Scouted Home Stores Based in the West, Midwest, and Southwest You Should Know About

Originally published by The Scout Guide on February 25, 2022.

When it comes to creating a home that is beautiful, functional, and uniquely you, having a local home store stocked with carefully selected finds—and staffed with in-the-know people offering exceptional in-person customer service—can be a key difference-maker. For those who might be seeking an interiors refresh (or a complete redo), we asked The Scout Guide editors across the country to recommend their favorite home stores in their areas. Whether you’re looking for a key piece of furniture, a statement-making accessory, or a simple candle to serve as your new signature scent, these retailers are ready to bring interest and personality to your abode through their thoughtfully curated offerings.


STORE: Simple Things
LOCATION: Fort Worth, Texas
WHAT THEY CARRY: Simple Things is known for high-quality upholstered and/or slipcovered furniture. They also sell one-of-a-kind antiques, repurposed industrial pieces, and thoughtful collections.
WHAT OUR EDITOR SAYS: “The owner, Jim, is one-of-a-kind, like many of the carefully curated ‘do-dads’ you may find in his store!” says Leigh Brown, editor of The Scout Guide Fort Worth. “He has truly created a destination for our area filled with beautiful and interesting things to help make your home your own.”

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