Our Tudor Home

By |2019-05-29T17:18:55+00:00February 16th, 2017|Bathrooms, Design Projects, House Tours, Our Home, Pillows, Swedish Antiques|

Hello, there! I'm proud to say that our Tudor went on the market today. After working on it for a year, Tom and I are thrilled with how everything turned out. To recap, we purchased it in early 2016, and spent most of last year renovating. Here's what we did: [...]

Small Bathroom Renovation

By |2019-05-29T17:18:48+00:00December 14th, 2015|Bathrooms, Design Projects, Our Home|

Happy Holidays! Have you decorated for the holidays? Tom and I are busy wrapping up a few projects before joining in the season's festivities. Speaking of busy, I haven't had a lot of blog time lately - apologies! There are half a dozen posts that I started which still require [...]

Shades of Gray and White

By |2019-05-29T17:18:42+00:00February 11th, 2015|Bathrooms, Flowers, House Tours, Kitchens|

There is something soulful about a historic home. Who can resist gorgeous moldings, period mantels and other gracious architectural details like pillars, high ceilings, etc? And the patina, that only comes with time. I think many of us have walked past an older house, admired its personality, and even envisioned [...]

Small Spaces in Our Home

By |2019-05-29T17:18:25+00:00February 17th, 2014|Bathrooms, Houseplants, Our Home, Topiary|

When it comes to small spaces, I choose to celebrate them! You see, I am quite fond of old houses and, because many of them come with little rooms, I consider these modest spaces an important part of the overall character. A home comprised entirely of tiny rooms might be [...]

With Many Thanks!

By |2019-05-29T17:18:25+00:00January 21st, 2014|Bathrooms, Paint Colors, Pillows|

Hello~ It's been terrific hearing from so many of you--old and new friends--regarding our tenth anniversary. Your support, encouragement and enthusiasm are all greatly appreciated. Many thanks! I have another anniversary coming up. In February, I'll be entering my third year of blogging. Gosh, how time flies :) I still [...]

A New Leaf

By |2019-05-29T17:18:19+00:00September 7th, 2013|Antique Pottery, Bathrooms, Creamware, Our Home, Our Shop, Pillows, Swedish Antiques, White Ironstone|

Hello ~ Welcome back! How was your summer? While I am sad summer break is over, I am looking forward to seeing everyone again. Fall is the season to catch up, reconnect, and make new friends. If you are in the DC area, please visit us at the shop! Over [...]

A Classic Bathroom

By |2019-05-29T17:18:02+00:00July 22nd, 2012|Bathrooms, Design Projects, Swedish Antiques, White Ironstone|

Bathrooms are one of my favorite rooms to decorate. Perhaps it’s because many of them are in classic shades of white. They can be utilitarian and still fabulous. And of course, they should stand up to daily use. Susan and Greg, whose home I featured in this former post, have [...]

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