Design a not-so-humble abode

click to enlarge Artfully staged vignettes at Tin Roof provide inspiration. - EMMA ROGERS
Emma Rogers
Artfully staged vignettes at Tin Roof provide inspiration.

1900 If you like the idea of vintage furniture, but prefer to purchase new items, this is the place to go. Located in a restored turn-of-the-century warehouse in downtown Spokane, 1900 screams rustic chic. Pick up a few signature pieces for your home, and you'll feel like you've been transported to an elegant Parisian apartment.  114 W. Pacific Ave., Spokane, Wash. • 363-1900

Artworks Northwest  Artworks Northwest is a furniture store and an art studio all rolled into one. Their furnishings and home décor have a fabulous European flair, but they pride themselves on "transforming ordinary surfaces into works of art." Stop by one of their two locations, and you'll most likely see in-store artisans at work, giving older pieces new life using a variety of techniques, with a strong focus on chalk paint.  The Village at Riverstone, 2049 Main St., Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • 208-665-2726 | 15310 E. Marietta Ave., Studio 8, Spokane Valley, Wash. • 928-2726

Ennis Fine Furniture One of the oldest furniture stores in Spokane, Ennis has furnished some of the city's finest homes over the years, establishing itself as a resource for high end traditional furnishings.  8313 N. Division St., Spokane, Wash. • 467-6707

Madison Country What started as a garage-based silk floral business has sprouted into Madison Country: a family-owned, 10,000-square-foot showroom packed with faux florals, slipcovered sofas, farmhouse tables, and antique-inspired buffets. The shop transforms with the seasons, so be sure to stop by whenever your home needs some "springy" dishes or an autumn wreath.  2928 N. Madelia St., Spokane, Wash. • 340-1952

Madison Home Madison Home is the place to go for top-dollar heirloom-quality furniture in a variety of styles, most of which are American-made. With a higher price tag comes an even higher level of customer service — the store offers in-home consultations, accessorizing services and real estate staging.  2826 N. Ruby St., Spokane, Wash. • 325-1815

Mill River Rustic Furniture The folks at Mill River Rustic Furniture have been making and selling their wholesale furniture for more than 20 years, but in early 2016 they set up a much-anticipated storefront in downtown Coeur d'Alene. All of their pieces are hand-built from solid wood in their Post Falls facility, and beautifully arranged in their rustic-chic boutique.  505 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • 208-665-9838

Rail Creek Furniture Co. Family-owned Rail Creek Furniture Co. mostly focuses on new, designer-quality furniture, but they've recently been dabbling in vintage furnishings too (which was their specialty back when they were Needful Things Furniture and Décor). They get new inventory each week, but if you're looking for a bargain, they've recently opened a clearance center less than a block away from their store.  1801 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane, Wash. • 795-4536

Reskued Reskued may be a clearance center, but that certainly doesn't mean it's full of unwanted items. It has a constantly evolving inventory of stylish designer pieces from sister stores The Tin Roof and Forefront, including showroom samples, returns and discontinued items. With discounts of 50 to 75 percent off, it's a bargain shopper's paradise.  1702 E. Riverside Ave., Spokane, Wash. • 209-3954

Runge Furniture Company Family-owned Runge Furniture has a large showroom of appliances and furnishings from nationally recognized brands in timeless styles, with a sprinkling of contemporary items as well. Bring in your vision for your home, and the expert staff will help pick the perfect pieces create the look you want, at a range of prices.  303 E. Spokane Ave., Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • 208-664-2131

The Tin Roof The Hanley family has been expertly furnishing Spokane homes from their 60,000-square-foot Sprague Avenue showroom for three generations. The store is full of classic pieces that are hand-selected by a knowledgeable team of design consultants to create an upscale, yet inviting showroom. Full interior design services are available to help make any décor dreams a reality.  1727 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane, Wash. • 535-1111

The Tin Roof | Forefront The Tin Roof | Forefront is The Tin Roof's sister store in the heart of downtown Spokane, specializing in contemporary and mid-century modern furnishings from quality brands like Copeland, Vanguard, Maria Yee, Weiman Preview and American Leather. The highly experienced staff provide full interior design service for residential and commercial projects.  401 W. First Ave., Spokane, Wash. • 413-1185

Walker's Furniture and Mattress Walker's started as a small family-owned furniture store in Spokane in 1980. They're still a family business, but they now have 15 stores throughout Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Oregon, with inventory in classic and contemporary styles at a variety of price points.  14214 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley, Wash. • 928-2485 | 7224 N. Government Way, Dalton Gardens, Idaho • 208-762-7200 | 15 E. Boone Ave., Spokane, Wash. • 326-1600

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