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Weekly Spotlight: Witches of Halloween

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

For our first Weekly Spotlight of October, we’re featuring five leading ladies of the Halloween season. Click on each picture for all the details, and tell us your favorite(s) in a comment below.

~ * Velma the Witch * ~

A feather in her hat and large green eyes; Velma will charm from a chair or bench all October long.

Velma Witch Soft Sculpture | Joe Spencer | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

~ * Primitive Witch | Marge the Toiling Witch | Wicked Witch * ~

These three witch collectibles range in size and bring their own spooky something to your home.

Primitive Standing Witch | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopMarge the Toiling Witch Figurine | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopWicked Witch Collectible | Lori Mitchell | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

~ * Clarice the Witch * ~

A sophisticated witch joined by a pumpkin companion.

Clarice the Witch Soft Sculpture | Joe Spencer | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

~ * For more witchy decor and collectible home accents, click here. * ~

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Holiday Tablescape Idea Board

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Kick your holiday or Christmas tablescape up a notch with these ideas (and home accents) for creating the perfect tablescape. As you can see below, a well decorated table should be complementary, if not matching. Incorporating evergreen trees – flocked, wood, ceramic, etc. – brings the whole look together, and makes it easy to transition from holiday to winter (or vice versa). Glass jars filled with white lights or decorated in ribbon are also easy to put together and can be used for anything after the season is over. We like the look of this rustic bowl, and while it could hold candy, desserts (on a liner) or other food items, placing glass ornaments inside creates a sparkling focal point on your table. Collectibles and decorative salt & pepper shakers are perfect for filling spaces or creating a small holiday scene for your dinner and party guests to admire.

*You may notice we left candles off this idea board – that’s because they are a given!

Holiday Tablescape Idea Board | Holiday Decorating Ideas

1. Evergreen Tree Salt & Pepper Shakers | 2. Holiday Dogs Salt & Pepper Shakers |
3. Christmas Ribbon Glass Jar (more sizes) | 4. Sleigh Ride Collectible | 5. Glass Ball Ornament Set |
6. Mini Bottle Brush Trees | 7. Mini Wood Tree Set

What do you incorporate into a centerpiece or tablescape? Share your ideas and photos with us on our Facebook page or on Twitter. Happy holidays from all of us at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop!

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Weekly Spotlight: Shop Our Holiday Cover(s)

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

By now our first two Holiday catalogs have reached you, and we hope you’ve enjoyed browsing our new home accents to get ready for the holiday season. Today, we are spotlighting our first two covers and the five items taking up this impressionable space.

Harvest / Fall / Thanksgiving

Tom & Goody Gobbler are back this year, in their same whimsical spirit and cheerful colors. Designed by artist Lori Mitchell, Tom & Goody are welcome (re)additions to our selection of collectibles.

◊ The Maple Leaves & Berries Wreath is a new addition to our all-natural selection of greenery, featuring a half-exposed grapevine base for an even more natural look on a wall or door this autumn.

Holiday 2017 Catalog I & II | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Winter / Holiday / Christmas

◊ These glass accent lights are becoming a customer favorite, and it is easy to see why. The decorative element paired with a source of light makes it a sight to behold day or night. The SYW exclusive Snowy Drive Accent Light on the cover features a vintage red truck hauling an evergreen tree towards home; the snowy imagery is quite realistic.

◊ Also featured are two 18″H Lighted Feather Trees, which have bendable branches and burlap bases. These are perfect for decorating a table, bench or other surface of your home during the holidays, and as they come pre-lit, there are no tangled string lights to deal with (more sizes available).

◊ Finally, decorating the trees are Glass Ball Ornaments, which come as a set of twelve. Inspired by vintage ornaments, these crackled mercury glass renditions in silver, gold, red and green are perfect for decorating your tree in holiday cheer.

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