The Dandelion Patch

Monday, February 28, 2011

Join us this weekend at 'Engaged in Washington'!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Sunday in Leesburg! Loudon's best Wedding Vendors are at The Dandelion Patch!

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Perfect President's Day

In her latest article for I AM Modern Magazine, Heidi talks President's Day Travel and gives readers some great ideas for travel at any time of year! From entertaining games to accessories it's your cheat sheet to chic travel!

I'm not sure about you, but it appears that everyone I know is going out of town for this President's Day weekend. So I thought it was only appropriate to share a few items that I think might make your holiday trip a bit more enjoyable...

Gals Night Out in Vienna!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

This Spring at the Patch!

We have such fun events, sales and more coming up this spring - including the launch of 'Patch Pop-Ups' where you can view special one day only guests vendors inside our stores!
We kick off the first Patch Pop-Up on Sunday Match 6th in Reston - stop by and pick up great products from our guests Y-Ya Boutique (creative custom glassware, a great gift) and Mo Bella clothing for kids! We can't wait to see you there!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

This past weekend...

We had a ball as one of the hosts of a fabulous event at The Shops at Georgetown Park benefitting Courage for Kids ! The Georgetown Angels along with Andrea Rodgers of led attendees around the mall on a tour of all three of our stores with special activities in each one! Guests also enjoyed some delicious cupcakes and raffle prizes! Click here to read all about it!

Heidi Talks Tops

In this installment of Heidi's column for
I AM Modern Magazine Heidi chats about a great look for spring - with a fitting applique!

I know that I am supposed to be writing about the perfect gift, but I couldn't resist sharing my favorite find this season. These super cute shirts have a "flower" appliqué attached to the right shoulder and are in a variety of fashionable colors. In my closet I have the black with white flower, the here to read the rest!

Friday, February 11, 2011

The Georgetown Dish

In this week's piece for The Georgetown Dish Heidi shares how this go-getter group of ladies was formed, and whats next in their mission to re-popularize The Shops at Georgetown Park.

Click here to read the entire article and get all the details to join The Angels and's Andrea Rodgers for a VERY special event this weekend!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Heidi The Haute Hostess!

Heidi joins the Ask Miss A publishing family as it's 'Haute Hostess' columnist! Through this new weekly post Heidi will bring to readers bits about hostess gifts, being a gracious guest, event/party planning tips and more! As the new go to for all things entertaining on - Heidi kicks off this new column with new ideas for a special Valentine's Day!

I must admit that I am a complete sucker for Valentine’s Day. And believe it or not, I don’t even like chocolate (yes, I am weird)! But the concept of taking time out of our busy schedules to tell our loved ones how much they mean to us is simply refreshing and necessary. And I certainly love a dinner/date night with my hubby. But I’ve never been wild about the “forced” feeling of the pre-fixed meals and the pre-fixed prices, complete with a champagne toast– assuming you can get in and out in less than two hours so the restaurant can turn the table for the next seating. So, for this Valentine’s Day however, might I suggest ... read the rest of the article!

Monday, February 7, 2011

Grab a Girlfriend for A Sweet Treat

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

This Weekend with The Patch!

Saturday February 5th, visit us at the St. Gregory Wedding Soiree in DC from 6-9 pm.
Look for our wonderful green booth and make an appointment at any of our 4 locations and receive a FREE Patch Preferred Bridal Membership card valued at $350! For more information visit

Then, on Sunday February 6th from 11-11:30, our very own Kelly will be leading the last Young Writer's Workshop of the season. For $25, 6-10 year old kids will learn how to write a proper thank you note, get 10 FREE personalized note cards of their choice and understand why their mother's always harp on the importance of gratitude. This class is almost full. To see if we have spots available, email

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Love Notes from Spark!

Spark is a contemporary line of stationery which has found a real fan base at the Patch! They were kind enough to write a little note about our Georgetown Opening and you can click through to read all about it! Then pop in to see some of their fun and fabulous designs in any one of our four locations!

Bridal Bubbly

Our recent Georgetown Opening is chronicled in this post by one of our favorite blogs - Bridal Bubbly - click here to take a peek!