Archive for the ‘Monday Must-Haves’ Category

Monday Must-Haves: Freshly Picked Decor

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Summer is here at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, and to kick off a new season of blog posts today we’re featuring five must-have home accents from our Summer 2018 catalog (in the mail this week!).

Blue Hydrangea Solar Blossom Stake

The newest addition to our Solar Blossom collection, this beautiful outdoor home accent is a show stopper. Plus, the LED light is solar powered so you can just stake it into your front yard or a garden and let it do its thing.

Blue Hydrangea Solar Blossom Stake | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Americana Garden Wreath

We’re glad you’re loving the half exposed grapevine base look of some of our wreaths, so for the summer we’ve added an Americana inspired wreath for displaying on a door or wall.

Americana Garden Wreath | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Cat in Sunflowers Pillow

Designed by artist Mary Lake Thompson, this whimsical hand hooked wool pillow adds a sunny look to your country home furnishings, and makes a fun gift for a cat lover.

Cat in Sunflowers Hooked Wool Pillow | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Bird and Wildflowers Pillow

We love the bright colors of this small accent pillow, which will add charm to your home throughout the rest of spring and into the summer time. They synthetic down fill also makes this one of the most coziest pillows to rest upon.

Bird and Wildflowers Pillow | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Hydrangea Promise Throw

This beautiful throw blanket is styled after a watercolor painting by artist Sally Ayers. The most serene colors fill the image with calm and seasonal charm, while the cotton threads add comfort to a chair or sofa.

Hydrangea Promise Throw | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

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Monday Must-Haves: Spring 2018 Clearance

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Happy Monday! Tomorrow we will be celebrating the start of May and in just a couple of weeks we will be sending out our Summer 2018 catalog – can you believe it?! But before we move on to either of those events, we’re dedicating our last Monday Must-Have post to clearance items that have one thing in common: SPRING! Check them out below and get all their details by clicking on the images, and remember, since they are clearance items we cannot guarantee they will stick around for much longer.

Anyway, here are five must-have home accents to complement spring decor or bring the season into your home all year long (they also make fun gifts).

Rabbit with Eggs Salt & Pepper Shakers | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Rabbit with Eggs Salt & Pepper Shakers

Lettuce Salt & Pepper Shakers | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Lettuce Salt & Pepper Shakers

Butterfly Garden Pillow | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Butterfly Garden Pillow

Bunny Garden Print | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Bunny Garden Print

Dutch Rabbit Print | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Dutch Rabbit Print

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Monday Must-Haves: Spring Cleaning Solutions

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Dusting/Cleaning E-Cloth® Glove | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopRange/Stovetop E-Cloth® | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopWith spring comes the infamous Spring Cleaning ritual. With winter receding and the freshness of spring upon us, this is a great time of year to refresh and rejuvenate our homes. To help you get started on your spring cleaning, or finish it up, today we’re featuring five must-have spring cleaning solutions and home fresheners that you can find at sturbridgeyankee.com.

Microwave Splatter Guard | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

E-Cloths® have become popular for their eco-friendliness and effectiveness. We offer two types of E-Cloths® here at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop. The first is one designed specifically for range/stovetop cleaning. Using just water and either the scrubbing side or finishing side, your stove will sparkle. The second is actually a glove made for dusting. The non-scratch material allows almost any surface in your home to be dusted quickly, effectively and without damage (unavailable as of May 2018).

Filthy Mutt Dog Soap | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Often our microwave gets left behind in everyday or weekly cleaning, so here is your reminder to give your microwave a good scrub this spring (you could use the E-Cloth® above!).

After you’re finished, use a Microwave Splatter Guard on your food dishes to prevent splatter and spills from sticking to the inside of your microwave. These guards are dishwasher safe, so you will end up not having to clean anything by hand.

White Floral Shrub Linen Mist | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Something else on your list of spring cleaning to-dos is likely to get your four-legged family member clean. The Filthy Mutt Dog Soap is made right here in Maine out of natural ingredients and will get your pup clean without the use of harsh chemicals. Since it’s biodegradable, you can even wash your dog outside with this soap (although here in New England we would wait until the spontaneous snow storm and mud seasons are over).

Finish off your spring cleaning with a soothing floral scent spritzed around your home. This linen mist is made in the USA and features imagery by artist Mary Lake Thompson. It can be sprayed on linens, upholstery, pillows and other home accents to create an appealing springtime freshness – especially when your windows are open and the scent can mix with a cool, refreshing spring breeze.

Do you have any spring cleaning tips or tricks that work year after year? Share them in the comments, and happy spring cleaning!

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