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The Well Appointed House, LLC is a Connecticut based company that was founded in 2001 by Melissa Hawks while she was working as a young, advertising executive in New York City. She wanted to bring the unique home décor finds that were readily accessible to the urban market in Manhattan to a more widespread audience on the Internet and hence, The Well Appointed House was born. The website has grown over the years to include more than 10,000 items. Through her loyal customers, followers on Facebook and Twitter, her brand has become about a lifestyle: having a well appointed house and home – essentially, having a Well Appointed LifeTM. The company logo embodies the brand: Hortus (Garden), Domus (House/Home) and Familia (Family). The Well Appointed House has received press in the national media over the years, including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, on CNBC and in magazines such as In Style, Blueprint Magazine, Domino, Harper’s Bazaar, House and Garden and others. In ten years, the company has grown to include case goods for every room of the house, items for the patio and garden and gifts. It is a premiere source for many of the country’s top designers. The Well Appointed House sells to A-list celebrities, Oscar winners and even some European royalty!

The Well Appointed House team is dedicated to providing customers with the finest home furnishings and accessories currently available on the internet. Our selection of over 10,000 products combines classic furniture designs of the past with fresh and lively accents. Whether searching for a hand-painted demilune, a pair of polished nickel sconces or even a silk flower arrangement to complete a room, you can find it here! By browsing the various categories of The Well Appointed House, you may find yourself thinking of new ways to refresh existing rooms by simply adding two or three new accessories.

We offer a wide variety of products and with such an extensive product offering, comes variability in shipping times. Many of our items are custom made or specialty goods that may take 4-6, 6-8 or in some cases, 10-12 weeks to arrive! Please be patient with delivery times on those items. We will do our best to accommodate you. We also have many “Quick Ship” items which may have delivery times of 5-7 days, if not sooner. For shipping and product related questions, please contact us at Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions for commonly asked questions about shipping, returns, product lead times, designer and trade related questions. Enjoy the site!

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