T-Party Antiques


Hi! I'm Susan!

I live in a cozy cottage in the seaside village of Rowayton, CT with my husband, John, and two grown children. I work (and play) in my home studio: a colorful, happy oasis brimming with all of my favorite things. From a cheerful medley of 1950s picnic tins to the charm of a floral tablecloth, I am inspired by all things vintage. I spend my days finding and repurposing antiques, making/selling items on Etsy, writing/styling articles for magazines. Oh, and updating my blog, as well...

I was born in Cleveland, OH to entrepreneurial, immigrant parents. I always loved to create things, so I become a graphic designer when I grew up. I worked for several firms in Manhattan before founding my own design company in 1987. However, after 24 years, I yearned to try something new. Collecting and selling antiques had long been my passion and I dreamed of having a shop of my own. So, in 2003 T-Party Antiques and Tea Room opened its doors in an 1890 farmhouse in Darien, CT. For five memorable years, my partners and I provided our loyal T-Party patrons with afternoon tea and treats as well as an array of vintage wares.

Today, the T-Party spirit lives on. It serves as inspiration for this website, my blog The T-Cozy, and the handmade and vintage goods I sell on Etsy. I suppose I will always be a designer at heart, and my unique sense of style infuses the writing and photography projects I continue to pursue.

Warm regards,



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