CMH Studio  Butterflies in Paris Pillow by Cheeky Monkey Home

Hello!  I think I see some hints of spring today.  The snow is finally receding in Boston and the grass (albeit brown) is revealed!  In the spirit of spring, I want to share a very cheerful pillow with you that is a new addition to our World Traveler collection.   

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Friend Feature  Shop Local: Found Home in Chatham, MA

I recently discovered a very special new store that has cropped up in Chatham, Massachusetts, and everyone who frequents Cape Cod just has to know about it!  Found Home is the creative genius of Jennifer Runnels, who pours her heart and soul (and unbelievable talent) into this little shop full of gorgeous finds for the home.  

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Drawing on her training as a fine artist, and twenty years of experience working in the furniture and interior design fields, she has a special eye for unique and sophisticated home design. (more…)  

CMH Studio  15% off Holiday Sale at Cheeky Monkey Home!

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For all of our lovely customers from holidays past, present and future–we welcome you to shop our collections and enjoy a 15% discount through the end of the year!  Just enter the promotion code CMH2013 at checkout, and the discount will be taken as you finalize your order!

 

Warm wishes for a wonderful holiday season!  

 

Love, Holly and the Cheeky Monkey Home Team!

CMH Studio  Gifts that Keep Giving: Soft Silhouette Pillows

A silhouette of your child appliquéd on a soft felt pillow has got to be the most heartfelt and meaningful gift for a parent or grandparent this year!  I really love meaningful and lasting gifts, and I am so happy to be making these special custom pillows for so many Cheeky Monkey Home clients!

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CMH Studio  Cheeky Monkey Home’s Land Ho’ Collection

As we gear up for our holiday shows, I am previewing some of my favorite collections at Cheeky Monkey Home.  This is our joyful Land Ho’ collection, featuring Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and Cape Cod on both pillows and stacking floor cushions.

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 photos by Tony Cheng

I love nautical color combinations, and I think pretty much anything paired with navy blue and white looks striking. Our new 2014 collection will feature some beautiful blue and white designs that I am very excited about sharing with you!  Here are a few more of our nautical designs that group nicely together or on their own. (more…)  

CMH Studio  Martha Stewart’s American Made Awards Are Here!

Dear Friends,  I am very excited to announce that the voting has begun for the Martha Stewart 2013 Audience Choice Award featuring products made in the USA!  This is an exciting opportunity to show your support for Cheeky Monkey Home and to explore the work of so many creative entrepreneurs who work locally!  YOUR VOTE will provide us with invaluable promotion and exposure! 

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“American Made spotlights the maker, supports the local, and celebrates the handmade. It’s a movement made up of people and communities who have turned their passion for quality craftsmanship and well-designed goods into a way of life.”  — the Martha Stewart Team (more…)  

Friend Feature  Martha Stewart’s American Made Awards!

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It is time for Martha Stewart’s annual American Made contest—an amazing opportunity for creative entrepreneurs who work 100% locally to be recognized for outstanding creativity and ingenuity among the top creators of the year.  American Made is an Audience Choice Award that will select a handful of the top local producers of artisan products to receive this special honor of recognition.  There will be six winners selected, representing six categories for consideration:  food, craft, design, style, gardening, or technology.  The winners will gain priceless recognition by Martha Stewart and attend a special workshop in NYC this October!

 

Check out the American Made web site to find out how to nominate yourself and/or nominate creative entrepreneurs you want to promote.  The nominations begin July 20, and online voting begins August 26th.  I am so excited to apply for Cheeky Monkey Home!