“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 your traveling easier, then we have you covered. Our staff has picked some of their favorite last-minute necessities that will ease you into the Christmas homestretch like a champ. In order to get things marked off your list, we will have special holiday hours over these last few days. For you last-minute shoppers like me, we will be open from 10am-8pm on Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22nd, Sunday, December 23rd from 10am- 6pm, and Christmas Eve from 10am-4pm. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Kathy: A breeze to pack, the Carry On Cocktail Kit includes all the essentials you need to craft two top-shelf drinks mid-flight. (Available at Red Barn Mercantile, $25)

Suzanne: ‘Tis the season for these hilarious and practical cocktail napkins. (Available at Penny Post, $10)

Lisa: So many fun tassels to choose from. These necklaces are a beautiful way to add a pop of color to any ensemble. (Available at Red Barn Mercantile, $50)

Beth: With numbered dot pages, the Rhodia Goalbook is a great option for bullet journaling, and an overall great way to organize your daily and long-term tasks. (Available at Penny Post, $30)

Victoria: The Delfonics wood ballpoint pen has a sleek design and a comfortable grip, perfect for daily jots. (Available at Penny Post, $12.50)

MaryJo: A natural alternative to plastic wrap, Bee’s Wrap is washable, reusable, and compostable. A thoughtful gift for everyone, including the environment! (Available at Red Barn Mercantile, $16-$20)

Emily: Delicious and festive, Poppy’s holiday popcorn and popcorn bark flavors are perfect party favors. (Available at Penny Post, $20)


  • The latest from Amy
Owner Amy Rutherford started Red Barn because she wanted to deliver a service — to provide both old and new in one place. No longer will busy shoppers be limited to reproductions or forced to shop multiple flea markets for the look or gifts they want. The trick in blending old and new, vintage and modern, classic and quirky, is balance. And Amy’s knack for mixing rustic antiques with urban chic has created a look that is both fresh and familiar.

Red Barn Mercantile opened its doors in September 2007 with a single vision in mind: providing old and new to offer our customers signature whole-room designs at great prices.

We’re more than a furniture boutique and provide more personalized service than a big box retailer. We work hard to bring you the highest quality furniture and gifts, the most unique conversation starters, wall hangings and accent pieces, whether they come from off-the-beaten-track flea markets, or the latest designers.


1117 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314


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