04.17.19

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 […]
04.10.19

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 […]
04.02.19

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 […]
03.20.19

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 […]
03.11.19

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 […]
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 […]
02.20.19

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 […]
02.11.19

Upholstery + Rug Sale Design Inspiration, Part 3: Alison Giese Interiors

First, let me just get this out of the way, all Dash & Albert rugs, rug pads, throws, and accessories will be on sale 20 percent off from February 14th to the 20th. Okay. […]
02.11.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of February 11, 2019

From spectacular diamond studs to a statement sweater, a cute clutch to a Fair Trade tote, a calligraphy-inspired liquid eyeliner to a fresh take on a moto jacket, let’s just call this week’s […]
02.04.19

Upholstery Sale Design Inspiration, Part 2: Regan Billingsley Interiors

Did you all see Madelyn’s foyer light fixture post last week? If not, then read it ASAP. It was brilliant! Not only did we get a sneak peek into her beautiful home, we […]
02.04.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of February 4, 2019

Little pops of something special seem to be the theme of this week’s top picks, from the luminous shine of Tahitian black pearl to mini gold studs or eye-catching crinkles embellishing slides; from […]
01.29.19

Upholstery Sale Design Inspiration, Part 1: Kristin Try Fine Art & Interiors

This Friday, February 1 starts our semi-annual Upholstery Sale and to mark the occasion we thought it would be fun to give our Design Collective designers one upholstered piece and two other accent […]
01.28.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of January 28, 2019

We’re coming up on Valentine’s Day and this week’s top picks include some sweet, sentimental, and sparkly options for your loved ones. In the buy-now-wear-now department, we have a dress from a customer-favorite […]


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