This weekend is the incredible Guilford Art Center Craft Expo in Guilford, CT, featuring 180 talented artisans.
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.
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…)
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!
I recently discovered Sailor Rose at an artisan fair in Northeast Harbor, Maine. I was so thrilled to meet Kirsty Mogensen, who is the founder and designer of her own line of heirloom quality tops and dresses for women and girls. She uses the finest Liberty of London fabrics and her own cottons and knits, to create timeless pieces that will last for generations.
photos courtesy of Kirsten Mogensen
I was immediately taken in by the luscious fabrics—and then totally sold by the beautiful craftsmanship of every piece. Kirsty makes her blouses and dresses the old fashioned way—with French seams, fine stitching and insides that are as beautiful as the outside. There is a strong utilitarian sensibility behind the Sailor Rose brand, that Kirsty artfully joins with excellent design and the finest materials. I was lucky enough to have a chance to talk with Kirsty about her story, and the spirit of nostalgia and re-use that is embodied in all of her work. (more…)
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!
I just adore the fresh and classic designs for little girls at Seam. Designer and mother of four, Cindy Estes, creates children’s clothes for play and comfort, versatility and fun. This, plus charming style and sweetness is what makes Seam’s collection irresistible to moms and kids alike.
photos courtesy of Seam Collection