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Sturbridge Yankee Workshop Santa Showcase

Friday, December 6th, 2013
Santa has been given many names over the years. Santa, Santa Claus, St. Nicholas, St. Nick, Father Christmas and the list goes on if you begin including variations from other languages. The roots of where Santa Claus originated from stem from a combination of folklore in Germany, Scandinavia, Holland, and Great Britain.

This is where perhaps you have heard of Sinterclaas. Sinterclaas, who decides who is naughty and nice like our western understanding of Santa does, arrives by steam boat and chooses to ride a white-gray horse; as opposed to a sleigh and eight reindeer. Whatever you choose to call this jolly gift giving man in your home, he always finds a place in our hearts.

Williraye Studio Santa Sculptures
Candy Store Music Box Musical Santa

Cooking up magical treats in the candy shop, keeping children entertained at The Kringle theater during the showing of the Nutcracker, or creating magical memories at the North Pole Toy Shop, Santa is everything to everyone during the Christmas season.

These displays all play 8 traditional Christmas songs from Jingle Bells to We Wish You a Merry Christmas and more to keep you and your guests entertained all season long.

Santa's Toy Shop Music Box Nutcracker Musical Theater Display

Sculpted Santa

Add just the right touch to your mantel space or bookshelf display year after year with a sculpted Santa that will sit pretty and offer holiday cheer to all who see him. Red Carved Santa With Tree offers folk art appeal, as Artist Jim Shore’s Canadian Santa is ready for Christmas Eve celebrations French Canadian style, and Alpine Santa, from Williraye Studio™, brings his forest friends along for a walk in the winter weather, bundled up with his Nordic sweater and striped scarf and colorful mittens.

Red Carved Santa With Tree Sculpture
Jim Shore Candian Santa Apline Santa - Williraye Studio

Here Comes Santa Collectible Wooly Snowman Extra Special Santa

Collectible Wooly® Snowmen are great for gift giving, and available in many styles for display in every room of the home. Start your own collection, or complete a collection for a friend. Artist Karen Didion showcases Midnight Snack Santa with his cuddly teddy and a plate full of delicious cookies as they head off to read a Christmas story before settling down for the night. Enchant children and adults alike with the Santa’s Flight Night Light, where Santa’s sleigh appears as just a silhouette across the blue sky with bright yellow moon.

Midnight Snack Santa - Karen Didion Santa's Flight Night Light

Plush Pillow Santa

Ready to support you when you need a break from holiday shopping and festivities, these pillows offer comfort and cheer wherever they are displayed. Showcased in 100% hooked wool, Santa Bunny is as cute as can be, and looks quite realistic!

Below, Santa and his forest friends are ready to bring cheer to all who are near on this cold winter night. Vintage jingle bells add a whimsical touch to the red felt pillow, perfect for display on an entryway bench or favorite chair.

Santa Bunny Pillow
Santa and Forest Friends Pillow Vintage Jingle Bells Pillow

Dear Santa Print Vintage Santa

When was the last time you wrote a letter to Santa? It is never too late to continue believing in the magic! Hang this print, Dear Santa, in any room to enliven the holiday spirit in your home. Vintage Christmas Apron showcases quite the jolly Santa character, with fun nostalgic imagery and brightly colored ties to surprise the cook in your family. Marching Santa offers vintage folk art appeal with his feather tree and striped pants.

Vintage Christmas Apron Marching Santa Coaster Set

How do you celebrate the magic of Santa in your home during the holidays?


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Celebrate, Spread Holiday Cheer With Free Shipping

Monday, November 25th, 2013

No need to fret over the upcoming holiday season. Holiday cheer is easier to share with free shipping on all holiday items at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, through December 26, 2013.

Accessorize With Small Accents

Start small with a festive sign to let folks know that you and your whole household is full of holiday spirit. Feature the phrase, So be Good for Goodness Sake, on a small knotty pine painted sign made right here in the United States. Celebrate hows folks that you are excited to share holiday cheer with all who enter  your home.

Celebrate Holiday Sign
So Be Good For Goodness Sign

Sing Noel Wooly(R) Decorations Make a Difference

Remember those winter days when you raced with your friends down the biggest snow covered hill in town? Your sled, with its slick metal runners, would glide down the fluffy white snow with ease. Relive those memories when Lil’Red Rocket Sled is on display!

