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, [...]

Little Treasures Part 2

By |2019-05-29T17:18:59+00:00March 19th, 2018|Creamware, Flowers, Our Shop, Spring, Swedish Antiques, Topiary, White Ironstone|

Three years ago, I featured in this post a few favorite little treasures from the shop. I've often thought of following up with a part II. Well, here it is, finally! As mentioned, I love to create vignettes and tablescapes with objects arranged thoughtfully. Whether it's keepsakes from trips, recent [...]

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 ๐ŸŒŸ 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 [...]

New Shipment at Tone on Tone!

By |2019-05-29T17:18:59+00:00November 1st, 2017|Mora Clocks, Our Shop, Swedish Antiques, White Ironstone|

Greetings from Tone on Tone!I'm thrilled to share a preview of our newest shipment which arrived last week. For this collection, Tom and I traveled to Scandinavia to source a curated selection of case goods - sideboards, chests of drawers, cabinets and vitrines (cupboards with glass doors). There are also [...]

Spring at Our Cottage

By |2019-05-29T17:18:55+00:00March 29th, 2017|Flowers, Our Garden, Our Home, Spring, White Ironstone|

Spring has sprung in DC, AGAIN! After being teased repeatedly by Mother Nature, it finally feels like spring is here to stay. Tom and I couldn't be more thrilled!The gardens at our cottage are brimming with fresh growth. Every day brings new discoveries. From muscaris to scillas, there are thousands [...]

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 [...]

Arrangements in White

By |2019-05-29T17:18:51+00:00April 10th, 2016|Featured Designers, Flowers, Instagram, Our Shop, Spring, White Ironstone|

Is there a prettier season than spring? Just walk outside and behold: all of nature is in BLOOM! So grab your clippers and bring a few branches, blooms and buds to enjoy inside. Even in the simplest vase, it's sure to cheer up any room. Speaking of vases, I recently [...]

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 [...]

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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