Is your abode looking sad or in desperate need of a refresh? Sprucing up your home with new fixtures, fabrics and accessories is just the thing to cure the winter blahs and breathe new life into your favorite spaces. Find inspiration at these go-to spots where Savvy + Co. Real Estate agents love to shop when getting a property ready to sell or zhuzhing up their own homes. 

Cotswold Marketplace

A collection of merchants, artists, and custom design services. From furniture to accessories, lighting to wallpaper, bedding to gifts. 200 N Sharon Amity Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211

“Whether you’re shopping for gifts, for yourself, or working on a larger design project, they have you covered! Cotswold Marketplace has a carefully curated selection from furniture to amazing lamps and area rugs, to eclectic decor, delicious candles and amazing accessories. Spending an hour or so in the market is good for the home and the soul.” – Heather Claxton, Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent

Blackhawk Hardware and Garden Center

Practical and funky spot for tools, hardware and specialty items, plus garden and landscape supplies. 4225 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209

“I give every client a house plant at closing. I’ve found the best selection and the lowest prices at the Blackhawk plant store. They’re half the price of every other trendy plant store in Charlotte” – Justin Butler, Savvy + Co. Real Estate Agent

Modern Lighting Design Store

Modern Lighting Design Store has 19 years experience and carries top lighting by popular manufacturers and multiple ceiling fan lines. 2226 Hawkins St, Charlotte, NC 28203

“We buy all our light fixtures here and the owner is so helpful. She really knows how to brighten a space… pun intended!” – Lara Bucci, Savvy + Co. Real Estate agent

Front Door Fabrics

Upscale showroom for high-quality upholstery and drapery fabrics, plus custom design services. 5341 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy #350, Charlotte, NC 28277

“I recently went to Front Door Fabrics to help a builder pick out wallpaper for the half baths at the Modish Platz modern townhomes, coming soon to South Park. The staff is knowledgeable and very helpful!” – Shannon Lynch, Savvy + Co. Real Estate agent

Anne Neilson Fine Art

Anne Neilson Fine Art Gallery represents more than 50 talented artists from across the world, illuminating the work of emerging and established artists showcasing a variety of styles and mediums. 532 Gov Morrison St #110, Charlotte, NC 28211

“Anne Neilson Fine Art has incredible work from over 60 artists and I like that they include work at all prices, so new and experienced collectors can find pieces to enhance their homes. The gallery curator, Logan, is knowledgeable and great at educating clients and advocating for artists. The gallery also donates a portion of all sales to their charitable arm and I love that.” – Kelly King, Savvy + Co. Real Estate agent

Slate Interiors

A multi-merchant venue representing over 60 merchants and artists, Slate is a destination shop for exceptional one-of-a-kind finds. 1401 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

“Slate Interiors should be a mandatory stop for anyone furnishing or updating a room. There are unique and cool finds around every corner.  The pieces are presented so well together that you can decorate an entire room with one-stop! Art, rugs, chairs, fixtures – Slate has it all.” – Les Harrell
Les Harrell, Savvy + Co. Real Estate agent

Other great finds!

“My favorite local design stores are High Cotton Home Company and Traditions Interiors & Accessories in Park Road Shopping Center, District 5 Interiors  in Waverly, Nadeau in South End and LightStyles in Cornelius. Don’t forget BLACKLION and Sleepy Poet Antique Mall for awesome finds to decorate the home.”  – Wendy McCall, owner of Own Real Estate, LLC, an interior design, remodeling and home decorating company, and a Savvy + Co. Real Estate agent 

Contact a Savvy + Co. Real Estate professional today for more recommendations on cool places to shop or to find out how to make your home buying and selling dreams a reality!