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Downtown Businesses, Photo Essay

Calico Cat Cupboards & Antiques: The New Kid On The Block

While I was strolling on Main Street today, I stumbled upon a new store: Calico Cat Cupboards & Antiques. The window displays looked inviting, and I ventured in. The owner, Tami McMann greeted me with a smile and offered me a cup of cocoa and some home-made cookies. Needless to say, I loved her right away!

Tami said she has always loved old furniture and objects, ever since she was a little girl and her mom used to take her to various antique stores. Following her passion, five years ago she opened Calico Cat Antiques in Union. After participating in the Fall Festival of the Arts and Crafts in Washington this year, Tami and her husband decided it is time to expand the business.

Main Street has acquired something old and something new: Calico Cat Cupboards & Antiques opened its doors Thursday, Dec. 1

The owner, Tami McMann, said they chose downtown Washington because it is a welcoming and positive place

Why "Calico Cat"? Tami named the store in honour of Petunia - a much-loved calico cat she had

Calico Cat has a charming collection of antiques carrying memories of times gone by

If you can't find the right kind of furniture for your space, Tami and her husband can hand-craft it. Their unique pieces made out of barn wood and reclaimed antique doors were a huge success at the Fall Festival of the Arts and Crafts

With only two weeks remaining until Christmas, a visit to Calico Cat can give you some great gift ideas

Calico Cat Cupboards & Antiques will have its Open House this Saturday, Dec. 10. Make sure you stop by - there will be refreshments and cookies!

Calico Cat Cupboards and Antiques is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. In January the store will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Become a fan on Facebook and visit the Union store as well. It is located on  7380 S. Linden off of Hwy 50. You can reach Tami at 636.584.3382.

I did not lie about the cookies! They are delicious 🙂

About Slava

I am a twenty-something Bulgarian girl in the USA, re-discovering the world through the lens.


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