Mary Carol Garrity is the kind of woman who can mix cinnamon sticks and pinecones with crystal glassware and then convince shoppers the look is seamless and elegant. Her signature layered style is designed to make people surround themselves with beautiful, affordable quality." --Midwest Living
Home decorating guru Mary Carol Garrity compares her techniques for transforming her own 130-year-old Greek revival fixer-upper to that of a bird building its nest-carefully selecting and layering all components twig by twig. In Nell Hill's Feather Your Nest: It's All in the Details each chapter focuses on nest-building basics for different areas of the home, from common spaces like foyers to private spaces like bedrooms. Garrity empowers readers to feather their own nests by developing a sense of personal style, emphasizing minor touches that make a major difference.
* The Wall Street Journal has hailed Garrity as a "one-person economic-development force" in her hometown of Atchison, Kans. Garrity's stores have become landmarks in the decorating world. The Mary Carol Home Collection, an extensive line of home decor products is distributed nationwide by the Gerson Companies.
* Garrity's three previous books have received coverage from CBS's The Early Show and NBC's Today show, as well as the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and more.
Mary Carol Garrity, heralded by Forbes magazine as "one of the hottest little retailers", is the dynamic proprietor of Nell Hill's, with locations in Atchison, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri. As one of today's top lifestyle resources---with her own paint and home accessory lines---Mary Carol is always on hand to personally answer customers' questions and offer real-life decorating solutions. She lives in Atchison, Kansas, with her husband, Dan.