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Posted by on Nov 11, 2016 | 0 comments

Join Us: November 11 Lantern Walk for Love & Humanity

Join Us: November 11 Lantern Walk for Love & Humanity

It has only been a week since our Annual Del Ray Neighborhood Lantern Walk, but it has gotten significantly darker within this past week. Tonight, November 11, we will gather again and walk through the Arlandria neighborhood. Please join us! We will meet in front of Ease Yoga at the corner of Mt Vernon and Commonwealth Avenues at 5:30 p.m. From there we will walk through the Arlandria neighborhood and return to Ease Yoga at 6:30 p.m. Bring a lantern, candle, flashlight or anything that creates a warm glow. If you have questions or want to see the route, please visit the Facebook event...

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Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 | 0 comments

Warm Thanks to Our April Sponsors

Warm Thanks to Our April Sponsors

This month we’re excited to welcome two new sponsors to DIY Del Ray, realtor Jen Walker and azure b llc. Jen Walker, Realtor, McEnearney Associates Website | Facebook | Twitter If you don’t know Jen Walker personally, then surely you’ve seen her name on for-sale signs in front of Del Ray homes or attended one of the many local events she sponsors every year such as Cinema Del Ray, the Del Ray Music Festival, or the annual Alexandria Turkey Trot, to name a few. Without a doubt, Jen is dedicated to the community and one of the many reasons Del Ray is such a thriving and fun place to live. If you’re looking to sell your home or are considering a move to the area, give Jen a call! azure b llc Website | Facebook | Twitter In a post earlier this month on kitchen composting, you may have seen mention of the compact composters available through azure b llc. A great addition to an eco-friendly home of any size,...

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Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 | 0 comments

Our Marvelous March Sponsors

Our Marvelous March Sponsors

This month we say thank you to four incredible local businesses as our March sponsors on DIY Del Ray. If you’d like to feature your business on this site, we’d love to talk to you. Read more about being a sponsor or contact us today. fibre space™ Contact: http://www.fibrespace.com | Facebook | Twitter Danielle Romanetti got her start running Knit-a-Gogo, a business that hosted knitting classes around the metro D.C. area, often at St. Elmo’s coffee shop in Del Ray. She thinks of her fibre space™ store in historic Old Town, Alexandria as an extension of Knit-a-Gogo. It’s been fun to see how successful her business has become, so successful that the store is bursting at its seams. Danielle is planning a move to a new space at 1219 King Street in May where they’ll have tons more space to do what they do best: sell unique yarns and fibres from hand-dyed, independent, local, and U.S.-made sources for knitting, crocheting and spinning, and host classes, yarn tastings, movie nights and more....

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Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Thanks to our February Sponsors

Thanks to our February Sponsors

A HUGE thank you to our February sponsors on DIY Del Ray. Here’s more about these locally owned and operated businesses. If you’d like to feature your business on this site, we’d love to talk to you. Read more about being a sponsor or contact us today. The Natural Source Contact: http://www.suehenry.lifemax.net Sue Henry has a beautiful studio where she prints on textiles using her hand-carved linoleum blocks. Lately, she’s undertaken a small business venture as a distributor of a raw food, a chia-seed blend called Mila. Once you get to know her, you’re sure to get an invitation to one of her inspiring Super Food luncheons as I did last summer, where you’ll enjoy smoothies and soups, enriched with one of “nature’s perfect food.” An entrepreneur and artist, Sue is also a mother, wife, baker, traveler and yogi, dedicated to changing the health and wealth of people across the globe. Markitecture Consulting Contact: http://www.markitectureconsulting.com When local Del Ray resident Chris Denby launched Markitecture in 2009, he was mixing two of his...

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Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 | 86 comments

We Heart Yarn: Win $50 from fibre space

We Heart Yarn: Win $50 from fibre space

We’re so excited to announce our first giveaway on DIY Del Ray — a $50 gift certificate for fibre spaceTM in Old Town Alexandria, VA. fibre spaceTM owned by Danielle Romanetti (whose home we featured a while back), specializes in unique yarns and fibres from hand-dyed, independent, local and U.S.-made sources for knitting, crochet and spinning. In addition to yarn, they offer a wide selection of classes, designer workshops, yarn “tastings,” movie nights and more. PRIZE: One (1) $50 gift certificate to fibre spaceTM in Old Town Alexandria, VA. DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 13 at 11:59 pm EST. WINNER: One lucky winner will be chosen by random.org and notified on Thursday, February 14 by email. We’ll also announce the winner on this blog post and our social sites — make sure you like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for additional notice. Winner will have 48 hours to respond or else another name will be selected. PRIZE REDEEMABLE: The gift certificate can be used in store and in person...

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