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A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

A Preview of Spaces 21, 22 & 23 at the 2012 DC Design House

This is the Eighth of an Eight-Part Feature on the designers’ vision and progress at the DC Design House, which is now open through May 13th. The DC Design House benefits Children's National Medical Center.

Victoria Sanchez of Victoria Sanchez Interiors in Alexandria, VA, www.victoriasanchezinteriors.com, was inspired by her own children for the design of Space 21, the Teenager’s Getaway. “I looked to their likes and dislikes, and their wants and desires as I created this design,” says Sanchez, who is excited to part of the Design House but also knows the amount of work that had to be completed in a short period of time.

Selling Your Home When You Have A Pet (or Pets!)

Selling Your Home When You Have A Pet (or Pets!)

One of the questions we get asked frequently is how to manage selling your home when you have a pet. After all, a pet is really part of your family. And you want to minimize the disruption showings may cause, while at the same time making sure your home is as appealing as possible. So - what’s the best way to handle this situation?

GAYLORD NATIONAL UNVEILS PLANS FOR NEW PREMIER, OUTDOOR WATERFRONT VENUE

GAYLORD NATIONAL UNVEILS PLANS FOR NEW PREMIER, OUTDOOR WATERFRONT VENUE

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center kicks off  the fall season with the announcement of its newest premier outdoor waterfront venue,  RiverView Terrace,  slated to open in Spring 2012.

“We are thrilled to see the construction of RiverView Terrace rapidly underway,” said Phil Coffey, Gaylord National's Senior Vice President and General Manager.  “The transformation of one of our prime outdoor areas will allow us to further set the standard for unique events in the Washington region and deliver an unparalleled experience for social gatherings.”

Forecast Shows Home and Job Expansion for Reston

According to a study and forecast by the George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis, the number of homes and jobs in Reston will see rapid growth in the future. According to the forecast, the number of homes in Reston will more than triple by 2050; job growth will also boom.

The study points to factors such as the extension of the Metro service which is expected to service Wiehle Avenue in Reston by 2013. The Metro expansion also includes extension to Tyson’s Corner, Herndon, Dulles Airport, and finally, Ashburn.

Annual Reston Home Tour Coming Soon

Saturday, October 16th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. marks the 9th Annual Reston Home Tour. This self-guided tour will feature five distinctive private homes and ticket proceeds will benefit the Reston Museum. The tour also showcases The Nature House.

Reston Home Tour tickets include the tour map and are available for purchase:

Online: $30 at www.restonmuseum.org

In Person: $25 until October 8; $30 October 9-16 at Reston Museum, Lake Anne Florist, Appalachian Spring, GRACE, The Wine Cabinet at North Point, The Nature House.