Shopping in Green Hills

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Green Hills has long been a shopping mecca for the Greater Nashville area

Green Hills has long been a shopping mecca for the Greater Nashville area, and its collection of home-related shops continue to grow in this fairly narrow corridor.

Start your tour of the area by turning off Hillsboro Road onto Crestmoor Road and turn left into the parking lot for 2104 Crestmoor.  

Bennett Galleries’ focus is to show works of contemporary paintings, sculpture, ceramics, and works on paper by local, regional, and international artists. It also includes custom and archival framing, unique gifts, jewelry, and home accents.

Next door, Color shelters a captivating collection of home accessories, tableware, glassware, gifts and Juliska dinnerware amidst vivid colors, incredible aromas, lush textures, gorgeous baubles and unexpected combinations.

Housed at this same is Nadeau, which offers unique, handcrafted, and affordable furniture that features beauty, warmth, and a bit of authentic, ethnic culture in the shape of benches, armoires, tables, and more.

A long block down Crestmoor lies a two-story building which actually faces the mall, not Crestmoor. Inside this building you’ll find Green Hills Framers, which offers a large selection of  custom frames and some art as well.

Back on Hillsboro Road, proceed south to 4009 Hillsboro Road, also known as Grace’s Plaza. On the south side of the building you’ll find Marymont Plantation, which has been listed in Bunny Williams’ book, Affair with a House, as one of 17 antique resources in the world and in Elle Décor as one of the best shops in Nashville.

Inventory might include anything from a rare 17th century Italian credenza, 18th century dining chairs, pieces from the Doris Duke estate, or artwork by Picasso and Andy Warhol.

Behind the building you’ll find Bella Linea’s new location. This store specializes in linens from across the world in a wide range of patterns, colors, and prices. The store also feature bath linens and accessories, table linens, gifts, a bridal registry, and furniture accents.

On the same level lies The Oriental Shop, Inc., which is owned and operated by one of North America’s oldest oriental rug families.  Founded by Mr. A.S. Harb, the shop is today operated by his grandson Robert F. Howell. The shop specializes in new, old, and antique handmade oriental rugs, offering a wide selection of sizes, types, and prices.

Enter the two-story building from the back and proceed upstairs to discover the Artopian Gallery which features the work of Gerald D. Harvey.
Down the hall, Richland Fine Arts, recently host to the American Impressionist Society, Inc.’s annual national juried exhibition, features art—traditional and contemporary oil paintings—from a variety of artists including Everett Raymond Kinstler, Dawn E. Whitelaw, Gavin Brooks, Holly Metzger, and others.

Across the hall is Nasir Oriental Rugs, which feature rugs, many antiques, that are hand selected by the owner and shipped from a number of countries.

Leave the parking lot from the back and turn left onto Bandywood.  Turn right into the Fashion Square shopping center and find Happiness Place which features art, furnishings, and seasonal decor of all kinds—all designed to make you happy.

Nearby, Plaid Rabbit offers nursery furnishings, linens, lamps, and more, as well as clothing for infants and small children.

And also in this shopping center is AshBlue, which features items reflecting the owners’ travels from fine handcrafted jewelry to furniture, from a bridal registry to garden accessories, from hostess gifts to lamps.

Further down Bandywood on the left, you’ll find J. Craighead & Co.   What do you do when you run out of room for your collection and you own a recently revitalized building? You open your own antique store. You won’t be disappointed in the selection.

Next door is Digs which highlights an ever-changing collection of carefully selected items for the home ranging from an eclectic collection of eighteenth and nineteenth century European antiques to custom lighting, handmade pottery and unique gifts.

Almost next door is The Lamp Gallery, founded in 1979. Selling only lamps, this store features a large selection of lamps and shades, as well as one-of-a-kind creations.

Up the block lies Margi’s Chair & Chair Alike, s a retail boutique offering eclectic home furnishings and gifts for those who want to create a personal environment that inspires the “I’m home” feeling. You’ll find large hand-carved cabinets, unique hand-forged iron lamps and fire screens, cozy sofas, hearty reclaimed wooden tables, and hundreds of fabrics and leathers for creating your own style.

Next door, the Caldwell Collection is a specialty gift store specializing in Italian imports, original artwork, rare prints, and accessories for the home.

Go west on Bandywood to Hillsboro Circle and turn left to reach The Curtain Exchange. This shop offers designer curtains, bedding, shades, shutters, hardware, and design assistance. There are some 100 curtain styles in stock and over 500 additional fabrics—many made exclusively for the company—available. Stop by for a little inspiration.

Take Hillsboro Circle back to a left on Abbott Martin Road and turn right on Bedford Avenue to B. Wilker & Co., a store featuring home accessories, gifts, lamps, and fine furniture for contemporary and traditional homes. You’ll also find original paintings by international artists alongside handcrafted art glass, cloi-sonné, raku, and more.

Back on Hillsboro Road, turn right at 4015 to reach the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams store which offers contemporary and transitional furnishings—“soft modern”—ranging from rugs and lamps to dining and bedroom furniture to upholstered pieces for every room.You’ll also find fine art photography and accessories, and, in the new year, lots more colors and choices as well.

