SHOP SMALL: Local businesses in Franklin, Brentwood to support this holiday season

The Franklin and Brentwood areas have a number of local businesses to support and shop this holiday season. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The Franklin and Brentwood areas have a number of local businesses to support and shop this holiday season. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Franklin and Brentwood areas have a number of local businesses to support and shop this holiday season. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Franklin and Brentwood are home to a number of local shops to find gifts for anyone on your holiday shopping list, without having to worry about supply chain issues.

For the outdoor enthusiast

Bink’s Lodge

Bink’s offers apparel, water bottles, coolers and shoes for a variety of outdoor activities.

1715 Columbia Ave., Ste. 320, Franklin


615-807-2945

www.binkslodge.com

Play It Again Sports

This Brentwood shop offers sports gear, bikes, golf equipment, kayaks and fitness equipment. Customers can also bring in used equipment for cash or store credit.

1701 Mallory Lane, Ste. 350, Brentwood

615-661-1107

www.playitagainsports.com/locations/brentwood-tn

For children

The Purple Butterfly

In addition to offering apparel for boys, girls and babies, this Franklin shop also offers Melissa and Doug toys as well as monogramming for custom gifts.

142 2nd Ave. N., Franklin

615-905-4160

www.purplebutterflykids.com

Brilliant Sky Toys & Books

Located in Brentwood, this shop offers educational toys for babies, toddlers and kids such as MagnaTiles, 3D puzzles, Spirographs, tie-dye kits and Jixelz.

1700 Mallory Lane, Ste. 100, Brentwood

615-434-4515

www.brilliantskytoys.com

Franklin Toy Works

Located in Cool Springs, this store offers vintage and modern toys and collectibles, such as Funko and Pokemon, as well as games and puzzles. Franklin Toy Works also offers a selection of candy and stocking stuffers.

330 Mayfield Drive, Ste. C8, Franklin

615-306-9395

www.franklintoyworks.com

The Little Cottage Children’s Shoppe

Located across from The Factory at Franklin, the store offers clothes for boys, girls and babies as well as gifts and accessories for newborns.

324 Liberty Pike, Ste. 135, Franklin

615-794-1405

www.thelittlecottagechildrensshop.com

For the host

Fork of the South General Store

Located inside The Factory at Franklin, the shop offers a variety of gifts for the seasoned host or hostess, such as a jar of TruBee Honey, cookbooks, coffee mugs, trinket dishes and other small gifts to bring to the next holiday party.

230 Franklin Road, Franklin

615-497-2402

www.forkofthesouth.com

The Blue Cardinal

This Franklin boutique offers a number of unique gift options such as baking gift sets, dough bowl candles, tea towels and door mats.

1911 Columbia Ave., Franklin

615-516-7055

www.thebluecardinal.com

Spruce Fashion & Furnishings

Located in Town Center in Brentwood, this shop offers home goods such as reed diffusers, tapas dishes, kitchen items and other decor items. The shop also offers women’s apparel and jewelry.

7028 Church St. E., Brentwood

615-370-0607

www.spruceliving.net

For the one with a sweet tooth

Sweethaven

This Westhaven shop in Franklin is accepting pre-orders for holiday gift boxes with cookies ready to stuff in a stocking or bring to a holiday party.

1015 Westhaven Blvd., Ste. 130, Franklin

615-398-8743

www.sweethaventn.com

Sugar Drop

Not only does this Franklin shop offer candies and other sweet treats; it also carries baking supplies and party goods for the holiday baker.

574 Franklin Road, Ste. 110, Franklin

629-202-6949

www.bakeryandshopfranklintn.com

Puffy Muffin

The long-standing Brentwood bakery keeps a stocked display with ready-to-go cakes, brownies and pastries made from family recipes.

229 Franklin Road, Brentwood

615-373-2741

www.puffymuffin.com

For the stressed-out

The Now Massage

Along with massage services, locally-owned Franklin spa also offers a retail section including hemp body oils, lotions, balms and lip salves as well as aromatherapy blends.

