01.07.21

DRY January? More like DIY January. 

Look, stuff is getting bad again. Holiday hangovers, winter, COVID strains, scary protests… I won’t keep going. So, if you’re like me and would rather be in denial – perhaps it’s time to […]
12.02.20

Irresistibly Italian for the Holidays

The story of Vietri starts how all great stories do (before 2020) – three women go on vacation to Italy. But first, some history. Lee Gravely was born in Lynchburg, VA in 1925, […]
11.06.20

Please Allow Me to Introduce…

As November and the season of giving thanks is upon us, I thought it was only appropriate to introduce you to the Boxwood people who make the shop warm and welcoming for every […]
10.09.20

Boxwood Welcomes Iconic Brand, Caspari

When it comes to brands for the home, you can count on one hand the number that have survived trends and decades. Very few are timeless, and it all comes down to quality […]
09.01.20

Book Report: Interior Design 

School officially starts in one week – and while it feels like a shell of a school year – I’m still getting the seasonal itch to start fresh. One of my favorite places […]
08.20.20

Best Brands at Boxwood: in2green

When Joanna and I first started talking about opening Boxwood, the first product we both knew we had to have in the shop was in2green throw blankets. They’ve been at Boxwood since day one […]
08.04.20

Warehouse Sale 2021: We Need Your Input

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we can’t predict the future. But we can try our darndest to plan ahead. For the first time, the Old Town Boutique District is taking […]
06.30.20

Summer Means Outdoor Entertaining

There are plenty of silver linings from the past few months – okay, maybe only a few. But one benefit for sure has been time with family and the closest of friends. And […]
06.02.20

A Note of Gratitude

Last Friday, we re-opened Boxwood’s front doors for the first time since mid-March. We require masks and can only accommodate five customers at a time – but we’re open and thriving.     […]
05.22.20

Gifts for Grads

Oh what to get the graduating senior in high school this year? Especially when what they really want is certainty about the future (and maybe some cash). It seems like so many gifts […]
05.06.20

Mother’s Day at Boxwood

Out of our 1,000 square feet, approximately 997 are dedicated to gifts moms would love. But since you can’t leave the house, I wanted to share our personal favorites – all available online. […]
04.02.20

“My only answer is to focus on the quality products that bring joy, in small or big ways…”

I have a confession. When I’m anxious, I excel at two things – eating and shopping. Put aside the food thing for now, no one is better at buying away their feelings like […]
03.27.20

Street Style: Mickey Sauls

I first met Mickey at Barre3 through our dear friend, Whitney. I remember thinking to myself, “I want to be like this woman when I grow up.” Flash forward five years, and even […]
03.05.20

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: March is Tulusa Month at Boxwood

Let me take you back two decades to my high school art class at Ursuline Academy in Cincinnati, Ohio. Imagine an itchy, wool plaid uniform skirt rolled up at the waist and unsuccessfully […]
02.06.20

Don’t Forget about the Faux

I don’t know about you, but teacher work days, plus Monday holidays, and cold rain days (aka snow days) in January and February tend to drive me absolutely insane. So, when Fairfax was […]


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