Three new shops opened recently in Antique Alley along Indian Rocks Road.
Junk in the Trunk, which sells repurposed furniture and home decor, is the collaborative effort of mom Julie Quinn and her two daughters, Meagan and Heather Quinn.
"My mom has done this ... she has given us the creative gene," said Meagan Quinn, pointing to the showroom filled with cheerful and versatile home furnishings.
The shop is open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Call (727) 772-3925 or email for more information.
Roadside Attraction showcases the work of at least a dozen artists and allows customers to create their own art with drop-in craft projects and scheduled classes.
Proprietor Carol Cortright said she always wanted to have her own shop and wanted to blend her passions for art and history. She said she loves the unusual, funky and vintage art.
The shop is open Wednesday through Saturday from "11-ish to 5-ish." Follow them on Facebook or call (727) 793-8826.
Shabby 2 Chic is a retail space for the nonprofit Shepherd's Village. The charity loves to receive donations of good items, which it repurposes and sells.
Single parents gain self-confidence and learn marketing skills through repurposing household items and working at the store, said Phyllis Alderman, founder of the single-parent family ministry Shepherd's Village. The non-profit provides Christian transitional housing and programs.
The shop is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Call (727) 216-1402 extension 508 or email for more information.