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Our History

Memories of Home is a family-run venture that’s been in business for over 22 years!  Joe and I have poured years of effort into creating a business that truly inspires families to take pride and pleasure in making their homes beautiful places to make memories together.  Translated, that means I come up with all the ideas and Joe figures out how to get them done!

We carry custom floral designs, wall hangings, lamps, accessories, jewelry, and have recently even begun adding some furniture to our offerings.  It’s been exciting to watch our business grow over the years, and see how so many of our customers have become our friends!

Debbie Futhey
Debbie FutheyFloral Designer, Interior Decorator, Owner

How We Operate

We are unique in that our store is only open for special events – for more on our special events and shows, please visit this page. We also travel to various places across Kansas and in Oklahoma as well.

For the events, you can sign up for our email list to receive announcements about upcoming sales and even some coupons!  We would love to meet you and have you become one of our customer-friends.  We welcome your phone call inquiries (316-619-1382) or you may contact us via email at debbie@memoriesofhome.com.  We’d love to have you visit us!

Our Location (for Barn Events):

For our barn events (note that we have both barn and traveling shows), here are directions from Wichita. Our address is 14710 SW Prairie Creek Rd., Rose Hill, KS:

  • Take Kellogg/US 54 to Andover Road/Butler Road.
  • Turn right (south) and travel 5 miles to SW 150th.
  • Turn left (East) and travel 1 mile to SW Prairie Creek Road.
  • Turn left (North) and travel ¼ mile to 14710 SW Prairie Creek Road.
  • Turn right (East) into driveway and proceed to the red barn behind two-story white house.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is your shop open all the time?

Here is how we operate our business: My business is located in a barn behind our house.  Since we have no drive-by traffic we are not highly visible.  We have found that we accomplish more and our sales are greater, we work more efficiently as well as hold our costs down by operating on an “event” basis.  When I say “event” I mean we are open for a specified dates and times.    You may be notified of the events by signing up for our emails.  Or, you may check our website for events and information.

What products do you carry in your store?

Many home decor items, as well as some clothing items.  We carry lamps, artwork, some furniture, floral containers, etc.  Every year we go to market we bring home new items.  Who knows what we will add from year to year….

What services do you offer?

We offer Interior Decorating Services as well as Window Treatment Design.  Our services provide consults for those who feel challenged in the interior decorating touches.  We love working with clients that are working towards a goal, but need guidance in getting to the desired end.  We specialize in custom made floral design, as well as window treatment design. We can help you achieve the “look” you desire, by giving you advice and providing products that will help you achieve your goals.

Should you desire these services, simply email me, and we can set up an appointment and discuss the fee as well as other pertinent information.

How can I find your business?

Remember,  our shop is located behind my home, and is in my red barn farthest to the south.  Here is a map.

Can I make an appointment to visit at another time?  I would like to bring a group of women.  Can we do that by special appointment?

The answer is yes.  But, I do need to qualify that answer.  If we are changing seasons, going to trade shows, etc. we may not be able to meet at the time you want.  Especially, when we are changing the seasons in the shop.  We want to have the shop ready for you and not look like a construction zone.  Please be patient with us.  We want to make your trip out here special.

Related Businesses

Our oldest daughter, April, has her own unique niche with her business, The Added Touch.  She specializes in custom window treatments, pillows, bedding and other textile pieces for the home. She also loves to work with clients on budget-based redecorating and staging.  Her addition of women’s clothing and accessories in the store has become very popular lately.  You can contact her through her website.

Since I’m the mom, I can talk about my other children, too – Wendy, our next oldest daughter is a composer and pianist.   Her book of piano arrangements is now available on her website and in our store.  Listen to and order her new CD or book on her website: www.ComposeCreate.com.

Our next daughter, Carrie, lives in Colorado Springs and blogs at www.SpringsBargains.com, in addition to doing other web design and internet marketing for her husband, a realtor in Colorado Springs.

Alissa, our youngest daughter, is a talented photographer just launching her new career.  Look for her portfolio at our Prairie Creek events!

After four girls, God blessed us with a son, Joel, who is all boy.  When he’s not roping cattle or watching old Westerns, I can usually convince him to help me out in the barn.

Our goal is that, in everything we do, whether eating or drinking or anything, all is done to God’s glory! (1 Corinthians 10:31)