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All events will take place at the house, there is no need to register in advance. Seminars are approximately 30 minutes unless noted in its description and included in your ticket purchase.

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May 2016

$100.00


Design House Preview Party

May 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Includes a tour of the house with an opportunity to talk with each designer, a wine bar hosted by Pollak Vineyard, cocktail hors d’oeuvres by Harvest Moon Catering, music by Eve Watters, and a Silent Auction.  Items up for auction include a stunning jewelry piece by Gabriel Ofiesh, golf and overnight accommodations from Keswick Hall, a custom-made replica cricket table from Gibson Design Group, a beach house stay on Seabrook Island, SC, a fabulous jewelry piece by Esbe Designs, and…

Organized by: Cville Design House

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Mother’s Day

May 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Design House.  Bring mom to see the best in interior design in Charlottesville.  Visit the boutique and the Art Gallery. Buy mom that perfect gift and 30% of all purchases go to the Shelter. Enjoy lunch at Keswick Hall after your visit and get 10% off your meal when showing your Design House ticket.  

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ColorSnap Digital Color Tools – Donna J. Alterio, Sherwin Williams

May 10, 2016 @ 11:00 am and 2:00 pm

Come and learn how to use the new ColorSnap Digital Color Tools by Sherwin Williams. Visualize paint colors in the snap of the finger.  Paint your own spaces instantly on the iPad.  Create inspiration from your own images and Pinterest boards." Presented by Donna J. D'Alterio, Division Designer Marketing Manager-Sherwin Williams. For more information about the presenter go to www.sherwin-williams.com.

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Mastering Your Personal Style – Dana Holler Mook, The Image Consultant of Charlottesville

May 11, 2016 @ 11:00 am and 2:00 pm

Whether it’s in your home décor or your wardrobe, consistency is key to achieving a polished look.  A look that is a true reflection of your life and personality. During this seminar, you’ll learn about a variety of styles and how to apply them to your clothing as well as to your home. For more information about the presenter go to www.cvilleimage.com.

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Meet the Designer

May 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Meet with our 2016 Designers, hear about their inspiration for each room.  Come with your design questions and comments. Enjoy a glass of wine provided by The Market Street Wine Shop and cheese provided by Flora Artisanal Cheese. 

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Your Body as Your “Home” – Cecily Armstrong

May 13, 2016 @ 11:00 am and 2:00 pm

Learn how to become vibrant from the inside out with the simple choices you make every day.  Become an active participant in your wellness.  Have the energy and vitality to do the things you want to do.  Learn to decode the signals your body is sending you and understand what they mean and what to do.  Cecily works with emotionally-attuned leaders and professionals who are feeling disconnected because their high-achieving lifestyle is taking its toll on their health, work and…

Organized by: Cville Design House

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Patricia Castelli, Keswick Hall

May 14, 2016 @ 11:00 am

One house in Keswick has undergone huge transformation over the course of more than 100 years. Keswick Hall began its tenure on the Albemarle County landscape as a private home called Villa Crawford in 1912. The 8000-square-foot house was converted into a country club in the mid-20th century, and re-purposed again 25 years ago when it was greatly enlarged and became a 48-room hotel anchoring a world class resort. Some of its architectural features would be recognizable to the original occupants, yet much has also…

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The Story of the Scout Guide – Susie Matheson

May 17, 2016 @ 11:00 am and 2:00 pm

"Scouting the Best of Local".  When decorating your home it is easy to use local talent in the amazingly talented Charlottesville.  Use local designers, buy local art and support local stores.  Let the Scout Guide help you find the best! For more information about the presenter go to www.charlottesville.virginia.thescoutguide.com.

Organized by: Cville Design House

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Growing Peonies for Cutting – Foxie Morgan, Pharsalia Plantation

May 18, 2016 @ 2:00 pm

Come learn from Foxie Morgan who owns and operates a fresh-cut flower farm at the historic Pharsalia plantation in Nelson County.  Along with hosting events, dinners and classes, Pharsalia's grounds are home to over 800 peony plants.  Topics covered will include varieties, planting, care and harvesting of peonies as well as arranging for stunning floral centerpieces. For more information on Foxie and Pharsalia go to www.pharsaliaevents.com.

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Simple Tips for Pruning Trees and Shrubs – Dan Gregg, Grelen Nursery

May 19, 2016 @ 11:00 am

Dan Gregg, Founder and Co-Owner of Grelen Nursery, will be talking all about pruning!  Why do we prune?  Which tools are the best to use while pruning?  What are specific pruning techniques for varying types of trees and shrubs?  This class will include demonstrations. For more information about the presenter go to www.grelennursery.com.

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Meet the Artist

May 19, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

For the first time there is an art gallery in the Design House. It features over 10 local artists and all the art is for sale. 30% of all sales will go to support the Shelter. After visiting the house and the gallery enjoy a glass of wine from In Vino Veritas, some local cheese from Feast!, and chocolate. Meet the 2016 Design House Artists Bridget Baylin Lyndi Carr Kelly Coffin Lara Call Gastinger Helen Hilliard Robert Llewellyn Amanda Smith…

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“Why Hire a Professional Designer?” – Andrea Gibson, Gibson Design Group

May 20, 2016 @ 11:00 am and 2:00 pm

Andrea has designed the Living Room in the 2016 Design House and no doubt you will be inspired by her design. But how do you go about hiring a designer for your own home and why should you even do it? Come meet Andrea and let her tell you how it works and why you will be glad you did it! Also feel free to come to the seminar armed with your pet design questions. No problem is too tricky!…

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