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Newtown, CT 06470

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Welcome to the Chintz-N-Prints Blog! My name is Laura and I  am  the 3rd (third) generation to run the store. I write the blog  to share what is going on and what's new! I write about new arrivals, articles we appear in, movies we apprear in, vintage fabrics, customer projects and so much more! I try to mix it up and keep it interesting and keep you all connected through the blog to see what is new at the store! Hope you enjoy and check back frequently cause you never know what you'll see! Thanks for reading!

 

By chintznpri20223285, Sep 28 2019 08:21PM

Apples, pumpkins, crisp air, and the leaves are beginning to change to the beautiful colors of Autumn.

After spending so much time outdoors for summer, this time of year makes you re-think the interior of your home.

Sofas, couches, curtains, dining room seat covers and even throw pillows can be updated and ready in just a few short weeks.

Come in to Chintz-N-Prints to make your home cozy and inviting for the upcoming holiday season.

Between our beautiful fabrics and our talented work room, we can make your holidays shine!

By chintznpri20223285, Sep 11 2019 05:11PM

It's that time again!!! The holidays are upon us and company will be coming....but, what about the seats they will sit upon? Now is the perfect time to make your home warm and welcoming with our huge selections of wonderful fabrics. We've got chintz, silks, velvets, wovens, sheers and plaids to name a few. Our threads and notion departments has been restocked and don't forget the back room! Come see what's new to freshen your home for the upcoming festivitiesand 2020 at Chinz-N-Prints!

By chintznpri20223285, Aug 19 2019 04:35PM

Every year we do a remnant sale, this year it will be a bit different.

Since Connecticut has banned plastic bags, we are asking you to bring in your standard reusable grocery bag and stuff it with remnants for ony $8.00 per bag. If the bag is larger than the standard size more like beach bag, then it is $10.00 per bag.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A BAG WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE ONE SO PLEASE DO NOT FORGET ONE OR FIVE.

We have a huge selection of remnants at this time and it is a great way for you to stock up for those long winter projects.

The sale will run this Thursday- 8/22 , Friday - 8/23 and Saturday -8/24. In addtion to the remnant sale on Friday only will we will be offering 10% off items in the store. (Some restrictions will apply).

So, no better time then the present to stock up. Below is a small sampling of our remnant stock.

See you soon!!!

1-3 yard pieces Multi Purpose
1-3 yard pieces Multi Purpose
27" Squares perfect for pillows and occasional chair seats
27" Squares perfect for pillows and occasional chair seats
Vintage Upholstery Rems
Vintage Upholstery Rems

By chintznpri20223285, Jul 29 2019 08:07PM

One of our customers wanted to show us what she had done with fabric she purchased from us and to tell us what she thinks of us.


Quoted from e-mail received from customer:


"Hello Laura, Of course, go ahead and add the photo to your blog! All of you are such pros and you know your every changing stock so well that it is always a joy and a pleasure to shop for fabric at Chintz and Prints. I am happy to recommend your business at any time! Thank you! Cheers, Adrienne


Thank you Adrienne for the kind words and for allowing us to share your photo. It is always fun to see what our fabrics become and how they look in your space. We just love the green peeking through the skirt. It gives your chair a custom look.


We invite all of our customers to share their "new" rooms.





Customer's share
Customer's share

By chintznpri20223285, Jul 10 2019 03:33PM

Summer has offically arrived and boy is is letting us know it is here. Were you ready? I was not. I have not had a chance to make new covers for my outdoor furniture, I just barely got them out of the shed; to see if they need replacing or just washing.


They need replacing, well no time like the present. I have chosen my fabric and now need to order it. That is always a difficult decision, as we have so many to select from.


Just as we tell our customers, I decided to pick what I liked not necessarily what matched my house. There are so many colors in nature and we do not worry about them matching our house, so take some risk. If you like it, then chose it.


Below are are pictures of items we have in store and the hundreds of samples we have available to order.


Prices range from $16.00 per yard up to $200.00 per yard, so knowing what your budget is, is helpful when you come in.


Our workroom is available to make cushions in a 2-3 week time frame. So don't delay Summer will slip on by.


Hope to see your soon.

If not have a sunfilled summer and we will see you when you are ready for your next project.



Outdoor fabrics we have in stock
Outdoor fabrics we have in stock

By chintznpri20223285, Jun 21 2019 07:52PM

Good afternoon all:


Do you have a few sentimental, favorite pieces of furniture, that you just can not part with or are they just "not made this way" any longer?


Some of us believe new is better, and that is fine, but most of us have that one piece of family heirloom that has seen better days. What to do?



We have a few ideas.


One let us help you select something fresh, different, unique, a conversation piece, or even a blended new look; a FACELIFT for that piece.


We are showing off an old but new piece, we just recently help a customer transform. Talk about looking younger.


Ray- Newtown Upholstery did the labor, his craftmenship defintely elevated the appearance of the chair, beyond the bright, cheerful, fun, fun, fun, fabric we helped select. It is one of the resons we have been recommending him for many years. We have many other craftsmen we work with through out Connecticut stop in or call for a list, we can get you to the right people for the job.


Let us know what you think. WE ADORE IT. As always feel free to send us your before and after pictures, we enjoy seeing them, and remember nothing is too old for a facelift. Send to: chintznprintsct@yahoo.com



Oh I need a facelift
Oh I need a facelift
Bad Kitty
Bad Kitty
TAAAADA
TAAAADA
Even my backside looks good!
Even my backside looks good!
YOUNG AGAIN.
YOUNG AGAIN.
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