Embarking on the Décor’ By The Shore shopping trail allows you to bottle up the scenic splendor of Panama City Beach and take it home with you. Pick up a card from Visit Panama City Beach or print one from VisitPanamaCityBeach.com and then collect stamps in it from 12 of the most distinguished coastal consignment and antique furniture shops in the area. Once your card is filled and your wallet is empty, your trek will be rewarded. Simply turn the evidence of your excursion back in to the visitors’ center for your very own Panama City Beach swag bag.
Visitors who take on this trail will love the local twist on Panama City Beach. Each one of these stores has its own personality and holds a piece of our community. Although they all have the same theme, you’re sure to find something different from each store!
Have you ever purchased new pieces of décor, only to go home and realize you have no idea how to arrange them? Terrah Waynick, owner of The Shadow Box, completes the picture for you through her savvy staging of vignettes. With over 20 vendors that hail from all over the country, each week brings a brand-new shipment of “shabby-chic” antiques and beachy baubles to Waynick’s museum.
You may be wondering what one of PCB’s premier surf, kayak, and paddle board renters and retailers are doing on this list, but inside Mr. Surf ’s gift shop lies dozens of purchasable paintings, ceramics and accessories from local artists. These one-of-a-kind pieces add PCB panache to your beach home or condo. Finn’s, the adjoining barista bar and island-style grub truck, also makes this stop perfect for refueling.
Avenue Sea offers distinctive, timeless home furnishings with casual coastal elegance. Our unique and visually dramatic retail space reveals an array of interior merchandise from furniture, table tops and art to permanent florals, gifts and accessories including wine. Voted Panama City’s “Best Place to Buy Accessories” for the past three years, our Mermaid Tales Wine Room hosts monthly wine tastings as well as the extended venue for classes and other special events.
Back Beach Thrift takes on the traditional thrifting experience and makes it seamless. Rather than sifting through shelves of mismatched items, you’ll find a collection of new and used furniture, appliances and recreational equipment geared specifically toward the beach lover. This stop also serves as a local trading post where you can bring your unwanted items and swap them for a new prize. With a constant influx of new stock, you never know what you might find.
Last but not least, Beach Bum Décor will end your journey on a relaxing note with its coastal-cool and casual atmosphere. Distressed woodwork, decorative beach signs and sculptures will bring the serenity of the seashore to any room in the house. Previous owners, Beverly and John Wallischeck, recently passed the torch to new owners. They know that beach life is all about enjoying each day under the sun, and they constantly update their stock with pieces that express that philosophy.
The alabaster exterior of 13 Hub Lane gives way to vibrant splashes of aqua, coral and sea glass green décor as visitors step inside. Beach meets boho at this specialty shop, where furnishings range from bold, modern statement pieces to subdued, nautical neutrals. The shop offers textured art, metallic glassware and extravagant lighting fixtures that will uniquely accent your space without disrupting a beach home vibe. Take home a sea-inspired scent from the hub’s selection of Barr-Co.’s soaps, lotions and candles, and you’ll experience a whole new dimension of coastal living.
This shop provides all the variety a flea market has to offer without the hassle. While browsing through the shop’s 22 vendor booths, you’ll find a uniquely curated combination of home décor, furnishings, glassware and jewelry. This extensive display of wares encompasses styles from shabby-chic to coastal-class, but don’t be afraid to mix-n-match.
This one’s for the vintage enthusiasts. If you’re looking to bring that beach side bungalow vibe to your home, the Coastal Cottage Emporium stocks its space with distressed, re-purposed fittings, pastel pops of color and nautical antiques. Bed frames, bookcases, cabinets and chairs get their old fashioned finish from chalk paint, one of the hottest interior design trends. You’re encouraged to browse their selection of Annie Sloan chalk paint to take home and work some magic of your own.
Dinah Boatwright is known for transforming your toss-aways into treasures with her knack for painting furniture. This first stop along the trail features her charming collection of salvaged seaside-themed home goods and gifts, as well as products from the Dixie Belle Paint Company, Dinah's go-to brand of waxes, stains and colors. To personalize your experience, you can bring Dinah that old table that’s been taking up space in your garage. Whether you’re looking to give it a vintage finish or a modern makeover, she’ll give it a fresh, second life for your home.
Forget driving all over town to scout out the perfect garage sale — there’s a permanent one on Thomas Drive that never runs out of priceless finds! You’ll be treated to another selection of oceanic ornamentations for your home, but this is also the place to go for those looking to sharpen up their toolbox. Like a true garage sale, you never know what kind of knick-knacks and novelties await.
With its conglomeration of enchanting shells, alabaster driftwood and antique goods from 22 talented vendors, Pieces on the Beach is the epitome of coastalchic. As you wander through the stylish labyrinth of this 5,500-square-foot shop, you’ll eventually come across the on-site paint studio. Sign up for an art class with Pieces, and you’ll learn all about furniture restoration using the serene, seaside hues of Maison Blanche paint.
A trove of local art, artisan-crafted curiosities and collectibles, Turtle Girls Market features masterpieces inspired by our emerald-green waters. Though you’ll find an impressive selection of both classic and contemporary furniture for your beach home, the Turtle Girls also treat you to a gorgeous array of mermaid-worthy accessories fashioned from shells and dazzling jewels.