Favorite Things: Scissortail Marketplace

Favorite Things: Scissortail Marketplace

What’s in a name? Kim Coughlin chose Scissortail Marketplace to indicate a love of Oklahoma, and its magnitude and scope of home furnishings are truly impressive.


What’s in a name? The treasure trove that is Scissortail Marketplace wasn’t always called that – but then, its current location of 6528 N Classen was not its original home. Owner Kim Coughlin says, “Prior to this date, we had been in Canadian County. Since we had no official business name at that time, people referred to us as ‘The Warehouse’ or ‘Banner Road.’ When I moved, I wanted to give the business a proper name. I wanted it to reflect Oklahoma and give people an indication of its magnitude.”

Baroque-era carved cabinet, $9,500; Antique French bleached buffet, $2,950; Carved teak doors with surround, $10,900

The greeting you receive when entering is always one of genuine welcome and true friendliness, whether it is Coughlin herself or store manager Kat Tabbytite. Moreover, the furniture is gorgeous, from new to antique, from near and far. Coughlin is a visionary, and it shows in the volume and quality of the merchandise. She says, “When I go on a buying trip, I am full steam ahead. I am always looking for something new and unique. I love all decorating styles, so that is why the shop is such a mix; a collection of antiques, new, architectural, modern, transitional and Mid-century.”

Large table lamp in turquoise, $880; Black and white striped chair with gilt legs, $535; Acrylic magnet frames, $25-$115

This is no small place, with 12,000 square feet that includes a large warehouse space and elegant showroom filled with gift items and small treasures, beautiful art and everything you could need to decorate your home. It’s definitely a place to see, to explore and to find everything you could possibly need for your home.

French Kande necklaces, cross and labradorite, $365 and $290; French Kande angel bracelet with slate beads, $270; Faceted bud vase and tea light holder, $175; Original angel oil painting by Alexa K., 13x15, $325