CMH Studio  Craft Fairs: Shop Local + Handmade + Outside!

Hello!  We are busy getting our collections ready for some great craft shows this summer.  Starting next weekend, we will be selling our pillows al fresco at some of the best artisan markets in the New England area!  Hope you’ll come buy and see us, and hundreds of other local artisans! It is great way to shop local, handmade, and outside on a beautiful day (rainy days too)!

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We are excited to show off our newest collections of Mexican Garland pillows and Otomi inspired designs, as well as many new color combinations of our most popular pillows.  

Follow these links to get more information and to see all of the exhibitors. (more…)  

CMH Studio  June Daisy Pillow Giveaway From Cheeky Monkey

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We are happy that summer’s here, school’s out, and it’s time to wear flip-flops all day long!  This month we are giving away our happy Daisy Pillow in pink, white and orange felt (a 16″ X 16″ square).  The soft colors are the perfect accent for a little girl’s bedroom or playroom!

 

We will randomly select one lucky winner on Friday, June 27th! (more…)  

Friend Feature  Keepsake Hand-Felted Animals & Taxidermy

As a child I loved the meticulous stuffed animals from Steiff, and I was the proud owner of one tiny 3-inch panda bear, which still sits on my dresser forty years later.  A few years ago I discovered the artist Miss Bumbles on Etsy and had the desperate desire of a five year old child to have one of my own.  (Yes, I got a Miss Bumbles pig for my birthday!)felted-animals-grouping

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Miss Bumbles is the alter ego of illustrator Ruth Rivers, of London.  She hand felts these tiny treasures and adorns them with the sweetest hand embroidery and props.  Each one is not more than 3 or 4 inches high, and completely one of a kind.  If you fall in love with one, you should snap it up, because they scurry away fast.  (I am convinced they come alive when you are not looking!)  Have you ever seen anything so cute in your life? (more…)