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  Wonderful Woodland Pillows by Cheeky Monkey Home

I am finally ready for fall.  Bring on the crisp weather and the deep, vivid colors of the season!  At Cheeky Monkey Home, we are expanding our Woodland pillow collection, with new colorways and some fun new designs making their debut this winter.

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I am excited to be experimenting with some new contoured designs.  I am obsessed with the hideaways that animals create in the woods, and I am working on a tree-trunk design with peek-a-boo spots for woodland creatures.  What do you think so far? (more…)  

Tried & True  Family Scene — Playing Hooky at Migis Lodge

I cannot wait to share this adventure with you!  My two sons and I surprised my husband with a birthday getaway to Migis Lodge this weekend (well, actually Sunday-Tuesday!).  Migis Lodge is a fabulous family resort on Sebago Lake in South Casco, Maine.  It has been a family run operation since 1926, and it is a truly idyllic spot for the most adventurous and the most serene of guests.

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Migis Lodge is a rustic and elegant retreat surrounded by views of Sebago Lake.  A huge fire burns in the stone fireplace in the main lodge where guests play boardgames and enjoy high tea.  Outstanding meals are served in the lovely dining room overlooking the lake and woods. There are 35 cabins nestled along the shoreline–each one more charming than the last–complete with fireplaces, wet bars and “cabin boys” to bring you ice, stoke your fire, and carry your bags.  We stayed in “Southwind”, the adorable little place shown below. (We were so happy to be upgraded to this three bedroom from another cabin that was smaller but equally charming.) We had four balconies and views over the lake that took our breath away.  Could you ever leave this spot? (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!