Friday, September 3, 2010

Nest is Moving!

YES Nest is moving!
after over 15 yrs. Marcia is moving her
beloved shop.....
I'm sure she won't miss the leaky roof but
 after being in a location
that long it is hard to say goodbye and get used
 to a new place.

The good news is that she found a place just down the road.
You can even see it from her shop window,
 it's that close.
Makes the hauling not as bad.
Many of her big pieces of display furniture had
already been moved.

The new location will have just as much charm as the old
one that I am sure.

A beachy theme for the locals and the tourists...
remember Nest is in a seaside community of Mystic, Ct.

The natural look of shells goes so well with all her neutral palette.
She pointed out that she's begun to carry more antiques and vintage pieces like she used to years ago.

It blends beautifully with some of her newer pieces.

Vintage scrabble pieces are a fun display to
add some whimsey.
Lovely lady trio

You can't call yourself NEST without a few feathers
flying around!

Always gorgeous soaps and personal care products
to bring to your hostess.

I think the sign on this chair said
"Project Chair"
It looked pretty good to me.
Nigella wouldn't even need to break it in!!!!

Great crystal ball if only they really could predict the future
I'd have one in every room wouldn't you?

I think Marcia is as addicted to ribbon as I am!

and so well organized.

In the front of the shop she has some of the nicest clothing
I've ever seen.
I tried on a couple of things but I think I still need to
shed  a few lbs.
Uggh the struggle continues!

You know there had to be jewelry.
The shops prides itself on having a little bit of everything,
new, antique, paper, candles, soaps, cards, clothing, ribbon,
wall art, seasonal and even jewelry.

One stop shopping

Did I mention that she had a whole room of sale items.

Now I maybe a little late in telling you about the sale.
I believe it was the beginning of Sept. that she'd be in her new spot.

Her new digs will be in this plaza
at 80 Stonington rd Mystic, Ct.
If you'd like to call the shop for their hours it's

I can just imagine how awesome these window will look
during the holidays.

Thanks Marcia for letting me come and take pictures and
letting everyone see how talented you and your
staff are.
I'm have no doubt all your customers will follow you to
 your new location.

Can't wait to see it!



Anne Marie said...

what an awesome looking shop.....i bet you get a lot of inspiration from her, because your shop looks like that too!!

have a great weekend Carole....
Anne Marie

Dee@FrenchBleuVintage said...

Hi Carole ~ I am definately going to have to make that trip now. Thanks for the heads up and the address.

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

You had me scared for a minute! Moving across the street doesn't sound so bad....the building looks charming and maybe she will even have more room for her wonderful things! Great photos!
Take care, :)

Debra@Common Ground said...

What an amazing store, I saw a million things I'd love to take home! The ribbon is just my kind of thing!
Hope she has a great move.

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

Thank You for sharing that beautiful shop! That is my kind of place to hunt for some hidden treasures.......Julian

rustandruffles said...

What an incredible looking happy to see these wonderful vignettes..thanks for sharing it with us!

Annesphamily said...

What a wonderful store! I love everything in it! You really took some awesome photos. Anne

vicki said...

OMG - what fabulous photographs - I would love to pilfer around in that store. I think just shoppig there would be worth the drive for me from KY! Absolutely beautiful post - I cannot believe those pictures~~~


Julie@beingRUBY said...

Hey Carole
I'll be back... the pics aren't loading .. and pretty sure it is my miserable internet.. so see you again soon...

But meanwhile.. have a great holiday weekend.. and take care with that hurricane!! xxxx Julie

Olive Cooper said...

I could "nest" there for a spell. Have a wonderful holiday weekend♥olive

kecia said...

i love the "trio" manikins- so cool. does she sell those or are the just display?

glad you found my blog! did you know there is an art retreat coming up in Oct. in Danbury? i'll be teaching there. it's called "Art is You". just thought i'd tell you about since i saw you were in Connecticut.


oldgreymare said...

No wonder you love this store. I would find it hard to decide upon which treasures to take home.

It all looks divine and your pictures showcase it beautifully.

have a wonderful weekend. Think I said that earlier today didn't I? Well it bears repeating....



Erin @ I Heart New England said...

What a beautiful shop-- I have to remember to go there the next time I visit Mystic! ♥

Jacqueline said...

