334 Main Street | Franklin, TN | 37064 | (615) 472-1183
803 S. Main Street | Columbia, TN | 38401 | (931) 548-2141
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Starting May 17th - Sunday 12-5
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Tin Cottage is a locally-owned business founded in 1998. The shop, featuring gifts and apparel (most of which is designed by Marianne and inspired by our local community), was originally located adjacent to J.J. Ashley's on South Margin Street in the Antique District of historic Downtown Franklin. Not long after it opened, Tin Cottage grew to become a local favorite, a happy little shop where customers could find friendly conversation and joyful gift items sparking smiles and laughter.
In 2018, Marianne's husband Greg joined the shop full-time as the store re-located 2 1/2 blocks to Main Street in Historic Downtown Franklin. In October 2019, they were excited to open a second location in Columbia, TN.
The couple, having spent most of their married life and raising two children (now adults) in Williamson County, are in it for the long-term. "We love our community, our customers who have become dear friends, and feel genuinely blessed to do what we love," says Marianne.
From September 5, 2019 via Instagram @tincottage:
20ish years ago, Marianne opened Tin Cottage in a small space adjacent to her sister Lisa's shop (J.J. Ashleys). As a young mom and with the full support of her awesome husband Greg, the original shop became our town's happy place. We learned it wasn't just because of the gifts. So many customers came in after a hard day for the twinkle lights, the familiar smells (orange vanilla candles + magic) and some pleasant conversation - some HAPPY. We laughed with our customers, we cried with them, and we celebrated life milestones alongside them. You all became more than our customers - you became our friends. Marianne, a serial entrepreneur, has opened several small businesses, but Tin Cottage has always held her heart. Through the support of our community, you all have made us so happy and feel so loved! You showed up for us and support us by choosing to shop local with us. We are filled with gratitude.
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