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Our Story


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Our Story


 
 

A collection of Vintage, Old & New.

 

Welcome to Simply Charming, just west of Brighton, and a short distance from Lansing.

 

In 1990, Dave and Debbie Laruwe moved to Livingston County and began this journey. Dave being in retail since he was 16 years old (built and sold furniture for Village Wood Shop) had the retail experience and the know how to open a retail shop (My dream). Our first shop was housed in a small house on old US 23 , just 600 square feet. After 5 years we out grew this building and moved to Downtown Brighton, where we remained for the next 16 years. In 2011 we decided to move our store to the quaint downtown area of Howell. We found a great 100 year old building that needed a lot of TLC and opened in March of 2011.

 

A family owned business and a lifelong dream fulfilled, Simply Charming of Howell is our home away from home and a labor of love that is very near and dear to our hearts.

 

We are very proud to offer fine home furnishings and vintage goods at affordable prices. Inventory changes daily and new goods and beautifully refinished furniture pieces are constantly arriving.

 

We welcome you to join us for various events and open houses through out the year and as seasons change, so please be sure to mark your calendars for our in store events! Come in and visit us to experience all of the unique pieces and old world charm and beauty Simply Charming has to offer.

 

 
 
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In the Heart of Downtown Howell


In the Heart of Downtown Howell


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Something Special


Something Special


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For Every Occasion


For Every Occasion