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Mari-Jane Williams

Community News Editor, Local LivingWashington, D.C.


Designer Barbara Polhemus creates a bright space with room to move around.

  • Aug 25, 2016

Designer Elizabeth Krial chooses dinnerware with a modern vibe.

  • Aug 18, 2016

Designer Carrie Miller updates a retreat while keeping it comfortable.

  • Aug 11, 2016

A long, narrow space gets an update from Barbara Brown Interiors.

  • Jul 28, 2016

Designer Sarah Richardson chooses items that will make a great first impression.

  • Jul 21, 2016

For a stylish space that can stand up to kids, choose durable fabrics and finishes.

  • Jul 14, 2016

Happy Mundane blogger Jonathan Lo shares his picks for the hippest seating options.

  • Jul 7, 2016

Budget-minded homeowners don’t need all new furniture. They just need to rethink their space. (And a bit of color doesn’t hurt.)

  • Jun 30, 2016

Splurge or Save: A comfortable reading nook doesn’t have to be ugly.

  • Jun 23, 2016

Read the transcript from week's Home Front chat.

  • May 12, 2016
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A lifelong resident of Northern Virginia, Mari-Jane Williams edits community news for Local Living and the Extras. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, two kids and cat. When she’s not parenting, she’s reading or cooking. And she is waiting patiently for the local football team to return to its former glory.
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