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.
04.17.19
Patio Decor from Red Barn Mercantile in Alexandria, VA

Asking for a Friend: Patio A or Patio B?

There are endless options for home furnishing out there. When you hire an interior designer, you are paying for someone to wade through the sea of possibilities so you don’t have to. With […]
04.15.19
Sloane Earrings by Jenny Bird, modern brass bolt pen, STELLA RUFFLE NECK FLORAL DRESS by Tyler Boe, cloud feather earrings by Federika Padula, Skin Love Glow Glaze Stick by Becca

Our Top Picks for the Week of April 15, 2019

A classic dress in a vibrant, floral orange and hot pink feather earrings, this week’s top picks are so bright and cheery. Add a touch of gold, whether in a glow stick for […]
04.11.19
Spring Real Estate Market in Alexandria, VA

Spring Real Estate Market Update

We have officially entered into the heat of the Spring Real Estate Market, which is typically the busiest time of year for buying and selling a home. During these months we tend to […]
04.10.19

How To Make a World-Class Easter Basket

My mom was a class-A superhero when it came to making Easter baskets. Really, any gift basket at all. She had the Midas touch for it. And not to brag too much, but […]
04.08.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of April 8, 2019

Simple elegance and a little bit of whimsy in this week’s top picks, from the most sophisticated apron we’ve ever seen, to a stackable ring and customizable necklaces, from a slip dress that […]
04.04.19

Dine All Day To Support Spring2ACTion! Here’s Where.

It’s April 4, which means Spring2ACTion day, Wednesday, April 10, is just six days away! Spring2ACTion is an online giving day, hosted by ACT for Alexandria, created to support the non-profits doing great […]
04.02.19

Who Do You Love More, Red Barn Mercantile or Penny Post? Let Us Know During Spring2ACTion!

One of my favorite days of the year is Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s day of giving. As a former non-profit fundraiser and a current competitive person, Spring2ACTion is thrilling. I love that Alexandrians near and […]
04.01.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of April 1, 2019

One of my most common typos while editing Stylebook is top icks for top picks, and it makes me chuckle every single time. So when our regular Monday top picks post fell on […]
03.29.19

Outdoor Living: 5 Patio Pieces We Love

The cherry blossoms are about to peak and it’s going to be in the 70s tomorrow: time to think about outdoor living. When you think about your patio or deck, it really should […]
03.28.19

Meet Lifestyle & Product Stylist Sara Raak

It’s safe to say that here at the Patterson Group, we are big fans of strong women who follow their dreams. We are so lucky to have a team of empowering, caring, and […]
03.28.19

Happy National Letter Writing Month!

April is National Letter Writing Month, and we are here for it! Sending mail spreads happiness. In a world of junk mail and texting, the contrast of a thoughtfully handwritten note can absolutely […]
03.25.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 25, 2019

Here are the straws we’ve been looking for! Why not use them in these sweet, ceramic mugs? Also in this week’s top picks, earrings that define elevated basics, and great new bags for […]
03.21.19

Outdoor Alexandria

Break out the sunglasses and sunscreen because we are finally seeing warm temperatures in the long-range forecast. Spring weather has arrived and we are ready to thrive during these sunny days. Between the […]
03.20.19

Red Barn Mercantile Introduces Two New Upholstery Lines (Bonus: They Are Budget Friendly)

When designing a room, we believe in investing in the big impact pieces like art, rugs, window treatments, and sofas. In particular, we believe in investing in the best sofa your budget will […]
03.18.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 18, 2019

The Golden Girls and hot pink-accented running shoes: this week’s top picks are throwbacks in the very best way. We also have a favorite pant in the season’s hottest hue, earrings to go […]


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