Shopping in Franklin

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Shopping in Franklin

Scattered throughout Franklin is a wide range of independently owned shops offering a large array of goods, ranging from antiques and home furnishings to gifts and decor items.
Park on or near Main Street (there are a couple of garages to expedite parking) and plan to walk much of the downtown area.

The Iron Gate

The Iron Gate features found objects and furnishings that have a story and may be something you’ve never seen before. The shop, in addition to offering interior design services, also carries a wide selection of other items like premium brand candles, French milled soaps, fine bed linens, and seasonal decorations.

Inspiration GIfts

Inspirations on Main

Inspirations on Main, an upscale, eclectic, and uplifting gift boutique, offers items from dainty, handmade jewelry items to handmade leather goods and one-of-a-kind furniture pieces tucked in the corner. You’ll find a range of unusual products, including flashes of creativity that are splashed throughout the gift store.

HeyDey

HeyDey

Pottery and gifts are among the finds at HeyDey, where you’ll also find bulk, hand-scooped candies, candles, books, and body products. You’ll also find pottery and gifts, infant gifts, jewelry, and more.

Hearts and Hands

Hearts and Hands

Nearby, Hearts and Hands is a cooperative of creative Tennessee artists who offer the best of handmade items from the heart of the state. You’ll find original pottery, textile work, candles, decor, jewelry, and more. In the rear of the building you’ll find Patchwork Pantry and a variety of old and new things, many you don’t even know you want yet.

Avec Moi

Avec Moi

Featuring new and vintage gifts and home accessories is Avec Moi. The store’s inventory also includes glassware and stemware, candles, and one-of-a-kind treasures.

Yarrow Acres

Yarrow Acres

Franklin’s original gardener’s gift store, Yarrow Acres, offers everything for gardening lovers, from outdoor ornaments to indoor flower arranging supplies.

Vintage Jolie

Vintage Jolie

Vintage Jolie is a beautiful shop filled with home decor, linens, and accessories. Vintage Jolie carries 100 percent handcrafted linens made in Franklin, soaps and lotions nearby, fabulous faux furs from Kentucky, and many other lovely pieces.

The Heirloom Shop

The Heirloom Shop

Many refer to The Heirloom Shop as ”The Christmas Shop,” but that is just the beginning. The stock collections such as Christopher Radko, Department 56 Showcase, Byers Choice Carolers, & Old World Ornaments as well as a number of unique items.

The Registry

The Registry

The Registry offers distinctive items including crystal and china. Products include those by Aidan Gray, Anna Weatherly, Arte Italica, Atticus, Barbara Cosgrove, Beatriz Ball, Calaisio, Vietri, William Yeoward, Yves Delorme, and more.

Rock Paper Scissors

Rock Paper Scissors

Although Rock Paper Scissors calls itself a stationary store, it’s much more. Owner Lauren Rauter has a degree in textiles and clothing and her shop offers practically everything paper, from notepaper, letter trays, and trinket boxes to cupcake papers and straws to coasters, cell phone cases, and more.

Johnnie Q

Johnnie Q

Johnnie Q, named for the owner’s grandparents and inspired by her parents, both ballroom dancers, is a shop reflecting the elegance of the ballroom and includes home decor reflecting its black and white and sparkly theme.

White’s Merchantile

White’s Mercantile

White’s Mercantile, owned by Holly Williams, singer/songwriter, is described as a general store for the modern day tastemaker.” You’ll find modern day chic simplicity and less of the rhinestone looks, despite being the daughter of Hank Williams Jr.

Another hotbed of shopping lies where 2nd Ave. South abuts Margin Street. Park on 2nd Ave. or in one of the parking lots and plan to walk to most of these locations.

Scarlett Scales

Scarlett Scales

Offering an eclectic mix of new and vintage items that are continuously changing is Scarlett Scales. Pieces range from a vintage stone top iron console table to an empire game table clad with zinc. The store tags itself as an antiques boutique with numerous one-of-a-kind vintage, antique, and new items.

J.J. Ashley’s

J.J. Ashley’s

Across Margin Street you’ll find J.J. Ashley’s, a longtime Franklin establishment offering fine furnishings and antique reproductions. The store’s stock reflects classic traditions in Country French and English Country styles and specializes in European furniture.

Tin Cottage

Tin Cottage

Tin Cottage specializes in fresh and local with an emphasis on Middle Tennessee and Southern artisanal products and gifts geared toward entertaining.

Franklin Antique Mall

Franklin Antique Mall

Across the street lies the Franklin Antique Mall which shelters numerous dealers in its 12,000 square feet of space. The former Franklin ice house has merchandise ranging from fine antiques to vintage items, from furniture to glassware, and more.

