11.20.20

If You Could Only Design One Room in Your House, it Should be…

The answer can differ from client to client (as you might have expected), but there are trends on the most requested spaces and we’ve also found those trends have shifted during COVID. Now […]
10.02.20

High Point Here We Come!

It turns out when people stay at home all of the time… it leads them to want to accomplish home projects that might have been on the back burner for a while. Our […]
07.24.20

A Special Backyard Production: Theatre During COVID

Art is special, it is needed, and it is needed especially during these uncertain times. It allows us to express ourselves in ways that we may not be able to do otherwise (are […]
05.22.20

Homework Stations: Now Needed More Than Ever

As we are all suffering figuring our way through homeschooling and distance learning, one thing that has become clear is that having one place, or station where the kids can do their work […]
03.20.20

Going Green

With social distancing as the new normal in our daily lives, it’s likely you missed celebrating St. Patrick’s Day the festive way you usually would. We thought it might be fun to celebrate […]
01.17.20

Helping Create Homes for the Homeless

You may hear it often, and you should believe it to be true, that Alexandria is a uniquely tight-knit community (almost a small town vibe) that prides itself on supporting each other. Each […]
11.22.19

Design Road Trip: Santa Fe

I am lucky to not only have great friends, but great friends who like to celebrate in style. Another friend of mine was set to celebrate a big birthday and the decision was […]
10.18.19

Design Road Trip: New Orleans

When one of my friends told me she wanted to celebrate the big 5-0 in New Orleans, I immediately said “Absolutely, let’s do it!” It’s always a great place to celebrate well, just […]
09.20.19
Ivy Lane Living

Why We Love Wallpaper (And Why You Should Too)

We get it. Wallpaper can seem scary. Paint is simple, one color, no pattern and can seemingly go with just about everything. And while we obviously love a good paint color, there is […]
07.29.19

Behind the Design: A Refresh for a House of Fresh Starts

Earlier this summer, Ivy Lane Living was honored to assist an organization that plays a vital role in our community, Friends of Guest House. Friends of Guest House helps women successfully reenter the […]
06.27.19

Behind the Design: How We Tend To Those Little Details That Make a House a Home

Interior design is one of those professions that people are naturally curious about, often picturing a glamorous day surrounded by beautiful fabric, custom furniture, bespoke window treatments and amazing art, all in magazine-worthy, […]
03.29.19

Outdoor Living: 5 Patio Pieces We Love

The cherry blossoms are about to peak and it’s going to be in the 70s tomorrow: time to think about outdoor living. When you think about your patio or deck, it really should […]
12.20.18

House Tour: Color, Calmly

When our clients came to us, they were looking for a refresh. They had previously worked with designers during renovations to their historic Alexandria home, seeking to enliven the space with bright pops […]
11.01.18

West Coast Wow vs. East Coast Cool

I just recently returned from a milestone trip out west to the California coast to celebrate a fun anniversary and for a college visit with my daughter. (Not sure how she grew up […]
01.12.18

Pantone’s Color of the Year: How To Bring Ultra Violet into Your Life

If you follow the design world, or maybe even if you don’t, you’ve heard that Pantone, whose Color Institute forecasts global color trends and is recognized around the world as a leading source […]


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