Our team is in and out of houses every day so it should come as no surprise that we are all interiors obsessed. One key thing we know for sure after seeing hundreds of homes over the years is that furnishings and home decor can make or break a room. The right design decisions can highlight your favorite house features while camouflaging its quirks.
Whether you are thinking of selling your house or simply want to find more enjoyment in your current space, there are tons of nearby resources to help you craft a beautiful and polished home personalized to your taste. Here are 10 of our favorite spots in the area for fantastic furniture finds and home decor:
Located in Plaza Midwood, City Supply Co. has a cozy and modern vibe from the moment you walk in the door. In addition to furniture, this neighborhood favorite has art, lighting, home accessories, and giftables. They were temporarily closed during COVID-19, but recently have recently reopened so it is perfect time to rediscover it.
Address: 1219 Thomas Avenue
Also in Plaza Midwood, Slate is multi-merchant venue filled with eclectic and one-of-a-kind finds for your home. Featuring over 60 merchants and artists, every booth is uniquely curated so each time you visit the store you will be greeted with new items to love from art to furniture to rugs.
Address: 1401 Central Avenue
This long-time Charlotte store is arranged in artful vignettes so you truly feel at home as you browse. In addition to selling beautiful furniture and accessories, Traditions also has a team of interior designers on staff to help you with your design project. Pro tip: the store brings in great seasonal decor throughout the year so it is a fantastic place to find special holiday items.
Address: 4317 Park Road (In Park Road Shopping Center)
High Cotton Home, which relocated to Park Road Shopping Center earlier this year, specializes in Vanguard Furniture pieces that are manufactured in North Carolina. Many of their furniture items can be customized, including fabric, wood finish, and hardware, to perfectly suit your style. Along with customizable furniture, you will find lighting, decorative accessories, and artwork for your home.
Address: 4247 Park Road (In Park Road Shopping Center)
Opened by a mother-daughter duo, Cotswold Marketplace has 8,000 square feet of home furnishings, decor, and gift items. It is a multi-merchant venue with over 60 vendors so you can easily find everything from designer lamps to whimsical wallpaper and locally-made jewelry.
Address: 200 N. Sharon Amity Road
This beloved online business opened its first store, located in South End, in 2019, and has filled it with color, pattern, and its collection of one-of-a-kind furniture pieces. Society Social’s upholstery pieces and case goods are designed in house and can easily be customized because every item is made to order. Plus, seeing the giant blue pagoda bar filled with color samples and fabric swatches alone is worth a visit.
Address: 2000 South Blvd, Suite 195 (Inside Atherton Mill)
Owned by interior design veteran Mary Tobias Miller, Abode is a thoughtfully-curated shop of furniture, accessories, lighting, and art in Dilworth. This should come as no surprise given Mary’s impressive resume that includes Parsons School of Design, Sotheby’s, and Christie’s.
Address: 1530 East Boulevard
Focused on unique and artisan pieces, Nadeau is filled with primarily handmade wood furniture from India and Indonesia. And we mean filled! You will find furniture stacked on top of furniture at the South Boulevard showroom, but it is definitely worth the treasure hunt.
Address: 3100 South Boulevard
Husband and wife owners opened District 5 Interiors after years in the shoe business. While that leap may seem unconventional to some, their desire to beautifully marry form and function has been a key part of the District 5 Interiors’ success. Perfect for today’s casual lifestyle, you will find something for every taste and style in their Charlotte showrooms including classic, industrial, and mid-century modern furnishings.
Address: 628 W. Morehead Street & 7314 Waverly Walk Avenue
Located in a charming home in Eastover, Isabella is a retail boutique and design studio stocked with fine bedding, bath linens, designer pillows, original artwork, and furniture. It is also a great spot to find the perfect gift thanks to its great assortment of bath products, candles, pottery, and coffee table books.
Address: 115 Cherokee Road
We love the unique offerings that these local stores bring to Charlotte. You will see something new to love with every visit and enjoy great conversation with the staff, who are always happy to help and offer design recommendations. We would love to hear from you! What are some of your favorite furniture and home decor shops in Charlotte? Let us know in the comments!
Cover Photo: Abode