Speaking of fluffy white snow, Wooly® collectible snow creatures are a delight to put on display, year after year! Sing Noel Wooly® will look as cute as can be on your mantel, and many of his Wooly® friends would love to join the gathering!

Lil' Red Rocket Sled

Handmade Accents Steal the Show

For a handmade look on a couch or favorite chair, Presents for Pups features delicate hand stitching and appliqued accents that are sure to charm. Stuffed dogs, with tails ready to wag, appear to be adding the final touches to the holiday tree. Offering a similar feel to holiday décor, Tangled Cat and Lights Pillow features wool felt and cranberry ticking, perfect for the whole season of decorating. What could be more enticing to a cat than a string of Christmas lights? This darling pillow, a Sturbridge Yankee Workshop exclusive handmade in Illinois, personifies the epitome of a cat during the holiday season.

Presents for Pups Pillow Tangled Cat and Lights Pillow

Red Tartan Plaid Ribbon Perfect Bows for Festive Gifts

very holiday gift package is even better with a beautiful bow, easily created with Red Plaid Ribbon. Perfect to decorate your holiday tree, or as a garland for your mantel space, and easy to mold into perfect bow shapes with the wire edge. Use this ribbon to hang your favorite festive wreaths in windows or on chair backs or as a wrap around your staircase banister.

Keep Decorations Up All Season Long

Bring the colors and textures of nature into your home this season with the petite Chickadees Wreath. Perfect for display on a window, around your favorite candle, or on the backs of dining room chairs, this wreath is full of seasonal charm. Two sweet light gray chickadees are perfectly perched to offset the combination of colors on this wreath. Birds feature bits of glitter for a whimsical touch, and bead eyes that peek out of their otherwise white head.

Chickadees Wreath

No matter how you decorate this season, take time to appreciate the vast array of holiday items available with free shipping, through December 26, 2013.

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Made in the USA: Prints With ‘Feel Good’ Imagery

Monday, November 4th, 2013
‘Tis the season to grace your home with holiday decor that speaks to your feelings and the true meaning of the holidays. Whether you are passionate about snowmen, folk art, or the religious theme this time of year, we feature artwork for everyone on our website. Take a look below and be inspired to create your own holiday magic with these items, made right here in the USA.

The Simplicity of Snowmen

Have you ever noticed how walking by a snowman in winter can make you smile? Their cute coal grins, and precious tree branch arms, bundled up in scarves and hats put there by their creators. Snowmen are simple things that often go unnoticed, but remind us of the joys of the season. Artists Margie McGinnis and Lisa Hilliker showcase the simpler times of life with their folk art prints, In the Meadow Snowman, and Joy, Love, Peace. Use these prints on your walls this season to remind you and your guests that the most important things this year are the littlest of things, especially those things that often go unnoticed. The next time you walk by a group of snowmen, take a moment to appreciate their magic.

In the Meadow Snowman Print
Joy Love Peace Snowman Print

Peaceful Prints

Aside from the hustle and bustle all around us this time of year, it is important to remind ourselves that peaceful moments are important moments in our lives. Have you ever heard that all important phrase, make time to take time? Spend an extra hour with a close friend, make a special gift for someone in need, or take a moment each day to remind yourself of how thankful you are for the things that you have. In our Evening Visit Print, close friends are spending time together on this cold night, warming their hearts and souls with the joy of friendship and laughter. Made in the USA, this print features vibrant colors and artwork by artist Bonnie Mohr.

An Evening Visit Winter Print

Inspirational ImageryIf you are seeking inspirational decorations for your home this year, our Oh Holy Night and Wise Men Still Seek Prints are sure to please. The scenes are dramatically displayed with black silhouette images overlaying peaceful backgrounds highlighting different scenes from the biblical story of Christmas. Made in the USA, these prints feature a textured finish akin to an oil painting, and charming artwork by artist Jennifer Pugh.
Wise Men Still Seek Framed Print Oh Holy Night Framed Print

Looking for more decor made in America? Click here to take a look at all of our American-made wall art, or click here to browse our full line of USA-made products on our website.

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