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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.
12.18.18

“Oh, wait! I still need…”

If you’re as organized as me – read: not at all – and you find yourself in need of those last few items to make your holiday party complete, your stockings full, and […]
12.18.18

Britt’s 2018 Gift Guide

You know that feeling you get when you give someone the perfect gift? That moment when their face lights up and you know you just nailed it is a feeling I live for. […]
12.17.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of December 17, 2018

With a luxurious hand and cuticle treatment and cozy cashmere gloves, this week’s top picks will come in handy for gift giving. These caramels are great to have on hand as a last-minute gift […]
12.14.18

Killa Cakes…and Killer They Are!

Two months ago we reviewed the recently opened Pendleton Carry Out Co. (see that review here) and since then our team has frequented the spot for on-the-go lunches and take-out dinners. We love […]
12.14.18

Gift Guide No. 04: Splurge

And now is when we break out the really big gifts. From diamonds and gold to Golden Goose sneakers, these are the gifts that bring the wows. Whether shopping for a loved one […]
12.13.18

Gift Guide No. 03: For Him

He says he doesn’t want anything, but we know that’s not true and with this gift guide, he won’t even be hard to shop for. We’ve found can’t-miss presents with something to appeal […]
12.12.18

Our Experts Picks the Gifts They’re Giving (and Hope To Get)

Some of my best customers are my team members. They are the people to whom I turn when I’m deciding on what to buy for the store. Because their taste is impeccable, and their […]
12.12.18

Gift Guide No. 02: For Her

She’s just the best. Your mom, your sister, your bestie…you know her so well, and we have the just-right gift to show her how much you care. (And click here in case you […]
12.11.18

Gift Guide No. 01: Thoughtful & Economical

We’re getting really close so it’s time for our annual series of ultimate gift guides. Check with us each day to find something truly special for everyone on your list, all available right […]
12.10.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of December 10, 2018

Red waxed denim might be our new holiday must have. We’ll be like a sassy Santa Claus! And instead of a sack of toys, we’ll take this Jerome Dreyfuss bag and fill it […]
12.07.18

Meet Your New Dream Home (There’s a Beach!)

Imagine your own private beach. A space to get away, listen to waves lapping at the shore, and watch airplanes fly by. Where are you picturing? Some tropical destination, far from home? Surely […]
12.03.18

The 12 Days of Christmas at Penny Post & Red Barn Mercantile

Remember last week when I told you there are no new ideas, well today is the perfect example of that. Or, rather, I like to believe it’s the perfect example of great minds […]
12.03.18

Our Top Picks for the Week of December 3, 2018

Hanukkah is happening now and Christmas is just around the corner, so our picks for the week focus on great gifts to give: a local tee for your all-things-Alexandria friend (also great for […]
11.29.18

The Most Wonderful Weekend of the Year

The best weekend in Old Town is finally here! Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend has come again! As president of the Junior Friends of The Campagna Center, I have seen firsthand the weeks and […]
11.29.18

Find Your Holiday Mantel Style

Before the stockings are hung by the chimney with care, you’ll want to make festive your fireplace mantel, the second-most adorned and adored holiday spot (the first being the tree, of course!). There are […]


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