SEARCY, Ark. – The golden rule of home decorating is to surround yourself with items you love. Whether you’re looking for pieces that will find a new home in your home or gifts for someone else, these local shops are sure to have just what you’re looking for. 

Soiree Gifts

An evening party or gathering is exactly what Soiree Gifts owner Stephanie Cole had in mind when she opened up shop in early August of 2019. Seeing a need to create a place for men, women, and children to find unique home and holiday décor, Soiree Gifts offers a wide selection of products to fit a number of gatherings.

Looking for a cool, updated look for an office or school desk? Check out the large selection of Ban.do products to brighten up any workday. Need to quicken your morning routine? Soiree offers unique options from Legacy Shave for men and women to make a tedious task easier and more convenient. They also offers bridal and baby registries.

Soiree Gifts is located at 1551 E. Race Street in the Gin Creek Shopping Center.

Photo by: Mat Faulkner | Soiree is one of Searcy’s newest places for decor and gifts

The Boutique

A downtown shopping destination, The Boutique offers a wide range of home decor, kitchenware, bedding, gifts, exclusive jewelry lines, and more.

A step toward the counter will reveal homemade candy confections. The locals can’t get enough of the fudge or gourmet coffee. Those who love the “Happy Everything! Collection” by Coton Colors will find more than one item they can’t leave without. If you’re in the market for holiday decorations, The Boutique needs to be on your list. The window scapes alone will put you in the holiday spirit. Peruse each of the displays inside to find the perfect addition to your home for the holidays.

The Boutique is located at 112 N Spring Street. There are two entrances; you can in the front off of Spring Street, or circle around to the back to find a large parking lot and the second entrance.

Stotts Drug Store

Serving the White County community since 1927, Stotts Drug is better known as the pharmacy on the square. But step inside and you will find a large offering of unique home goods, apparel, beauty and more.

Offering selections for men, women, and children, Stotts is a mix of trendy shopping with a historic façade and story. Beautiful jewelry from Coco + Carmen, apparel from Southern Couture, and clear designer purses from Capri will have you game day ready. A Woodwick candle and card make the perfect gift and free gift wrapping will have you out the door and onto your party in no time.

Before you leave Stotts, stop and grab a glass-bottle Coke from the icebox to get the true experience of this 91-year old, family-owned business.

Stotts Drug Store is located at 103 W. Arch Avenue, across the street from Searcy’s historic courthouse.

Photo by: Mat Faulkner | Stotts is more than your average community drug store.

Tonya’s Home Store

Eager to freshen up your decor, but feel like you’re limited by your budget? Swing by Tonya’s Home Store! Tonya’s (also known for their clothing consignment store) is a well-loved local shop, carrying gently used decor items, small appliances, dining accessories, and gifts.

A unique twist at Tonya’s is their pricing scale. Most items are on sale each week, but the discount is determined by the color of the price tag. The selection changes weekly, so if you didn’t find what you were looking for on this trip, come back soon!

Tonya’s Home Store is located at 106 N Poplar in the Town and Country Plaza.

Pollard Studio

If you’re in the market for something truly personal to add to your home, stop by and see Glenn Pollard at his studio and custom framing shop. Glenn is an artist in the truest sense. Whether you have treasures and trinkets for a shadow box, need a series of photos matted and framed, or you’re creating your own gallery wall, Glenn can create custom frames to fit any decor style. If you really want something special, he can turn any photo into a painted masterpiece. 

If your walls are full, and you don’t need something to hang, still stop by. Glenn’s wife Loretta has put together a collection of unique home decor options. Her collection is everchanging, so stop by often to see what’s new. 

Pollard Studio is located at 1213 E Race Avenue.

Photo by: Mat Faulkner | Pollard’s is a one-stop shop for traditional and modern wall art.