Monthly Archives: December 2016

December 12

Does Your Kitchen Need a Makeover?

If holiday entertaining has left you feeling like your kitchen needs some updating, here’s a great list of DC area kitchen specialists.  You can add their numbers to your New Year’s Resolutions. Your Guide to All the People and Businesses Around DC Who Can Remodel Your Kitchen

December 08

Crushworthy Paint Palette

We love the Benjamin Moore 2017 color palette!  The 2017 Color of the Year is called Shadow, and is a dark and stormy purple that looks great contrasted against white, grays and splashes of green.  Ginny is thinking this would be a great color for a front door on a gray house!  While we love […]

December 05

What’s your favorite home style?

My favorite residential architectural period and style was 1920’s and 1930’s colonials.  I love the classic details, the balance and the understated elegance.  I loved the house in Father of the Bride (the remake).  Jennifer loves the charm of Cape Cods.  Many houses now have elements of different styles all mixed together.  Sometimes it works, […]

December 01

Buyers’ Market Advice

Did you know that Great Falls and parts of the McLean market are a buyers’ market right now?  In other parts of Northern Virginia, like Sterling, Reston and Alexandria, homes are selling in 30-45 days, in some cases with bidding wars, which is good for sellers, but not great for buyers. By contrast, in Great […]