Raleigh is full of all creative types and a bustling downtown dynamic scene. Most retail stores and related businesses have an inherent creative quality are full of helpful creative tips and experts to help you in your journey. Here's a list of some great shops and stores that leave a creative edge, or maybe even a do-it-yourself vibe that is at the heart of the Raleigh scene.


Do-It-Yourself Arts & Crafts

  • Frame Warehouse - A great local for DIY framing and related supplies.

Interior Design

  • Express Yourself Paint - Express Yourself Paint is a great alternative stop for anyone looking to get into interior design

Home Game Rooms, Entertainment, Recreation

Beds, Mattresses, Bedding

  • Green Dream Beds Mattresses - Interesting mattress and bed store in Raleigh with green or "organic" mattresses, pillows, mattress covers etc for bedrooms.