Posts Tagged ‘kitchen gift ideas’

What to Give Any Mom on Mother’s Day

Monday, May 5th, 2014
Mother’s Day 2014 is less than a week away, falling on Sunday, May 11 this year. Any mom in your life deserves the very best, more than once a year. Show a certain mom your appreciation for all that they do with a special gift chosen just for them from Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, organized here by common categories for your convenience.
Bees Nested Measuring Cups The Baking Mom

Do you know a mother who loves to spend time in the kitchen whipping up new creations to share with friends and family? Make her life easier with handy kitchen tools, a new pot organizer for a busy kitchen or delicious gourmet goodies made with love, all found in Sturbridge Yankee Workshop’s Country Kitchen category.

Red Pinwheel Pillow The Outdoors Mom

Warm sunshine does wonders for the soul. Give a special gift for an outdoors mom in your life from the Outdoor Decor category at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop. Everything from appealing door mats for wiping muddy feet after a long day spent in the garden to weathervanes and thermometers for true enjoyment of each moment outside on a porch or deck.

Higgeldy Piggeldy Gardening Sculpture The Gardening Mom

Gardening mothers know exactly what it takes to  make their gardens grow beautiful as can be. Planters, herb markers, garden stakes and more can all be found in Sturbridge Yankee Workshop’s category dedicated to Garden Accents.

Floating Saint Bernards Print The Artwork Loving Mom

Surprise any mom with new artwork from her favorite artist to decorate any blank space. Prints from cherished artists such as Tim Campbell, Billy Jacobs and Bonnie Mohr can all be found in the Sturbridge Yankee Workshop Prints & Wall Art category.

Wrental Birdhouse

The Birdwatching Mom

Sturbridge Yankee Workshop’s For the Birds category showcases just a few of the items that make birdwatching more enjoyable for fans of feathered folk. From birdhouses to hanging birdseed holders and displays, you are sure to find something just right for mom.

Wicked Witch Sculpture The Collectibles Mom

Know of a mom who loves to collect figures and sculptures from her favorite American artists? Find the latest pieces from Lori Mitchell, Williraye Studios™, Bethany Lowe and more inside the Collectibles category at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop.

Wag Walk Leash Holder The Pet Loving Mom

Does your mom love dogs? Cats? Rabbits or gerbils? In the For Your Pet category at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, you can browse through dog pets, organic catnip for kitties young and old or feeding area mats to create a unique space for mom’s favorite furry friends.

Post to Twitter Post to Yahoo Buzz Post to Delicious Post to Digg Post to Facebook Post to MySpace Post to StumbleUpon

Made in the USA: Hostess Gift Ideas

Monday, April 21st, 2014
Attending a bridal shower, birthday party or family gathering soon and looking for a simple and charming gift to bring for the hostess or guest of honor? Take a look at this range of made in America around the house items available now on Sturbridge Yankee Workshop’s website.
Simple and Sweet, Smelling That Is

Drawer sachets never go out of style. Give a gift that keeps on giving with charming sachets filled with the calming scent of real lavender flowers. Friends who travel frequently can even tuck one into their suitcase for a real treat when they are on the road. Charming imagery on Hope Pink Ribbon Sachet or Heart Flowers Sachet is sure to make anyone smile. Wonderful aromas are also achieved with jar candles in fragrances such as watermelon or strawberry, just right for the busy hostess who wants to keep room’s smelling fresh.

Hope Pink Ribbon Sachet
Heart Flowers Sachet Watermelon Jar Candle

Life is Good Beach Clock Beach Time

Whether you have a friend who decorates their bathroom in a seaside beach theme or you have a friend who does the same in their dining room, these charming accents feel fresh from the sea to enhance relaxation and laid back atmosphere in every room. Life is Good Beach Clock will remind you of the time while keeping your mind on all things beach related, whether for an in-town home or ocean front cottage. Beach Time Placemat or Coaster Set make a wonderful duo for giving to a friend who hosts summer gatherings in their yard or coastal home.

