Decorating a home is a fun, yet sometimes overwhelming, process. It involves an initial vision for the space, knowing where to shop, and selecting the perfect pieces to complete a look. Let’s take care of one of those steps by taking a tour of the best home decor stores in Ann Arbor.
These shops are equipped with everything you need to turn your interior design dreams into a reality, from custom-made furniture and area rugs to vintage decor and unique accessories for your shelves. Start pinning some inspiring looks on Pinterest then head to one of these Ann Arbor home stores!
215 South Ashley Street
Photo Courtesy of Three Chairs Co.
Situated in the heart of downtown, Three Chairs Co. is a premier home furnishings store with upholstered furniture, dining tables, bedroom furniture, side tables, area rugs, lighting and accessories. But Three Chairs Co. is more than just a furniture store; they sell the ingredients to create your own personal space to call your own and feel comfortable in. No idea how to create that space? Don’t worry — Three Chairs Co. offers interior design services, including a free in-home consultation.
407 North 5th Avenue
Now tucked away on the second floor of Kerrytown Market & Shops, 16 Hands has been celebrating the creative spirit in our community for over 40 years. 16 Hands sells the work from both emerging talent and well-known artists and makers right here in Ann Arbor, elsewhere in the United States, and across the globe. You’ll find an exceptional collection of original finely crafted objects, including jewelry and fashion accessories, unique gifts, decorative and functional items for the home, and much more. The inventory at 16 Hands is always changing and evolving, much like the creativity and innovative spirit of an artist!
6055 Jackson Road Suite #2
For those who love a good treasure hunt for home decor, Vintage Home Bazaar is for you! The store is jam-packed with a unique selection of vintage furnishings and art. Plus, finding a gem at Vintage Home Bazaar means you’ll likely be the only person with this one-of-a-kind piece in your home!
415 North 5th Avenue
Photo Courtesy of FOUND
Perfectly merging vintage and modern, FOUND offers a mix of home decor, pillows, rugs, textiles, candles, jewelry and gifts. And many of those goods are made right here in Michigan by local artisans! An ever-changing assortment of retro and vintage industrial finds, such as old typewriters, vintage chairs, old doorknobs and more, makes this an exciting place to visit. Their brick and mortar location is in Ann Arbor’s Kerrytown district, but you can take a peek at their new arrivals on their Instagram page.
211 South Main Street
Photo Courtesy of Four Directions
The folks at Four Directions travel the globe so you don’t have to, bringing back their favorite found treasures to share with you at their shop in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor. The inventory at Four Directions is ever-changing, but each piece combines the beauty of nature with the artistry of skilled craftsmen. You’ll find jewelry, rocks and minerals, fossils, artisan crafts, and unique home decor — providing plenty of options for a gift for someone special (or yourself).
210 South Ashley Street
Originally opened by the Hertler family in 1906, Downtown Home & Garden has transformed from a livery stable and feed mill into an urban emporium for garden supplies, houseplants, classic housewares, outdoor clothing, dog gear and more. This long-standing business thoughtfully filters out poorly made or useless items to showcase only high-quality and valuable products. Stop by Downtown Home & Garden to outfit your home and yard with the very best!
2386 East Stadium Boulevard
Photo Courtesy of Red Shoes
Tucked away in the Trader Joe’s shopping complex, Red Shoes is an excellent source for unique home goods, plus accessories, bath and body products, candles, jewelry, and more. The owner, Catherine, opened the shop in the fall of 2004 with a simple vision: to have her studio and artwork alongside retail products and vintage goods she would have in her own home. Everything you see in the store is either a unique item made by an artist or from a company that Catherine adores.
5301 Jackson Road
The Amish Gallery by All About Furniture specializes in Amish and American-made furniture, custom furniture solutions, and high-quality upholstery. In their beautiful showroom just west of Ann Arbor, The Amish Gallery carries a selection of Italian leathers, reclining sofas, custom dining room sets and entertainment centers — all made in the USA. The entire experience is custom-tailored for your needs, and you could even customize your order completely by choosing the wood, style and stain for many of their collections.
Where do you shop for home decor?
Let us know about your favorite local home decor shops in Ann Arbor — whether or not they’re on this list!