It’s Not Too Late To Be Her Favorite

So, it’s already Friday. Mother’s Day is two days away — and you are totally prepared, right? You’ve found the perfect gift, that super-thoughtful, exactly-what-she-wants item you just know will convey your undying love […]

For the Newest Alumni: Grad Gifts with School Spirit

We have been in business for almost 10 years now and in that time I have seen two of Kathy’s boys start and finish college.  It seems like yesterday that Tim was going […]

Next Week is Teacher Appreciation Week: Here’s How To Show Your Teacher Some Love

The first week in May is Teacher Appreciation Week.  It’s one of the many weeks out of the year that we get to show our teachers how thankful we are for all that […]

8 Steps To Style the Perfect Bookshelf

Back in December I was lucky enough to participate in an article in the Washington Post on how to style the perfect bookshelf.  Three other designers and I offered up a few good […]

Setting a Sweet, Simple Spring Table

One of our new makers is June & December.  Katie and Nick are a lovely couple from Michigan — but aren’t all people from Michigan, lovely?! — who create a sweet line of […]

Street Style: Kristin Try

This week, I’m excited to get to introduce you to another one of my favorite people!  Kristin Try of Gingham and Grosgrain is my no drama mama.  She is the mom to three […]

Healthy Furniture for a Healthy Family + a Healthy Planet

Every day is Earth Day at Cisco Brothers furniture.  Their sustainable mission means when you buy one of their sofas, chairs, beds, ottomans, or casegoods from us you are not only getting a […]

The Super-Cute, Allergy-Free Way To Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season

Even with our weird cold spells the cherry blossoms are in peak bloom.  The gorgeous pink flowers are popping up everywhere and making things bright and cheerful (and a little itchy and sneezy, […]

Street Style: Lindsay Boudreaux

Lindsay Boudreaux has the best smile.  It is crooked and utterly charming, just like Lindsay.  (Charming, not crooked, of course.)  She is kind, funny, and ridiculously down to earth.  There is no pretense […]

7 Reasons Why an Interior Designer Will Save You Money

An interior designer will save you money.  Let me repeat that, an interior designer will save you money.  Interior design may seem like a luxury reserved for only the wealthy, but what you […]

How Not To Get Pinched

Top o’ the morning to you! This St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve got the green goodies to keep those Irish eyes a-smilin’, today and through the year. 1.  Stanley 2-Quart Vacuum Growler, $57  Rising […]

Get a Jump on Easter with these Bunny-Approved Kids Gifts

It’s never too late to start channeling the Easter Bunny.  Since Why Not? closed over a year ago we at Red Barn have slowly been growing our children’s gift section hoping to fill […]

Design Challenge: Purple, Green, and Gold, Oh My

Happy Fat Tuesday, all!  Or should I say “y’all?”  It’s time to break out the beads, serve the King Cake, and pile on the purple, green, and gold.  Now I will take King […]

Oscars Red Carpet Sale

This isn’t the last time you’ll hear me say this… I’m a jeans and t-shirt kind of woman.  Now, mind you, the jeans are Rag & Bone from The Hive.  When shopping I […]

So You Need a Sofa. Here Are the 4 Questions To Ask To Get It Right.

Last week I was fortunate enough to be a part of an excellent story about buying a new sofa that appeared in The Washington Post.  Lindsey Roberts did a great job at sharing […]

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