125 1st Ave. N., Franklin

615-229-7656

www.thenowmassage.com/franklin

Bound Booksellers

For those who want to escape into a book, this Westhaven store in Franklin offers a selection of new and classic fiction and nonfiction finds as well as small gifts, such as teas, bookmarks and cozy, literary-themed candles to complete the experience.

158 Front St., Ste. 106, Franklin

615-656-5345

www.boundbookstn.com

For the new in town

Heirloom Shop

Located on Franklin’s Main Street, this shop offers Franklin-themed apparel and accessories to help welcome a new neighbor, friend or coworker to town. The shop also carries a variety of other gift options, such as tote bags, coffee mugs, candles and dish towels.

404 Main St., Franklin

615-791-0110

Times Past and Present

This Franklin gift shop offers Tennessee-themed gifts such as hats, magnets, puzzles, and locally-made cornbread mixes and preserves.

230 Franklin Road, Franklin

615-599-7020

www.facebook.com/timespastpresent

For the homebody

Awaken Tennessee

In addition to offering natural and organic pillows, mattresses and bedding, Awaken Tennessee also offers blankets, room sprays and candles to help make homes as cozy as possible.

434 Main St., Franklin

615-807-2393

https://shopawakentennessee.com

Narrow Gate Trading Co.

For the friend who is still working from home and prefers it that way, Narrow Gate Trading Co. in Franklin offers leather goods such as desk and mouse pads, notebooks and coffee mug covers to help their office set-up be a bit cozier. The shop, run by nonprofit organization Narrow Gate Foundation, also makes leather luggage tags, Bible covers and wallets as well as coffee beans from its sister company, Narrow Gate Coffee Co.

200 Beasley Drive, Ste. 110, Franklin

615-236-9156

www.narrowgateleather.com

Rooted from Yarrow Acres

Established in 1988, this store offers a variety of house plants such as ZZ plants, Monsteras and peace lilies. The shop also offers gardening supplies and books to help add some greenery to any home.

424A Main St., Franklin

615-591-7090

https://yarrowacres.square.site

Mercantile 1858

With locations in Franklin and Arrington, this shop offers items to help make homes more comfortable during the holiday season, such as pillows, throw blankets and custom-poured candles in scents including tobacco and vanilla, cinna-pumpkin and nutmeg, and amber wood and vetiver.

1137 W. Main St., Franklin

615-796-8838

https://thegentlemansstache.com

For the superhero fan

Starbase 1552 Comics

Located in Cool Springs, this comic book shop offers the latest releases from Marvel and DC plus collectible back issues and action figures.

401A Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin

615-933-8843

www.starbase1552comicshop.com

Outer Limit Comics

This Franklin shop offers comic books, collectibles and games, such as Magic: the Gathering and Pokemon.

209 S. Royal Oaks Blvd., Ste. 116, Franklin

615-790-2392

www.facebook.com/outerlimitscomicstn

For the animal lover

Happy Retales

This Brentwood shop carries treats for cats and dogs, and it is also home to a bakery with pet-friendly doughnuts and cookies for a furry friend.

101 Creekside Crossing, Brentwood

615-309-1835

www.happyretales.com

Nashville Holistic Pet

For those looking for a new toy for a dog, cat or bird, Nashville Holistic Pet offers a wide selection of popular brands, such as Godog Toys and Bendies. The shop also carries raw and limited-ingredient treats for pets with sensitive stomachs.

330 Mayfield Drive, Ste. D3

615-236-9164

www.nashvilleholisticpet.com

Nashville Pet Products

With a location along Murfreesboro Road, this pet shop offers specialty pet treats such as dog-friendly jerky, iced treats and dental bones.

1010 Murfreesboro Road, Ste. 142, Franklin

615-599-0200

https://nashvillepetproducts.com