HOME & DESIGN

Benefiting the Reston Historic Trust & Museum Reston Home Tour Chairperson Marnie Schaar grew up in Reston and has been selling real estate with Long & Foster, Inc. for 16 years.  This is her second year in charge of the Reston Home Tour. Her predecessor, Bonnie Haukness, has taught her the ropes and is still […]

Choosing the right contractor or design firm to make improvements on your home can be messy. Narrow your scope and start with a list of the best. Fisher Group LLC Design Build Renovate   Whole House Remodeling Kitchens and Baths Additions Interior Design Basements   703.750.1151 4119 Chatelain Road, Annandale, VA 2200 www.designbuildrenovate.com DESIGN/BUILD Fisher [...]

Celebrate the arrival of the cherry blossoms with blush-toned accent pieces from these local home stores. Blush pink has a certain subtlety that’s reminiscent of a Parisian parlour.  But you don’t need your passport to add some French flair to your home. These little luxuries from local home stores will help you incorporate the cherry […]

Mindfulness and Utility Shape 2018’s Gardening Trends In 2018, gardens will do much more than provide attractive accents around homes. Environmental concerns and awareness of the calming effects of nature are having a big impact on garden design and plant selection. People are turning to gardens to escape, unplug and rejuvenate their minds by creating […]

Simplifying gives both you and those in your community a fresh start. While January is often thought of as a time of renewal, it can also represent a fresh start—in more ways than one. Come the early part of the year, homeowners are getting restless. They’re thinking about putting their homes on the spring market […]

How technology is changing the way people find and sell homes. Technology is causing some confusion today about whether people really need to use a Realtor to buy or sell a house. People think that with all the online portals and real estate websites, they have all they need online. Yet all you have to […]

A current Febreze campaign states “You’ve gone nose blind” to things like pet odors in your car or smells in your home. Scientifically, they’re correct. When you enter a new environment, you quickly notice the distinct odors, whether they are of smelly gym shoes, cigarette smoke, or cinnamon-scented air freshener. However, once you’ve been in […]