Home Resource Guide

Home Resource Guide
Home Resource Guide

QC Exclusive’’s annual home resource guide is for all of you out there in Charlotte building, designing, renovating, or decorating your home this Spring. It’s our list of the top forty best home and design providers and purveyors in the Queen City. Also, be on the lookout for our home and design tips throughout the list.


Specializing in fine bedding and bath linens, the peaceful and tranquil atmosphere of this unique decor boutique provides customers with an inviting space where they can shop, create and place custom orders, or get advice from design experts. The store is continuously updated and always stocked with the finest, hand-picked bedding, linens, throw pillows, and accessories.

Sleepy Poet

You never know what you may find in the 55,000 square feet of shopping fun that is the Sleepy Poet.  You can find everything you need to decorate your home, plus everything you didn’t know you needed.  Their slogan says it best, “no rhyme or reason, just cool stuff.”  


Slate is a one-of-a-kind design and decor shop with a daily-changing collection of original art, handmade furniture, and unique lighting and accessories. A must stop destination for designers, Slate will help you create an individual, stand out space at a truly affordable price.  

Vintage Charlotte

Charlotte’s best Pop-Up market, Vintage Charlotte, will be hosting their summer market on June 14.  With so many vendors you are never sure what you will find.  You are assured however of a great selection of individual, hand- made pieces, and custom decorations.  


Charlotte Headboards

Offering handcrafted, upholstered headboards, in a wide range of styles and materials, Charlotte Headboards has a strong commitment to quality, artistry, and craftsmanship.  Always trying to exceed customer expectations they deliver high quality, economical pieces that are custom made to meet the exact tastes and needs of every customer.  

Cottage Chic

This cozy cottage is filled to the brim with treasures that are sure to delight. Offering a plethora of wonderfully unique items ranging from bedding and linens, furniture, baby necessities, and handmade gifts and accessories you are sure to find what suits your space.  Shopping at this store is a special treat that is hard to describe and the best part about the store is all of the local Carolina handmade products.


Front Door Fabrics

This inviting space is filled with an exquisite selection of fabrics, trim, wallpaper, furniture, and accessories.  Whether you’re looking for dazzling window treatments, sophisticated sofas, or new pillows and lamps, Front Door’s team of talented, creative, designers will help you create your own ultimate “front door” experience.

Classic Attic

With many one-of-a-kind items including rugs, furniture, and accessories you are sure to find the perfect item to finish or start your room transformation. Their large collection of elegant consigned curtains featuring the best patterns, frabics and colors is a must see for those decorating their home.


Good’s Home Furnishings

With high quality, brand name furniture for every room in the house as well as discount furniture at highly affordable prices Good’s has something to fit every budget. You can decorate any room in the house from start to finish with one stop at Good’s.  

High Cotton Home

South End’s High Cotton Home is an eclectic and distinct furniture and decor boutique offering superior quality American made furnishings. Their hand selected collections contain pieces from some of America’s most sought after designers.


The third Dutchmans Casual Living location is right here in Cornelius and features an amazing selection of the finest brands and styles including bramble furniture, Rowe upholstery, shabby chic upholstery, SURYA Rugs, and a wide variety of home accessories. Visit their 8,000 square foot warehouse today.

Restoration Hardware

Offering a collection of timeless, updated classics and  authentic reproductions, customers can expect the highest of quality. Restoration Hardware offers pieces from some of the world’s most renowned artisans and constantly updates their collection to showcase the passion and vision of the best artists and designers.  

Stickley, Audi & Co.

One of America’s most historic furniture makers, Stickley Audi & Co., has been making some of the finest furniture available for over 100 years.  With an emphasis on quality materials, functional design, and superior craftsmanship, Stickley offers some of the most beautiful high quality furniture available.  


Banner Nursery And Garden

Banner Nursery and Garden on Monroe Road will inspire you to transform your outdoor space. With its large selection of plants and products you will find exactly what you need and their helpful and informative staff can help with just that.

Laura Durden

Transforming outdoor spaces with designs that are both beautiful and functional, Laura can create a custom designed garden or unique and elegant landscape in any size space and is one of the best in her business.

Myron Greer

The designs are elegant and functional and will leave customers ecstatic with the results. A personal touch goes into every design to ensure each customer gets something unique.

Royal Gardens

Offering gardening workshops and superior customer service Royal Gardens will help you create the garden of your dreams. They have an excellent selection of plants and can advise you on when and where to plant just about anything.  



Chanee Vijay Textiles

Using hand pulled screen print, Chanee creates beautiful handmade fabrics with a unigue regard for health, the environment and sustainability. Her hand printed fabrics are made in small batches with a slow design philosophy to ensure each piece is of the highest quality while having the smallest environmental impact.  

Exceptional Terrariums

Each of Linda’s handcrafted terrariums are custom made with a special idea for a special environment in mind.  Extra attention is paid to quality glass and viewing angles ensuring your terrarium is beautiful from all sides.  The terrariums created by Linda truly are exceptional and will bring joy to any home.  

KSR Knives

The level of craftsmanship and artistry available in these hand forged knifes along with their amazing performance and reliability are never a question.  

