Posts Tagged ‘made in the usa artwork’

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.

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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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Artist Profile: Pam Britton

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

With the launch of our Summer 2012 Catalog, brings the launch of many new products. For summer, that meant a focus on made in the USA items, in order to support local craftsman and artists alike. In today’s blog we will feature 2 new, made in the USA prints and get acquainted with artist Pam Britton.


Pictured here to the left is our Caleb’s Sunflower Barn Print, by Maine artist Pam Britton. Pam, originally from Colorado, spent a lot of time traveling around the country with her family growing up. After settling in Texas, Pam began exploring her talents as an artist. Experimenting with craft painting, she also worked with adorning her art on wooden accent pieces and muslin pillows. However, after a few years of vacationing in New England with her husband Ken, she was quickly intrigued by what the east coast had to offer.

They decided to “take a leap” as Pam says, and move to the area of Downeast Maine. Feeling quite relaxed and far removed from the hustle and bustle of other places she had lived in the past, this is where she could really begin concentrate on her art. The region of Downeast Maine runs along the mid-coast line of the state; providing the perfect backdrop to inspire artists like Pam Britton. The natural beauty that is Maine, helped Pam’s true talent shine. She often pays tribute in her work to specific, local landmarks in the area. Pam was even commissioned by her now home town, Cutler, to create their town’s welcome sign. In regards to this privilege Pam states, “I was extremely honored to be chosen to design and paint the new sign that expresses the historical significance of the lighthouse to the community.” Check out the sign here: Cuter Town Sign

Seen here to the left is another beautiful framed print by the artist, our Zeb’s Flower Barn Print. While the above print focuses on selling mainly sunflowers at the barn, Zeb’s barn features a wider variety of flowers and seeds for sale. Both prints are highlighted by a textured finish and are set in a distressed, black wood frame. The colors and shading are reminiscent of a lazy, late summer’s day. Display together for an inviting focal point on your walls, in any room of the home. Proudly made here in the USA, these flower barn prints are welcomed additions to the Sturbridge Yankee Workshop collection of framed prints and wall art.

~ “I have to credit my mother and my husband, to whom I’ve been happily married 40 years, for giving me the encouragement and advice and downright physical help to succeed over the years, and especially now in Downeast Maine.” – Pam Britton


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