Because It’s Where Your Heart Is.

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.
07.18.18

House Maintenance, Summer Edition

Summer is the perfect time to sneak in a few checklist maintenance items to keep your home in tip-top shape. Here are our top 10:   1. Check the house for loose or […]
07.17.18

Back to School?! Not Quite, But It *Is* Time for the ACPS Backpack Drive

I know it sounds crazy to be writing about Back to School already. For crying out loud, we just ended the school year and have only begun to enjoy summer vacation! So why […]
07.16.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 16, 2018

In this week’s top picks: cabana boys. Well, not really. But with this fun wine glass, you can lament your lack of one. What you can have: the Chesapeake Bay (watercolored on a pillow); a […]
07.13.18

The Perfect Notebook, Period.

Somehow we are already halfway through the year! School is out, vacations are underway, and we are desperately trying to find ways to savor these long summer days. While we can’t slow down […]
07.09.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 9, 2018

This week is all about extra special presentations, from an asymmetrical statement clutch to architectural candles, from a whimsical serving platter to elegant and ethereal perfume oil. A (way, way) better way to […]
07.06.18

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

Moviegoers will be thrilled to learn what’s coming to Crystal City in 2019 — and even more thrilled that they don’t have to wait until then! Alamo Drafthouse is bringing the ultimate movie-going […]
07.02.18

Happy Independents Week! (That’s Not a Typo!)

We all know that Wednesday is Independence Day, but did you know that your local, independent shops are also celebrating Independents Week? July 1st through 7th marks a week-long celebration of independent businesses. Developed and […]
07.02.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 2, 2018

A cool linen dress, hoop earrings, crazy stylish straw hat and tote, and coconut oil? Yep, this week’s Top Picks are officially brought to you by summer. Add a delicious (and eco-conscious) cook […]
06.29.18

Making the Most of Summer in Alexandria

Moment of truth: are you guilty of letting your summers pass by without ever allowing yourself to fully relax and savor the season? In September, do you wonder how the heck summer went […]
06.28.18

Outfit to Room, Summer Edition: Red, White, & Blue

Everyone loves red, white, and blue. It’s practically un-American not to. But when it comes to dressing or decorating, this is actually a tough combination to pull off without screaming Yankee Doodle Dandy. […]
06.25.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 25, 2018

Summer equals fun, so, yes, we are completely on board with glitter booties. And yes, why not add a shiny, metallic stripe to a tote, and saturated, sexy color to a lip balm? […]
06.21.18

Hey Britt, How’s The Market?

As we near the summer slowdown period, we thought now would be a great time to reflect on the 2018 Alexandria spring market. As a whole, Northern Virginia saw a 20 percent drop […]
06.14.18

Father’s Day: The Struggle Is Real

My dad is the most generous person I know and he never asks for anything. I mean NEVER. If we get him something, he wishes we hadn’t. There are a lot of dads […]
06.13.18

How To Plan a Relaxing Day with Dad

How are you spending Father’s Day this year? With so much running around lately, we are envisioning a simple day spent outside (hopefully it will be sunny on a weekend, for once) with […]
06.05.18

Introducing Sugar Feather

We love a good pillow. I mean, who doesn’t? They are the perfect accessory to add personality to any room. As stated many times before, I subscribe to the neutral sofa philosophy. The […]


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