Stay Cool With A Lil’ Something For You

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Summer is here in DC and so is the heat.  I am sure that you are already thinking of a thousand different ways to stay cool, so here is one more to add to your list.  Re-decorate your space!

With a new, super comfortable sectional sofa you could invite all of your friends over for movie night. With some interesting accents tables from Miss Pixies you will be ready in no time to whip out all of your board games.  And with some additional unique lighting and decorations from and BeigeMuléh, or M29 Lifestyle, your home will instantly transform into the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing dinner or lively cocktail party.

To help get you started, CSN is giving one lucky We Love DC reader a $60 gift certificate to use at any of their 200+ online stores!

To enter, leave a comment on this post by Wed, June 9th at Midnight letting We Love DC know how you plan to stay cool this summer.

The winner will be randomly selected.  Only one entry per person please!

Samantha can often be found daydreaming by the Rothkos of the East Gallery, sketching store facades along 14th, and snapping photos with her vintage polaroid at 9:30 club concerts. Since moving to DC in 2007 to get an MFA in Interior Design, her eyes can’t seem to be peeled away from the beautiful things in this city. Send any visual art, architecture, or design related news her way via Samantha (at)

33 thoughts on “Stay Cool With A Lil’ Something For You

  1. Avoiding AC, and just using a fan or going somewhere like a library that does have AC!

  2. I’m staying cool by swimming at one of DC’s lovely public pools (U St/Adams Morgan) every day!

  3. I’m staying cool by enjoying Columbia Height’s new courtyard at 14th & Park, NW! You can’t go wrong with FroZEN Yogurt & splashing in the fountain!

  4. I say we take off and blast the AC from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure. :OP

  5. I plan on staying cool by sipping homemade sangrias (I have new recipes to try) in the shade!

  6. I’m staying cool by not-lifting a finger while my wife reconfigures our entire house for better air flow!

  7. Lots of cucumber water and relaxing on the rooftop – the breeze up there combined with the sun will allow me to adapt to the rising temps!

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  9. I’m going to rock seersucker and linen clothing whenever possible, while drinking cold Gin and Tonics!

  10. By drinking lots of margaritas! and staying in the shade as much as possible.

  11. AC, cold beer, and getting out of the city when possible to hit some shady camping spots.

  12. No doubt about it, I’ll be at the pool ALL summer, getting tan and keeping cool!

  13. Filling my bathtub with ice cubes and not getting out of it for 3 months.

  14. trying to finagle my way into weekends at friends’ shore houses and lake houses!

  15. I plan to stay cool this summer by drinking plenty of water & seeking out A/C as much as possible.

  16. Gelato, swimming in the free DC pools, and enjoying nighttime outdoor activities.

  17. Until my room mates concede to putting on the AC, a friend of mine lives in a dorm and doesn’t pay utilities. I’m sleeping on her utility free couch and cranking that AC up.