Christmas 2017: Antiques and the Garden

By |2019-05-29T17:18:59+00:00November 29th, 2017|Christmas, Our Home, Our Shop, Swedish Antiques, Weather Vanes, White Ironstone|

Welcome Christmas 2017 🌟 It's the most wonderful time of the year!Hello, friends - Have you started decorating for Christmas and the holidays? Do you go all out with dazzling lights, seasonal colors, and a grand tree? Tom and I are nearly done and, once again, our decor is on [...]

Christmas at our Home

By |2019-05-29T17:18:54+00:00December 15th, 2016|Christmas, Instagram, Mantels, Mercury Glass, Our Home, Pillows, Swedish Antiques|

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....everywhere you go! From Maine to Maryland, we love this festive time of year.Tom and I are back from Maine, and we're thrilled to be spending the holidays in our Tudor. And we just finished adding seasonal decor to our home, so please [...]

Happy Holidays

By |2019-05-29T17:18:48+00:00December 22nd, 2015|Christmas, Our Shop, Swedish Antiques|

Christmas is just days away. And soon, 2015 will be over. We're keeping it festive at Tone on Tone! Enjoy this holiday vignette with gatherings from nature. Wishing you much joy now, and in the year to come. Merry, Merry!! Loi Teaming up with Ellen Seagraves, my dear friend and [...]

November Greetings

By |2019-05-29T17:18:48+00:00November 18th, 2015|Autumn, Brown and White Transferware, Christmas, Design Projects, Instagram, Our Shop, Swedish Antiques|

Well, it's been a while! Great to be back on the blog. All good here, just lots going on.To start, we recently received a packed 40-foot container at the shop. That's twice the amount of antique goodies we normally bring over from Europe. And, that's twice the amount of dusting! [...]

A Wintery White New Year!

By |2019-05-29T17:18:24+00:00January 2nd, 2014|Castine, Christmas, Historic Homes, Maine, Travels|

Happy New Year! We just came home from a winter wonderland in Maine. It was very cold, and the landscape was calm, fresh and ethereal. May your 2014 be just as beautiful and peaceful! My very best~ Loi A country lane glazed in snow and ice. All is quiet around [...]

Our Christmas Tree

By |2019-05-29T17:18:07+00:00December 9th, 2012|Christmas, Our Home, Swedish Antiques, Weather Vanes|

When I wrote about being the youngest of 12, I was so pleased to receive many comments and questions about my family. And, I was pleasantly surprised to learn some of you are also from large families. Christmas in a large household was always exciting. My older brothers would take [...]

Holiday Decorating with Mercury Glass

By |2019-05-29T17:18:07+00:00December 1st, 2012|Christmas, Creamware, Favorite Shops, Mercury Glass, Our Home|

Welcome to December! This is a special time of year for us, as it is for many of you. Tom and I will be searching for our tabletop Christmas tree this weekend. The tree will be placed at one end of our living room, and I’ll decorate it with antique [...]

A Light and Airy Christmas

By |2019-05-29T17:18:05+00:00November 24th, 2012|Christmas, Our Shop, Pillows, Swedish Antiques|

I hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful! Tom and I spent it with my very large family in the Virginia countryside. (Did you know I am the youngest of 12?) Our lively gathering was full of warmth, laughter, food and more food. On the topic of Virginia, have you seen the [...]

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