Our next stop on our On the Road feature is Feather Your Nest located in Austin Texas. Austin is known for it’s vibrant musical culture, stunning outdoor settings and delicious food. Bonnie Garrick is the owner of this quaint little luxurious shop. They started as the original fine linen shop and have grown to be the go to place in Austin for fine furniture and linens.
What inspired you to open a children’s store?
We were inspired to expand our baby area of the store because we noticed a need for baby gifts and furnishings in the area.
What is your design philosophy? What inspires you?
We are inspired by the diversity of the lines that we carry. We love to see new things that are introduced each season.
What makes you and your store unique?
We’ve been in Austin for over 30 years. We have wonderful, loyal customers that have been with us since the beginning. We try to have something for every taste.
What is your favorite Newport Cottages collection and why?
My favorite collection is the Beverly line. I love the details and the lines and that it could be used in either a boys or girls nursery depending on the colors used.
About Your City
What is your favorite thing about your city?
The friendly and diverse people and their dedication to shopping local and supporting local businesses.
What are some family friendly places that you like to frequent?
Labybird Park, The Green Belt and Zilker Park. We have such an abundance of wonderful outdoor green spaces, it’s hard to stay indoors.
What is your favorite Restaurant?
Maudies, Great Tex-Mex and great Margaritas