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.
03.13.19

My Kitchen Intervention

Moving into a new house is the perfect opportunity to start new and fresh. We tend to think about new furniture, new decor, maybe new linens. Something we don’t always think about is […]
03.11.19

Maybe Sparks Don’t Need To Fly

People think our business is about fashion and shopping and it is…kind of. When I think about all the closets and wardrobes we have worked on in the last 10 years (nearly 2,000), […]
03.11.19

Introducing Penny Perks

In September, Penny Post celebrated its first anniversary. I cannot tell you how grateful we are to all of our supporters for making the first year as successful as we hoped it would […]
03.11.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 11, 2019

Mood: spring! And we are here for it, from a delicate necklace perfect for more open necklines, like the ones on these two dresses, to a floral (floral!) soccer ball that clearly I […]
03.05.19

Drop a Line with These New Lines at Penny Post

Emily and I recently made our semi-annual pilgrimage to New York City for NY Now, the international gift show. This year was the first time the National Stationery Show was combined with the […]
03.04.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 4, 2019

So ready to ditch the heavy winter coat, and these cute spring jackets are just driving that point home. The rest of the week’s top picks also have spring vibes, from a mask […]
02.28.19

Alexandria Spring Roundup

There’s a lot to look forward to in Alexandria’s spring season. Between celebrity tall ships, new breweries, and boutiques, there will be something for everyone. Here’s our roundup for what excites us the […]
02.28.19

Behind the Design: The Shoe Hive’s Retail Refresh

We love a makeover story here at Stylebook. There is just something so compelling about a fresh look and the renewed energy it brings. But change doesn’t come about magically; it takes vision […]
02.27.19

Bacon, Bacon, Bacon

We are taking a big shift from design and upholstery sales (which, you are in luck, has been extended to March 17) to…bacon. Yes, bacon. For all my carnivorous friends out there, this […]
02.25.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of February 25, 2019

Spring travel plans on the horizon? Lucky you! Even luckier because this week’s top picks include items perfect for travel. We have a straw hat that you can pack (yes, really), a light […]
02.22.19

Kiskadee’s Own Marie Kondo

If you haven’t been living under a rock, you are well aware of who Marie Kondo is. I admit I binge watched all of the episodes of Tidying Up. I especially love the […]
02.21.19

Tips from the Pros To Keep Your Pup Happy This Winter

The snow is officially back on the ground in Alexandria. The fluffy, winter wonderland is beautiful, but the chilly temperatures can be a little ruff for our furry friends. Entertaining cooped-up canines can […]
02.20.19

Upholstery Sale Design Inspiration, Part Four: Lindsay Boudreaux of Shotgun Double

“Where do I start?” is the question everyone asks when faced with a big home project. The answer is easy. Find that one thing that, as Marie Kondo would say, sparks joy and […]
02.18.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of February 18, 2019

It’s always interesting to me how the top picks invariably come together to accurately portray the mood of the moment. This week, we clearly have spring on our minds with a mix of […]
02.13.19

Our Local, Last-Minute Valentine’s Favorites

Whether you’re single or have a sweetheart, Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday to share the love. But between chocolates, roses, and champagne (oh my!), even Cupid would find planning that perfect evening […]


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