Home Decor Buyer’s Guide: Merriment Adornments


Located in Woodbury, Minnesota, Merriment Adornments is a retail and design studio, where creatively inspired homeowners can shop affordable upscale and intelligent selections that reflect their personal style in a charming retail setting.

At Merriment, the motto is “Home is, after all, where the heart is, and the memories, and the moments of the profoundest well-being.” Anyone who visits their website will see that Merriment’s staff believes that a home should enliven the spirit, not diminish it. Inside Merriment, you will find a full retail store, chock-full of goodies for your home. Everything from luxury furnishings to repurposed antiques, stunning chandeliers to decorative table lamps, gorgeous area rugs to intimate throws, and of course, one-of-a-kind accessories and gifts galore may be found.

Interior designer and owner Sarah Olsen has been providing award-winning design since 1993. Olsen opened Merriment in 2014 to expand on her passion for creating homes that are a nurturing place to relax, reinvent, and feel genuine happiness. A place of merriment, if you will.

As an independent and locally owned business, Merriment takes great pride in offering many design and gift selections that are U.S.- or Minnesota-made. The Merriment design studio specializes in residential interior design, boasting an extensive on-site library and workroom housing catalogs, rug samples, fabrics, trims, wall coverings, and more.

Merriment SofaSocial Sofa
This Peter Jacob-designed Social Sofa’s main purpose is to connect us with others. The notched cut out of the back allows for conversation and entertaining. It is a fun, modern take on the tête-à-tête sofa.

Merriment ChandelierAntibes Chandelier
Painstakingly woven using traditional techniques, the Antibes Chandelier is an impeccable marriage of artistry and quality construction. Natural rattan forms the body of this geometric chandelier, supported by a khaki wrought iron frame. Illumination made beautiful.

Merriment CascadeCascade
A waterfall of subtle color makes any space flow from a design perspective. Plush, hand-tufted Silas from the Cascade Collection is awash in colors known as drizzle and white swan. A blend of wool and viscose create a lustrous finish.

Merriment HonorHonor
“Honor” the animal canvas art from Leftbank Art is hand-embellished with an image texture gel finish, which brings a realistic painted look to giclées and prints on canvas. Add equine appeal to any room with this beautiful print.

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