These are the ones that are easy to shop for on your holiday list! They still delight in the opening of the gifts and the surprises galore.   Toys are such fun to give and to get. Here are my favorite gifts for the younger set.  (email subscribers open in a browser to view content).. read more →

Most of us will be doing our holiday decorations in a week or so.   Here are some great finds including AMAZING WREATHS & unique lights from Terrain. I adore the tree skirts & stockings from OKL.  (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) 2017 Gift Guide for the Host / Hostess 2017 Gift Guide for the Bibliophile.. read more →

Everyone knows bubbly or vino make a great gift but if you want to get creative or up your game for Thanksgiving at the in-laws or all the upcoming holiday parties. I have you covered with loads of creative choices for anyone on your list.  (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) 2017.. read more →

It is about 40 days until Christmas.   I am putting together my gift guides to aid in your shopping.  Everyone loves books and they always fit.   I have gathered the best new releases and a few old favorites for everyone on your list.  (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Shop.. read more →

So much to see and eat #recipeoverload… so much to read… so much to share… SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO LET IT GO Favorite new bourbon… great to hide in your bracelet flask. I have bought a dozen as gifts.  HAVE BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S GORGEOUS NEW BLUE BOX CAFÉ 4 Women on How They Prep.. read more →

Today was a great day despite the tigers loss. Being together as a family always warms the soul on a frigid day! I am always inspired by travel, design & life which I share and curate on Pinterest.  Here are some recent favorites all of which you can find HERE.    Be sure to subscribe to THE.. read more →

I have traveled to and from Texas & California in the past week and am in Virginia and DC for “The Game” to visit my son and join in the fun.  The red eye though is NEVER advised. I am wiped! I want to put on This and These and sleep for a week.  Holiday.. read more →

I am an avid fan of Charleston designer Angie Hranowsky’s work. She has such a well trained eye for mixing and matching pattern and color in the most unique way.   This Kiawah family home is a calamity of color in the very best way! See the full article with details HERE / House Beautiful.. read more →

Who doesn’t need to Jazz up their bathroom or powder room?   The new Walker Zanger ELLINGTON Collection is just the thing to do that.  Inspired by the Jazz Age and Art Deco, the elegant Ellington Collection features luxurious marble and limestone with graphic metallic accents in brass, copper and stainless steel. Available in show stopping.. read more →

  I am obsessed with all things Katie Ridder after my recent visit to her Millbrook house. Her sense of style, layering and use of color is without compare the best in the biz! Here are a few favorites I have on the brain via Katie Ridder.  I need more walls and windows in my.. read more →

I am honored to be named on Baldwin Design Council for the second round. We are spending a few days in sunny LA…seeing the sights, taking in the architecture and focusing on all things design. Follow along for a look at the amazing locations.  Baldwin Hardware, a leading brand of the Hardware & Home Improvement (HHI).. read more →

I am thrilled to introduce you to another talent this week in my Artist Spotlight Series.  Enjoy getting to know Rob Matthews Nashville, Tennessee What is your training?  I received my BFA in painting at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville and my MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. What inspires you and your designs? Current.. read more →

So much to see… so much to read… so much to share… Iris Apfel and Her Husband Carl’s Adorable Love Story Saffron Risotto With Butternut Squash Love this room!  Want these & this so badly! Crushing on this removable wallpaper. A BLACK FRIDAY’S “TO DO GUIDE” TO WARM EVERY SHOPAHOLICS’HEART Notable New Yorkers On Their Favorite.. read more →

Austin is such a fun place to visit.  WE are busy bees. I am always inspired by travel, design & life which I share and curate on Pinterest.  Here are some recent favorites all of which you can find HERE.   Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get friendly.. read more →