Winners at the DC Design House

No contest here. According to the latest polling numbers over at The Washington Post, Aidan Design‘s Nadia Suburan (using furnishings and accessories from Victoria Sanchez of Victoria at Home), blew away the competition at this year’s DC Design House, racking up 817 votes for her deep-blue wine tasting room.     Nadia’s adjoining kitchen was […]

Victoria Sanchez, at Home

To attend this elegant affair last week at Victoria at Home, Old Town’s newest interiors boutique, you’d never know the blood, sweat and tears that went in to opening it. Victoria Sanchez, one of my best design friends (er, best friends, period), made her decades of dreaming a reality when she opened the shop on […]

Victoria Sanchez’s Garden

I seem to bump into designer Victoria Sanchez pretty often these days, and she’s always telling me about how her garden is growing. So I finally convinced me to send some pictures. Now that it’s cooled off somewhat from last week’s heat wave, gardens beckon once again — especially here, where Victoria’s collections of day […]

Bare Bones at the DC Design House

Walking through a designer showhouse before it’s been decorated really brings home the giant task designers have on their hands — and they only have a month or so to beautify it. The organizers of the DC Design House, which will benefit the National Children’s Medical Center when it opens to tours April 9 through […]