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

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: Alexandria Tote

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

Erin, Sales

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

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 (Cameroon)

Jen, Sales

Born & Raised: Born in Phoenix, AZ but I'm an Air Force brat, so raised all over the world

Sign: Pisces

Pet's Name: Ruby

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Summer

Favorite Product: So hard to pick!  Terrafirma & Jellycat

Greta, Sales

Born & Raised: Alexandria, VA & Ramstein, Germany
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Pet’s Name: No pets of our own yet, but we adore my husband's family dog Charlie Brown! 
Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Summer
Favorite Product: Terrafirma Pottery

Jessica, Sales

Born & Raised: Alexandria, VA

Sign: Taurus

Pet's Name: Sammy

Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall: Fall

Favorite Product: Redback Cards

On The Blog

Good. Works. Wednesdays in June: Safe Space NOVA
Good. Works. Wednesdays in June: Safe Space NOVA
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Graduation Gifts
Graduation Gifts
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Announcing Red Barn Mercantile’s Cookbook Club!
Announcing Red Barn Mercantile’s Cookbook Club!
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Good. Works. Wednesdays in May: Support The Lee-Fendall House
Good. Works. Wednesdays in May: Support The Lee-Fendall House
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A Note From Amy
A Note From Amy
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Spring2ACTion on April 26!
Spring2ACTion on April 26!
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Good. Works. Wednesday: UpCycle Creative Reuse Center
Good. Works. Wednesday: UpCycle Creative Reuse Center
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Easter Basket Treasures
Easter Basket Treasures
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Good. Works. Wednesday + BRAWS
Good. Works. Wednesday + BRAWS
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Pi Day Celebration with Red Barn Mercantile & Chadwicks
Pi Day Celebration with Red Barn Mercantile & Chadwicks
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A Recipe For The Perfect Game Night
A Recipe For The Perfect Game Night
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Cisco Home Upholstery Sale Is Still Going Strong!
Cisco Home Upholstery Sale Is Still Going Strong!
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Shopkeepers for Schools: An Extra Credit Event
Shopkeepers for Schools: An Extra Credit Event
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What’s the Deal with Stair Runners?
What’s the Deal with Stair Runners?
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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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