Whether you’re remodeling or decorating your home, Murfreesboro has a great deal to offer.
Start this adventure by taking the Church Street exit off I-24 and go about 2 miles to reach Southbranch Nursery Co. on the left. This fantastic nursery with additional locations in Franklin and Brentwood, offers great plants as well as statuary, pots, and patio and garden decor and gifts.
Take Church Street north and cross I-24 and turn right to Antiques Unlimited, a 12,000 square foot gallery specializing in premium antiques, period furniture, and accessories.
From Antiques Unlimited, head north on Church St. to a right on NW Broad Street. Broad narrows at the left turn onto Mercury Blvd.
Within a couple of blocks you’ll find the Habitat for Humanity Restore on the right where manager Shari Goodall offers new and used building supplies include flooring, cabinets, windows, lighting, and more.
Return to NW Broad and turn right on Church, then right on Sevier St and left on S. Spring St. to City Tile, which offers a wide range of tile and other surfaces for floors, walls, showers, and more. The showroom features several shower vignettes to get your creative juices flowing.
Just around the corner, a right on Vine Street will take you to Belle Vista Fabrics, which offers decorator fabrics and custom designs, specializing in bedding and window treatments for nurseries.
Take Vine St. back and turn right on Church St. and park in the first block where you’ll find Smotherman’s Antiques. This shop features fine mid-1800’s furniture and collectibles including sideboards, sugar chests, Jackson press cupboards and wardrobes.
Nearby is Ray Hines & Co. The two sister stores separated by another storefront or two offer European antiques, inspirational gifts, and home furnishings. The second store features decor items and gifts for all occasions. Design services are also available.
Navigate your way around the public square in a circular fashion to arrive on S. Maple Street past Main St. Funtiques is a unique shopping experience featuring ever-changing consignment furniture and decorating accessories with an eclectic mix of new and old, large and small, Open only from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the first and second Thursday-Saturday of the month.
Next door, The Write Impression offers stationery for all occasions as well as a selection of gift items and high quality paper products, such as paper plates and placemats.
Around the corner on Public Square South, Bungalow is not to be missed, an eclectic antique boutique. Besides antique furniture ranging from high-end French, shabby chic, and English pieces,
Bungalow features a unique mix of antique accessories as well as new gift items and home décor items.
Turn right on Vine St. and right on S. Walnut St. and right on College St. to a left on Maple St. where you’ll find The Lamp Gallery. This shop offers an amazing selection of lamps and shades for a variety of decorating styles, and Bill Patterson also offers repair and rewiring services.
Turn left on W. Burton St. when it ends, turn right on College and right on Memorial Blvd. A couple of long blocks will take you to a right on Lockey Ave. where Hoover Paint features lots of wallpaper, paint, and stains, as well as the staff expertise to answer any questions you might have.
About 1.3 miles north on Memorial lies Reeves-Sain, a drug store that is more than a drug store. The Gift Shoppe at Reeves-Sain offers a unique array of gift and decorating items. Since 1980, Reeves-Sain has been committed to offering the most distinctive and unusual selection of gifts in Murfreesboro. In addition, the Soda Shoppe offers award-winning milk shakes, sandwiches, soups and salads, and baked goods.
Return south on Memorial to Northfield Blvd. and turn right. Shortly before Northfield ends, turn right into Georgetown Square. Here you’ll fine cabinetry, hardware, countertop materials, accents, and more to make your bathroom or kitchen a functional, beautiful room.
One driveway further west in the Kroger Shopping Center you’ll find Peddler Antiques, Gifts, Interiors & More. This 8,000 sq. ft. showroom offers rugs, upholstery, case goods, accessories, and art displayed in attractive vignettes. The shop also features dinnerware, table linens, iron beds, upholstered headboards, and a large selection of fine bedding.
To visit Northstar Building Emporium, turn left on Northwest Broad. It’s a little more than a mile to a left on Lokey Avenue. Northstar Building Emporium is tucked into the north-facing end of Jackson Heights Shopping Center. At Northstar you’ll find cabinetry, windows, closets, decorative molding, stair parts, shutters, countertops, vanities, sinks, hardwood flooring, and more. James Buford specializes in creating custom-looking cabinets from standard cabinets and millwork.
Turn right on N.W. Broad and go two miles to a left turn on Thompson Lane. About a mile will bring you to Team Electric on the right.
