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The White Hare

Filling Homes With Unique Florals, Home Accessories And Furniture Since 2003

The White Hare shop is known for specializing in customer service. The mother-daughter operations team has been filling homes with unique furniture, florals and accessories since 2003. 

Sarah Corrigan says the two used to shop together when her mom, Mary Kay Carapella, was in real estate, and she was doing murals and faux finishes just out of college. "We used to say: 'Wouldn’t it be fun to have a store?'" she recalls. (Sarah holds a degree in painting and graphic design.)

Today, the two own and operate a thriving home design business at 1010 Miralago Way in Cottleville, whose growth seems to know no bounds. And they serve all needs from furniture, accessories, florals, lamps and artwork to clothing and gifts. Seasonal and holiday décor shopping is huge at the store, where each season is greeted with new and exciting themes, fun accessories and an open house to launch it all.

But shoppers can get an everyday designer look all yearlong at The White Hair as well. Customers are encouraged to bring pictures, measurements and fabric swatches into the 13,000-square-foot shop at 1010 Miralago Way in Cottleville, where staff experts will help them create or recreate their spaces.

After all, Sarah and Mary Kay have been doing it for 21 years.

“Bring us a picture of your space with a few angles and other shots of the room, so we can get a feel of your space, along with all essential measurements such as depth, length and height of furniture to be covered or spaces to be filled,” Sarah says.  “We will put together a beautiful space for your needs and budget.”

“I’ve done entire homes from floor plans,” Sarah says. “But it could be just a room, or even a mantle. Sometimes, it is just steps. Not everyone can afford to do an entire home. We work with all budgets.”

And customer service is part of the package. “We pride ourselves on customer service including advice on decorating, selecting custom furniture, lamps, rugs, artwork, florals and gift giving. We also offer custom floral design and our very affordable and popular in-home accessory service,” she says. “Our consultants will come to your home learn about what areas you are working on and take measurements and photos. We then schedule another day when we return with a selection of items just for your space.”

Sarah says there is always something new at The White Hare. In fact, she recommends coming in frequently “as the uniquely displayed vignettes are constantly changing. I post new things every day on Facebook.”

The White Hare essentially has quadrupled during its more than two decades in business, in size and number of customers. “We have such a regular customer base,” Sarah says. “There are even people who have been following us since the beginning. We started in a tiny 2,000-square-foot space in Winghaven and three moves later, we now occupy a 13,000-square-foot building. It’s fun to talk to those people that have been with us that long.”


The White Hare in Cottleville offers 13,000 square feet of furniture, florals, decor and more. Whether looking for small add-ons to decor, buying a gift for someone else or decorating an entire house, owners, Sarah Corrigan and Mary Kay Carapella, and their trained staff can help.

  • Sarah Corrigan, owner The White Hare

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