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 […]
12.21.17

The Best Gift Isn’t Under the Tree…It’s on the Wall

Too many times I’ve heard people say, “I don’t really know anything about art,” as if they required degrees and credentials to have an opinion on a piece. Not true! It really is […]
12.12.17

’tis the Season To Be Cozy

We loved the snow this weekend! Even though it wasn’t around for long, there was something extra cozy about sitting by the fire, cuddled up in a throw, reading a book, and maybe […]
12.01.17

Last-Minute Furniture Finds Before the First Guests Arrive

Do you have family and friends coming into town for the holidays? Hosting a get together? And really wishing your home had new furniture to make your space even more welcoming but realize […]
11.10.17

Street Style: Karen Kelly

At Ivy Lane, we pride ourselves on the design team approach that we bring to every project. It gives clients a chance to see design solutions that are developed through a truly collaborative […]
11.09.17

Sneak Peek into the Ivy Lane Holiday House at 116 King

We are pleased to officially announce the Ivy Lane Holiday House at 116 King! We love the holidays at Ivy Lane, everything from decorating our homes, to entertaining friends, to those rare, cozy […]
07.26.17

A Wallpaper Workshop in Lovely London

During Ivy Lane’s summer sabbatical, the ladies of the Lane have headed out for adventure. I have made my way across the pond to jolly ol’ England and have found all kinds inspiration! […]
06.21.17

New Artist on the Lane: Lanie Mann

Look out! Lanie Mann has landed on the Lane. She is one of our newest featured artists and best of all she is a local! The D.C. area has always had such a […]


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