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We moved from Bryn Mawr to Chestnut Hill in September of 2014.  I can't believe it's been almost four years since then!

Isabella Sparrow (originally called The Gardber's Cottgae) began in 2004 as a little booth at The Screen Door in Asheville, North Carolina ... and then as a transplanted-to-Pennsylvania booth in 2009 at my former shop, The Milkhouse ... which was a multi-dealer antique collective in Glenmoore, PA.  It was (or I was) also one of the original group of happy vendors at Clover Market when it was in Ardmore during the six months of Spring and Fall starting in 2010. 

The single-vendor version of it as a brick & mortar shop, began in Bryn Mawr in 2013 ... but moved to Chestnut Hill (where we live) in the Fall of 2014. It has been an always-changing, but ever-consistant collection of all the things I love the most for styling simple and beautiful interiors,  using vintage rural objects that become more beautiful with age, along with new (consciously sourced and often locally made) objects of particular usefulness and beauty. 

I hope to meet you in person when you visit. 

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{hunter~gatherer, stylist  ~ hillary o'carroll}

 
Front window in the Spring of 2015 ... in Chestnut Hill, Pa. 

Isabella Sparrow when the shop was in Bryn Mawr, back in 2013.


Isabella Sparrow at Clover Market in 2012
{visit theclovermarket.com for details about upcoming markets in Chestnut Hill & Bryn Mawr}
 

email | isabellasparrow@yahoo.com