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Connect with a local NC furniture maker today

and get started on your custom piece

Photo courtesy of Maddox Humphries, an artisan. Check him out here!


How Heirloom Works


Browse through profiles and portfolios of vetted NC artisans. 

You can see if an artisan is currently taking on new projects, their price range, and what pieces they are able to create.


If you think there may be a match you can reach out to your favorite artisans via a short intake form. 

You can expect to hear back from their Heirloom email in 24-48 hours.


Communicate with your artisan throughout the crafting process and receive a one of a kind heirloom! 

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At Heirloom, we are passionate about the craft of custom furniture-making. We're captivated by the creativity of artisans, the rich stories woven into each piece, the unmatched quality, and the positive impact the craft has on local economies. That’s why we've decided to launch an online platform dedicated to championing these timeless skills.


In addition to being the craft’s biggest cheerleader, we are making it easier for artisans and clients to build custom pieces together. We provide a vibrant space where talented artisans and clients can connect as well as a streamlined, transparent process for commissioning custom furniture. 

Our commitment is to transform the custom furniture experience into a seamless, enjoyable journey for all involved. Join us at Heirloom in celebrating the uniqueness, durability, and quality of handcrafted furniture and the talented artisans behind each piece.


1. Trustworthy

Heirloom was created with the curated experience in mind. We take pride in fostering trust between artisan and client by handpicking and vetting skilled craftspeople, ensuring each product tells a unique story while upholding the highest standards of furniture-making. Feel confident knowing that Heirloom does not infringe upon artisans’ approach to their craft, personal artistry, and pricing. Our goal is to help artisans find exciting projects and help you find the right artisan for your needs, all while ensuring a smooth workflow throughout. 

2. Simple

Avoid the hassle of sifting through unreliable search engine results and trust in Heirloom’s commitment to handpicking skilled artisans. Bypass the uncertainty of reaching out to artisans without clarity on their availability and pricing by directly visiting Heirloom artisan profiles, where each clearly displays the artisan’s availability, typical price range, and portfolio.

3. Unique

Discover your next heirloom. Engage in the creation of your new piece and trust in its quality. Unlike mainstream furniture stores, Heirloom artisans craft pieces uniquely tailored to your vision, using premium materials. You can expect bespoke furniture that stands the test of time.

4. Eco-Friendly

With the rising popularity of big-box furniture stores, it is becoming easier than ever to quickly buy pieces for the home. However, this convenience is at the expense of the environment. Poorly made, cheap furniture leads to frequent replacements and, in turn, more furniture waste. By purchasing high-quality, durable items we can decrease the rate at which we replace furniture and contribute to landfill waste. 

5. Local

Support talented small businesses by shopping through Heirloom and feel good about your purchase. When you shop from local, independent artisans you are single handedly helping a small business flourish. Furthermore, more revenue is recirculated into the local economy when purchasing items from an independent craftsperson as opposed to a chain retailer. Make every purchase a statement of support for creativity, craftsmanship, and the lasting impact of small businesses on our shared community! 

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