New Parking – Effective 7/13/15

Please contact the leasing office if you have any questions about the new parking guidelines, (301) 776-6767.

How to Decorate Your Rental Home With Mirrors

Mirrors work wonders in a rental space. They create a space to check your appearance before your dash out the door in the morning, they add light and size to any sized space, and they even act as a decor element. Here are just a few great places to add mirrors in your rental.

  • Above the nightstand. Add matching mirrors above your nightstands to create the illusion of extra depth in the bedroom.
  • Behind the dresser. If your dresser doesn’t come with an attached mirror, create a sort of vanity space of your own by hanging a decorative mirror behind it.
  • In a stairwell. If you have a set of stairs in your apartment, create a gallery wall of mismatched mirrors up the length of the staircase.
  • Across from a window. Maximize the light in a room by placing a large mirror directly across from a window.
  • On the kitchen cabinets. Cut mirror panes to fit right within the borders of your kitchen cabinets, then attach them with removable adhesive.
  • In a closet. Hang a full-length mirror on the back of a regular closet door to make it feel like a luxurious dressing room.

Adorn Home With Beautiful Mirrors [Decozilla]
How to Decorate With Mirrors [Real Simple]
10 Unique Ways to Decorate with Mirrors [House Beautiful]

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father's Day! We hope all of the Dads out there have a great day with loved ones! Let us know how you plan to help Dad relax today!

Enjoy Father’s Day this Weekend!

Happy Father's Day!

The Kings Contrivance Restaurant: Fine Dining in a Classy Establishment

Located in the former Macgill family mansion on a colonial-era land grant, The Kings Contrivance bills itself as the finest restaurant in Howard County. You can be the judge of that lofty claim by making the trip to the Columbia establishment.

The elegant venue is a popular spot for wedding receptions, business dinners, and the like. Yelp reviewers say that The Kings Contrivance is popular among the older crowd – most of its regulars are senior citizens. However, anyone is welcome to dine here. When locals describe The Kings Contrivance, they say it’s the perfect spot to celebrate Valentine’s Day or your older relatives’ birthdays.

Popular dishes here include the jumbo lump crab cakes, the roasted duck breast, the filet mignon forestiere, and the English trifle. If you’d like to try something else, there are plenty of other options on the menu.

The Kings Contrivance
10150 Shaker Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
(410) 995-0500
www.greatfoodmd.com
www.yelp.com/biz/the-kings-contrivance-columbia

Beautify Your Bathroom With These Easy Tips

Did you know that by adding a few homey touches, you can make your bathroom feel much more luxurious? Here are a few ways to transform your rental bath into a spa-quality retreat.

  • Add fluffy towels. Investing in a new set of thick, plush bath towels is one of the best things that you can do for your bathroom. If you don’t have a set color scheme, classic hotel white always looks great.
  • Incorporate baskets. Add attractive wicker baskets or wooden crates to clear away clutter and add a soft, rustic effect.
  • Add fresh flowers. Don’t overlook the bathroom when it comes to greenery. Add a vase of fresh flowers or a low-light plant to help clean the air.
  • Add floating shelves. If you still need additional storage, add small floating shelves along a bare wall.
  • Light candles. Finally, light some great smelling candles along the bathtub or toilet and settle in for a relaxing bubble bath.

10 Ways to Give Your Bathroom a Quick Facelift [Oprah]
50 Cheap and Chic Ways to Perk Up Your Bathroom [Style at Home]
Freshen Your Bathroom with Low-Cost Updates [Better Homes & Gardens]

Windsor at Contee Crossing Fitness Program

Windsor at Contee Crossing introduces a Get Flair Fit-Fitness Program to our community. It's all about the Health & Wellness at The Windsor at Contee Crossing!

Windsor Changing Lives

Windsor at Contee Crossing will be hosting a charitable event this weekend. Come out for a Free Facial and Beauty Makeover and support the fight against Breast Cancer.

Breakfast On-the-Go on June 22nd

Save the date to meet with maintenance at the garage exit for your Breakfast On-the-Go!

The Museum of Natural History: Excavating History

D.C.'s Museum of Natural History is a must-see attractions, both for District residents and their out-of-town visitors. Here you'll find everything from interactive animal exhibits to galleries of precious gems. Some exhibits trace the development and migration of the human family; others show off the worlds of other species, like the Museum's "Hall of Mammals." A dinosaur exhibit presents these enormous creatures up-close and in-person, while an exhibit on Ancient Egypt reveals one of the oldest world civilizations. There's so much more to see at the Museum of Natural History, so be sure to wear your walking shoes and plan to spend a few hours browsing through the treasures at this Washington museum.

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street & Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20560
(202) 633-1000
www.mnh.si.edu
www.yelp.com/biz/national-museum-of-natural-history-washington

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