The Store


Located in charming downtown Dexter, Michigan, Boxwood serves as a curator of original, high-quality home and cottage goods.

Founder Mandy Pomo set out to create a one-of-a-kind, furnishings boutique that offers a comfortable, inspiring and friendly shopping experience. Boxwood collections provide a unique point of view and an unmatched combination of inspired design and value. Each season brings a wealth of new ideas culled from Boxwood’s exclusive partnerships with some of the region's most sought-after artisans and craft makers.

Boxwood also embodies the spirit of restoration and reclamation by offering vintage goods, one-on-one design consultation by appointment and special event workshops centered on DIY applications and techniques.

Visit Boxwood and get inspired to makeover your cottage or home. Store hours are Wednesday through Friday 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Boxwood is closed Sunday-Tuesday. Consultations and appointments can made after hours upon request.

Exclusive Lines

boxwood proofs-0013Boxwood is the exclusive retailer of American Paint Company in Washtenaw county.

American Paint Company offers an all natural, zero VOC, eco-friendly, and solvent free paint. For the past 25 years, American Paint Company has made the cleanest, healthiest paints and finishes on the planet. Boxwood offers their complete line of paints and waxes in a wide range of inspiring colors.

boxwood proofs-0036bBoxwood is a licensed showroom for Steve Hayden furniture. Steve Hayden creates custom side tables, dining tables, coffee tables, shelving unites, armoires, chests, artwork and more.

Located in historic Germantown, OH, Steve Hayden’s unique designs are produced using rough-cut lumber and a signature palette of colors. Boxwood can offer custom furniture pieces on request.

boxwood proofs-0072As an established retail brand, Boxwood is able to source a wide range of unique accessories and gifts from all corners of North America. From one-of-a-kind glassware and scented candles to plush goods and vintage mirrors, home and cottage enthusiasts will find an ever-changing assortment of accents at Boxwood that reflect style and originality.










Boxwood offers in-store furniture painting workshops. These casual and hands-on workshops are fun, creative and inspiring. You will learn the basics of using clay/chalk/mineral base paints and finishes from American Paint Company. Our Make & Take workshops offer a custom made wood stool, ottoman tray, blanket ladder or large framed chalkboard to paint using your choice of paints and finishes. Keep for yourself or give as a gift.

Current workshops available:

"Learn the Basics" : Introductory workshop Thursday, November 19th at 10:30 am $75.00 CALL FOR RESERVATION

"Make & Take Workshop" : Options: $75 Stool, $85 Ottoman Tray, $95 Blanket Ladder or $105 Chalkboard

Chalkboard: Friday, November 13th at 10:30 am CALL FOR RESERVATION

Ottoman Tray: Saturday, November 14th at 10:30 am *****FULL*****

Stool: Thursday, November 20th at 10:30 am ******FULL*****

Let us show you how to makeover any furniture piece or accessory in a setting that is encouraging, lively and comfortable. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited, reserve your spot today!

Contact us for schedule, reservations or to learn more.



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Contact us

Boxwood is located in beautiful Downtown Dexter, Michigan.

Let's connect

Store Hours are: Wednesday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Saturdays 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. We are closed Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Contact us if you have any questions, are curious about our goods and furnishings or if you just want to explore interior design and home makeover ideas.

Phone: 734.580.2069
Address: 3216 Alpine Street, Dexter, MI 48130