They certainly are jam packed.
“There’s a mix of old stuff and new products. It’s an ever-changing inventory,” Hochstetler explained. “We like to say we have an urban flair with country on all four sides.”
When Hochstetler and her husband, Brent, purchased the property 20 years ago, she recalled, “This place was a disaster. It had no furnace or running water.
“I would have never thought this would transpire.”
Sisters’ Garden — the shop that calls the original farmhouse home — opened in 1994 with only three rooms. The upstairs and the so-called garden room were opened later.
Bloom, the second shop, opened in 1999.
“We actually built that house, in place of a fallen barn, but tried to make it look old.” Hochstetler said. “You’ll find one-of-a-kind pieces in both stores.
“It’s re-surging, the whole re-purposing movement,” she noted. “We want people to come here and get ideas and inspiration.”
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