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Get the Look: Bring Color Into Your Home

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
Color can instantly enhance the atmosphere of any room in your home. Start in a single area and work your way around the house adding a splash of color in every space. To learn more about the products featured in each photo, click on their corresponding links below.
Sheep & Flowers Pillow, Newport Double Bench, Number Hooks Timeless Black Table Lamp, Barnyard Meeting Print, Higgeldy Piggeldy Sculpture

Neutral bedrooms create calm atmospheres for relaxation and restful sleeping. Neutral color schemes are easy to update with colorful throws, bedding and pillows that will create a different look as often as you desire.

Keeping in line with soft textures and colors, colonial blue Apothecary Quilt is complemented by delicate embroidery on Fern Grommet Window Panel with just a hint of color on Blooming Gardens Long Hooked Wool Pillow. Cute and cuddly spring bunny is an optional accent.

Apothecary Bed, Blooming Gardens Hooked Wool Pillow, Fern Grommet Panel
Holly Garden Quilt Collection Instantly enhance the energy of your sleeping space with warm hues meant to grab your attention and enliven your mood. Holly Garden Quilt Collection brings warm and vibrant sensations with rich red hues complemented by other accents puling together the same tones. Geranium Bush Spray creates a dash of delight when placed in Wooden Vase.

Sage Apothecary Quilt offers color wheel complement to the red room. Off-white linens keep things feeling fresh. For a less potent punch or for decorating a girl’s room, try using pastel red or soft pink in combination with sage green or sea foam.

Pillows are one way to instantly change the overall appearance of your bedroom as often as you like. Keeping paint schemes and linens within neutral cream and white color ranges ensures that any pillows you pick will make a good fit.

Create a patriotic tribute with George Washington and Abe Lincoln gracing the front of hooked wool pillows, coordinating with Star Hooked Pillows in two colors. Ruffle Flag and Burlap Flag add a final wave to Americana charm. Keep on display just for special Americana occasions, all summer long or throughout the year.

George Washington and Abe Lincoln Hooked Wool Pillows, Burlap Flag Pillow, Ruffle Flag Pillow, Star Hooked Pillows

Upholstered Boston Rocker, Tree of Life, Mini Onion Lamp Living Room

Living rooms are great areas for playing with color. Brighten up your seating space with colorful drapes, accent pillows or upholstered furniture in vibrant fabric print options. Upholstered Boston Rocker sings out with fun flowers in a country tune. Continue a nature inspired theme with Tree of Life Wall Art propped above a versatile side table like Lancaster Side Table. Whimsical and colorful, Set of Birds brings woodland songbird appeal and Mini Onion Lamp adds rustic charm.

Play with various shades of color in one area can enhance to effect while keeping spaces from looking rainbow colored. Sturbridge Lantern Lamp in gold adds yellow tones to this overall green toned landscape, enhanced by Country Shaker Sofa Hall Table in cool spruce and charming country check curtains in vibrant green from Sturbridge Plaid Curtains collection.

Cherry Blossom Potted Display brings a grounded, natural touch. Similar character can be created with any color of your choice by simply remaining open to new combinations you may not have thought of before.

Country Shaker Sofa Hall Table, Sturbridge Lantern Lamp, Sturbridge Plaid Curtains, Cherry Blossom Display
Bright & Cheery Wreath, Handmade Bird Print Lamp, Country Shaker Sofa Hall Table Brighten any space with small hints of color on a variety of accents. Forever flowers are popular ways to add color to any wall, as shown here with Bright & Cheery Wreath.

Handmade Bird Print Lamp is just that, handcrafted from the very top intricately made finial to the reclaimed wood base at the bottom.

Country Shaker Sofa Hall Table in black offers simple contrast and grounded appeal against the brighter colors of the lamp and wreath. For added color, use more flowers or add a pop of color with a bright rug. To keep things toned down, using lots of greenery as shown here will offer the best result.


Kitchens are the heart of the home. You most likely spend a lot of time there. Make dinner prep and entertaining easier with cheerful kitchen decorating that speaks to your unique style. Keep things looking neat and organized while staying true to country roots with sets of Large and Small Wire Baskets for storing spices or mugs. Roosters are common kitchen motifs and Rooster Wall Plank and Rooster Doorstop enhance this theme. By taking colors from each of these accents, like the green and blue pulled out here for the braided rug and flower display, you can create a cohesive look.

Wire Baskets, Rooster Wall Plank, Rooster Doorstop, Mini Onion Lamp
Rooster Chalk Board, Farmhouse Storage Tins, Rustic Wooden Bowl, Shaker Banded Box Rustic kitchen decorating has become increasingly popular over the years. Creating a space that exudes a welcoming vibe makes kitchens warm and inviting, even in the coldest of months.

Rooster Chalkboard continues with the favorite country barn animal theme as Farmhouse Storage Tins bring muted colors to the overall decorating palette. Keep chalk within easy reach in small Shaker Banded Box. Rustic Wooden Bowl in mustard will store items in style. Add your own charming accents like cherished cook books or antique store finds to continue the trend throughout your entire kitchen.

Calico Crow Swag and Chair Pads, Aurora Rug, Sturbridge Lantern Lamp Dining Room

No matter your style preferences, be sure to continue decorating until you reach the dining room. Create lively conversation, enjoy nourishing meals and relish in the company of others in this room. Play up rustic country charms with classic motifs such as the petite primitive crows on Calico Crow Textiles Collection. Paired with muted folk art tones on Aurora Rug this simple swag curtain and matching chair pads really stand out. Barn red Sturbridge Lantern Lamp continues the theme, offering a rich hue to pair with the overall muted mustard scene.

