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  Shop Cheeky Monkey Home for the Holidays!

This holiday season, I recommend staying out of the malls and sticking to local shopping of the high-end nature at any of these wonderful artisan fairs around Boston (click for details):   The Brookline Marketplace, Saturday November 9th, The Meadowbrook School Holiday Fair in Weston, Saturday November 16, and The Wellesley Marketplace, Saturday, November 23rd!  Cheeky Monkey Home will be at all three, and we can’t wait! 

 

This Saturday, November 9th is our first artisan fair (The Brookline Marketplace), and we have been cutting and sewing like crazy to get a nice supply of pillows and floor cushions ready for shoppers.  As you can see, I have turned my dining room into a “staging area” so I can be sure my booth set-up works!   

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These amazing headbands and clips are making their debut for the holidays too!

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CMH Studio  In the Studio – Cheeky Monkey is Holiday Ready!

Things have been busy in our studio this summer as we prepare for upcoming holiday fairs this fall.  I know, it is WAY too early to think about the fall – let alone the holidays – but we are busy cutting and stitching every day! 

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I am thrilled to announce that Cheeky Monkey Home will have a booth at three craft fairs in November 2013.   We will have our full collection of pillows and floor cushions, as well as baskets of amazing hair accessories and surprise stocking stuffers! Here they are: (more…)  

Inspiration  Magical Mexico

I am just a fool for Mexico.  I love the color, the style, the pottery, the art, the jewelry, and of course the food.  I truly cannot get enough and I think it must be in my blood from my grandparents’ travels there as painters during their retirement.  I have only been there once but I inherited many Mexican treasures that inspire me every day. 

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There is a wonderful store called Nomad near me in Cambridge, MA, where I go whenever I want to feel inspired. (more…)