P.D.’s

P.D.’s

\PD’s, which is only open Wednesday-Saturday. This store is filled with home decor items and furniture in a wide range of prices. From large bookcases and media centers to upholstered pieces, the selection is pretty amazing.

The Barn Door

The Barn Door

The Barn Door, which specializes in antiques and vintage items, and offers many of these delightful finds as repurposed home decor and custom built pieces. You’ll also find custom framing and assorted home decor items and gifts.

Gallery 202

Gallery 202

Gallery 202 is an unassuming Federal-Style home, houses artwork of over 45 artists. Works range in recognition from International  to an array of local and regional artists. Though originally intended to sell local and regional work it now includes “investment art” under the 15-foot ceilings as well. The owner, Kelly Harwood, helped start the Franklin Art Scene, a free art walk on the first Friday of every month.

Shop Around the Corner

Shop Around the Corner

Shop Around the Corner provides an eclectic mix of pieces from six vendors, including architectural lighting pieces hanging over a down-filled sofa with bright pillows, and an old-world European table. Within the 3,200 square foot space you’ll find antiques, French-inspired furniture, home decor, and more.

T. Nesbitt & Co.

T. Nesbitt & Co.

T. Nesbitt & Co. highlights vintage inspired goods. The eclectic mix includes Turkish kilims, iron gates, garden carts and more. Items range from the 1800s to the 1940s and the present, reflecting a retro style and urban flare.

Shuff’s MusicShuff’s Music

Shuff’s Music

Shuff’s Music offers a full range of pianos – from upright and digital to baby grand and more. Ron Shuff and his staff are a great resource if you’re considering a new instrument or lessons.

Winchester Antique Mall

The Winchester Antique Mall

The Winchester Antique Mall features numerous antiques, garden accents, wrought iron, architectural antiques, English antiques, transfer ware, Tole trays, and antique linens.

Bagbey House & More

 

 

 

Bagbey House & More

Bagbey House & More is a great source for lamps, vintage decor, and seasonal items. The old Bennett House walls are now covered with art, hand-crafted home decor and custom floral arrangements while furniture and rustic antiques grace the rooms.

Riverside Antiques

Riverside Antiques

Riverside Antiques offer a wide array of furniture, accessories, lamps, copper tables, and indoor and outdoor iron furnishings including table bases, art, chairs, sink vanities, urns, arbors, trellises, and decorative folk art.

Bittersweet Primitives

Bittersweet Primitives

Nearby, Bittersweet Primitives features New England and primitive decor including a stock of New England-style reproduction furniture, a smattering of antique dishes and décor; hand-poured candles, and other items reflective of the store name.

West Main Antiques

West Main Antiques

West Main Antiques specializes in vintage lighting, garden, and home accessories, including antique architectural décor, advertising memorabilia, and vintage and antique decor.

At The Factory on Main Street, you’ll find several home decor stores, including Antiques at the Factory, City Farmhouse, CR-71, Essy’s Rug Gallery, and Stonebridge Gallery.

City Farmhouse

City Farmhouse

City Farmhouse is a visual design of endless curiosities. The shop offers a progression of styles that parallel the urban & country life. You’ll find American & French Farmhouse style furnishings and accessories, painted furniture, farm tables, industrial, architectural, garden, and lighting items.

CR-71

CR-71

At CR-71 you’ll find a creative mix of unique reclaimed furniture, up-cycled home décor, and amazing found items. The store specializes in one-of-a-kind items.

Essy’s Rug Gallery

Essy’s Rug Gallery

Essy’s Rug Gallery offers what it calls exquisite but not expensive oriental rugs, as well as services such as rug washing, repair, and appraisal.

Stonebridge Gallery

Stonebridge Gallery

Stonebridge Gallery is an independently owned company dedicated to the business of fine art and custom framing. Ron Burr, owner, is passionate about art in general and the artists he represents as well as his custom framing work.

McCall & Sons

McCall & Sons

Just south on Main Street, D.T. McCall & Sons features carpet and much more. You’ll find appliances, carpet, hardwoods, and other flooring products, as well as furniture, cabinets, gun safes, and more.

Closets by Design

Closets by Design

At Closets by Design in its new digs you’ll find a showroom featuring kitchen, pantry, garage, and home office organizational products designed to keep life on track, as well as the latest in closet design products.

Country Charm Antique Mall

Country Charm Antique Mall

On Lewisburg Pike lies the Country Charm Antique Mall. In addition to a large stock of outdoor decor including sculptural pieces, arbors, and more, you’ll find antique and vintage furnishings and home decor items.

Trees n Trends

Trees n Trends

Trees n Trends offers a wide range of silk florals and decorative items as well as sunroom and outdoor furniture—wicker, aluminum, wrought iron, and upholstered collection. Other merchandise includes pergolas, fire pits, fountains, pillows, rugs, outdoor kitchens, bar stools, and other furnishings.

