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Beautiful chalk ware collectibles

This place is magical. When you step inside the store threw are all kinds of chalk ware Santa’s and... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Donna W
What a wonderful place

On our way (on 146) to Woonsocket yesterday, we decided to leave the highway, and investigate some... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
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Vaillancourt Folk Art, based in Sutton, Massachusetts, is considered one of the last "Made in America" Christmas studios. Founded in 1984, Vaillancourt chalkware is cast from vintage moulds and hand-painted with the same attention to quality and...more
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9 Main St, Suite 1h, Sutton, MA 01590-1660
+1 508-476-3601
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

This place is magical. When you step inside the store threw are all kinds of chalk ware Santa’s and other kfigurines. They have server ware pottery too. The problem in here is that you want to buy everything!

Thank Donna W
Reviewed September 15, 2017

On our way (on 146) to Woonsocket yesterday, we decided to leave the highway, and investigate some of the beautiful New England backroads. Traveling through the town of Sutton, we chanced upon this studio/shop, and stopped to have a look. From the outside, it just...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

This shop is amazing. It's beautifully decorated in the Christmas spirit and packed with unique and artful decorations for Christmas. Their own handcrafted and painted plaster figures are beautifully done and make us think of Christmas long past. If you appreciate handcrafted art and looking...More

Thank 781josephd
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Vaillancourt's paint beautiful plaster chalkware figures made from chocolate molds. They have a wonderful display of past works and you can view the artists painting new ones. They have other delicate works of art for sale and the decorations are always changing with the season....More

Thank oldholbrookcamping
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Vaillancourt FA has always stuck to high standards of craftsmanship with everything they make. Tis is one place where you must take your time in order to absorb all the amazing things they make at the studio which is part of the store. Each item...More

Thank MJinMA
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

At first glance, the location may seem out of the way but I'm here to tell you: if you're a fan of handmade arts, crafts, history or in search of the holiday spirit, Vaillancourt Folk Art should be the centerpiece of your next day trip...More

Thank Daren W
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

If you're interested in a unique display of Christmas products, this is the place to spend a couple of hours. We cannot resist and always purchase something. It was fun interacting with, and watching, the people who create and hand paint the various items.

Thank Iadmit
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I have been there every Xmas season now for the past 4 years. so much to look at and you can take a tour of the area where they make the figurines and where they are painted. during the season they have entertainment with entertainers...More

Thank LouisvilleGrace
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Traveling with a bus tour we stopped in the Vaillancourt facility for a tour. We were greeted by the owners and shown a dvd of the history of the Vaillancourt items. Then we were given a tour of the production/hand painting area of the facility....More

Thank lawtonjl2002
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Lovely carved items for my santa collection. But they are very very expensivee. I saw them at Art and Artisians Fair in Nantucket. They are there every year.

Thank LeslieEdelman119
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