AHeirloom

cutting boards, state cutting board, personalized gifts

Brooklyn, New York

Top shop for gifts.

Buyers bought gifts from this shop and gave them 5-star reviews!

Announcement    FRIENDS! We have been making folks happy with the our boards for almost 10 years. So thank you!!

Cutting boards, state cutting board, personalized gifts, wedding and birthday cake stands and cocktail muddle, all made to order for your custom gift giving needs. And yes, we are the original state shape cutting board makers on Etsy. We manufacture all our housewares in sunny Brooklyn, NY.

Please join us online for news, new products and giveaways on Instagram @aheirloom

Please join us at our website as well
www.aheirloom.com

You may have seen our cutting boards on TV..

Good Morning America
The Today Show
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MSNBC
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You may have seen us in the Press here...

Real Simple
Time Magazine
Rachael Ray Everyday
Better Homes and Gardens
Elle Decor
Family Circle
Food Network Magazine
Fine Cooking
Martha Stewart Wedding
HGTV
The New York Times
Food and Wine
Ladies Home Journal
Readers Digest
Southern Living
Vogue

You might have seen us discuss our business strategy here..
INC Magazine
Fast Company Magazine

or in the Etsy Seller handbook below. We wrote an article about our growing business - https://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2013/grow-what-you-know-how-to-prep-for-a-new-product-line/?ref=fp_blog_title

Thank you for your patronage and support of our small shop!!

All the Best,
Amy, Bill, Henry & Sadie

visit us at www.aheirloom.com
follow us on Instagram @aheirloom

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 21, 2022

FRIENDS! We have been making folks happy with the our boards for almost 10 years. So thank you!!

Cutting boards, state cutting board, personalized gifts, wedding and birthday cake stands and cocktail muddle, all made to order for your custom gift giving needs. And yes, we are the original state shape cutting board makers on Etsy. We manufacture all our housewares in sunny Brooklyn, NY.

Please join us online for news, new products and giveaways on Instagram @aheirloom

Please join us at our website as well
www.aheirloom.com

You may have seen our cutting boards on TV..

Good Morning America
The Today Show
NBC Nightly News
MSNBC
Fox Business News

You may have seen us in the Press here...

Real Simple
Time Magazine
Rachael Ray Everyday
Better Homes and Gardens
Elle Decor
Family Circle
Food Network Magazine
Fine Cooking
Martha Stewart Wedding
HGTV
The New York Times
Food and Wine
Ladies Home Journal
Readers Digest
Southern Living
Vogue

You might have seen us discuss our business strategy here..
INC Magazine
Fast Company Magazine

or in the Etsy Seller handbook below. We wrote an article about our growing business - https://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2013/grow-what-you-know-how-to-prep-for-a-new-product-line/?ref=fp_blog_title

Thank you for your patronage and support of our small shop!!

All the Best,
Amy, Bill, Henry & Sadie

visit us at www.aheirloom.com
follow us on Instagram @aheirloom

Items

47247 Sales
 

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Amy Stringer-Mowat

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Amy Stringer-Mowat

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5 out of 5 stars
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About AHeirloom

Sales 47,247
On Etsy since 2009

Borderline Kitsch...

Brooklyn based makers and manufacturers, Amy Stringer-Mowat and Bill Mowat, made their first cutting boards for their 2010 wedding. It is rumored that the groom was actually finishing the boards on the day of the wedding... The two wanted a personalized and sentimental way to display cheese, and came up with state-shaped cutting boards for each of their home states (Michigan and Connecticut), with hearts on their hometowns. Delightfully, other people wanted the boards and they are now made for all fifty states. Each board is made in the USA of bamboo. AHeirloom listed their original state shaped cutting boards on Etsy in May of 2010 and by the end of that year, a business was born.

Amy and Bill met at Amy’s birthday party when both were getting their Masters in Architecture at Columbia University. Bill walked by, wished Amy a simple and sweet “Happy Birthday,” and the two have been collaborating off and on ever since.

The love of food, design and housewares began with Amy's work at Zingerman's Delicatessen in the mid 90's and also with Monmouth Coffee Company, in London England. Merging these interests with Bill's background in design, his years of experience with project management and skill at fabrication, have made for a good combination on their latest venture.

Today, Amy manages the AHeirloom family business and takes care of the firm’s newest member, Henry, born in September of 2011. Bill handles the production of their orders and is a partner in a successful fabrication shop in Williamsburgh, Brooklyn.

Amy and Bill believe in their small business and manufacturing in the United States. The pieces are designed to be cherished and passed down -- to engage those who use them and resonate with each use. Their quality comes not only from the design and materials, but from Amy and Bill’s belief in new manufacturing techniques. Whether things are made by hand or by machine, they can be timeless -- like these cutting boards, which serve as reminders of where you came from, or where you’d like to be.

We wrote an article about our business strategies here! - https://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2013/grow-what-you-know-how-to-prep-for-a-new-product-line/?ref=fp_blog_title

Shop members

  • Amy

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Amy Stringer-Mowat is the mom in charge of the day to day. She makes sure that all the convos, emails, photos, sleep schedules, playdates, products, problems and press are handled. Henry and Bill hide her phone on the weekends....

