Posts Tagged ‘rooster lamps’

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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All Lighting on Sale This Fall

Friday, July 19th, 2013

This week at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop we are proud to announce the start of our Annual Fall Lighting Sale. Here at SYW, we’re happy to help fulfill the lighting needs of your home and offer special savings to you, our loyal customers. We have everything from table and floor lamps to ceiling fixtures, various lighting accessories and night lights.  Here are some pieces we know you will love.  With great deals on classic customer favorite lighting, like our Sturbridge Lantern Lamps, and many new options, there’s something for every decor style.


Our Portland Lamp seen here to the left, is an intriguing accent lamp adds a touch of old world charm to any room.  The base of the Portland Lamp resembles an antique oil lantern, and gives off a soft glow when lit.  Use it on a bedside table for a reading light, or as a conversation piece in your sitting room.  The antiqued brass metal base contrasts nicely with the black woven cotton, clip-on, hexagonal shade. This new for fall 2013 lighting option is on sale now for $20 off.

Another new light for fall is a fun selection adding to the SYW assortment of rooster themed items.  Our Rooster Vane Lamp, pictured here to the right, is sure to set the tone of your room’s décor.  This true conversation piece features a proud, colorful rooster atop a traditional weather vane.  The base has the appearance of wood, with highlights of barn red and mustard.

Details include raised ball feet and an egg shaped finial. For accurate effect, the weathervane spins in the breeze.  The neutral linen shade is accompanied by a red piped edge.  This new for 2013 lamp is on sale now for $20 off.


Year after year, the fall lighting sale provides an opportunity for our customers to purchase that “must have table lamp” or that “gorgeous ceiling fixture” for their home, at a special sale price. This fall we have lots to choose from when it comes to creating the perfect accent lighting or ideal mood lighting.

Many of the new items on sale can enhance your fall decorating as well, such as our five-star customer rated, Pinecone Floor Lamp; on sale now for $20 off. Click below to browse all lighting on sale this fall at Sturbridge Yankee Workshop, during our Annual Fall Lighting Sale.

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