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SHOP SMALL

Today is the second annual Small Business Saturday. The motto is “if we all shop small, it will be huge!” Here of several of my favorite Charlotte design haunts that are all run by small business owners that are incredibly talented, chic and stylish. Shop away!

Courtesy of Abode

ABODE- 201 West Worthington Avenue

www.abodehomedesign.com
Mary Miller’s beautiful storefront features upholstery, lighting, case pieces and original artwork from local and regional artists.

 

Ornaments at B.D. Jeffries

B.D. JEFFRIES- 720 Governor Morrison Street Suite E110

www.bdjeffries.com
Books, tabletop, holiday decor are showcased in this charming shop along with upholstery, antiques, accessories, and gifts for everyone on your list. 

 

Courtesy of Circa

CIRCA- 2321 Crescent Avenue

www.circaonline.net
Style mavens Cindy Smith, Jane Schwab and their talented team have everything you could possibly need for your home, party, or next gift. Their ever expanding inventory includes unique antiques, original art, accessories, upholstery, lighting, tabletop, books, candles, and jewelry. 

 

Painting by Patty Blackwell at Decade

DECADE – 715 Providence Road

www.decadecharlotte.com
Stuart and Kristin Darnell’s new retail venture exemplifies their incredible eye for art, one of a kind accessories and mid-century furniture among many other styles.

 

Holiday Gifts at Isabella

ISABELLA-715 Providence Road

www.isabellastyle.com
Erin Doughtery’s tranquil shop features fine bedding and bath linens, luxury pajamas, accessories and fragrances in an idyllic setting.

 

Ornaments Galore at Paper Skyscraper

PAPER SKYSCRAPER- 330 East Boulevard
www.paperskyscraper.com
For the cheeky and those with a sense of humor, this is THE place.  Voted  “Charlotte’s Best Gift Store,” “Best Place to Buy a Present ,” and “Best Place to Buy a Stylish Gift” by several local publications.  This is hands down the best place in town to purchase everything thing from hilariously raunchy cards and design books to gift wrapping and lounge music. Personal faves include any CDs from the Hotel Costes Collection or After Dark: Paris, New York or Miami.
Mrs. Howard
MRS. HOWARD- 1001 East Morehead Street
www.mrshowardpersonalshopper.net
Just to see how Phoebe and Jim Howard rehabilitated this Charlotte landmark is worth the trip alone. Stunning room settings are perfectly styled and include artwork, upholstery,accessories, tabletop, books, and candles.
Courtesy of Hotham

 

HOTHAM-720 Governor Morrison Street Suite E100
www.hothamjewels.com
Carolyn Hotham’s boutique is literally a jewelry box full of treasures.  The jewelry, accessories, and antiques are breathtaking.

 

Courtesy of Luxe Home Couture

LUXE HOME COUTURE- 227 East Boulevard
www.luxehomecouture.com
Tastemakers Aida Saul and Erin Vorhoff have curated one of the best design shops in Charlotte. Voted “Best of the Best for Home Accessories” by Charlotte Magazine. Every item in and of itself it incredibly unique.
“Flora” by Selena Beaudry
Courtesy of Hidell Brooks

 

HIDELL BROOKS GALLERY-1910 South Boulevard
www.hidellbrooks.com
Katherine Hidell Thomas and Rebecca Brooks specialize in the work of “well established and solid emerging artists working in a contemporary narrative and figurative vein.”
Courtesy of Campbell’s Nursery
CAMPBELL’S NURSERY- 209 McDonald Avenue
To snap out of a bad mood, just walk through the doors of Campbell’s Nursery. Jesse Campbell’s orchid filled space will lift your spirits and make you want to fill every room in your home with his beautiful creations. 
Support a variety of small business owners at any of these boutiques:

 

Courtesy of Alexander Scott

ALEXANDER  SCOTT- 208 East Boulevard
David Newcombe and Rusty Griffith’s mission is to “Provide the extraordinary”   The owners have a created a beautiful home for 70 vendors in the old McColl Center for Fine Art. The two story open setting is the perfect showcase for vendors to display their goods including everything from jewelry and small accessories to antiques, artwork, and upholstery.
Courtesy of Interiors Marketplace

INTERIORS MARKETPLACE-923 Providence Road
John and Kelly Vieregg‘s charming shop houses 40 vendors featuring home furnishings, antiques, art, gifts and accessories.
Courtesy of Post and Gray
POST AND GRAY- 2139 South Tryon Street
This 7000 square foot warehouse holds lighting, upholstery, drapery, artwork and antiques from over 35 merchants.  Also owned by the Viereggs.
Courtesy of Kat Mulford
Portraits available at Slate Interiors
SLATE INTERIORS- 1401 Central Avenue Suite 102
www.shopslateinteriors.com
More than 50 artists, merchants and designers sell their wares at this Plaza Midwood outpost.  Described as “Paris Flea Market meets Soho.”