01.22.21

How to Define Your Style

Starting up new projects is always a thrill for us. We love the design process, of course, but we also love getting to know our clients and really putting the pieces of the […]
12.18.20

Shopping Close to Home this Holiday Season

We love the holiday season – really, what’s not to love about beautiful décor, the smell of Christmas trees, and finding special gifts for the people you love most. This year has been, […]
11.20.20

If You Could Only Design One Room in Your House, it Should be…

The answer can differ from client to client (as you might have expected), but there are trends on the most requested spaces and we’ve also found those trends have shifted during COVID. Now […]
10.23.20

Our Favorite High Point Finds

We are happy to report that High Point did not disappoint this year! Earlier this month we told you how excited we were to head to High Point for the fall market. Spring […]
10.02.20

High Point Here We Come!

It turns out when people stay at home all of the time… it leads them to want to accomplish home projects that might have been on the back burner for a while. Our […]
10.02.20

Street Style: Courtney of Ivy Lane Living

In today’s street style we’re chatting with Courtney Cox of Ivy Lane Living. With a background in fashion and a love for all things design, Courtney and her business partner Alex Deringer opened […]
08.21.20

Ivy Lane Living’s New Showroom

As we mentioned briefly in last month’s post, we are incredibly excited about our new showroom in our ground-floor space. This new space is going to give us so much more room to […]
07.24.20

A Special Backyard Production: Theatre During COVID

Art is special, it is needed, and it is needed especially during these uncertain times. It allows us to express ourselves in ways that we may not be able to do otherwise (are […]
06.19.20

Creating a Beautiful Entryway

You only get one chance to make a first impression! Your entryway is the first thing that guests will see when they enter into your home, so it’s one of the most important […]
05.22.20

Homework Stations: Now Needed More Than Ever

As we are all suffering figuring our way through homeschooling and distance learning, one thing that has become clear is that having one place, or station where the kids can do their work […]
04.24.20

Meet Stacey Lewis: Artist and Mask Maker

We love what we do, and we’re lucky to still be able (with some adjustments!) to keep working with our clients and creating beautiful spaces for people to call home. We are also […]
04.03.20

What We’re Watching and Reading

As many of us have a little more time on our hands than usual, it seems we’re all on the lookout for the next great binge and/or book recommendation. If you’ve already made […]
03.20.20

Going Green

With social distancing as the new normal in our daily lives, it’s likely you missed celebrating St. Patrick’s Day the festive way you usually would. We thought it might be fun to celebrate […]
02.28.20

Kids’ Room Refresh

Alex and I (and the Ivy Lane team!) are currently working on a large project to help update a whole home. While some bigger construction projects are going on in the family room […]
01.17.20

Helping Create Homes for the Homeless

You may hear it often, and you should believe it to be true, that Alexandria is a uniquely tight-knit community (almost a small town vibe) that prides itself on supporting each other. Each […]


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