Ain't Too Shabby

Located in Cornelius, we are a shopping destination for the avid Antique & Vintage Collector, as well as for interior designers & do-it-yourself decorators !


Welcome to the Ain't Too Shabby Shop . . .
Convenient to Charlotte and surrounding Lake Norman Communities, the Ain't Too Shabby Shop is located at 18700 Statesville Road (Hwy 21), just south of Exit 28 of I-77. Here you will find one of the best kept secret shopping destinations for the avid Antique and Vintage Collector, as well as for interior designers and do-it-yourself decorators!
We have recently moved into ou new bigger and better location conveniently located in the heart of Historic Downtown Cornelius . Just  one mile southoff the main street of shopping on Catawba Avenue, we are located right on Highway 21, one mile south of the Exit 28 of I-77.We have over 4800 square feet . . .  An Antique and Vintage Furniture Collector's haven!  A treasure trove full of interesting artifacts and fabulous finds from days gone by . . . a decorators dream!
Amidst this shopping mecca, you will find the Ain't Too Shabby Shop . . . a unique shopping experience in itself. An emporium full of Antiques and Vintage furniture, home accessories and so much more!  It is like shopping in five stores all under one roof.  We offer several different categories of merchandise for shopping . . . all within one shop, each category complementing the other. You can come in to shop for fine Antiques and Vintage furniture, home accessories and even sit down for a nice cup of gourmet coffee, and indulge in some of our famous hand-made chocolates and desserts. And don't forget to try some of Chef Bob's "Famous Carrot Cake" and Cup Cakery cupcakes! They are to die for! You can also find some wonderful items to indulge yourself into or buy fine gifts for your friends and family.
Visit the following while you are in Ain't Too Shabby Shop . . .
Ain't Too Shabby Shop
Antiques ~ Vintage ~ Shabby Chic
Home Furnishings & Accessories . . . From the 1800's to the 1960's . . . fine furniture at very affordable prices. Featuring "Shabby Chic and Cottage Styles” . . . Beds & Headboards, Dressers, Mirrors, Armoires, Chiffarobes, Night Stands, Accent Tables and Chairs.  Dining Tables, Chairs, China Cabinets, Sideboards, Servers, Buffets, Chandeliers, Lamps, Mirrors and Accessories Galore!  All different sizes, finishes colors and styles . . . specializing in Vintage and Custom Painting Services Offered.
Many collectables are also available such as china, crystal, figurines, pottery and glass, silver and brassware. New items arrive daily so you never know what great treasures await you!
We also offer a great selection of award winning gourmet food products.  Great for a last minute pick up for a party or snack and great for gift giving. We carry a large selection of hand made chocolates from Sweet Shop USA and from Nancy's Fudge & Chocolates of Meadows of Dan, Virginia. Featuring hand rolled Truffles, Turtles, Fudge Cups, Chocolate covered pretzels and more!  THE PEANUT BUTTER MELT-A-WAY . . . gotta have it!!!
We also sell and serve gourmet Coffees and teas . . . featuring "Royal Cup Coffee and Mightly Leaf Teas . . . Award Winning Flavored Coffees & Cappuccinos and Cocoas"
If you like cookies . . . we carry a traditional North Carolina favorite " Old Salem Baking Co. ~ Dewey's Bakery" Moravian Sugar and Spice Cookies as well as their award winning Cheese Straws in a variety of flavors!
Be sure to try the "Famous Carrot Cake" also available by special order for whole cakes. New are the cupcakes . . . available in "Carrot Cake"   "Red Velvet Cake" and “Devils Food Chocolate Fudge".   They are out of this world!!! 
We also offer many other unique gourmet items . . . "Wind & Willow Gourmet Dessert Ball Mixes and Savory Dip mixes in many scrumptious flavors . . . Unique Jellies, Jams and Chutneys and spreads. Even a great variety of Chesapeake Bay Seafood Dips! Come see what great tempting gourmet gifts we have . . . perfect for giving and eating!
This area is one of our newest additions to the shop. Featuring a great selection of fun Designer style costume jewelry and fashion accessories . . . necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, watches and hair accessories too.  We have also added a beautiful line of fine French Milled Soaps and Scents from the south of France in Provence.   And don't forget the beautiful home fragrance collections . . . to make your home so inviting and refreshing too!
THE SECRET GARDENS . . . we carry a nice selection of garden themed items featuring home furnishings, outdoor and indoor garden accessories and decor. Wreaths, floral arrangements, baskets and metal works, birdhouses, bird baths, flower pots, benches, and some garden statuary too! Watch for our new market arrivals coming soon!
Every season you will find a great selection of seasonal decor and giftware. From Valentine’s Day, Easter, Spring, Mother's Day, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Birthdays too . . . we carry a lovely selection of Holiday decorations and giftware.
We carry a great deal of bedroom and accent furniture geared towards children and babies. To complement this, we offer some very special accessories and decor. Including the very collectable "Bearington Bears and Plush Animals" and "Bearington Baby" as featured on Oprah Winfrey's Favorite Things.  We also carry hand-made heirloom style Doll Houses in many sizes and styles. Come see what children's specialties we have today!


Custom Painting & Finishing: 
Many of the vintage furniture items in the store are in their original finish. We offer Custom Painting and finishing on most of our furniture pieces. Select a color to match your decor, we will do the rest. Distressed, Heirloom and Vintage finishes are our specialty.


We also carry the full line of Van Gogh Chalk Paint Collection . . . featuring over 29 gorgeous finished for furniture, the waxes, brushed and accessories for chalk painting. We offer Chalk Painting Workshops several times per month. You can sign up to take our class and learn the art of chalk painting your own furniture and decorative projects. Call us for the class dates and times or check our event schedule.


We also stock the original milk paints - great colors and supplies are available for purchase.


We have added a new division to Aint too Shabby called DIVINE DESIGN CONSIGNMENTS. We are currently accepting good high quality furniture ( antique, vintage and new gently used furniture and home decor) All items are accepted by the discretion of the management, and must be approved prior to consigning. Its easy . . . you can bring photos and measurements in or simply email us the photos, measurements and we will get back to you as soon as possible to discuss the consignment. We take all the trouble out of selling your items for you ! Ten (10%) of our sales then get donated to a local Christian Charity and Ministries each month . . .that makes it DIVINE !

You never know what you may discover at the Ain't Too Shabby Shop . . . it's always a shopping adventure! Come visit us today . . . you will find it may become one of your most favorite places to shop!  We thank you for looking and look forward to seeing you soon!