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 local retailers are ready to bring interest and personality to your abode through their thoughtfully curated offerings. Discover more here.


Photography courtesy of The Collector’s House.

STORE: The Collector’s House
LOCATION: Scottsdale, Arizona
WHAT THEY CARRY: The Collector’s House is a classically designed modern lifestyle and interior design boutique with items that appeal to a wide range of tastes.
WHAT OUR EDITOR SAYS: “Inspiration is abounds at The Collector’s House’s recently expanded retail and trade showroom with pieces from sought-after furniture designers like Alfonso Marina and Verellen,” says The Scout Guide Phoenix & Scottsdale editor Sasha Clements. “This well curated lifestyle and interiors boutique is a destination for the distinguished designer and sophisticated homeowner.”


Photography courtesy of Cornelia Park.

STORE: Cornelia Park
LOCATION: Phoenix, Arizona
WHAT THEY CARRY: Cornelia Park is the largest independent retailer of MacKenzie-Child products and offers an inspiring selection of colorful and eclectic home accessories and furniture.
WHAT OUR EDITOR SAYS: “Owner Anne Park and the Cornelia Park team are known for their outstanding product knowledge,” says The Scout Guide Phoenix & Scottsdale editor Sasha Clements. “Customers can expect to work with a well-trained member of the team either via phone or in-person at their store at the Biltmore Fashion Square.”


Photography courtesy of urbAna.

STORE: urbAna
LOCATION: Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona
WHAT THEY CARRY: urbAna is an elegant home goods store offering luxury gifts, artisan decor items, party goods and decorations, and designer furnishings.
WHAT OUR EDITOR SAYS: “Owners Ana and Brian Wells proudly carry many local Phoenix artists, designers, and creators at both of their two locations in the Valley,” says The Scout Guide Phoenix & Scottsdale editor Sasha Clements. “The store is a true must-visit.”


Photography courtesy of Valerieanne of Scottsdale.

STORE: Valerieanne of Scottsdale
LOCATION: Scottsdale, Arizona
WHAT THEY CARRY: This chic shop features luxury linens, stylish bedding, tabletop, bathroom accessories, and beautiful gifts for your home.
WHAT OUR EDITOR SAYS: “Owner Greg Harper procures unique and vintage furniture and exquisite accessories, the finest bedding and linens, luxurious towels and bathroom accessories, tabletop items, rugs, pillows, and textiles that all give distinct personality to the special spaces in a home,” says The Scout Guide Phoenix & Scottsdale editor Sasha Clements.