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: [...]

All About Myrtle Topiaries

By |2019-05-29T17:18:54+00:00January 24th, 2017|Houseplants, Martha Stewart Living, Our Home, Our Shop, Southern Living Magazine, Swedish Antiques, Topiary|

Happy New-ish Year!  2017 is my sixth year of blogging - time flies! Is there anything you'd like me to blog about? Please share your suggestions in the comments section as I'd love to know. One topic I frequently get questions on is my myrtles. Each time I post a [...]

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 [...]

Hello and New Shipment Preview

By |2019-05-29T17:18:53+00:00November 29th, 2016|Art, Mora Clocks, Our Shop, Swedish Antiques, White Ironstone|

It's been toooo long! Lots to catch up on. First, I hope you had a warm and wonderful Thanksgiving. Tom and I celebrated with my large family, feasting on turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, ham, pecan pie as well as Chinese, Vietnamese and Japanese food - very international, very yummy! For [...]

White Fall Decor and New Arrivals

By |2019-05-29T17:18:53+00:00September 18th, 2016|Autumn, Our Shop, Pillows, Swedish Antiques, White Ironstone|

They're heeeeere!! Luminas, Baby Boos and other white pumpkins have invaded local grocery stores. While it is still somewhat warm to fully dive into fall decor, I just couldn't resist these ghostly beauties. With their pale patina and autumnal form, they are the perfect accent to transition from summer to [...]

Our Newest Shipment!

By |2019-05-29T17:18:51+00:00May 25th, 2016|Art, Our Shop, Swedish Antiques, Topiary|

Well, hello there! Remember me :) ? It's been toooooo long. Apologies for being out of touch. Lots going on, and life has been crazy busy. Tom and I are still living at the apartment while work continues at our Tudor cottage. I'd share photos but it's kinda yucky during [...]

Our Maine Home

By |2019-05-29T17:18:51+00:00March 1st, 2016|Art, Castine, Design Projects, Historic Homes, House Tours, Maine, Our Home, Swedish Antiques, White Ironstone|

How many more weeks did Mr. Groundhog say until spring? It's been such an extreme winter in DC. I'm getting restless. At our former home, this is the time I start checking on my early bulbs for signs of life in the garden. Come this spring, I'm excited to have [...]

On the Move!

By |2019-05-29T17:18:51+00:00January 28th, 2016|Art, Design Projects, Mantels, Martha Stewart Living, Our Home, Swedish Antiques, Topiary, Weather Vanes|

A BIG thank you for your kind comments about our feature in the February issue of Martha Stewart Living! As always, your enthusiasm inspires me.I started this blog to promote the shop, but now it has become much more. It's a forum for conversation with friends across the world. My [...]

Tone on Tone in Martha Stewart Living

By |2019-05-29T17:18:50+00:00January 12th, 2016|Design Projects, Martha Stewart Living, Our Home, Swedish Antiques, Topiary|

On a grocery run with my mother in the early 1990s, I picked up something to read while we were waiting in line at the checkout. That something was Martha Stewart Living, and that particular issue most likely showcased a collection of gleaming ironstone, homespun linens, or vintage finds scored [...]

Ironstone: Harmony in White

By |2019-05-29T17:18:50+00:00January 5th, 2016|Castine, Maine, Our Home, Our Shop, Swedish Antiques, White Ironstone|

Happy New Year!I hope your holiday season was filled with family, friends and festivities. After all the buzz, I'm ready for calm. And after all the color saturation, I'm ready to welcome back a bit of Tone on Tone :) Let's start 2016 with a favorite: white ironstone. For those [...]

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