Tone on Tone Shop CLOSING!

By |2019-05-29T17:18:59+00:00October 29th, 2018|Blue and White, Books, Our Shop, Pillows, Swedish Antiques, White Ironstone|

Hello, friends -It's been a long time! It wasn't my intention to take such a lengthy blog break. Life just got busy. Since my last post in the spring, I have much to share. Tom and I were in Maine most of this past summer and, after returning to Maryland, [...]

Autumn in Maine

By |2019-05-29T17:18:59+00:00October 17th, 2017|Autumn, Blue and White, Castine, Historic Homes, Maine, Our Home|

Fall is such a brilliant time of the year! It's as if Mother Nature took a brush and painted everything in the most fiery shades of the spectrum. Though I'm a devotee of all things pale, I simply cannot resist fall's vibrancy.Recently Tom and I traveled to Maine to check [...]

A DIY Chalkboard

By |2019-05-29T17:18:48+00:00October 5th, 2015|Art, Autumn, Blue and White, Design Projects, Kitchens, Mantels|

Ceane, my friend and client, and I were chatting about all the changes in her newly updated kitchen (the one I wrote about here), and what else was left for us to tackle. Artwork came up, and I knew we had to inject a pop of something bold, colorful and [...]

Our Summer + Guest Bedroom in Castine, Maine

By |2019-05-29T17:18:47+00:00August 24th, 2015|Blue and White, Castine, Maine, Our Home, Travels|

Hello, and welcome back ~Hope you've had a relaxing and fun summer. Didn't this season fly by? There is still plenty of good weather ahead, so let's not bid summer farewell just yet. I plan on enjoying a few garden walks in DC - Dumbarton Oaks and Hillwood are two [...]

Blue and White Crush

By |2019-05-29T17:18:33+00:00August 23rd, 2014|Antique Pottery, Blue and White, Our Shop, Swedish Antiques, White Ironstone|

Blue and white, I've got a crush on you! Always have, always will. This popular color combination is one of my favorites. I love its familiar yet surprisingly fresh vibe. On Swedish gray surfaces, blue and white looks effortless and lovely. It's cool, calming and crisp against the Gustavian palette. [...]

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