Our Staff

Alyshea Gow

Alyshea Gow

Owner / Interior Designer

Alyshea is now the second generation owner of Feather Your Nest Interiors. Alyshea grew up in Muscatine and attended college at Iowa State University and Scott Community College.  She has degrees in Interior Design and English & Professional Communication. After graduating college, Alyshea moved to Nashville, TN.

While in Nashville, she worked for large Fortune 500 companies that were in the manufacturing business of commercial interiors. She was promoted in 2006, and moved to Atlanta, GA. In Atlanta, Alyshea worked as a Hospitality Account Executive and designed for four and five-star hotels. In 2010, Alyshea moved back to Muscatine to help start Feather Your Nest Interiors.

Alyshea has many design consultation services to offer her clients, including whole home CAD 3D drawings, floor plans, furniture layouts, and kitchen and bath designs.

She also offers design consultation services for paint selection, flooring selection, space planning, accessorizing and much more.

Alyshea designs for residential & light commercial projects. Her 18 years of interior design expertise are an asset to Muscatine.

Alison Mackintosh

Alison Mackintosh

Interior Designer

Alison is the newest employee to Feather Your Nest Interiors. She is a 2020 graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with her Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design and a minor in Communications. Prior to attending the University of Northern Iowa, Alison obtained her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts at Muscatine Community College. Upon graduating from UNI, Alison became an Intern for Feather Your Nest and is now an Interior Designer on staff.

Throughout the years, Alison has gained knowledge and experience by working in the retail and hospitality industries. She has designed projects for close friends and family. While attending college, Alison gained a vast amount of knowledge and experience with designing floor plans, furniture layouts, space planning and much more.  Alison is eager to be on staff and to continue to meet all of Feather Your Nest’s current clients and design for new clients.

Maddie Grouwinkel

Maddie Grouwinkel

Design Assistant/Sales Associate

Maddie earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Design from Iowa State University. She joined Feather Your Nest Interiors as a Design Assistant/Sales Associate in August of 2019. Drawing on her love of color, texture and rich fabrics, Maddie is passionate about creating unique looks to reflect the tastes and meet the needs of her clients. She enjoys partnering with her clients to bring their visions to life and show them all that Feather Your Nest has to offer.

Debbie Chamberlin

Debbie Chamberlin

Sales Associate

Debbie has been with Feather Your Nest Interiors as a Sales Associate since 2018. She retired from working for the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency after 32 years. She knew she wanted to work a part time job after retirement, and found exactly what she wanted here at Feather Your Nest. She loves coming to work and being surrounded by beautiful home goods, meeting great clients and making new friends! She is excited to help you when you come to the store!