This week’s Meet A Mom brings us Nichola Arton Bitler, local Owner and Creator of Arton + Co. Nichola recently gave birth to newborn twins, a boy and a girl, but long before that she was a fur Mamma to 3 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels who inspired her to start making cute pet accessories. This led to the launch of Arton + Co., where she now designs and sells the most adorable custom pet accessories for your pets!
Q & A
Where are you from? Originally the UK. I moved here 2 years ago after I married my American fiancé.
What is your job? I work from home in my own business named Arton + Co., in which I design and create unique pet accessories including dog harnesses, collars, leads and bandanas
How many kids do you have? 2- newborn twins, a boy and a girl.
What do you love about Peachtree City? The sense of community and great restaurants.
What’s your favorite restaurant and/or place to shop in Peachtree City? Positano Pizza!
Tell us about your career? I started Arton + Co. Back in 2012 in the UK whilst working in my parents business. I had 3 cavalier King Charles spaniels and started making cute accessories for them. The business grew and grew and I was stocked in many stores and boutiques throughout the UK. After getting married, I closed Arton + Co. in the UK and packed up all my equipment and shipped it over the US.
Why did you decide to become an Entrepreneur? I had always worked in my parents business from a young age and I loved their dedication and passion. They really inspired me to start my own business.
What is the best thing about your job? I get to work from home and be with my new family.
Advice for Mom’s or a Mom hack you would like to share? I’m still learning with my twins but the best thing I had was my dad come and live with us for the first few weeks. Just having that extra person who can help around the house with little jobs helps so much!
Follow Nichola @artonandcousa to see her latest designs and to order custom accessories for your pet/s, visit www.artonandco.com.