Less than a block further south on Hillsboro Road, Zia’s may be first and foremost a florist, but you won’t want to miss a chance to browse through her small shop of gift and home accessory items. In keeping with the florals for which she’s noted, the shop has a seasonal influence.

Next door is Rug Expressions, which offers a select assortment of fine antique and decorative rugs at “carefully trimmed” prices, according to Shahin Mohsenin. Despite a shrinking supply of antique rugs and carpets there is an increasingly sophisticated demand for fine pieces. This shop also offers rug cleaning and repair, buying, and trading.

Across the road at 4108 Hillsboro Road, you’ll find the Green Hills Antique Mall which features more than 120 dealers, 10 of whom shop abroad each year. The store’s selection includes period pieces, English silver, flatware and collectable pieces, as well as wicker furniture, paintings, and an array of furniture—English, Country French, and American, many of them of museum quality.

Also, within the same space, you’ll find the Green Hills Lamp Gallery and Euro Decor, a designer resource for classic to modern furnishings, art, and period lighting.

In the next shopping center north on Hillsboro Road, you’ll find the Harpeth Gallery, where you’ll find an eclectic collection of fine antique furniture, antique silver, lamps, chandeliers, baby gifts, jewelry, and accessories for the home.

Nearby is Bradford’s Furniture, known for its home furnishing and interior design since 1889. Bradford’s offers fine furnishings, accessories, lamps, mirrors, art, oriental rugs, and antiques. It also features a fabric and wallcovering library and an in-house custom drapery workroom.
Next to Bradford’s is Obelisk, a shop that offers accessories, gifts, and a variety of merchandise for the home ranging from candles and table ware to lamps, vases, and decorative artwork.

Further north on Hillsboro Road, a right turn at 4004 will take you to Werthan Tile, which provides tile design and selection services, as well as installation. Werthan offers a complete collection of tiles in a range of prices, including ceramic and porcelain tile, natural stone tiles, glass tiles, metal tiles, cork tiles, mosaics, moldings, and decorative inserts.

Around the back corner of this shopping center is Calico Corners, which houses a broad array of fabrics, window hardware, and more. If you’re looking for designer fabrics, outdoor fabrics, embroidered silk, printed cotton, linen, or upholstery fabric, you’re bound to find it here. Custom window treatments, bedding, pillows, table coverings, and furniture are available.

Less than a block north, turn right on Richard Jones Road and right into The Gallery of Belle Meade, a collection of antiques and lighting fixtures, as well as fine art.

Cross Richard Jones Road to Greenbriar Village, where Ten Thousand Villages, a fair trade retailer of artisan-crafted home decor, personal accessories, and gift items from more than 130 artisan groups in some 38 countries, the store is part of a network of over 390 retail outlets in the United States. You’ll find accessories in in all colors and traditions, as well as holiday decor.

There are a number of shops in the Green Hills area including:

Artopian Gallery
4009 Hillsboro Pike Suite 209
615/ 752-5250

2170 Bandywood Dr.
615/ 383-4882

B. Wilker & Co.
3824 Bedford Ave.
615/ 460-1200

Bella Linea
2133 Bandywood Dr.
615/ 352-4041

Bennett Galleries
2104 Crestmoor Rd.
615/ 297-3201

4100 Hillsboro Rd.
615/ 297-3541

Caldwell Collection
2205 Bandywood Dr.
615/ 298-5800

Calico Corners
4004 Hillsboro Pike #2
615/ 269-4551

2104 Crestmoor Rd.
61/ 269-3071

The Curtain Exchange
4102 Hillsboro Circle
615/ 463-2727

2225 Bandywood Dr.
615/ 385-2848

Euro Decor
4108 Hillsboro Road
615/ 255-1001

The Gallery of Belle Meade
2031 Richard Jones Rd.
615/ 298-5825

Green Hills Antique Mall
4108 Hillsboro Pike
615/ 383-9851

Green Hills Framers Gallery
2210 Crestmoor Rd.
615/ 463-2514

Green Hills Lamp Gallery
4018 Hillsboro Pike
615/ 383-7054

Happiness Place
2144 Bandywood Dr.
615/ 383-1034

Harpeth Gallery
4102 Hillsboro Pike
615/ 297-4300

J. Craighead & Co.
2225 Bandywood Dr.
615/ 604-4132

The Lamp Store
2213 Bandywood Dr.
615/ 292-6590

Margi’s Chair & Chair Alike
2205 Bandywood Dr.
615/ 463-3322

4009 Hillsboro Pike
615/ 297-4902

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
4015 Hillsboro Pike
615/ 460-7665
2104 Crestmoor Rd.
615/ 298-2474

Nasir Oriental Rugs
4009 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 200
615/ 353-4336

4096 Hillsboro Rd.
615/ 386-0502

The Oriental Shop
2121 Bandywood Dr.
615/ 297-0945

Plaid Rabbit
2164 Bandywood Dr.
615/ 298-2323

Richland Fine Art
4009 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 203
615/ 292-2781

Rug Expressions
4113 Hillsboro Rd.
615/ 866-9686

Ten Thousand Villages
3900 Hillsboro Pike
615/ 395-5814

Werthan Tile
4004 Hillsboro Rd.. Suite 180R
615/ 460-9655

4115 Hillsboro Rd.
615/ 383-5651

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