Destination Design: Friendship Heights

(Ricky Carioti / The Washington Post)

“All the different kinds of stores bring a real energy here,” says Pam Kellogg Green, owner of the classic home furnishings shop the Kellogg Collection in Friendship Heights.

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Dealing with spring weeds

Dealing with spring weeds

When the days grow longer and warmer, some weeds vegetate, flower and seed at an alarming rate.

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Inside the 2014 D.C. Design House

Inside the 2014 D.C. Design House

Local designers and design firms have redecorated 29 spaces in this 1929 stone Colonial home in Forest Hills.

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Where to shop in Friendship Heights

Where to shop in Friendship Heights

The neighborhood straddling Maryland and the District has an unusual mix of luxury goods and bargains.

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A year to replant rosemary

A year to replant rosemary

Most Washington winters don’t faze this aromatic herb, but this wasn’t most Washington winters.

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Dealing with spring weeds

Dealing with spring weeds

When the days grow longer and warmer, some weeds vegetate, flower and seed at an alarming rate.

How to clean the gaps between floorboards

How to clean the gaps between floorboards

Plus, a Chevy Chase reader is interested in restoring grids in windows.

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Start corn in your crib

Start corn in your crib

Planting the corn indoors and then transplanting ensures an early crop.

How to paint a brass fireplace surround

How to paint a brass fireplace surround

Use stove paint, which stands up to heat so well that it can be used even on the exterior of wood or gas stoves.

Society6 brings art to your walls, floor and more

Society6 brings art to your walls, floor and more

Society6’s line of area rugs is the newest addition to the Web site’s growing collection of home goods.

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Inside the Workshop: How three artisans make a living

Inside the Workshop: How three artisans make a living

Meet three local artisans who turned skill and passion into a hands-on career.

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Set your table with this dinnerware

Set your table with this dinnerware

Here are the china patterns and that speak to designers now — and will still be talking later.

Fashion plates of dinnerware

Fashion plates of dinnerware

Today’s dinnerware has so much variety: gold and platinum edging, colorful patterns, new shapes and vintage-reproduction designs.

Home and garden tours in the D.C. area

Home and garden tours in the D.C. area

Shake off winter’s chill, help raise money for a local charity and get a history lesson by taking a home or garden tour in your area.

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Essential gardening tools

Essential gardening tools

Here are some of the 50 tools author Bill Laws highlights in his book, “A History of the Garden in Fifty Tools.”

How to repair an antique barometer

How to repair an antique barometer

Some clock repair shops can do it, but be aware of shipping rules regarding mercury.

Organizing and storing winter gear

Organizing and storing winter gear

Winter’s finally gone. Here’s what to do with coats, scarves, gloves, hats and boots.

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D.C. Design House 2014: Pick your favorite space

D.C. Design House 2014: Pick your favorite space

Local designers revamped 29 spaces in this 1929 stone Colonial home. Which one’s your favorite?

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Go nuts for squirrel decor

Go nuts for squirrel decor

Beautiful and maybe a little bizarre, these home and garden accessories will give you a taste of Squirrel Week year-round.

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2014 kitchen design trends

2014 kitchen design trends

These are the features to be found in the hottest kitchens this year.

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The slaws of nature

The slaws of nature

Modern coleslaw is the salad of summer barbecues, fish fries and picnics.

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Cleaning up after a rough winter

Cleaning up after a rough winter

If you are convinced a cherished shrub is dead, don’t be: It may return with vigor from its established roots.

How to clean a stained shower curtain, and more

How to clean a stained shower curtain, and more

What to do about a stained shower curtain, and what size ceiling diffuser to get in this week’s How To.