About Us

Located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, Red Barn Mercantile is a family-run boutique specializing in home furnishings, linens, gifts, and home decor.

We work very hard to bring you the highest quality furniture, conversation starters, and the most beautiful accent pieces from all over the world. We also pride ourselves in having an extensive collection of books, toys and gifts for children of all ages. It’s easy to get lost browsing our shelves as there are treasures tucked in every corner.

introducing

Our Team

Amy, President

Born & Raised: Air Force Brat

Sign: Cancer

Pet's Name: Maggie

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Fall

Favorite Product: Evangeline Lightweight Herringbone Throw

Jessica, Store Manager

Born & Raised: Colorado Springs, CO

Sign: Aquarius

Pet's Name: Piper & Piper

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Fall

Favorite Product: Cavallini Puzzles

Kathy, Buyer

Born & Raised: Northern NJ

Sign: Leo

Pet's Name: Annie

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Spring

Favorite Product: Farmhouse Pottery

Leigh Ann, Design Manager

Born & Raised: Pittsburgh, PA

Sign: Aries

Pet's Name: Hudson & Luigi

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Fall

Favorite Product: E. Frances Little Notes

Cecilia, Sales

Born & Raised: Alexandria, VA

Sign: Libra

Pet's Name: Macon & Ellie

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Fall

Favorite Product: Dash & Albert Rugs

Ariel, Special Projects Manager

Born & Raised: Alexandria, VA

Sign: Gemini

Pet's Name: Orion

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Fall

Favorite Product: Begging Lab Mini Pillow

Lisa, Digital Media Manager

Born & Raised: St. Louis, MO

Sign: Aquarius

Pet's Name: I have zero pets. I have a fair share of animal art, however.

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Fall

Favorite Product: Windrow Berry Bowl

Erin, Sales

Born & Raised: Annapolis, MD
Sign: Taurus
Pet's Name: Poppy
Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Summer
Favorite Product: Jellycat Manatee

Caroline, Sales

Born & Raised: Alexandria, VA 
Sign: Taurus
Pet’s Name: Helly
Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Winter 
Favorite Product: Sydney Hale Co. Candles

Anne, Sales

Born & Raised: Born in Germany, raised in Africa
Sign: Cancer
Pet's Name: Hobbes, Eclipse and Skye
Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Summer
Favorite Product: Dash & Albert Cotton Woven Throw (Cameron)

On The Blog

Valentine's Day Gifts for Littles
Valentine's Day Gifts for Littles
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Support Alexandria Black History Museum
Support Alexandria Black History Museum
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Semi-Annual Upholstery Sale + Floor Samples
Semi-Annual Upholstery Sale + Floor Samples
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Our After-Christmas Sale Is ON!
Our After-Christmas Sale Is ON!
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What To Know When Hostess Gifting
What To Know When Hostess Gifting
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A Crafty, Crafty Gift Guide
A Crafty, Crafty Gift Guide
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Everyone's A Winner!
Everyone's A Winner!
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Plaid Friday + Small Business Saturday
Plaid Friday + Small Business Saturday
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Our Holiday Unveiling Is November 3!
Our Holiday Unveiling Is November 3!
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Shop Our Catstudio Trunk Show October 7-9!
Shop Our Catstudio Trunk Show October 7-9!
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October Good Works Wednesdays
October Good Works Wednesdays
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What Is A Shrub?
What Is A Shrub?
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Good. Works. Wednesdays in September
Good. Works. Wednesdays in September
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Celebrate Our Anniversaries With Us!
Celebrate Our Anniversaries With Us!
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Ready To Deliver Upholstery!
Ready To Deliver Upholstery!
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The Season Of The Salad Freak
The Season Of The Salad Freak
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What Is A Coastal Grandmother And How Do I Become One?
What Is A Coastal Grandmother And How Do I Become One?
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Animal Love: Good. Works. Wednesdays in August
Animal Love: Good. Works. Wednesdays in August
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Independent Retailer Month
Independent Retailer Month
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ACPS Backpack and School Supply Drive
ACPS Backpack and School Supply Drive
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Staff Picks: Good. Works. Wednesdays in July
Staff Picks: Good. Works. Wednesdays in July
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It's Hard To Find The Right Words, But We Will Not Stay Silent
It's Hard To Find The Right Words, But We Will Not Stay Silent
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Pine Cone Hill + Dash & Albert Trunk Show
Pine Cone Hill + Dash & Albert Trunk Show
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Father's Day Gifts for the Man Who Has Everything
Father's Day Gifts for the Man Who Has Everything
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Good. Works. Wednesday: Pride Month
Good. Works. Wednesday: Pride Month
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Annie Selke Sale - Garanimals for Your Home? Yes, Please!
Annie Selke Sale - Garanimals for Your Home? Yes, Please!
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Lavender Field Trip with Red Barn Mercantile
Lavender Field Trip with Red Barn Mercantile
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April Showers and May Flowers
April Showers and May Flowers
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Introducing Red Barn Mercantile Field Trips
Introducing Red Barn Mercantile Field Trips
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My Market Favorite Has Arrived!
My Market Favorite Has Arrived!
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Good.Works.Wednesday: May
Good.Works.Wednesday: May
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Mother's Day Gifts
Mother's Day Gifts
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Spring2ACTion!
Spring2ACTion!
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Earth Day Round Up
Earth Day Round Up
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Good. Works. Wednesday: April
Good. Works. Wednesday: April
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A Helen Olivia Workshop Just For Us
A Helen Olivia Workshop Just For Us
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Is Cisco Furniture Really Worth the Wait?
Is Cisco Furniture Really Worth the Wait?
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Women’s History Month + Good. Works. Wednesday
Women’s History Month + Good. Works. Wednesday
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Shopkeepers for Schools
Shopkeepers for Schools
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Black History Month & Good. Works. Wednesday
Black History Month & Good. Works. Wednesday
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A Gift Guide for Your Favorite Neighbor
A Gift Guide for Your Favorite Neighbor
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A Gift Guide For Those Hitting The Road
A Gift Guide For Those Hitting The Road
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Everyone's A Winner at Red Barn Mercantile & Penny Post
Everyone's A Winner at Red Barn Mercantile & Penny Post
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A Gift Guide to Nostalgia
A Gift Guide to Nostalgia
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Plaid Friday & Small Business Saturday
Plaid Friday & Small Business Saturday
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Old Town Cookie Crawl
Old Town Cookie Crawl
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Our Annual Holiday Unveiling is November 4!
Our Annual Holiday Unveiling is November 4!
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Very Big Shoes to Fill!
Very Big Shoes to Fill!
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Terrafirma Ceramics Trunk Show
Terrafirma Ceramics Trunk Show
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Evangeline Trunk Show at Red Barn Mercantile
Evangeline Trunk Show at Red Barn Mercantile
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