04.15.21

Win Up to $3,000 for Your Favorite Nonprofit!

Wednesday, April 28, is Spring2ACTion, and, as usual, we are all in. Frankly, this is my favorite event of the entire year. I love that, collectively, we all are doing something decidedly positive […]
04.07.21

April is Penny Post’s Favorite Month of the Year!

At Penny Post, April is our favorite month of the year. Why? Because it’s National Letter Writing Month, of course! Duh. I love that we get a whole month too. None of this […]
03.30.21

Custom Natural Fiber Rugs Now at Red Barn Mercantile

I am beyond excited to announce that we can now offer custom-sized natural fiber rugs at Red Barn Mercantile! You asked for it, and we can finally deliver and deliver big. We are […]
03.25.21

Pour Yourself a Cup of Ambition

When I was asked to name a woman that I admire for the Alexandria Stylebook’s Instagram page, there are any number of women, but I chose Tory Burch. She was the first person […]
03.17.21

Easter Comes Early This Year!

At this time last year, our doors were closed, and we had no idea what we were going to do. Then, our genius friend, Lesley McGrew, had the brilliant idea to offer curated […]
03.11.21

Who Gets Hurt When Paper Source Claims Bankruptcy?

I’m sure you all heard the news last week that Paper Source filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, is not reopening 11 of its stores that were closed last year, and has put itself […]
03.03.21

Upholstery Sale Design: Kate Hougen

I am so excited to announce that Kate Hougen of Mira Jean Designs has joined our Design Collective! I have known Kate since our days at The Nature Conservancy more than 17 years […]
02.23.21

Hella Good Cocktails!

Article by Amy Rutherford & Claire Moskal, Photos by Claire Moskal We are so excited to bring Hella Cocktail Co. back to Red Barn Mercantile. We’ve been big fans for a while, but somehow, […]
02.19.21

Upholstery Sale Design: Lindsay Boudreaux

As promised, I’m thrilled to highlight one of our other design partners, Lindsay Boudreaux of Shotgun Double. As many of you know, Lindsay helped me with my kitchen and bath renovations a few […]
02.11.21

Valentine’s Day Gifts. Check.

Consider your Valentine’s Day shopping done. In the bag. Fini. Red Barn Mercantile has done all the work for you. A selection of sweet giftable boxes of self-care goodies are all packaged up […]
02.03.21

Upholstery Sale Design: Regan Billingsley

As promised, we are highlighting some of our favorite interior designers over the next few weeks as we celebrate our semi-annual upholstery sale. First up is the mad talented Regan Billingsley. Regan is […]
01.26.21

Semi-annual Upholstery Sale is Here!

I’m pretty sure I’ve said this before, but I actually love January. The month brings with it all the hope and promise of a new year, a new beginning. This year January takes […]
01.20.21

Red Barn Mercantile + Sweet Root Village: Valentines and Galentines Made Easy!

I’ve been married for 28 years. Long ago, I realized that my husband cannot read my mind. At first that seemed like a big bummer. Hollywood and all its rom coms and epic […]
01.14.21

Four Wedding Invitation Trends for 2021

I loved reading yesterday’s engagement story by Alx&Co. Even in the midst of a pandemic and insurrection, when the country feels like one massive dumpster fire, love still conquers all. Or at least […]
12.29.20

Outfit to Room: Pink Puffy Pants Edition

A few weeks ago, I asked Elizabeth to send me an outfit because I was feeling like it was time to do an outfit to room post. She sent me a pair of […]


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