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Decor For Days

With multiple floors and seemingly endless showrooms, these four locally-owned stores are (literally) taking shopping next level


Decorating a one-of-a-kind home requires a little imagination, and there’s no shortage of that at this iconic Warren boutique. Chock full of whimsical goods, Imagine’s three-floor shop has earned the title of New England’s largest gift store. Their fun selection of home decor includes decorative glass, candles, picture frames, wall art, and their signature Ocean State novelties. Their full section of kitchenware offerings, from cute coffee mugs to niche cookware, adds a whimsical touch to any kitchen. 5 Miller Street, Warren

Dove & Distaff
The high ceilings, large windows, and hardwood floors of the 19th century building housing Dove & Distaff provide a beautiful backdrop for their enormous, five-showroom space in downtown Wakefield. The impressive gallery of rugs features local New England brands like Dash & Albert, world-renowned lines like the English-made Designers Guild, as well as eco-friendly brands. Pillows, candles, room diffusers, and fine bed and table linens are just a sampling of the endless array of offerings. 365 Main Street, Wakefield

Simple Pleasures
Exemplifying coastal living, there is nautical inspiration to be found in every corner of this Charlestown staple. With wall art and coffee mugs adorned with the name of almost every South County town and seaside community, Simple Pleasures makes decorating a beach house or coastal-inspired home a breeze. They also carry a variety of lighting fixtures, serveware, and works by local artists. 5000 South County Trail, Charlestown

Providence Picture Frame & Dryden Gallery
Holding the title of the oldest and largest art/frame company on the East Coast, Providence Picture Frame’s multi-floor offerings range from custom framing to restoring treasured heirloom photographs. Part framing shop, part art gallery, the sprawling space features framed and unframed artwork, local photography, antique maps, and frames galore. 27 Dryden Lane, Providence