About Us

About Us


Terra Home offers a welcoming, fun, friendly experience where customers, employees and the community discover unique accessories to express themselves and their passions! Whether you want to shop for clothing and accessories for yourself or you need furniture and décor for your home or a gift for a loved one, Terra Home has the selection you need. Conveniently located in Alexandria, LA, we offer a pleasant shopping experience that will keep you coming back for more.  Terra Home has been open for 20 years as of August 1, 2017. Interior Designer on staff to help with space planning, making a house cozy and welcoming, and seasonal decorating.

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  • Exclusive Discounts
  • Product Reviews
  • Exclusive Workshops
  • And Much More!

Carla Ledet - Owner as of May 16, 2016. Carla and her husband Tim Ledet have been married for 14 years, she has four children Rylee & Anna Parker, Timothy and his wife Heather Ledet & Thomas Ledet, and 3 grandchildren. She worked at the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office for 17 years before entering the journey of a business owner. Outside of work, Carla loves spending time with her family out on the lake and watching the grandchildren play sports. She is a fun-loving person that has embarked the exciting life of owning a local business.
Rachel Duncan - Graduate of Louisiana Tech University with her Bachelors Degree in
Interior Design. She is a full time employee at Terra Home and is the creative mind behind
all our home decor and seasonal decorating. Outside of Terra Home you can find her behind
her camera as a professional Wedding & Lifestyle Photographer. Her creative spirit is one to
inspire all and her smile radiates through everyone.
Virginia Tudor - Full time employee at Terra Home since April 2014. Virginia enjoys aspects
of marketing and merchandising to give Terra Home its distinctive look. While not at Terra
Home, Virginia, has an outstanding love for Theatre. She also works for a local theatre
company, Lagniappe Theatre. You can find Virginia on stage, backstage, sound booth,
teaching children and adults choreography, and so much more. Her love for the theatre
shows on and off stage. Everyone at Terra Home loves her gift wrapping skills (she’s the
BOMB when it comes to gift wrapping) and her personality will make anyone feel welcomed.
Rylee Parker - Part time employee at Terra Home. Daughter of owner, Carla Ledet. Rylee is
studying Nursing at Northwestern State University and is in her final levels of clinical. Rylee
is on her way to her BSN with plans on graduating in August of 2018. Her ultimate goal is to
become a family Nurse Practitioner. She has an outstanding love for furry four legged
friends and anytime a pet is brought into the store you can find Rylee happy as can be pet
sitting while while owners shop.


“Best gift store in Alexandria! All the employees are very helpful and friendly! It's always my go to store for gifts and home decor!” – Rachel C., Google 

“This is not only a store where you can buy beautiful items, it is a place where you will leave inspired. It is peaceful, calming, & filled with love. Come to think of it, I should go more often!! : )” – Kim R., Facebook 

“You guys have made my home so beautiful! Thank you! I get tons of compliments on anything I've gotten there. And you have the best gifts! Thank you thank you!” – Andria F., Facebook

“Very friendly and helpful staff! I love shopping for my wife here since they help me every time!” – Jeff B., Facebook

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