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Sparrow Interiors & Gifts is a fully functioning design shop lead by Elizabeth Cates and Mellen Hunter. Located on Jefferson Street, the showroom offers a unique shopping experience in a home-like setting with numerous and varied selections that is to the trade and open to the public. It has a well-curated mixture of vintage and contemporary furniture & accessories from over 45 retailers with pieces from all over the world. Staying true to the Austin eclecticism, they carry various styles of pieces from vintage, western, and mid-century modern to contemporary modern.  In the midst of the Austin concrete construction environment, they offer a softer style that honors ​both the old and the new.


Elizabeth Cates & Mellen Hunter are experienced interior designers who have been in the industry for years. Elizabeth received her bachelor of science in Interior Design from the University of Texas and designed homes in Memphis, Tennessee before relocating to Austin. Mellen received her certificate of Interior Design from St. Mary's University in San Antonio in 2007 and has designed homes in Austin for years. Whether you're looking to design your entire home, a single room, or simply want a consultation, the Sparrow team is ready to meet your needs. 

Providing beautiful gifts is something we strive for at Sparrow. Come drop by to find something quick for a loved one, or spend hours looking through our many gift items and accessories for men and women of all ages. No matter one's personal style, you will find something special at Sparrow Interiors & Gifts! ​




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