ABOUT OUTSTANDING EXPECTATIONS ONLINE SHOPPING,
SPECIALTY RETAIL STORE AND ASSOCIATED SERVICES

"A thing long expected takes the form of the unexpected when last it comes."
Mark Twain


Owned by Kathryn and Greg Rutherford, Outstanding Expectations is a destination shop of specialty merchandise that is worth the drive if you are visiting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the area around Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, Townsend, and Maryville, Tennessee.

The store, nestled on a mountainside in Wears Valley, sells the original and reproduction fine art of Kathryn Rutherford-Fine Artist, offers award-winnning photographic restoration shipped worldwide, displays the New Age retail merchandise for the online shopping store Sword and Ivy, offers screenprinted merchandise and serigraphs from Exclusive Custom Screenprinting, dye sublimation merchandise like coffee mugs, mousepads, ceramic and glass tiles, and cutting boards with full colour original fine art and photography, original greeting cards, handmade jewelry, teas, Nantucket Style Baskets, and woodturned bowls.

At this time, Outstanding Expectations is the only kite store in Sevier County offering a wide variety of kites, hanging wind-twirlees, lawn twirlees, small wind banners, and hand painted bamboo kites from India and Indonesia.

Outstanding Expectations is the "LITTLE SHOP WITH THE BIG SURPRISES"