  • William

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    William Henry Mowat III aka 'Bill' is the man behind those nice, borderlines and the smooth finish. His years of experience with fabrication helps to speed the process along and keep the boards moving down the line. A modern day Henry Ford.

  • Henry Winslow

    Curator, Shipping Guru, Quality Control

    Henry is a man with a plan. He makes the tough decisions around the shop, quality control is his singular passion, as he personally tests each board for durability... You don't want to catch him on a bad day..(which is actually rare ;)

Production partners

  • Associated Fabrication LLC

    Brooklyn, NY

    Our family owned custom fabrication company since 2005 - that's almost 10 YEARS!

  • wood shop

    Whitefield, NH

    Custom machining company, family owned and family friend since 2005. Combining more than 35 years of time honored craftsmanship with modern computer design capability.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 10, 2022
Welcome to our Etsy Shop and thank you for taking the time to read our policies carefully. We are a company that prides itself on a custom, made-to-order product and there are some notes below to help you have an awesome experience with our shop!

Thank you and please read carefully.

* All items are MADE TO ORDER just for you! Please allow 2-3 weeks for shipping.
* All ORDERS ARE SHIPPED TO THE ETSY ADDRESS PROVIDED
* Icon Location must be noted in the "notes to seller" when purchasing; we do allow 24 hours from the time of purchase to make any changes to the location or shape of the icon.
* Please note we cannot combine orders for shipment. If purchasing items that will need to be shipped to multiple addresses, we ask that you make separate transactions.

Additional FAQs

DO YOU OFFER A BULK DISCOUNT?
We love making corporate gifts, bulk orders, and large-scale custom projects! We offer pricing based on the amount and type of custom project needed. We also offer laser-etched logos and can add wedding details to our cutting boards for the perfect personalized touch.
*Not placing a bulk order but still want to purchase 4 or more items? Please get in touch, we would love to offer you a discount!

DO YOU WHOLESALE?
Absolutely! Our wholesale items can be found here https://www.faire.com/brand/b_5tzrikgv

WHERE IS MY ORDER?
As noted all items are made to order and have a 2-3 week turnaround time! If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to send us a message!

International shipments have a longer transit time. If you feel that your order should have already arrived, we ask that you check your local post office to see if it is being held for VAT or other customs fees, as this is often the cause of delays. We DO NOT change values on customs forms to lower import charges and all VAT and customs fees are the buyers' responsibility.

CAN I ADD A GIFT NOTE AND LEAVE INVOICES OUT?
We would love to add a note for you! Our orders will never include pricing materials in the shipments. Please leave your note at checkout in the note to seller section so that we can include it in the shipping package or contact us within 24 hours of purchase.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept cancellations
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
I don't accept returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
UPDATED POLICIES AS OF FEBRUARY 2022 * PLEASE READ

CANCELATIONS
We offer cancelations within 24 hours of purchase, unfortunately, we cannot cancel orders 24 hours after purchase. Please message us to request a cancelation.

RETURNS & EXCHANGES
Please message us to request a return or exchange.
**Due to the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective; We are unable to offer returns or exchanges on our custom/personalized items such as State Shaped Cutting Boards that are made to order or any size of our Wedding Cake Stands.

If your item is eligible for return or exchange, the buyer is responsible for return shipping & the item must arrive in unused condition to our studio in Brooklyn, NY. All refunds will have a 25% restocking fee, minus the original shipping cost.

Questions about your order?
Please contact us if you have any problems with your order.

Custom Orders are FINAL SALE
Cake Stands are a FINAL SALE
Sorry, no exceptions.

A purchase means you have agreed to these terms.
Payment
We accept credit card payments, paypal and Etsy Direct Checkout.

If you are new to Etsy, here is a helpful guide to purchasing items
http://www.etsy.com/help_guide_checkout.php

and how to use your Etsy Direct Checkout.
https://www.etsy.com/help/article/3616?ref=help_home
Shipping
Our shipping turnaround time is 2-3 weeks. We use both USPS priority shipping and UPS ground depending on the size of your order. Our shipping rates are standard and include the costs of the packaging and labor to get your order out the door.

RETURNED ORDERS
If your order is returned to us due to an insufficient address, we will happily send it out again. You will be required to provide a new address and cover the new SHIPPING FEES in order for us to resend the package.

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS, PLEASE NOTE:
International shipping can and will take longer to arrive, especially at the moment due to added custom delays. If you would like your international order shipped priority, we are more than happy to accommodate but you will be responsible for the additional postage costs.

If the tracking for your item indicates it has reached Chicago and has shown no movement since it means this order has left the US through that customs port and is in route or currently in your country.

The customer is responsible for all tariffs and fees once the package reaches its destination.

UK SHOPPERS
If your order's price exceeds the limit for tax-free import (£15, but please double-check as the threshold may change without notice), you will be charged VAT as well as a Royal Mail fee of £8 upon delivery of the package. These additional fees are NOT postage fees and are the responsibility of the UK shopper. The customer is responsible for all tariffs and fees once the package reaches its destination.