Whether you’re needing advice as a first-time homebuyer or want to create a floral bouquet to bring into your house, these local events will have you saying, “Home, sweet home,” a little bit more this month.
Keller Williams Capital Properties Seminar
Sunday, July 5, 11 a.m.-noon
This seminar promises to teach you how to get your home property on the market in 60 days or less. Topics covered include cosmetic fixes and upgrades, junk removal, staging tips, maximizing owner equity and Amazon’s effect on home prices. // Keller Williams Capital Properties: 4031 University Drive, Suite 500, Fairfax; free
Facts and Snacks
Wednesday, July 8, 1-2:30 p.m.
Home Service Doctors will host this event to discuss various topics surrounding homeownership, including different safety checks for buying and selling your home with plumbing, heating, cooling and sewage systems. // Historic District: 10394 Central Park Drive, Manassas; free
Mason Jar Floral Arranging & Gift Tags
Saturday, July 11, 2-4 p.m.
This small, intimate group class will teach participants how to make their own personal floral arrangements and custom gift tags. The price includes floral supplies, a mason jar and paper and stamping materials. The flowers are bought from Del Ray Farmers Market vendors, which makes the floral arrangements extra special. // Del Ray Locale: Intersection of Mount Vernon Avenue and East Bellefonte Avenue, Alexandria; $22.22
Find the Spiritual Purpose of Your Home
Sunday, July 12, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Find the “spiritual purpose of your home” through this online event that will lead you through meditations and fun exercise to distinguish the “voice of your soul” and explore the changes you need to make to allow your home to heal and fuel it from the moment you walk in the door. // Virtual; free
Wednesday, July 15, 6:30-8 p.m.
Learn how to create bouquets in vases for you home using white flowers that bloom in the summertime. Workshops are held at standing design tables, so plan to wear comfortable shoes as you’ll be on your feet for a long period of time. // Helen Olivia Flowers: 1519 Leslie Ave., Alexandria; $150
Vision Cork Board Workshop
Thursday, July 16, 6-8 p.m.
Upgrade your home office space by adding a vision board that will motivate you every day as you work from home. This event will guide guests through creating a vision board to help set intentions for the rest of 2020 and the near future, both professionally and personally. // Del Ray Locale: Intersection of Mount Vernon Avenue and East Bellefonte Avenue, Alexandria; $11.11
Saturday, July 18, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
This free, educational seminar is meant for those looking to purchase a home in the DC metro area and will provide the need-to-know details on the current state of the market. // RE/MAX West End: 710 W. Broad St., Falls Church; free
Tall and Showy
Thursday, July 23, 6:30-8 p.m.
This floral design workshop includes all the tools, flowers, vases and instructions you need to create a beautiful bouquet for your home, with “tall” and “showy” flowers perfect for the summer season. // Helen Olivia Flowers: 1519 Leslie Ave., Alexandria; $150
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