Beach Time Placemat

Beach Time Coaster Set


Patriotic Charm

Many folks decorate with Americana theme all year round. Enhance the collection of a close friend with charming gift ideas just right for Fourth of July parties or for display throughout the year. Americana Candle Jar is available in two sizes and features rustic imagery on pasted labels and inviting scents of favorite American desserts in wax colors of red, white and blue. Americana Coaster Set and America & Flag Sign Blocks offer primitive imagery for display on patriotic occasions or all year long.

Americana Candle Jar
America & Flag Sign Blocks Americana Coaster Set

Non-slip Pastry Mat Handy Kitchen Helpers

Hostess gifts are often overlooked when attention should be paid to the guy or gal who opened their home for a special event or gathering of friends and family. Show your appreciation for their hard work, especially if they prepared the food, by giving the gift of a reliable cooking tool that they can use in the kitchen. Non-slip Pastry Mat is simply essential for any host who makes pies, cookies or other delectable desserts. Kitchen Helper Guide is always welcome in any kitchen, by new or seasoned cooks alike. Garlic Keeper offers an easy way to keep garlic fresh for friends who adore Italian cooking.

Kitchen Helper Guide Garlic Keeper

Post to Twitter Post to Yahoo Buzz Post to Delicious Post to Digg Post to Facebook Post to MySpace Post to StumbleUpon

Decorating With the Color Red

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
The color red is an enchanting and magical color. Depending on how you to display or light an area with this vibrant shade, it can have either an energetic or a soft and rustic feel. Here we feature an assortment of our products that span all tones of red, including everything from a classic cherry red to a muted barn red. Red also evokes a feeling of romance and love. However you choose to represent this primary color of the rainbow, consider the collection of red items from Sturbridge Yankee Workshop to decorate your home.
Boston Rocker
Country Check Curtains Red Romantic Dining

Pictured here to the left are Classic Country Check Curtains, which are propped in an environment that can easily be recreated in your kitchen or dining area. If you like the hanging light fixture over the table, Fort Hill Pendant comes in red as well. For seating consider Saddle Stool, arriving in a bright, traditional red color. Wide contoured seat makes for immensely comfortable sitting, no matter where you use it. Red is a wonderful color to have in a dining area because the hue stimulates our appetites. Petite Primitive Corner Chair comes in a deep rustic red.

Saddle Stool Red Primitive Chair Red

Bold & Vibrant

Add pops of color throughout your home with red accents that can be surprisingly easy on the eyes. When paired with a neutrally colored room, bright red accent pillows like the petite Lace Heart Pillow will add just the right amount of warm color. Geranium Bush Spray looks great in any room and will remain as pretty as fresh blooming flower all year long (wooden vase sold separately). Keep the room looking neat with a Holly Garden Placemat on a bedside table or under a lamp.

Lace Heart Pillow
Holly Garden Tabletop Collection Geranium Bush Spray

Crimson Folk Art Family Rug An Eye Catching Hue

When it comes to going red on your floors, Sturbridge Yankee Workshop has you covered. Seen here to the left in a runner size is Crimson Folk Art Family Rug. Displaying an intricate folk art pattern and plush feel, this rug highlights warm red tones that will enhance your red themed decor. Its beauty lasts thanks to its stain resistant, easy-care polypropylene. Featuring this eye catching hue are Red Wool Floral Fusion Rug, shown in detailed close up below, or Bold Braided Stair Treads. Imagine the decorating possibilities that this color will instantly bring into every room of your home, enhancing the overall mood.

Detail of Red Wool Floral Fusion Rug Bold Braided Stair Tread Red

Energy Around the House

Red creates a feeling of energy in any living space and will surely be noticed, because the brain is naturally attracted to the contrast red gives to an everyday environment. Vintage Desk Phone offers a retro feel to a kitchen, office, or living room. This early 20th century replica version offers all the modern conveniences of today, such as push buttons and redial. Other accents, like Soup is a Hug Soup Bowl, or Berry Hydrangea Wreath, are easy to use around the house all year.

Vintage Desk Phone
Soup is a Hug Soup Bowl Berry Hydrangea Wreath

Post to Twitter Post to Yahoo Buzz Post to Delicious Post to Digg Post to Facebook Post to MySpace Post to StumbleUpon