velvet pumpkins at dovecote

Velvet Pumpkins!

Here at Nest, we love to decorate with a touch of whimsy. Naturally, Nest and Hot Skwash, a family business located just outside of Portland, Oregon, were a perfect match. It started as a cottage business of mothers who needed extra income with flexibility in regards to their families and hectic schedules. Daria Knowles, its founder never set out to establish a business, merely a comraderie...



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Bella Cucina Pestos

Alisa Berry opened a cafe in Atlanta in the early nineties and was begged so often for take-home dishes and recipes, she started her own artisan food business! Boasting a robust collection of pestos, spreads, condiments, and flavored salts, we're thrilled to carry Bella Cucina here at Nest. Basil, and kale, and artichoke, oh my! With so many pestos from which to choose...how do you? Our...



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Hamptons Salt Company at NEST in Fearrington

Hamptons Salt

Here at Nest, we love an unusual twist on the mundane. Be it vintage kimono fabrics on an ordinary hair clip, ordinary caramels made with goat's milk in flavors such as chai and brown butter bourbon, or even simple salts. Enter Hamptons Salt Company, a company committed to the use of all natural, unrefined salt. Free of dangerous chemicals, these salts reflect the sea from whence they came and...



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Bella Cucina Aromatic Savory Salts

Alisa Berry opened a cafe in Atlanta in the early nineties and was begged so often for take-home dishes and recipes, she started her own artisan food business! Boasting a robust collection of pestos, spreads, condiments, and flavored salts, we're thrilled to carry Bella Cucina here at Nest. We know, we know, the very last thing you think of when you think of gift giving is salt, but hear us...



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New at NEST!

There's always something new and fun at NEST! Whether you need a housewarming present, glassware for your latest summer soiree, or just a simple card, we have got you covered. Speaking of stationery, we just got in a new line of cards and notebooks from E. Frances. Featuring whimsical watercolors, this collection has something for every occasion. We especially love the Little Notes, which you...



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Fearrington’s Bees Make Delicious Honey

Fearrington bees are very excited about this amazing warm weather. The bees have been all over the property exploring the new blossoms. The abundance and diversity of flowers in the Village creates a spectacular honey that reflects the unique taste of Fearrington. Fearrington has eight bee hives that host over 250,000 bees. These bees pollinate the flowers but also create a nuanced honey with...



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The Perfect Summer Setting

Warm summer breezes. Rocking on the front porch. Soft fruit scents wafting in the air. A tall iced drink in my hand. This is what I think of as the perfect summer scene! I love to light a refreshing citrus-scented candle at this time of year and at Nest we have the most delightful lemon, lime and orange votives that look as though you just sliced a juicy orb in half. Scatter them on your...



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Mother’s Day Gifting Made Easy

Mother’s Day is May 13th and here at Nest we’ve got all the gifts any Mother would love! Here is a just a small sample of ideas to choose from: Books. Our collection is sure to cater to any mother’s interests. From gardening to decorating to cooking, our books are studded with gorgeous photography.  Or choose from wonderfully sentimental readings that will warm her...



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Host the Perfect Kentucky Derby Party

The Kentucky Derby is May 5th. Are you ready to host your race watch party? Here we break down the must-haves that will make you a Triple Crown winner: Did you know that the Mint Julep has been the traditional beverage of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby for nearly a century? It’s a springtime classic that is easier to make than you might think when you use our silver mint julep cups...



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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Spicy Margarita!

We love margaritas anytime but especially on Cinco de Mayo. Try something new this time with W & P’s Spicy Margarita mix where all the work of mixing the perfect drink is already done for you. Carefully crafted from real lime juice, cane sugar and chili spice, this small batch syrup kicks it up a notch. Spicy Margarita ½ oz syrup 1 ½ oz tequila 1 ½ oz water Mix syrup, tequila ...



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