th, 2017

We would be remiss if we didn’t feature some new summer home accents that celebrate the red, white and blue all year long. Incorporate these must-haves into your decor or make a bigger patriotic statement this 4th of July.

Americana Stars Hooked Floor Runner

Happy 4th of July Sign

Made in the USA, this wall art speaks for itself.

Patriotic Puppy Sculpture

The newest addition to Bethany Lowe’s puppy sculpture collectibles, this little guy is excited to celebrate Independence Day.

American Flag Jute Braided Baskets

Decorative and functional, these jute braided baskets give you storage solutions with patriotic spirit.

Americana Stars Hooked Accent Rug

Available as a rug and floor runner, the rich colors of our Americana Stars collection are as timeless as this summer holiday.

Vintage Country Star Placemat

There’s no doubt you already have ideas for a Fourth of July centerpiece, but this placemat will complement whatever flower arrangement or decorative display you create on a dining room or sofa hall table.

Independence Day Must Have Home Accents

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