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4 Athens Vintage Shops To Infuse Joy Into Your Room Decor


Give yourself the gift of joy this holiday season. Check out these stores around Athens, Georgia, and decorate your room with a unique, vintage aesthetic.

Where can I shop for home decor in downtown Athens?

If you’re looking for mid-century modern furniture near the University of Georgia, stop by The Starlite Showroom. It’s just off Broad Street so it's easy to get to from UNCOMMON Athens. The shop’s also a great stop for eclectic art, ornaments, and lighting options. You can check out their Instagram for new statement pieces or peruse the wares yourself to see what strikes your fancy.

Close to Starlite Showroom, you’ll find a gorgeous 1880s Victorian house turned antique shop. Antiques & Jewels is packed with treasures featuring French, English, and Italian style furniture. You can find more ornate furniture pieces or pick up an Oriental rug to really tie your room together.

Where can I find something unique?

If you’re really trying to find something special, vintage, or upcycled, you’ll want to shop at Junk in the Trunk. The 10,000 square foot marketplace features over 70 vendors who have a wide selection of furnishings, decor, fine china, and collectibles. With so many goods to sift through, you’re sure to find a treasure from someone’s old stuff.

Where can I shop on a budget in Athens?

If your wallet is a little tight, it never hurts to check out the local Goodwill. You never know what you’ll find, whether it be a ridiculous and silly art piece that would be perfect for your space, or a rare mid-century modern piece of furniture.

Interested in more Athens shopping tips and fun things to do near the University of Georgia? Check out the UNCOMMON Athens blog.


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