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Monday Must Haves: Summer 2019 Jute

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Our Summer 2019 catalog features many fun pillows, furniture made in the USA, and home accents for every room. Today we’re highlighting five home accents that fit in the latter category, plus, these must-haves are versatile, decorative and crafted out of eco-friendly jute fibers.

Blue Hydrangea Jute Trivet | Phyllis Stevens | Sturbridge Yankee WorkshopPaw Prints Jute Trivet | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Trivets

It’s always a good idea to have a few trivets in the kitchen, but they are also handy throughout your home on end tables or a coffee table. Use them to protect surfaces from hot dishes and pans, whether you’re serving dinner for family or entertaining friends with a hot dip or appetizer.

The Blue Hydrangea Jute Trivet is an addition to the Blue Hydrangea Collection. Designed by artist Phyllis Stevens, this trivet brings the charm of a beautiful hydrangea blossom all year long.

A heart is formed on the Paw Prints Jute Trivet, both as a sweet image and expression of love for your family pets.

Blue Hydrangea Jute Accent Rug | Phyllis Stevens | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Table Runner

Made to accent a counter top or table, the Blue Hydrangea Jute Table Runner adds a pop of color and an everlasting flower arrangement (also an addition to the Blue Hydrangea Collection by Phyllis Stevens).

Paw Prints Jute Basket | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Baskets

Coordinating with the Paw Prints Jute Trivet, the Paw Prints Jute Basket offers a stylish storage solution for your home. Two sizes are available to fit your space and organization needs.

Cat & Grasshopper Accent Rug | Karl Johnson | Sturbridge Yankee Workshop

Accent Rug

The Cat & Grasshopper Accent Rug has been a favorite web exclusive for some time, but it has made its catalog debut in our Summer 2019 edition. The artwork is from artist Karl Johnson, and features fluttering butterflies, a black cat and a sweet little grasshopper.

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Weekly Spotlight: New Braided Jute Home Accents

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Cranberry Jute Braided Table Runner | Artist Harry SmithCranberry Jute Braided BasketWelcome to our first October Spotlight. On the agenda: braided jute! Below we are featuring our newest jute home accents that will cover your chairs, tabletops, counters, floors and other areas of your home this holiday season and throughout the year. To showcase them all, we’re breaking from our usual five format and including each new piece.

If you are already acquainted with our Cranberry Jute Collection, you’ll be delighted to know that we’ve added Baskets and a Floor Runner to the mix for even more complementary style. All of these pieces feature a design by Maine artist Harry Smith, and are perfect for holiday decorating or for incorporating a little color into your home all year long.

Autumn Jute Chair Pad | Artist Sandy Clough

To coordinate with our vibrant Autumn Jute Rug by artist Sandy Clough, we’ve introduced the Autumn Jute Chair Pad to bring a touch of fall into your dining areas as well as the other rooms of your home. A mixture of warm colors with bright green and teal make this jute accent electrify your country chairs with seasonal appeal.

Also from Sandy Clough is the Chickadee & Pine Jute Collection. In addition to the Chair Pad and Tabletop Accents, we now offer a beautiful Area Rug.¬†This Collection is perfect for a log cabin, lodge or woodland-inspired home, and we’ll admit our partiality to it since it features the Maine state bird and part of the Maine state tree.

Chickadee & Pine Jute Rug | Artist Sandy Clough

Last but certainly not least (and also by artist Sandy Clough), is our new braided jute collection. The Holly Jute home accents feature green and burgundy braids circling a full sprig of holly leaves and berries. An Area Rug made for your floors; a Chair Pad for your dining room; and a Trivet for serving hot dishes in the kitchen or adding a holiday look to a table; all three make great statement pieces and create a cheerful atmosphere when used all together.

Holly Jute Chair Pad | Artist Sandy Clough

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Decorating With Hearts

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Lace Heart PillowWe hope you enjoyed our heart-themed DIY projects and decor suggestions from last week, and while that theme carries into this week, today’s focus will be on decor that is versatile enough to be used for Valentine’s Day as well as throughout the year. A symbol of love, hearts are welcoming and charming accents, and they complement almost any color theme or room design.

Queen of Hearts PillowHeart Pillows
As we said in our Chair Pad article last week, dressing up furniture is a simple way to dress up any room in your home. Pillows are versatile accent pieces that you can enjoy for many holidays and seasons, especially when they are adorned with hearts. Our Lace Heart Pillow features an elegant design on red, cotton velveteen fabric. While it is a perfect Valentine’s Day gift or decoration, the lace on the pillow allows it to fit in with any rustic or antiquated home decor during the remaining days of the year. Our Queen of Hearts Pillow features a cute design for cat lovers that is unique and vibrant enough to stand out during Valentine’s Day, yetHeart & Bird Hooked Wool Pillow cozy enough to fit in with your living room or hallway furniture, as well as with other cat decor. And, if your decor is avian inspired, our Heart & Bird Hooked Wool Pillow is a great complement in any room, and the heart creates a loving atmosphere for Valentine’s Day and the rest of the year.

Heart RugBraided Hearts
We love offering a variety of braided rugs, chair pads, place mats, and other items that are durable yet decorative. For your living room, our Heart Stencil Jute Rug is perfect for placing before a table holding cherished photos, either year round or just for Valentine’s Day. Its durable jute fibers are tough enough for any high traffic areas within your home, and the red, gray, and black colors complement any primitive decor. Our Heart Rug is available in a variety of colors that are perfect for finishing any cozy theme throughout your home; whether you use it alone as an accent piece or with the Braided Heart Placemats and Braided Heart Trivets. Again, this collection adds a special, loving touch in your home throughout the year in addition to on Valentine’s Day.Heart Stencil Jute Rug

Hearty Decor
Although our heart braids and pillows fit into this category, there are other ornamental pieces that you can be a little more creative with when implementing them into your decorative themes. Lori Mitchell’s Old Fashioned Love Sculpture, for example, can be used on its own to showcase love; it can be added to your personal, year-round Lori Mitchell display; or you can put it among photos or other baubles for Valentine’s Day. The Stained Glass Double Heart can be hung from a small window in a bathroom or kitchen to reflect pretty light, or you can decorate a wreath on a door or wall. Not just for Valentine’s Day, this hanging ornament will be admired wherever you display it, even if you choose to hang it on your Christmas tree!
Heart Medallion SeatingEight Hearts MedallionThere are also more subtle decorative avenues you can go down, if you are looking for pieces that make a strong, yet soft statement in your home. Our Heart Medallion Seating incorporates a heart design in your dining room or kitchen, while maintaining a classic and sleek look. The Eight Hearts Medallion wall art complements the seating if used together, or adds intricate detail to a blank wall in any living space. While you may think of heart-shaped picture frames in relation to Valentine’s Day, our Metal Scrolled Heart Photo Frame is traditional enough to go with any ordinary photo frames and decor while featuring an elegant scrolling design you will enjoy looking at. This also makes a great Valentine’s Day gift, especially when filled with a picture of you and your loved one(s).¬†

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