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Creating a home, your haven, is our passion. From experienced interior designers to local boutique owners who select home goods, art, and furnishings that are truly special to nationally recognized real estate agents, our local experts have the tools, talent, and resources to transform a blank space into a place that’s truly your own.
04.06.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of April 6, 2020

Spring has finally arrived! With warmer weather upon us, it is time to refresh both our style and our beauty regimen. We’ve got an indulgent (without the price tag) hand lotion that is […]
04.03.20

What We’re Watching and Reading

As many of us have a little more time on our hands than usual, it seems we’re all on the lookout for the next great binge and/or book recommendation. If you’ve already made […]
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 […]
04.01.20

Staring at the Same Four Walls?

In the midst of COVID-19, I am trying to stay hopeful. We don’t know when this is going to end, but I believe it will. So, I’m doing my best to look to […]
03.26.20

Curated Easter Baskets + Letter Writing and Quarantine Kits + Website for Penny Post

I want to start this post by thanking all the wonderful people who have been placing online orders and doing curbside pickups. We are truly grateful for your kindness and support. While social […]
03.23.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 23, 2020

Between social-distancing and working from home, we know that this time can bring on feelings of anxiety, boredom, and frustration. One of the best ways to digitally escape is through storytelling. Make sure […]
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 […]
03.20.20

How Can We Help?

I’m not going to lie, I’m frightened. Though in my heart of hearts, I’m certain we will recover from this and everything will be okay. It will be okay because, despite our political […]
03.16.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 16, 2020

These past few days and weeks have been…well, there are a number of words we could use, but in short, we can say they have turned our lives upside down. Many of our […]
03.12.20

Shelf Styling with Kristen Alcorta at Red Barn Mercantile

Good design is layered. The first layer is the base – rug, upholstery, bookshelves, coffee table, etc. All the staples of the room. Accessories like lamps, throw pillows, blankets, and so on are […]
03.09.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 9, 2020

We are springing you forward with this week’s top picks. We’ve got a bright yellow blazer that screams “here comes the sunshine!” as well as some adorable adjustable rings and earrings that are […]
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 […]
03.04.20

Red Barn Mercantile is Hiring

As you all know it’s Upholstery Sale season at Red Barn Mercantile. We have had so much fun helping our clients this go around. It seems everyone needs a refresh! While our team is knowledgeable and ready […]
03.02.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 2, 2020

Instantly update your look and your life with this week’s top picks. We’ve got the perfect (yes, perfect) blazer that will add a pop to any outfit you put on. A jumpsuit that […]
02.28.20

Kids’ Room Refresh

Alex and I (and the Ivy Lane team!) are currently working on a large project to help update a whole home. While some bigger construction projects are going on in the family room […]


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