It's been a few months since I've written a blog post so I figured it was time again. I've been inspired by seeing so many beautiful fall decor photos on Instagram that I thought I would work on putting together a local Fall Decor Shopping Guide. These shops are in the greater metro Boston area but are all available online as well. I recently styled my fall mantle and this year I'm feeling neutrals, textures and pops of blue. I also brought in some natural elements including a piece of driftwood and some pampas grass. Here is a picture of my mantle for some Coastal Farmhouse Decor Inspo.
Enjoy the round-up of Boston area shops. Happy shopping!
Thacher and Spring- This beautiful shop opened earlier this year in Hingham, MA. Filled with perfectly styled shelves that are light and bright, the predominant color is white with pops of blue. This shop features home goods in some of my favorite textures including rattan, wood, seagrass, marble and bamboo. Owner Stephanie calls her style a "clean, coastal vibe" and includes a curated assortment of vases, bowls, candles, pillows, lighting and more. Here are 2 of our must-have fall items: the white fringe throw for $68 which you can find here
and the Paulownia wood bowl for $52 which you can find here
Shop all of the products online here or in-person at 288 Main St. Hingham, MA
Project: Pop-up- This a partnership piloted in Newton and Needham, MA, powered by UpNext to support local innovation and entrepreneurship. They are utilizing empty storefronts in these towns and have recently expanded to Melrose, MA. There is 1 location in Needham-- 1020 Great Plain Ave. There are 3 locations in Newton--813 Washington St.. 1 Lincoln St, and 141 Needham St. The newest locations are in Melrose at 12 and 14 Essex St. There are a variety of small businesses that are part of this exciting initiative but the 2 that I want to highlight are Anchor'd Inc. and Puck and Abby. Anchor'd Inc.'s owner Shabranae has taken her love of coastal design and coupled it with her own personal experiences with trauma and to assist others in their healing. I am loving this Chenille Fringe Oversized Lumbar Pillow for $56.
I also think this Luxury Light Weight Throw in Blue or Green for $34 would be a perfect addition to your fall living room. Pictured here in blue.
If you can't shop in-person at 813 Washington St., you can find Anchor'd online here.
I'm also loving everything at Puck and Abby. This shop focused on quality over quantity and sources artisan goods from around the world. I am obsessed with this set of 2 mini baskets for $62 made of Manila hemp and handwoven by artisans in the Philippines.
This soy pillar candle decorated with moss from Latvian forests ($32) would look great with neutral decor.
You can shop Puck and Abby in-person at 1 Lincoln St. or online here.
Only Prettier Designs-- This store blew me away when I visited last fall. Located in at 258 Dedham St. Norfolk, MA it's part floral shop, part home decor and part apparel and I loved all of it. Owners Dianne and Heather have curated a beautiful boutique with some favorite local brands. I am really loving this sisal Hacienda bowl ($69.95) to fill with faux pumpkins or maybe some dried hydrangeas.
Made of Paulonia Wood, these succulent pillars ($12 or $16) are great to hold succulents or candles on your fall mantle or coffee table.
If you can't make it to Norfolk, you can shop Only Prettier Designs online.
2 special mentions-- Bloom Collective and SOWA. Bloom Collective is engaging local communities by hosting one of a kind pop-ups in underutilized spaces. We were lucky enough to participate in a pop-up in May at Bow Market hosted by Bloom Collective. There is a rotating group of artisans selling just about anything handmade and vintage you can imagine at Bloom Collective x Bow Market, 1 Bow Way Somerville, MA and at Bloom Collective x West End at 1455 Westminster St. Providence, RI (Open through October 2021).
SoWa-- This open market is a celebration of local makers. Featuring a rotating roster, you never know what you will discover on any given Sunday. We have had the pleasure of vending at SoWa several times this year and will be there again on October 10 and October 31 (we will bring candy!). In addition to finding handmade goods, there is a farmer's market, food trucks and a beer garden. Check it out Sundays through October 31 11am-4 pm at 450 Harrison Ave. Boston.