Dining rooms can also be a place for a bit of sophistication to shine. Cream colored with an appealing coffee wash over the final stain finish, Napoleon Side Chair Set with matching Bistro Table bring simple style and a neutral starting base for adding your own style on top. Bring out the rich wood tones with warm red braided carpet. Soften the entire area with lace curtains such as Folk Lace panels in white. Hints of color keep the room from looking blah, available through preserved displays like Cucina Herb Wall Basket or your favorite living plants scattered about. Tulip Scroll Chandelier adds that final graceful touch and mood lighting, too. Napoleon Dining Chairs and Table, Cucina Herb Wall Basket

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Decorating with Roosters

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Cocka-doodle-doo! We all know the familiar sound that a rooster makes, especially at the most inconvenient times in the morning. Here at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop we adore farmhouse friends, especially the rooster, an enjoy the country feel that rooster themed decor can bring into a home. Whether you live in a rustic, primitive farmhouse or enjoy the high ceilings and tall windows of a big city flat, roosters are a versatile style that will work well with any decor.
Farmhouse Storage Tins
Rooster Hooked Chair Pad Coordinating Pairs

Instantly increase the country decor theme in any room with a coordinating set of chair pads and a matching rug. Use these pieces in your dining room or kitchen for an instant enhancement!

Artist Carol Endres created this imagery featuring a crowing rooster standing proud amongst tall sunflowers in the yard. Muted tones of sage and brick red make these pieces feel quite country indeed.

Rooster Hooked Rug

Retro Rooster

For an unexpected curtain and chair pad collection, consider website exclusive Retro Rooster Curtains. We just love this collection for its ability to compliment country farm decor, as well as those wishing to create a retro ‘1950’s’ feel. Repeated pattern of roosters in red, black and white is displayed on durable, khaki colored 100% cotton fabric. Collection features tiers, valance and Retro Rooster Chair Pad. Chair pads are tufted for a very comfy seat and include strong chair ties to secure cushion in place.

Retro Rooster Tiers
Retro Rooster Chair Pad Retro Rooster Curtains Detail

Rooster Mug Colorful Roosters

Roosters are known for their bright plumage, especially when they are strutting their stuff around the farm yard. On Rooster Mug, a vividly colored rooster decorates the side of a rather large 14 ounce mug just right for sipping your favorite beverage in the morning, or for warming up with a spot of tea in the afternoon.

Paired with a French country inspired rug like Scalloped Rooster Hooked Rug, or the vintage appeal of Farmhouse Storage Tins, your home will be full of rooster fun in no time!

Farmhouse Storage Tins Set Scalloped Rooster Hooked Rug

Functional Roosters

Farmers Market Clock adds instant access and a reminder of the time in your kitchen or dining room. Made right here in the USA for additional country home charm, this clock features felt tipped pegs to keep it hanging flush, and colorful artwork with a textured finish that will protect it from damage. With Rooster Chalkboard hanging in your kitchen, you will always remember to buy the eggs. Rooster Vane Lamp lights the way and offers a whimsical accent to your reading nook.

Farmers Market Clock
Rooster Chalkboard Rooster Vane Lamp

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Decorating with French Country Style

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
French Market Prep Bowl Set French country style is easily recognizable with prancing roosters, bright sunflowers, sweet lavender and bold colors decorating rugs, curtains and bedding throughout the home. Here at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop we have a wide selection of French country inspired furnishings just right for a provencal accent in any room of your home. Here we have gathered a few of our favorite items for you to enjoy.
Rooster Motifs Throughout the Room

Here at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, rooster motifs can be found on everything from lighting to valances, chair pads and lamp finials. Add just the right touch of French country class to your living or dining room. Rooster Vane Lamp applies each of the French country decorating principles: bright color, rustic appeal, natural fabric accents, and creates a stunning conversation piece that will wake up any room while offering warm mood lighting at night. Rooster Mug adds that touch of bold color needed in every kitchen, and Farmer’s Market Clock will make you feel as though you have just stepped into the local market.

Rooster Mug
Farmers Market Clock Rooster Vane Lamp

Rooster Rugs

Roosters are a popular motif in country decorating, whether it is French country or not. For true French country roosters, choose items that feature bold colors such as cobalt blue, rust red and hunter green along with cream and golden yellow as accents. Scalloped Rooster Rug showcases all of these features on a brilliantly colored accent mat featuring a bold rooster strutting amongst sunflowers on a cream background overlaid by golden check lines. Just right for a touch of elegance in your country home. Rooster Rug features mostly hunter green and rust red colorings on a classic cream background for a more classic country setting.

Scalloped Rooster Hooked Rug Rooster Rug

Anniversary Quilt Collection French Country Elegance

To decorate in true French country style, all you need is a bit of bucolic inspiration in something as simple and charming as a toile quilt, or a quilted bedding collection available in soft colors like blue and cream. Iron accents, such as an iron bed, candle holders or curtain tie backs, will enhance the old world feel of any room. Fill your home with fresh flowers and greenery, or permanent displays during the colder months, to enhance the provencal feel in any room.

Apothecary Quilt Collection Scroll Tiebacks Set

Rustic, Charming and Welcoming

When selecting chairs and seating options for your home, think: welcoming. Ladderback chairs, woven rush seats and rustic metal options will enhance the charming feel of any room. Combined in rich colors of cobalt blue, gold, rust red and hunter green, your entire home can easily be transformed in a matter of minutes. Turned wood creates a traditional, well-loved feeling when used in combination with woven rush or twisted paper seats, exuding the amount of time and care placed into the style and emotion of the home’s decor.

Rush Seat Chair
Unique Corner Chair Cranberry Ladderback Seating Collection

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