I treated me, myself, and I to a field trip today,
Destination: Home Emporium.
Stores with unique, rotating inventory are a hot spot for home decorators and designers.
You never know what you’ll find!
Copper seemed to pull my interest today and this store was full of interesting items!
This copper high bar stool was sleek and comfortable.
Pair the stools with this salvaged wood high-bar table and your patio would be set for an evening with friends.
The heart skipped a beat when I saw these railroad tie framed mirrors!
I want to put one horizontally in my dining room, though I’m not sure my wall won’t come crashing down.
Talk about heavy!
This teak wood round mirror is so unique and stands 5 feet tall!
Wouldn’t this railroad cart make a great coffee table? Talk about a conversation piece!
This table was a steal for $400, and is similar to a Restoration Hardware table I’ve been coveting .
The distressed texture of the table top gives it a casual quality.
If you are in the market for ginormous salvaged, carved teak doors then this is the place to be!
Or perhaps you have plenty of room to accommodate this beautiful solid cherry 9 foot high library!
Imagine this solid top farmhouse table filled with friends and family. Seating for 14 anyone?
Anyone need some cheap bamboo blinds or teak root bowls?
This is sapia wood. I’m not sure exactly how I’d use it, but isn’t is fun to look at!
Liana wood came in natural and dark gray.
Cut to the right lengths, and this would make for a creative, natural window treatment rod.
I adore this replica of a vintage wine rack stand.
There were tons of baskets and an assortment of mantels throughout.
Baskets and birdcages.
I did purchase a clear glass buoy. Some even had the rope marks on them still!
The fleur de lis door stops were nice, but the row of animal horns and tusks completely creeped me out.
Walk quickly….walk quickly.
I had a private moment with all these copper sinks, feeling the hammered texture.
Yes, I’m in LOVE…
Due to time constraints I was only able to tour 1/3 of the store! I’ll be headed back to Home Emporium soon.
Thanks for coming along on my field trip and looking at my fab finds!
Which items do you love?
Which do you think I should go back and purchase?
Love those railroad tie mirrors!! I bought one of those cart coffee tables two years ago which I LOVE. Mine has great patina and faint writing on the sides from a factory here in North Carolina. Where is Home Emporium? Those copper sink are so nice!!
What makes me happy says
I like the table with wheels!
I have a random question. I noticed you had your camera with you to take these awesome pics. I have been trying to figure out the best way to carry mine with me without “lugging” around a camera bag.
Kim @ Sand and Sisal says
Gina- Home Emporium is in Chesapeake, VA (Virginia Beach area). I’m not sure there are more locations around. I know there was one in your neck of the woods in NewBern, but it’s closed. They have everything from flooring, bricks, tile, moldings, doors, etc. It’s a HUGE warehouse filled with goodies, old and new!
Kim @ Sand and Sisal says
To answer the question about how I carry my camera. I just toss it in my big satchel!
I miss that store! I love that farmhouse table and the salvaged wood round table. Sigh. Thanks for taking us along on your field trip! I’d have to steer clear of that place when I’m in VA next since it’d be crazy to try to take some of those goodies on the plane…Miki
We have a Southeastern Salvage, which is part of the same company, here in Nashville–but I don’t find nearly as many intriguing goodies at ours as you seem to have in VA! Perhaps things look more neat and shiny through someone else’s camera? I think I need to go scout them out again JUST to make sure…. 😉
Cool stuff! I wish I had one near me.
Loved the field trip. Never have been to Home Emporium. I love the copper bar chair. Beautiful.
Vicky @ Pearl District says
Wow!!! I wish they had the store here! 🙁 So many cool stuff!! I’m not too big on the rustic wooden stuff, but I really do LOVE the copper chair!!! Soo sleek!
Love your blog by the way!
Keep it comin!
Taylor Renee says
I’m insanely jealous of your field trip and thinking I need to fly cross country for an in-person look. Such inspiring images! I love, love the idea of using those branches as curtain rods. So brillant!
At Restoration Hardware $795 for that Furniture Cart Table…400 bucks much better! Go get it!!
Urban Farmgirl says
OMG! No fair! I want a store like that around here?? Looks fantastic!
Ok, I am jealous. I admit it.
Hi Kim! I LOVE the railroad cart. Mind picking it up for me?? ha ha Kim B.
Kim @ Savvy Southern Style says
Kim, what a fabulous store. Love those railroad ties mirror. I bet they are very heavy. I wish we had that store here.
What’s the address of this store?
I SO want one of those mirrors; would look amazing in my house! I have the 2nd copper sink and so far, so good! Wish I was a little closer to that store!