When you can do what you love doing with the person you love, why wouldn’t you do that?


Hello – we’re Scott Marks and Emily Hughes.

It has been a life-long dream of ours to open this shop.

It’s not for the love of money or for the love of business. It’s for a love for what we’re doing. We love home interiors.

I (Emily) have been an Interior Designer for 20 years. I (Scott) been in the furniture business since I was 17 years old.

We had always talked about opening our own open shop and finally reached a point where we were ready. It was a perfect opportunity and a perfect location. We live in North Liberty and love this community. We knew this is exactly where we wanted our shop to be.

We want to give people a fun place to shop for gifts and for their homes.

We named our store Mix Home Mercantile because we want to offer a mix of styles and a mix of price points. We want to show people you don’t have to buy all new things. You can bring in your older elements and mix them with new items and make your space look absolutely beautiful.

Sometimes we have clients that come in and want some design help. They might want some overall interior design plan that they can work on over a period of years. You don’t have to do everything at once if your budget doesn’t allow for that. We also work with clients who are doing full-scope projects such as new construction and assist them with all the finishes and furniture to go in the house. We also work with clients who are remodeling and looking to update the look of just one or two rooms or want help selecting a few furniture pieces.

All the products we have at Mix Home Mercantile are available on our store website, mixhomemercantile.com, and include free local delivery or in-store pickup.

Why should you choose us?

We hope you come in and feel a connection with us and feel a connection with our store and products. We constantly updating our showroom so there is always a reason for you to come in, and we have a great combination of knowledge of furniture and interior design.

Come in and visit us, we would love to meet you.



The approachable design team at Mix Home Design Studio creates refreshingly modern and timelessly classic interiors for residential and select commercial new builds and remodels. We thrive on developing lasting client relationships and strive to capture your personal style through thoughtful collaboration.

We’d love to design with you! The first step for new clients is to complete our New Client Questionnaire. Once submitted, we will review your answers and be in touch within a week or two to schedule an initial meeting.

Please note: Due to high demand and full schedules, we currently have a 15-45 day wait list for new clients, depending on the scope of your project.

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