AUSTIN, Texas - The Scout Guide is a city guide for locals that is created by locals. It's dedicated to sharing stories and the passions of people in a city and helps connect readers to area businesses.
Editions of The Scout Guide can be found in cities all across the U.S. including Texas cities like Dallas and Houston. Each guide is produced by local editors/owners on an annual basis and feature independently owned businesses and business owners that both locals and travelers should know about.
After a year of scouting, the 9th volume of The Scout Guide Austin is being released.
SPARROW INTERIORS & GIFTS
Sparrow Interiors & Gifts is one of the businesses featured in The Scout Guide Austin. It's a full-service design studio and luxe boutique retailer founded in 2017.
Principal designer Elizabeth Cates says she and her team of professionals look to meet every client's needs and cater to an extensive range of styles by focusing on tasteful and bespoke interiors.
The storefront offers a unique, curated selection of furniture, art, accessories, and gifts from all over the world. It also supports local artists.
Paper Place is Austin's original stationery and gift store that's locally owned and operated by women in a unique retail space. It helps create custom invitations for all special occasions and life milestones.
It's been around for 40 years and carries a selection of journals, pens, fine paper goods, and accessories.