My Day In Alexandria

On an Instagram poll last week, we asked, and you answered! Our Stylebook Readers voted to see a full day through Alexandria. I was so excited this option won – what better way […]

Father’s Day Man-spiration

The vast majority of the women in my life are “professional enthusiasts.” Typically, I can find something that they will love from any local boutique (or at least flowers and a gift card […]

Hashtag Reno Life

Last August, Sean and I moved our family from Alexandria down to Charlottesville. It was always a mere pipedream (especially for my wahoo husband), but then COVID-19 pushed us to take the risk. […]

Happy Birthday, Boxwood!

Happy second birthday to Boxwood. We opened our doors in April of 2019 and like to say that we made enough decent decisions to survive and not too many bad decisions to fail. All […]

Proving, Once Again, that Virginia is for Lovers

Sometimes I worry that I’ve watered down my love. I throw out love for objects in Boxwood like beads at a Mardi Gras parade. Sort of like exclamation points – the more I […]

Designer Spotlight: Katie Kime

I love all things Texas. Over a decade ago, Sean and I lived in Austin while he worked for Dell, I worked for Public Strategies and we both ate queso for at least […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Home

As we continue to find all the ways possible to mark special occasions (but without creating more work for ourselves), we came up with this Valentine’s Day table in a bag! Art directed by […]

DRY January? More like DIY January. 

Look, stuff is getting bad again. Holiday hangovers, winter, COVID strains, scary protests… I won’t keep going. So, if you’re like me and would rather be in denial – perhaps it’s time to […]

Gift Guide No. 05: Last Minute & Stocking Stuffers

The countdown is on! It’s the final weekend before Christmas, so it is officially time to get all of your shopping done. But, don’t worry, it’s not too late to find really amazing […]

Gift Guide No. 04: Splurge

We all need some serious holiday cheer… and sometimes that means going totally overboard. If you feel like you want to splurge for that special someone with the perfect gift, we’ve got you […]

Gift Guide No. 03: For Him

He’s always the hardest to shop for, and he’s had quite the year too. We’ve made it easy to find the perfect gift for the man in your life with our For Him […]

Gift Guide No. 02: For Her

Whether it’s a BFF, sister-in-law, mom, or wife, we all have special women in our lives. Here are some gifts that they (or you!) will be thrilled to open this year. (Let’s be […]

Gift Guide No. 01: Thoughtful & Economical

Believe it or not, we’ve almost made it to the end of 2020. That means the holidays are here… and it means we’re here to help with our annual gift guides packed full […]

Irresistibly Italian for the Holidays

The story of Vietri starts how all great stories do (before 2020) – three women go on vacation to Italy. But first, some history. Lee Gravely was born in Lynchburg, VA in 1925, […]

Please Allow Me to Introduce…

As November and the season of giving thanks is upon us, I thought it was only appropriate to introduce you to the Boxwood people who make the shop warm and welcoming for every […]

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