Nashville Fireplace Distributors

Nashville Fireplacer Distributors

For a look at the latest trends in fireplaces (electric, gas, and wood) and fireplace accessories, stop at Nashville Fireplace Distributors, Inc. You’ll also find gas lamps, gas and electric grills, and more.

The Perfect Setting

Perfect Setting

Out Hillsboro Road, you’ll find Perfect Setting, a charming shop offering gifts, decor, and more, including lighting, wall art, candles, and more.

Garden Delights

Garden Delights

At Garden Delights, an award-winning floral shop offering simple but elegant arrangements for every occasion. Combining beautiful blooms from around the world in signature cutting garden styled arrangements.

Grassland Aquatics

Grassland Aquatics

Across the road, Grassland Aquatics provides maintenance and consultation for water gardens, fountains, and koi ponds. The store also features pottery and fountains, koi fish, and recently added Flowforms to its inventory.

J.R. Garden

J & R Garden

J & R Garden is a third generation family owned and operated company that began selling natural stone products, gravels, and manufactured concrete products.

Habitat ReStore

Habitat ReStore

With a wide variety of furnishings, cabinetry, lighting, and more, the Habitat ReStore is a great place to look for special finds or do-it-yourself projects.

ReFresh Home

Those who have attended recent Parade of Home may be familiar with the ReFresh Home name. Today it’s a showroom focused on providing new home renovation and remodeling services and a source for all things home, both new and “ReFreshed.”

There are a number of shops in Franklin including:

Antiques at the Factory
230 Franklin Rd.
615/ 591-4612

Avec Moi
418 Main Street
615/ 791-9121

Bagbey House, The
134 Fourth Ave. N.
615/ 595-8645

Barn Door Co., The
109 S. Margin St.
615/ 794-0089

Bittersweet Primitives
320 4th Ave.
615/ 614-3389

City Farmhouse
230 Franklin Rd,
615/ 790-8101

Closets by Design
118 Fort Granger
615/ 261-8700

Country Charm Antique Mall
301 Lewisburg Ave.
615/ 790-8908

CR-71
230 Franklin Road
615/ 791-1777

D.T. McCall & Sons
232 Franklin Road
615/ 794-8707

Essy’s Rug Gallery
230 Franklin Rd.
615/ 595-0959

Franklin Antique Mall
251 2nd Ave. S.
615/ 790-8593

Gallery 202
202 2nd Ave. S.
615/ 472-1134

Garden Delights
2179 Hillsboro Rd.
615/ 599-9950

Grassland Aquatics
2164 Hillsboro Rd.
615/ 790-0776

Habitat ReStore
1725 Columbia Ave.
615/ 690-8094

Heart and Hands
342 Main St.
615/ 794-2357

Heirloom Shop
404 W. Main St.
615/ 7971-0110

HeyDay
334 Main St.
615/ 472-1816

Inspirations
334 Main St.
615/ 236-9013

Iron Gate, The
338 Main St.
615/ 791-7511

J.J. Ashley’s
125 S. Margin
615/ 791-0011

J & R Garden Stone
2170 Hillsboro Rd.
615/ 599-5156

Johnnie Q
317 Main St. #105
615/ 794-2763

Nashville Fireplace Distributors, Inc.
2140 Edward Curd Lane
615/ 833-7111

P.D.’s
119 S. Margin
615/ 591-3209

Patchwork Pantry
342 Main St.
615/ 476-7102

Perfect Setting
2181 Hillsboro Rd.
615/ 538-6053

Refresh Home
1276 Lewisburg Pike
615/ 472-1336

Registry, The
347 Main St.
615/ 595-2323

Riverside Antiques
144 Bridge St.
615/ 591-4089

Rock Paper Scissors
317 Main St. #110
615/ 791-0150

Scarlett Scales Antiques
246 Second Ave. N.
615/ 791-4097

Shop Around the Corner
117 3rd Ave. N.
615/ 599-1651

Shuff’s Music
127 2nd Ave. N.
615/ 261-8888

Stonebridge Gallery
230 Franklin Rd.
615/ 790-9020

T. Nesbitt & Co.
145 Second Ave. N.
615/ 591-1114

Tin Cottage
123 S. Margin St.
615/ 472-1183

Trees ‘n’ Trends
209 S. Royal Oaks Blvd.
61/ 591-4601

Vintage Jollie
430 Main St.
615/ 236-9102

West Main Antiques
1182 W. Main St.
615/ 791-5495

White’s Mercantile
345 Main St.
615/ 721-8028

Winchester Antique Mall
121 2nd Ave. N.
615/ 791-5846

Yarrow Acres
424A Main St.
615/ 591-7090

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