Dear Carole,
I LOVE Nest....I remember loving it when you showed photographs a while ago !!
It would be pointless for me to pick out any single items as I love each and everyone of them. Oh, if only I had a shop like Nest down the road to me. I might get to go to Italy but, I don't have the beautiful shops that you have close by. Just keep these gorgeous places coming, as I could feast my eyes on them day after day.
Wishing you and George a lovely holiday weekend and I hope that nasty hurricane Earl isn't affecting you.
I'm watching the tennis at the US Open and stay up half the night to watch the night session.
Take care Carole. XXXX

Gerry Snape said...

What an amazing life style collection! so sad that I'm thousands of miles away across a big ocean!

T's Daily Treasures said...

Fabulous photos. Looks like one of those shops you could get lost in, browsing for hours. Sending good wishes your way for a wonderful weekend. :) Tammy

Maura @ Lilac Lane Cottage said...

Hello Carole!
Oh how I wished I lived near this store...I could spend all day there and all my fun money too!!! What a wonderful collection of different things she has...something for everyone. I hope you have a wonderful long weekend...take care and I'll be looking for your next post. Maura :)

slommler said...

Wow! Simply stunning! The photographs are amazing and all those items. I want them all! I wish I lived closer so I could browse too!!

Pansy Cottage Girl said...

Oh lovely, lovely! Wish I were in the area, I know that would be a favorite place to while away the hours.

Heaven's Walk - said...

Uh-oh, Carole.....I MUST MUST MUST have that sweet little white bird on the perch in that one photo! I just purchased a vintage birdcage at the flea market Debbie & I went to last week, and that little treasure would look adorable in it! I'm going to be calling Marcia as soon as I can!! Thanks for sharing her wonderful store with us! Have a blessed weekend, friend!

xoxo laurie@heavens-walk

Renee Finberg said...

i am drooling.
i would love to go to the shop.
you are right about the windows at christmas.
i hope you will do another post at christmas!!!


Draffin Bears said...

Hi Carole,

What an amazing shop Nest is ~ saw so much that I just loved.
I would love to be able to go there to shop.
thanks for sharing these gorgeous photos and I wish the shop well in the new location.

Hope that you are having a wonderful long weekend

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Hey Carole
I'm back!!! I could leave a really long comment.. but all I really need to say is FABULOUS!!!! xxxx Julie

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

I love this shop! The list of things I like in there is really long. You're a luck duck to live so near by. Your own shop is so fabulous as well! I'm looking forward to seeing your Christmas decorations and everything you had bought at the New York fair. Did I just talk about Christmas and don't even have my fall decoration up, lol? It must be hubby's fault because he just bought the first gingerbread for this year :-).
Have a great Sunday, girl!
Big hugs to you,

Anonymous said...

Drag out the fainting couch - I feel myself going... It's all so beautiful!!! LOVE it all, and thankyouthankyou, Carole, for all these gorgeous photographs. When I win the lottery, I know where I'm heading. :)

Hugs & happy weekend to you, dear friend!

Evi said...

I was at "Nests" a few years ago when my cousins visited me from Germany. We all absolutely loved the store, and of course little finds from there now grace our homes. It is a store that you can get lost in, makes your heart beat faster, and even opens your wallet..(not so good- but worth it)....
We will take a trip in the fall to revisit.
Thanks Carol for reminding me of this beautiful place!!!!!!!!!!

Chrissy said...

Oh my gosh!!!!!! I would be in there for hours (everyday)so many treasures,love the bottles with the numbers on them and...well all of it! Thanks! x0

EmilySophie said...

I can't believe Nest is moving! Your shop and Next are my absolute favorites. It is such a beautiful and inspiring place, I get overwhelmed whenever I am in. Years ago, they were so nice to let Emily use their bathroom when she was a toddler, let's just say I don't think the staff will miss that part of the space! ;)(no fault of their own I know). I am excited to check out their new location.


EmilySophie said...

Oops I meant Nest, not next! Beautiful pictures, thanks for posting!


Marcia from NEST said...

Carole, I don't know what to say but a huge T H A N K Y O U ! ! Between opening "New" Nest on Sept. 3rd and three days in Brimfield, I have hardly had my computer on. The girls from the store alerted me to your beautiful post about our move! Please come up soon to see the new place, and have lunch before we get too busy with Christmas!

Anonymous said...

Marcia is my muse for ever and always. Nest is the offspring of one of the most talented and gracious woman I know! Go see it, when you're their enjoy it, and always and forever let it inspire you as it does me!

Lisa Jones Ott