Shopping Local for Custom Comforts

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When the pandemic took over the majority of 2020, many individuals coped with the stress of isolation and home confinement by tackling home projects or rehab. Others saw this time as the perfect opportunity to put their homes on the market, intent on searching out their dream house. Overall, 2020 was dominated by a massive movement in home renovation and redecoration, which doesn’t appear to be stopping in 2021. Whether you’re staging a home in hopes to sell or searching for just the right level of comfort and style to decorate your new home, Central Indiana has a plethora of unique home decor shops that are sure to meet your needs. For the next few months, we’re going to focus on different businesses that specialize in certain styles of home decor. This month, we’re focusing on custom designs, both premade and made to order! 

3 Rusty Nails

A glorious lodge of refurbished Americana, 3 Rusted Nails is the perfect place for those searching for recycled elegance. This pleasing little store in Noblesville, Indiana takes pride in the fact that all items are handmade and no two are the same. They even take custom orders! So if you have a piece of furniture you’ve been hoarding for years, but are loath to display due to age or wear, 3 Rusty Nails is a good option! Visit their website to see more: 

Open Gate

From sleek contemporary to modern farmhouse, to glitz & glam, Open Gate in Anderson, Indiana can deliver furniture, lighting, cabinetry, and accessories in various styles! No matter what level of design help you need, they’re prepared to assist you! Not sure what you want? They offer design coaching to guide you in what style best fits your personality and lifestyle. Visit their website and consider contacting them for all your design needs: 

Mercantile 37

Located just off of state road 37 in Noblesville, Indiana, Mercantile 37 excels at furniture and decor with that vintage, handmade feel! They offer a variety of high-quality, custom built furniture and lighting. From tables to shelving, to chairs, every piece leaves you harkening back to designs past while still looking modern. When you go to shop around, you can sit a spell and consider your options in their cafe! Visit their site and browse their collection: 

These are just three of the many excellent local businesses which offer custom design work in Central Indiana. As your realtor, I want to help you do more than simply sell or buy a property. To me, it’s about ensuring we not only find the right fit for you but also help you build that house into a home that suits you. I challenge all of you to help me help others! Please share some of your favorite shops for custom designs on social media. Be sure to stay tuned for next month’s blog, we’ll be discussing where to go to find the best antiques!


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