Whether you’re looking for new bathroom lighting, or the latest in chandeliers or pendant fixtures, this is the place to go. The friendly staff will sit down and talk with you about your design concerns and help plan that room or the whole house.
Practically next door is Stewart’s Special Events, a great place to get some ideas for the next great event you’re planning. Tents, chairs, tables, fabulous linens, sparkling china or silver,
Stewart’s has whatever it will take to make your event memorable. About 0.2 miles further south lies Anderson Wild Bird Station, part of Anderson Pools & Spas. Here you’ll find home accent accessories for your outdoor living space—wind chimes, address signs, natural soy Bean Pod Candles, and unique gifts—as well as bird houses, bird feeders, and anything else for your birdwatching paradise.
It’s about 0.1 mile to a right turn on Medical Center Parkway and then about a mile to The Avenue shopping area where Havertys Furniture is located. Founded 125 years ago, Havertys offers quality furniture, a vast array of styles, and excellent value.
Return to Thompson Lane and turn right and turn left a block later on Stones River Mall Circle Blvd./Robert Rose Drive. It’s about 0.6 miles to Cornerstone Cheesecake & Gifts on the right. In addition to cheesecakes in more than 25 flavors baked daily, this shop offers local handmade crafts from over 100 artists, including fountains, fans, paintings, jewelry, quilts, scarves, garden art, and more.
Further along this street, Gifford Street Fabrics faces the mall. Here you’ll find decorator fabric and trim in a wide range of colors and styles, including panels ready to go home with you. Whether you’re looking for chenille, retro, upholstery, silk, sheer, or other fabrics, this is the place to stop.
Continue straight on the mall road to the stop sign and cross Hwy. 96/ Old Fort Parkway to reach House of Carpet. In addition to hundreds of
area rugs and rolls and rolls of carpet, House of Carpet offers hardwoods, tile and stone, and laminate, as well as bamboo, cork, and more. Their friendly staff will help with any questions you have.
Turn right out of the parking lot onto Bridge Ave. and make a right turn on New Salem Hwy. and it’s about 0.5 miles to Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery. Ferguson features high end plumbing fixtures, lighting, and appliances.
Turn left from the Ferguson parking lot and drive 0.5 miles and turn right onto Old Fort Pkwy. It’s only 0.3 miles to Quality Furniture Co. on the right. Quality Furniture says the store changes day in and day out as the selection on the show floor changes, offering quality furniture at affordable prices. Brands include La-Z-Boy, Vaughn-Bassett, Lexington, Broyhill, Lane, Pulaski, Hickory Hill, Hooker, American Drew, and others.
If you want to see some truly remarkable custom woodworking—cabinets, closets, furniture, and more—you’ll want to call ahead for an appointment at Gunter Woodworking. Just off 840, between Murfreesboro and Smyrna, Gunter Woodworking has been in business for 30 years. In the showroom you’ll notice the attention to detail and craftsmanship. Samples such as door styles, stain and paint colors, wood accessory products, and decorative hardware are available so you can select the details necessary for a perfect kitchen. The Gunters also build baths, entertainment centers, and furniture.
Murfreesboro offers a number of sources for home decorating and remodeling including:
Anderson Wildbird Station
811 N. Thompson Lane
2303 S. Church St.
Belle Vista Fabric
306 East Vine St.
25 Public Square
Cabinets Plus Design
1602 W. Northfield Blvd. Suite 5
223 S. Spring St.
Cornerstone Cheesecake & Gifts
211 Robert Rose Drive
Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery
540 New Salem Road
118 S. Maple St.
Gifford Street Fabrics
155 Mall Circle Drive
4640 Sulphur Springs Rd
850 Mercury Blvd.
2615 Medical Center Pkwy. #2700
House of Carpet
1805 Old Fort Pkwy.
830 Memorial Blvd.
Lamp Gallery, The
312 N. Maple St.
Northstar Builder’s Emporium
910 Northwest Broad St. #274
1756 W. Northfield Blvd.
Quality Furniture Co.
745 Old Fort Pkwy.
Ray Hines & Co.
123 S. Church St.
1801 Memorial Blvd.
127 S. Church St.
Southbranch Nursery Co.
2991 S. Church St.
Stewart’s Special Events
939 North Thompson Lane
949 N. Thompson Lane
Write Impression, The
120 S. Maple St.