What’s Happening in Muscatine – Shops

by Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors

When you stroll down Muscatine’s historic downtown you can’t help but notice the beautifully restored buildings filled with delicious cafes, restaurants, and family-owned boutiques and shops. Before you know it hours have passed and you’ve still only seen the tip of the iceberg of what Muscatine has to offer. 

Agents in our Muscatine office shared their favorite stores that they know, love, and frequent.

Home Decor

Walking into Flipped Out Furniture, you may instantly think “Okay, just take my money!” and that’s thanks in large part to the ever-changing decor and furniture items that can be found inside. Flipped Out ‘takes old pieces of furniture that need some love and gives them a new look.’ If you love the idea of DIY but not the idea of actually doing it yourself, Flipped Out Furniture is for you. 

Feather Your Nest Interiors can give your home a customized look from top to bottom with North American-made decor like drapes, blinds, pillows, rugs, wallpaper, bedding, and more! Feather Your Next Interiors also includes interior design services so you can design your space with your new aesthetic as well. 

Fresh Home & LIfestyle Market allows you to decorate your home with your personality in mind. No matter your personal style you’ll find something you love here. They offer home decor, stationery, jewelry, and beautiful household products like candles and cleaning supplies. 

Merrill Soap Company sells small batches of high-quality soaps handcrafted in Muscatine, Iowa! The soap batches are custom to Merrill Soap Company, so you’ll be washing your hands with an original, unique Iowa product. A great gift to give as a housewarming gift or have on hand for guests!


Hobby enthusiasts from all over the area come to Star Collectibles to view and purchase comic books, model trains and RC cars/planes/helicopters, and more. 

We didn’t forget about the musicians! Stop by Ritchie Sound & Lights & Music Supply Store to peruse their vast selection of instruments, parts, and accessories.

Gear up for the outdoor season with Harpers Cycling & Fitness. You’ll find top-of-the-line products and equipment so you can hit the pavement without difficulty. 

For those looking to tackle home projects, Muscatine Lumber has it all to help you whether it be replacing a window or even building a home! All your home project needs, big or small can be completed with the help of Muscatine Lumber. 

We won’t share what KTBF means in this blog post but stop by this store opened by a local hot rod lover, artist, and musician to get your hot rod apparel and gear. 


Petal & Leaf is a newer established business in Muscatine, but it already has a great reputation among those in the community. This florist shop has fresh, gorgeous bouquets, plants, and even flower subscriptions available to its patrons! You can also pick up delicious Largomarcinos chocolates! If you are in need of a thoughtful gift, we suggest you stop at Petal & Leaf first!

Land of OZ is definitely a Muscatine original. Land of Oz sells video games, pinball machines, and dartboards/darts for your home! Perfect for those adding to their game room! 

The Hall Tree Boutique is owned and operated by a Muscatine native since 2008 and has quickly become a staple boutique for those looking to update their wardrobe. They specialize in unique clothing, so you’ll be sure to always stand out and look great when your dress in clothing from The Hall Tree Boutique.

Urban Farmhouse originally began in Geneseo, IL, and quickly expanded to include a location in Moline,  Muscatine. When you step into this shop, you instantly realize it’s more than just merchandise at Urban Farmhouse, or UF as the shop refers to itself. It’s all about the customer service and community feel. This shop has it all from trendy and high-quality baby & toddler clothing and toys to jewelry, and stationary to ultra-cozy lounge sets. 

Creations by Oz features stunning hand-crafted jewelry and scarves and even wine glasses. You can find high-quality gemstones of any variety and every piece is unique!

With three floors of vintage goods, Meg’s Vintage Collective is not messing around! No matter what your vintage preference is, you’ll find it all from mid-century decor to ‘80s vinyls. Set aside some time to truly shop around when you stop at Meg’s.

To learn more about the Muscatine area and what it has to offer like community events and favorite restaurants – check out our Muscatine community page. View homes for sale, find an agent and learn more about the town nestled along the Mississippi.

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