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Shop locally and peacefully. Uniquely beautiful home goods

There’s no denying it now- the holidays are on the way! This year, choose to shop locally in Historic Wakefield Village. Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery and we are loaded with items that are uniquely beautiful to bring comfort and style... read more

Nip in the air – Rugs in hundreds of colors

October 2018 After a long, hot summer, suddenly there’s a nip in the air! The leaves are beginning their annual flutter to the ground, and the snowbirds will soon fly off! Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and its time for... read more

September Fall Sales

Summer is coming to a close- and we can all feel the change a-comin! Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery, and the fall season always brings forward movement to my world. Time to change it up-, and plan for cooler days! We carry so many... read more

Full Summer in South County

August 2018 The corn is perfect, the tomatoes are ripe, and our friends are all in town- full summer in South County! I don’t think it gets much better anywhere. Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield. There are so many great... read more

July 2018

Well, now that summer is here, we must make hay while the sun shines here in South County! The summer season is in full swing – cookouts, trips to the beach and islands, and houseguests! And more houseguests! Keep calm-we have something for every occasion. Great... read more

June 2018

Ok, time to pull over to stop and smell the roses- we have arrived. Summer is here. Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and our busiest season is upon us. We are ready to bring color and beauty to your world, inside and... read more

May is abloom with Indoor-Outdoor Rugs and Pillows

May 2018 After what seemed like an especially long winter, it’s great to welcome May flowers! Everything is popping at once! Hi, I’m  Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery, and things really are starting to hop here too! We have loads of great new... read more

Spring Rug Lines Blooms For Your Rooms

April 2018 The birds are chirping, the ground is softening… looks like we made it through! It’s time to think about freshening up our homes both indoors and out. Rugs of all styles, colors, and sizes; fine linens. bedding, beautiful pajamas, robes, table... read more

March 2018

Marching our way towards warmer weather- I can see little green shoots in the garden! Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and now that we are springing ahead, take a ride and visit us to see the glorious new spring lines from... read more

February 2018

Maybe it’s just me, but winter feels extra long this year. Thank goodness we can see the light at the end of the day! Hi, I’m Carla Davis. owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery, and if you are feeling a little case of cabin fever, take a ride and see what we have... read more

January 2018

A new year is starting again. Unbelievable! I know I am really having fun now, because time is flying so fast. Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery, and now Matunuck Alpaca(!). January is a month of reflection and gratitude. I am so thankful... read more

December 2017

Well, it seems pretty clear that Winter has arrived, and the holidays have also! If you are as excited as I am, stop in to see all that we carry to make both the season and your events the best ever! Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in... read more

November 2017

Floors  starting to feel a little cool on your feet these days? Time to warm them up for the winter months! Hi, I’m Carla Davis , owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery, and we spend a surprising amount of time thinking about the comfort of your feet! Our... read more

October 2017

Well, the geese are on the move! “Gotta run!  Time to fly! Gotta go!! “ HI, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff, and if you are not ready to fly off, come visit and see all the new things we have for you! Just in are some sweet flour new... read more

September 2017

So, did you get your fill of summer fun and sun? The calendar is relentless, but there is still lots of time left to enjoy the outdoors. Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and September is a month of forward movement for... read more

August 2017

The tomatoes are ripe- the corn is perfect- and our friends are all here! The season is in full swing, and you couldn’t ask for a better place to spend it. Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery. There are so many great things going... read more

July 2017

Rhode Island in the summer- is there any better place to be?? Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and we can’t  think of anywhere we would rather be! Beautiful beaches, great food, lots of entertainment- and unique... read more

June 2017

Ok, time to pull over to stop and smell the roses- we have arrived! Summer is here! Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and our busiest season is upon us. We are ready to bring color and beauty to your world, inside and... read more

May 2017

Hooray Hooray- it’s finally May!  Time to get outdoors and play! Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and we are crazy excited about the change of seasons! Come in and see all the beautiful new items we have to bring... read more

April 2017

The birds are chirping, the ground is softening…..Looks like we made it! Hi, I’m Carla Davis owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug gallery in Wakefield. April showers may bring flowers , but we’re not going to tell you what is on sale this month – April... read more

March 2017

The month of March is so full of hope- we can see the light at  the end of the day! Hi, I’m Carla Davis , owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and we can surely start to think about spending more time outdoors, and the muddy, wet feet that we... read more

February 2017

Well, here we are in the belly of the beast- February. The shortest month of the longest season. Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield,  and  the silver lining of the month is the opportunity to express your love. If you are... read more

January 2017

Oh my goodness, I cannot believe the year is changing again! Time really does fly when you are having so much fun! Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the  Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and I would like to start the year by expressing my gratitude- Thank... read more

December 2016

How time flies- can you believe the holidays are here already?? Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and if you are not QUITE ready, there’s still time to stop in and see all the treats we have in store for you this... read more

November 2016

Here we go! Time to batten down the hatches and get ready to settle in. Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and we are bursting with items that will bring warmth, cheer and comfort to your home. To welcome you back... read more

October 2016

Suddenly, there’s a nip in the air! the geese are flying south, and the snowbirds will be right behind them! Hi, I’m Carla Davis, owner of the Dove and Distaff Rug Gallery in Wakefield, and it’s time for the rest of us to batten down the hatches. We... read more