From Eliza French. Follow her on Twitter @elizaenbref; email her at eliza[AT]borderstan.com.
Just as beautiful spring weather finally comes to DC, some local businesses are offering an opportunity for DC residents to make our indoor surroundings more beautiful, as well.
Retail stores and local art galleries will offer giveaways and host seminars and demos from experts in design and remodeling.
Customers at any of the participating stores can enter in a drawing for free gifts from the vendors, including gift cards of up to $300.
Color of the Year
The weekend highlights the Pantone 2013 color of the year, Emerald. Window displays at some of the participating businesses (Vastu, Foundry, Timothy Paul Bedding & Home, Timothy Paul Carpets & Textiles, Miss Pixies Furnishing’s & Whatnot and Showroom 1412) are currently showcasing the color.
Seminars and Demonstrations
Seminars and demonstrations take place on Saturday, with one repeat session on Sunday at Room & Board with HGTV “Design Star” winner Danielle Colding. Other program highlights include a 3 pm session on Saturday at Urban Essentials on “overcoming the challenges of small sized spaces,” which sounds promising for Borderstan residents.
For those more interested in DIY renovations than the finer points of design, Capital Carpet LLC will host a demonstration on installing hardwood floors at 11 am on Saturday.
Visit the WFP Home and Design website for a full list of the businesses, details about the giveaways and a schedule of lectures and demonstrations.
- What: WFP Home and Design Weekend.
- When: Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14, 11 am to 6 pm both days.
- Where: 14th Street and U Street corridors.