Independently owned and operated by DC natives Erin Mara and Henriette Fourcade, the 2,500-square-foot loft-like space at homebody is filled with contemporary furnishings and home products. Quaff eco-conscious colas from a reusable Eco Can drinking bottle, with a biodegradable and BPA-free body that is safe for use in microwaves, dishwashers, and decommissioned Mars rovers ($14.50). Square meals can be squirreled away inside a Box Appetit lunch box ($24.95), which can be, in turn, slipped into a specially designed bag ($7.95). And inside the shop, eyeballs will get a chuckle from quirky doorstops shaped like leaves ($10 each), high-heeled shoes ($9 each), and members of the Partridge family. The store combines designs from renowned and up-and-coming designers, and benefits from the owners' combined 40 years of experience. Though not included in today's Groupon, homebody also adorns abodes with interior-design services.
Over the past 20 years, Greenworks has become a premiere source of exquisite floral creations for the Washington social, corporate, wedding, hospitality, and convention markets. We provide world-class floral design to the finest hotels, private clubs, corporations, embassies, and restaurants in the metropolitan area.
Alston Landscaping ramps up curb appeal with its meticulous lawn-grooming services. Highly trained techs can edge unwieldy weeds from flower beds or retract yard growth with a swift mowing session. Homeowners may also solicit the company’s debris-cleanup services to remove unwanted organic debris from yards and driveways.
One can convey secret messages of love, friendship, and heartbreak through the symbolic colors and species in a flower bouquet. Send coded messages to fellow spies with an enigmatic mix of white daisies and pink roses in a cube vase ($32.95+), plus a small box of chocolates ($9.99+) to provide sustenance during a stakeout. Pair a dramatic yet simple arrangement of red tulips in a clear glass vase ($35) with three Mylar balloons ($14.99), or a pale pink glass vase with carnations, monte cassino, and lisianthus ($29.95+) with a medium stuffed animal ($19.99). Otherwise, use your Groupon to make an extravagant statement with a dozen red roses ($95) or an exotic arrangement of miniature bronze callas, with equisetum stalks styled in the vase ($234.95+) fit for an elegant spa. Ask Convention Floral about its flower-of-the-week special on seasonal flowers.
Home Rule may be smaller than the average Bed, Bath & Beyond, but this cheerful space packs in hundreds of cool kitchen tools, bath accessories and decorative items. The common bond is that the products are distinct, well-made and well-priced. For those in need of a shower curtain, a funky alarm or a wall clock, as well as skin care products or fancy dishwashing soap, the perfect stop is this 14th Street corridor bazaar. Plus, Home Rule stocks top quality kitchen products from brands like Baggu, Bodom, Umbra and Le Creuset. Indeed, for stocking a kitchen with everything from pots and pans to apple corers and zesters, Home Rule rules.
Miss Pixie’s Furnishings & What Not keeps customers coming back with their “blast from the past” apparel and furnishings. Large windows draw customers into the granite floored shop with neon pink walls and unusual chandeliers. The massive vintage store on 14th Street carries everything from old photographs and lunch boxes from the 1950s to vintage mirrors and old lamps to old-school rotary phones, and that’s only the beginning. Miss Pixie’s also has Matchbox cars, old beer glasses and used books and records. Aside from these exercises in knick-knack nostalgia, the store is also a home decorator’s dream. Between the vintage furniture and the unexampled artwork, there’s enough funk here to furnish the most whimsical crib.