Sparrow carries everything from vintage furniture and accessories, including silver candlesticks, china and jewelry, to handmade soaps and lotions. If it's a dose of greenery that you desire, Sparrow also sells a variety of cut flowers and more unusual plants such as Australian protea, orchids, cacti and flowering pineapples. "It's not just a vintage store, and it's not just a flower shop," Coplans says. "I want to incorporate all the different elements of the home."
Coplans sells her own artwork -- small collages on vintage photographs dubbed Natural Science Postcards -- as well as works by local artists that will change on a monthly basis. Photographs by Melissa Borman are currently on display.
Coplans describes her store as "definitely an oddball hybrid idea. But Denver has become a lot more urban, and I thought it could use a different type of environment like this." Located at 1608 East 17th Avenue, Sparrow is open Monday through Saturday, from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Call 303-321-1559 for further information.