Photography by Jaime Rock
From the shops downtown to the stores found along Murfreesboro’s bustling byways, these is much to beckon home owners and decorators in search of a special find.
It’s obvious when you enter JD’s All About Home that an interior designer’s touch makes the store a beautiful place. A soothing space, it features larger furnishings, lighting, framed art, and more, Designer Jennifer Davenport has created a welcoming shop filled with light and interesting details.
Full of Southern antiques and primitives, mid-century modern and industrial pieces, as well as vintage linens and dishware, Re-inVintage has expanded to fill additional space. Much of the merchandise comes from the owners’ picking their way through farms and homesteads searching for authentic, well-worn treasures.
The colors of spring tulips welcome visitors to The Rusted Tulip, which features furniture large and small, as well as other pieces of farmhouse decor and gift items. If your home won’t be complete without a touch of Tennessee, you’ll want to take time to browse this shop’s inventory.
If the city’s Habitat ReStore makes you think of a carefully stocked and maintained home store, that’s because it includes many new and like-new contributions from local stores and builders. You’ll find building materials for building or remodeling, including cabinets, doors, windows, sinks, paint, lighting, and even furniture.
Bella Vista Home is a full service custom workroom & fabric store specializing in nursery and home decor. The owners put their talents to use to design and create nursery bedding, window treatments, accessories, and gifts. Word is that in the new year they’ll also be offering their own drapery panels, something not to be missed.
A full-service lamp store, The Lamp Gallery has a wide selection of fine lamps and shades. Besides carrying lamps from several quality manufacturers, the owner makes a number of lamps from porcelains containers, brass, and customer-provided items to produce custom pieces. Visitors will find a huge array of lamp shades as well as pieces for antique lamps.
FunTiques is an unusual store, usually open three days each week and offering selectively consigned goods ranging from large furnishings and art to a variety of decorative items. The ever-changing stock includes an eclectic mix of trendy to traditional, classic, contemporary, and some antiques and flea market finds. Check this shop out on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday.
At ReVintaged Lemon, you will discover a unique mix of hand painted vintage furniture, creative and unique repurposed furniture, imaginative handcrafted items and exquisitely scented hand-poured soy candles. These are paired with new farmhouse inspired furniture, accessories, and home décor for today’s comfortable living style. The owners hand-paint the furniture and create repurposed and handcrafted items. It’s a stop well worth making.
M&M’s Trendy Pieces features painted, primitive, and antique furniture of all kinds, bringing old and new together as well as some unusual finds. Whether you’re seeking a special piece to complete a look, or searching for inspiration, you’ll find it here.
Deneen Glidwell, owner and creative director of Dreaming in Color, is a jack of all trades: artist, builder, upholsterer, and furniture painter. In a lovingly decorated old home, her work is joined by vintage finds, and unusual gifts items. In addition to offering staging and redesign services, the shop offers painting classes and personal advice about your projects.
A gift shop filled with unusual home goods and vintage accessories and found items, Quinn’s Merchantile is an outgrowth of the proprietor’s home-based vintage painted furniture business. Here you’ll find gifts, and vintage and painted furniture, as well as items from Tennessee artisans including seamstresses, painters, woodworkers, and more. Among the featured Tennessee artisans, you’ll find painters, calligraphists, makers of spa products, and potters. Quinn’s Mercantile also carries its own Signature Scent Candle and products with its own Signature Murfreesboro logo.
M & J’s Home is a collection of unique antiques, art, garden decor, and gifts. The shop’s proprietors take pride in carefully sourcing outstanding items and offering everything needed to make a house a home. In addition to offering beautiful seasonal decor, the shop features fountains and garden statuary, original art, needlepoint pillows, and timeless antiques to add original warmth to any home.
Recently opened, The Marketplace Home & Gift store focuses on home decor described as “refined rustic and industrial” in design. Refined rustic blends farmhouse-style elements with a modern edge, and industrial style takes cues from old buildings and factories. Visitors will find fun furniture, mirrors, framed art and local art, as well as chandeliers and lanterns.
Blue House Blinds, Shutters & Rugs is the area’s leading blinds and shutters specialist serving Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet, Franklin, Nolensville and surrounding areas with 34 years of experience. In addition to blinds and shutters, the company offers drapes, lamps, furniture, and much more. Be sure to check out their new location.
From eclectic collections including handcrafted rugs and carefully sculpted accents to tableware, stemware, and linens, The Peddler is one of the area’s home interior design showrooms. Visitors will find a vibrant display of the latest in upscale home interior design, including classic themed pieces and edgy, contemporary décor in clearly defined layouts.
Team Electric offers a lighting showroom side by side with its electric supply services. From sparkling chandeliers and sleek pendants to exterior fixtures, there is a broad array of styles and brands.
Homegrown Marketplace is a home décor and gift shop reflecting a modern farmhouse style with stained floors, shiplap, and pendant lighting. The shop offers a wide range of décor and furniture for the home, work by local and regional artists, artisans, and craftsmen. You can identify items crafted by local artisans by finding a little red heart stamped on the tag. The shop shares space with a sister store, the Soda Bar.
Specializing in quality consignment furniture and home furnishings, Remix Furniture features gently-used pieces from local individuals, estate sales, and model homes, as well as some new quality furnishings at affordable prices. If you’re looking to spruce up your interior, check out this collection of furnishings.
For more than 40 years, Quality Furniture Company has offered the latest styles and trends. From traditional and transitional to contemporary, this store carries well-known brands ranging from Broyhill and Hooker to Leather Italia, Legacy Classic, and Pulaski.
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen, & Lighting Gallery features a large selection of interior and exterior light fixtures and features kitchen and bath vignettes showcasing the latest in appliances and plumbing fixtures. A staff of designers can work with you to find their perfect lighting fixtures for your project. To see the latest trends, don’t let this expansive showroom pass you by.
Murfreesboro includes a variety of home decor shops including:
Bella Vista Fabrics 306 E. Vine St. 615/ 896-6643
Blue House Blinds Shutters & Rugs (New Location in February – call ahead) 1307 NW Broad 615/ 604-2266
Dreaming in Color 504 N. Maney Ave. 615-907-0091
Ferguson Showroom 540 New Salem Rd. 615/ 890-5599
Funtiques 118 South Maple St. 615/ 972-9066
Habitat ReStore 850 Mercury Blvd. 615/ 849-5994
Homegrown Marketplace 1500 Medical Center Pkwy #1D 615/ 696-7922
JDs All About Home 505-D Cason Lane 615/ 278-9065
Lamp Gallery, The 308 E. Vine St. 615/ 893-8355
M & J Home 124 N. Spring St. 615/ 848-4171
M&M’s Thrify Pieces 628 Walnut St. 615/ 238-4296
Marketplace Home & Gift 107 N. Church St. 615/ 624-7969
Peddler 1756 West Northfield Blvd. 615/ 896-5431
Quality Furniture 745 Old Fort Pkway. 615/ 896-3889
Quinn’s Mercantile 301 N. Spring St, 615/ 318-4247
Re-Invintage 427 River Rock Blvd. 615/ 617-5632
ReVintaged Lemon 423 N Walnut St. 615/ 417-6721
Re-Mix Furniture 211 Robert Rose Dr. 615/ 295-2355
Rusted Tulip. The 3863A Franklin Rd. 629/ 201-8650
Team Electric 949 N. Thompson Lane 615/ 867-4895