Whether you’re a local or headed through the area to a weekend getaway destination, make the time to stop and take in the charming sites and shops in downtown Searcy and Heber Springs
Located just off the square, Bliss Salon & Boutique (501-279-2544) is a haven for the busy woman. Offering appointments for hair, nails, and massages, as well as the latest fashions, it’s truly a one-stop shop to relax and update your look. The boutique features fun and colorful clothing, along with jewelry and accessories. Don’t forget to shop the upstairs portion of the store for more trendsetting finds.
From there, we suggest heading just down the square to visit The Boutique (501-268-3434, searcyboutique.com). Filled with beautiful china, kitchen and tabletop wares, bedding from Pinecone Hill and furniture and rugs from Company C, as well as a huge selection of special, soon-to-be cherished gifts, the shop is a true gem for all things home. Newly engaged brides can create their own registry filled with all the things that make a house a home. Stop in today to find unique goodies for yourself or a loved one.
Next, venture over to East Race Avenue for all of your fine jewelry needs. Located in a beautifully updated historic property near Harding University, Tara & Co. Diamonds (501-268-4684, taracodiamonds.com) is the area’s premier jeweler, offering the expertise of a trained and knowledgeable staff. You’ll find a huge selection of stunning engagement rings and exquisite quality brands including Michele, Sylvie, Le Vian, and Pandora—the perfect accessory for any look.
Continue your shopping trip just up the road in Heber Springs, where you’ll find Panache (501-362-7919, aromatique.com). The charming and well-stocked store adjoins the corporate headquarters for Arkansas’s beloved home fragrance brand, Aromatique. And while you’ll find plenty of candle and potpourri offerings in the shop, you can also browse an equally large selection of china, glassware, linens, and gift items. In addition, Panache now offers bridal registry for the area’s newly engaged couples. The friendly staff is eager to help you find your favorite Aromatique fragrance or show you their wide array of giftware if you’re on the hunt for something special.
Make it Home
If you decide to call the area home, we suggest stopping in at Sowell’s Furniture (501-268-8100, sowellsfurniture.com) for a few new pieces to spruce up your home. The family owned and operated business has been a staple of the area for more than 70 years. Best known for their colorful home furnishings—including upholstered pieces, dining tables, bedroom sets and more, they recently received a new shipment for spring. Walk their 38,000-square-foot showroom, to find the perfect furniture selections for your home.
If you need to make a few updates to your home’s tile or flooring, turn to White River Flooring (501-593-4994, whiteriverflooring.com). Located just down from the square on Main Street, the showroom offers any type of flooring you could possibly need, including many options for pre-finished flooring. Visit them for all your hardwood, tile, and carpet needs. Many options are in-stock and can be delivered to your home right away.
Perhaps your home could benefit from new bedding, drapes, or pillows. Interior Creations (501-268-2311, searcydesigncenter.com) can assist you with their selection of fabrics, custom-made soft goods, and ideas for personalization. What’s more, the family owned business has a huge selection of window treatments and carries upholstered goods as well.
If the idea of renovating or redecorating your home seems daunting, turn to an expert who can help with everything from start to finish. Beth Davis Interiors (501-305-3139, bethdavisinteriors.com) is a full-service design firm helmed by its namesake, interior designer Beth Davis. From a kitchen makeover or a room refresh to entire home renovations, Davis has you covered. Working with a variety of styles, Davis can help you to make your vision for your home a reality. Contact her today to set up a consultation.
While you may love living in the area, summer vacations are just around the corner. Contact Renee Taylor Travel Company (501-305-3780, rtaylortravel.com) to help you plan your perfect summer getaway. Through their network and affiliations, the full-service travel agency can offer you access to top hotels, resorts, spas, cruise lines, and tour companies—all at a great value. With more than 25 years of combined experience, the professionals at Renee Taylor Travel Company are trusted advisors who can help you every step of the way to make your travel dreams an enjoyable reality.