Wood In Motion

With exceptional attention-to-detail Wood In Motion creates handmade custom rocking chairs that are elegant in both design and function. They work closely with every customer to make sure the product they receive is exactly what they were looking for.  They create beautiful handcrafted pieces that will be in your family for generations to come.

Worley’s lighting

With an emphasis on high quality materials and minimalist design the hand crafted lights available at Worley’s Lighting are second to none. The eye catching designs will transform any room they are in and instantly become a conversation piece. You can see the passion that goes into every one of their beautiful, handmade lighting pieces.  


Jaclyn Ehrlich

Jaclyn provides a complete interior design service for residential or commercial customers.  She works with each client to establish the needs, and style preference of the client and creates beautiful, organized, uncluttered spaces. Jaclyn will help inspire and direct you, together you will create an inspiring place while saving time and money.

Lisa Mende

Lisa has had a passion for design since childhood and luckily for us has pursued her passion as a career.  A nationally acclaimed interior designer, Lisa creates classically inspired interiors with a modern twist.  Lisa works with clients to design fabulous, functional homes.  

Sarah Catherine Norkum

A complete interior design service with a style best described as modern eclectic with classic elegance, they strive to emphasize creativity and individuality.  Each room is put together with the goal to tell the story of the family that lives there. Sarah’s strong passion for design and beauty is seen in her work.  

Traci Zeller

Traci’s goal is to create spaces for families to live harmonious lives full of style and grace.  Traci understands the challenges faced by modern families and creates designs that are both beautiful and highly functional.  She uses a mix of modern and classic pieces to create sophisticated comfortable interiors.

Upscale Urban Design

Upscale Urban Design takes care of all the details and helps clients through the difficult task of creating a unique, cohesive interior. They offer a wide range of services for both residential and commercial clients. Upscale Urban Design seeks to create spaces that reflect client tastes while respecting their time and budget.  With access to vast resources, they can provide it all and are “A Store Without Doors.”

Wendy Yeakley

Wendy of Homestyles Interior Design is committed to maintaining a strong focus on client vision on every project she designs. She works closely with her clients through the entire design process providing the knowledge and experience necessary to make the client’s vision a reality.  


Majestic Bath/Hughes Kitchen

With unsurpassed industry knowledge and customer service Majestic Kitchen and Bath can help make client’s dreams a reality. Whether you’re remodeling or building a new home the value and selection available  will make your project easier.  They are there for their customers from beginning to end with delivery and follow up services available.

Tile Collection

Creating beautiful tiled spaces in your bath and kitchen is the goal of the Charlotte’s Tile Collection. The family owned company uses only the highest quality materials and gives an installation warranty to ensure complete customer satisfaction. Visit their showroom to get inspired today and while you are there, get a free estimate on your project.

Subzero Wolf

Offering some of the finest refrigeration, cooking, and ventilation units available, the showroom is a must stop for anyone designing a kitchen. Their units are elegantly designed and highly functional and offers quality that is second to none.


Lighting Designs

Lighting design provides installation, design, and repair services for landscape and outdoor lighting.  With an eye for detail and years of experience they are able to create outdoor lighting environments with breathtaking curb appeal that add security and increase outdoor living space.  

Modern Lighting

With the largest selection of modern lighting in the Carolinas, Modern Lighting is sure to have your lighting needs covered.  Modern Lighting works hard to provide the best value and selection in the industry and works with every client to make sure their needs are met.  Their high quality products ensure you will be satisfied for years to come.  

Lantern and Scroll

Lantern and Scroll creates exquisite interior and exterior lighting made from copper, bronze and glass. The timeless look provided by a Lantern and Scroll light adds taste and sophistication.


Anthony & SYLvan Pools

Anthony & Sylvan is an industry leader in swimming pool innovation, design, service, and installation.  Already have a pool but it needs renovation?  Anthony & Sylvan can help you with that as well.  They will build a safe and attractive swimming area that suits your exact desire.

Hearth And Patio

The beautiful showroom has everything you need for your hearth and patio, from one of the best selections of grills in the city to hammocks, patio furniture, accessories, umbrellas, and a wide variety of fireplaces.

Blackhawk Hardware

Blackhawk is a hardware, garden, and home store all wrapped up into one.  With a great selection and unbeatable value, Blackhawk always has what you need. Their large collection of grills from Weber to Big Green Egg has you covered.


Premiere Home Theatre

Premiere Home Theatre only sells and installs the highest quality sound and video equipment providing customers with a custom home theater experience. They work closely with customers to design and create any ideas they have from enclosed cabinets to recessed anything. They also sell and install the best technology and are your source for the must have Black Diamond Projection Screens by Screen Innovation.

Sonitrol Security

A leader in the commercial and residential security industry, Sonitrol provides the highest quality security systems available. With a full range of security products including burglary detection, video surveillance, fire detection, and access control Sonitrol can meet the specific needs of any customer.  With low false alarm rates leading to faster police response times Sonitrol’s unique audio verification technology has the highest documented criminal apprehension rate in the industry.

Bang & Olufsen

Combining technological excellence with aesthetic appeal Bang and Olufsen offers an exclusive line of technology products including televisions, music systems, speakers, and telephones.  Their excellence in design is noticeable immediately while the excellence in technology is noticed after the first use. Bang & Olufsen also offers tailor made solutions to businesses and luxury clients for all their technology needs.