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.
11.21.18

Good Cause, Good Times, All the Gift Wrapping You Need

Here is something I believe down to my core: a beautifully wrapped gift is as important as the gift itself. Every year, I coordinate all my wrapping to make the perfect Christmas statement […]
11.20.18

If Only We Could Spend Thanksgiving Here

No matter how excited you are for your holiday plans, it’s always fun to imagine how Thanksgiving would be if you lived somewhere else. When you’re a realtor, you see so many great […]
11.19.18

This Small Business Saturday, Shop Small, Win Big

I have to admit, when I saw the Lin-Manuel Miranda Small Business Saturday advertisement, I got a little choked up. Really, every year I get a little teary-eyed watching the American Express ads; […]
11.19.18

How To Be a Good Host During the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us. That means parties and drinks and food we probably shouldn’t eat…but will in the end…but we won’t go crazy because we’ve learned from Adrien how not to. […]
11.19.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 19, 2018

Already on the lookout for some great gifts? This week’s top picks offers some creative and unexpected ideas for those tricky people on your list — and some treasures that just might make […]
11.16.18

You’re Going To Love This: Introducing Boutique Express

We are all busy. No matter what phase of life you are in or what job you do, if you have kids or don’t have kids, if your kids are young or old, […]
11.15.18

Thanksgiving Fun & Games for the Whole Family

I love hanging out with my family. Nothing makes me happier. But let’s admit it, there is a lot of free time over the Thanksgiving weekend. It’s basically everything in between Thanksgiving dinner, […]
11.14.18

Britt’s Dream Home Improvements

It’s incredibly rare to move into a house and have everything exactly as you want it right away. When our clients are looking for a new home, we try to manage their priorities […]
11.12.18

Why Catstudio’s Military Collection Is So Special to Me

Here’s one thing you may not know about me: I’m an Air Force brat. My dad was a fighter pilot and served for more than 30 years. Before turning 8, my family moved […]
11.12.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 12, 2018

With statement pieces like cropped, wide-leg pants with a slit, a floral velvet and embroidered kimono, and a blouse with lace and ruffles and a bell-sleeve, today’s top picks prove two things: you […]
11.09.18

The Amazon Effect, aka the Reason I Decided To Purchase My First Home

All evidence is pointing towards Crystal City following Amazon’s announcement that they are in “late-stage discussions” with two cities. This information is not news to anyone — we have been hearing it for […]
11.07.18

Food Memories: Thanksgiving Sides & Pies

In my opinion Food Memories (I’m making that a proper noun) are some of the most powerful. In particular their effect is greatest around the holidays, because holidays are typically emotional. I can […]
11.05.18

Red Barn Mercantile’s Annual Holiday Unveiling

If you call the store this week, don’t be surprised if we are slow to answer. We will be buried under boxes of Christmas decorations getting ready for our annual Holiday Unveiling. Every […]
11.05.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 5, 2018

This week’s top picks fall squarely in the category having fun with your style. Slides? Stylish. Add fur? Super fun. Bracelet? Even better in braided silk. Silly key chains? Why not giggle every […]
11.02.18

Restaurant Report: Grateful Kitchen Co.

If you go to a restaurant twice, it usually means you liked it the first time you went, or at least liked it enough to give it another shot. If you go to […]


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