Best Local Resources for Outfitting Your New Home

Once you’ve done the heavy lifting of actually moving, it can feel just as overwhelming to figure out where to start when turning your new space into a home. However, it doesn’t have to be so daunting—moving into a new home can actually be a beautiful, exciting new chapter. By conceptualizing the atmosphere, you want in your new space, furnishing a new home can become a straightforward and positive experience.  And luckily for us, we have some amazing and unique local resources for outfitting your new home.  And, now more than ever, it is of the upmost importance to support our local economy!

Filling your new space with some statement pieces and furniture you can be proud of is the best place to start, and Custom Home Furniture Galleries is the perfect place to find everything you need.   They are family owned and operated and committed to providing their customers with the best service possible.  They have incredible furnishings to choose from in the store and online as well the option to design your own!  The on-staff designer will even come to your home for a consultation to get a feel for your space and understand exactly what you need!  This is followed up with an hour-long appointment in the store finding your dream furniture perfectly suited to your style!

Shopping on a budget but still want upscale and classy pieces in your new home?  Then Home Again is the shop for you!  Their inventory is unique and always fresh as they offer an assortment of new and gently used furnishings that are consigned from the most exquisite local Wilmington homes, showroom samples, manufacturers’ liquidations and model homes.  Their inventory is so ever changing and new items come in so frequently that they will even send you a weekly email with their new arrivals.  What better way to save money and find that special statement piece you’ve been dreaming of?

Once the rooms of your new home are filled with your favorite furnishings, it’s time to start thinking about the decorative details!  One of our favorite local spots for finding those special touches and unique pieces is The Fisherman’s Wife.  The Fisherman’s Wife is three shops in one and is anything but ordinary!  With its incredible assortment of fine china, home décor and accessories, creative gifts and even personalized stationery (you’ll need some change of address announcements after all!); you’ll have and amazing experience; guaranteed!

Another shop that stands out one of Wilmington’s best spots for home décor and fine goods is Blue Moon Gift Shops.  If you love supporting local talent and small businesses, then Blue Moon Gift Shops is the place to shop!  Over 100 artisans and small business owners fill the shop with their hand made creations and treasures.  They sell everything from home accessories, furniture, art, pottery, hand blown glass, apparel, hand crafted jewelry, baby gifts, coastal decor, lamps, photography, gourmet fudge and local NC products.  Your new McAdams home will not be complete until you are proudly displaying a locally made piece of art from Blue Moon Gift Shops! 

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