Haven Home & Garden is a home furniture, décor and design store in the former Hurst office furniture warehouse at 333 East Short Street.
Partners Sara Luftman and Dottie Maloney opened their store in November in the renovated building that was once a hospital and a coffee company. They have filled the space with a curated mix of vintage style and modern pieces.
The store’s artful layout of velvet sofas, sculptural pendant lights and traditional chests juxtaposed with modern accents “shows people how they can use maybe what’s in their home today or they can add in, to kind of create this collected, beautiful vibe for their home,” Luftman said.
Home accents include Makers of Wax Goods brand candles with scents including gin and bourbon. Tabletop accessories by Ben Caldwell are made of horn, copper and silver.
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For the garden, “We also have brought in plants, fiddle-leaf figs, staghorn ferns,” Maloney said. “We’ve done some really pretty terrariums. So we are a home and garden store and hope to expand in the future into maybe more garden.
Haven also offers interior design. The women will work with what you have, design curtains, offer advice on colors, or order pieces from the store. “We offer a lot of different brands, whether it’s a sofa from a company made in North Carolina to small side tables that are just antique brass and mirrored,” Luftman said. “We source a lot of our items from the Chicago and Atlanta Mart, and they’re quality brands like Baker and Century. Not to mention you can customize anything.”
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▪ Omar + Elsie at 114 Old Lafayette Avenue is hosting its annual summer sale through Saturday. Save as much as 75 percent store wide.
▪ The Lansdowne Shoppes at 3319 Tates Creek Road, will host its annual sidewalk sale Friday and Saturday. Participating stores will offer special deals.
▪ The Nordstrom anniversay sale is going on through Aug. 8. Save from luggage and men’s and women’s clothing and shoes. Shop online at Nordstrom.com, where you’ll find free shipping and returns all year long. Rather shop the real thing? There’s a Nordstrom in Cincinnati at the Kenwood Towne Centre, 7875 Montgomery Road.
Harriett Hendren: 859-231-3175