Gift Wrapping and Community Involvement

Gift Wrapping and Community Involvement

 Gift Wrapping and Community Involvement

We have been working hard all year to stay involved in our local community. Around the Holidays, this becomes even more important to us. Earlier this week, Loryn, Peggy, Ken and Douglas visited the Holton House of Brattleboro, Vermont and helped wrapped gifts to be delivered to local senior citizens. The gift wrapping was a  Brattleboro Rotary Club project and the team was joined by fellow Rotarians: Betsy Gentille, Ana Saavedra and Tami Purcell.

This is just one of several holiday projects we are happy to be taking part in this season. To learn more about the work we are doing in our local community,  take a look at our Community Involvement page!

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

Dining Room Furniture Sale

Buy More & Save with our December Dining Room Furniture Sale

If you haven’t taken advantage of our December Dining Room Sale yet, hurry, there is only a week left to save! This is our last dining sale of the year, so take advantage of the great savings on solid wood dining room furniture while you can.

Save up to 20% on the dining room furniture you’ve been dreaming about! Buy one piece and save 10%, buy 2 pieces and save 15%, or buy 3+ pieces and save 20% on qualifying furniture designs! Plus, all orders receive free white glove shipping!

Our high quality dining furniture is skillfully crafted in Vermont from real hardwoods by talented furniture makers. Built for style, function and generations of use. Your new dining furniture can be made from natural Cherry, Maple, Oak, or Walnut woods. So whether you’re shopping for a single piece to complement an existing dining room set or starting afresh, browse through our handmade dining furniture collections below. And please note that most of these pieces can be customized to fit your specific space or needs.

Shop for your new dining room furniture securely, easily, and conveniently from our online store. Or if you prefer contact us at 888-390-5571 to order by phone or discuss your questions about our Vermont made, fine wood furniture. Hurry! This Sale ends at midnight on December 18th.

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

Shaker Dining Room Furniture

Admiring Shaker Dining Room Furniture

Shaker Dining Room Furniture is beautiful in it’s simplicity. Not only is it world renowned for it’s modestly elegant style, but it is also adored for it’s exquisite craftsmanship and usability. Shaker Dining Room Furniture can be used to complement existing decor and furniture, or if used alone, makes a beautifully harmonious dining space.

1. Form Follows Function.

One of the hallmarks of Shaker Dining Room Furniture is it’s unfussy, simplistic design. The Shakers believed that showiness was a sin, so they created furniture completely with functionality and usability in mind. The end result, however, was beyond utilitarian. Shaker furniture’s modest styling is unintentionally beautiful and perfect for the modern dining space.

2. Versatility.

The humble styling of Shaker Dining Room Furniture is gives it a widely versatile appeal. Shaker Dining Furniture can be mixed and matched with other styles and blend in quite well. The unfussy design makes it perfect for just adding in a piece or two as you slowly grow your Shaker collection, or for creating an entire new Shaker space with existing decor.

3. Sustainability.

The original Shakers had an inherent respect for the land and used as much local materials as possible. Our beautiful, solid wood furniture is built to order with sustainably harvested woods and non-toxic finishes, much like the way America’s first Shakers built their furniture over eight generations ago.

There is so much to love about Shaker Dining Room Furniture, and we hope you appreciate it’s beauty and simplicity as much as we do. At our store you will find hundreds of handcrafted pieces of Shaker Furniture, built to be usable, versatile, and naturally sustainable.

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

gift certificates

The holidays are upon us and gifting is probably on the back of your mind. Gifting can be tricky, especially if you wait until last minute, but we have a great solution for you. Our Vermont Woods Studios gift certificates are the perfect present for the eccentric fine furniture lover or Vermont home decor aficionado! Gift Certificates start at $100 and can easily be purchased online.

How to buy your gift certificate

Gift Certificates are purchased just like any other item in our store. You can pay for them using the store’s standard payment method(s). Once your payment has cleared, we will send the Gift Certificate by mail to the Shipping Address entered during checkout.

How to shop with your gift certificate

With the funds from your gift certificate account you can shop hundreds of items in our store!  At the checkout stage, an extra box will appear. Simply enter the amount to apply from the funds in your Gift Certificate Account. Please note: you will still have to select another payment method if there is not enough in your Gift Certificate Account to cover the entire cost of your purchase. If you have more funds in your Gift Certificate Account than the total cost of your purchase, the balance will be left in your Gift Certificate Account for future use! See more information on our gift certificates here.

Gift certificates are a great way to take the guesswork out of giving, and a wonderful way to make sure that the people you care about will be getting a gift that they will love and cherish. For any questions regarding the Gift Certificate System, please contact us by email at info@vermontwoodsstudios.com!

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.

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Shown in this photo is our Classic Shaker Hunt Board, complemented with Simon Pearce glassware and JK Adams kitchen accessories.

As much as I hate to admit it, it’s winter.  The sky is dreary, the wind is sharp, and icy snow covers the ground. When you get home at the end of the day, you don’t want your home environment to reflect the outside environment–you want your house to be as cozy and warm as possible! Thankfully, our beautiful cherry furniture has a natural warmth that adds cheer to any space, and when adorned with some of Vermont’s iconic home decor brands, the pairing is perfect for making a comfortable and chic shelter from the harsh weather. With the following furniture ideas, you’ll know what to do to create your winter oasis in no time:

1. Accessorize your wood furniture with blankets:

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Our Vermont Shaker Moon Bed elegantly shows the natural warmth of Cherry wood. The luxurious purple blanket adds just another layer of warmth and sophistication. 

Blankets are great for creating a warm atmosphere in your home. Aside from literally warming you up, they add soft layers to your decor and give it added coziness (especially when used to accent a wooden bed). Purchasing a new blanket is great, but a handmade quilt is wonderful too.

 

2. Keep candles lit around the house:

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A toasty fire, wood furniture, and beautiful home decor… can you imagine a more perfect winter scene?

Having candles lit (safely, of course) is a simple and beautiful way to add a touch of warmth to any space. The flame of the candle is sure to make any area of your home feel more alive and more comfy. Using acorns gathered from outside, place your Simon Pearce candle holder on top of an earthy slate base for a look that is as natural as it is stylish.

 

3. Decorate with warm tones.

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Hubbardton Forge Lighting adds a whimsical yet industrial artisan feeling to your otherwise modestly decorated home.

Rather than using cool tones like blues and grays, warmer tones like brown, yellow, red and gold are great for giving the illusion of warmth. Your pillows, curtains and bedding are wonderful places to start. These colors look especially beautiful when highlighting the natural tone of Cherry wood furniture.

I hope these furniture ideas will help you  and your home avoid the dreary winter blues! What tips would you add? Let me know in the comments or send us a tweet.

This blog is written by your friends at Vermont Woods Studios. Check out our Vermont made furniture and home decor online and visit our showroom and art gallery at Stonehurst, the newly restored 1800s farmhouse nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains.