Set in the center of Historic Micanopy, The
Shop celebrates its 31st year in the same unique location. Owner and
"whimsy wonder woman" Marlene Oberst has created room after room of "Oh
Wow!" displays to inspire and delight your senses. The staff at The Shop
will also help you with personalized service only found in small shops
The Shop comprises 3500 square feet of beautifully decorated
rooms, chock full of treasures including vintage and contemporary home
furnishings, folk art, seasonal decor, specialty decorator fare, unique
If you can't find a gift for everyone on your list, any time of the year, then
you're just not looking hard enough!
See something you must have
now (we ship) or
wish to buy a gift certificate? Give us a call
"The Shop" Copyright Wendi L. Decker-Miller,
Stop by and visit us
or click through
our photos below.
Spring and summer holidays
Christmas and Winter Holiday 2012
Furniture & Home *
Home & Garden
Natural Critters &
Artists * Seasonal
University of Florida
The Shop in the Media
The Shop is unlike any place you've ever seen!
In fact, that's
what the folks in the media think as well from Southern Living
"Shopping Surprise" (August 2005)
and Southern Accents (2008) to
The St. Augustine Record.
Our Customers are talking:
"We've travelled all over the world and have never seen a store like The
Shop. What an experience!" -- John & Michelle, New Orleans, LA
can spend 30 minutes in The Shop and have every holiday table in my home
beautifully decorated AND they ship!" -- Reesie, Avery, TX
"The saddle oyster wind chimes...I just can't
get enough of them." Carol Y, Micanopy, FL
Each season we're stocked with truly unique items that
will spark your holiday mood, decorative creativity,
entertaining needs or gift-giving inspiration.
The Shop has so many items it's just too difficult to put them in
neat, little categories. We've created a few of our most popular
categories below which include the following:
Christmas and Winter
Holiday Decor, Decorations, Collectibles & Gifts
Everyday is a holiday here! Check out the Unique
Christmas/Holiday Trees: Feather, Seashell, Flamingo, Dogs, Cats,
Western/Horse, and more. Just take a look! (New
Photos Posted 11-28-11) A frighteningly large collection of
Halloween and Thanksgiving
decor and gifts!
and summer holidays and our favorite occasions are upon us: Fathers' Day, Memorial Day, 4th
of July and more!
We will be adding photos of our newest
spring and summer merchandise, so please check back or plan
to visit us soon.
Furniture & Home
Imported, antique, and reproduction
furniture unique to The Shop. Great unique home fixtures like clocks,
lighting, lamps, mirrors, and more you'll only find here.
Critters & Natural History Lucite Insects and Animal
A "Noah's Ark Zoo" of animal gifts for
animal lovers & collectors: cats, dogs, owls, horses, butterflies,
dragonflies, penguins, polar bears, giraffes, with
lots of natural "critters" made from grasses, seeds, nuts,
bark, etc. including rabbits, squirrels, pigs, cats, birds,
hedgehogs, frogs, giraffes, zebras, roosters, horses, etc.
Home & Garden
A broad spectrum of Iron, cast iron, scroll and
work, paintings, framed and unframed artwork, figurines and animals natural
wood, baskets, textiles,
needlework and more.
Collectible Artists &
Other Unique Characters
You may know these folks by name: Joe
Spenser, Lori Mitchell, Virgie Lightfoot, Robin Seeber, Diane Whitehead,
and other unique works by your favorite (or soon to be favorite) artists.
University of Florida Collectibles &
The University of Florida is right
down the road, so we stock unique collectibles and gifts to keep up with
the demand of Florida Gator fans. You'll find calendars, jewelry,
figurines, and other unique "gator" items for football season or any
Seasonal & More Holidays
Themes and merchandise change from
season to season (spring, summer, winter, fall) and during holidays.
Some items are restocked, but most are original and one of a kind.
Here you'll find a representation of the types of items we stock during
smaller holidays and occasions and as the seasons change.
We try to give you little tidbits of information throughout the tour
and our personal decorating ideas. Not all items on the site may be available when
you visit, but some may be. We've tried to show a representation of the
types of items we carry. Thanks for visiting our website, enjoy looking,
and we hope to see you soon!
How to Find Us When You're In or
Open 11-5 Monday
and 12-5 on Sunday
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Member Micanopy Area Chamber of Commerce
Please drop in The Shop
and say "Hello!" (Marlene loves to hear you found her website.)