I could not resist sharing the purrrrfect designs by the ever stylish Diane Von Furstenburg.  Diane von Furstenberg’s latest rug collection with The Rug Company interprets the designer’s iconic animal prints into fresh designs and colourways that are timeless and rich. DVF has a strong heritage of animal prints and now she has reworked her.. read more →

Erin McIntosh is a favorite artist with a distinct style rising to the top of the artistic talents the are ever growing in the hotbed of creativity that is Athens, Georgia.  Enjoy getting to know Erin and her work.  Erin McIntosh Athens, Georgia    What is your training? I started drawing as soon as I could.. read more →

I am coming in hot with visual overload from High Point Market.  I am running a day behind with my artist spotlight series.  It will be a good one tomorrow. Be sure to check back.   In the meantime enjoy a HUGE highlight of High Point Market.   There were loads of wonderful things which.. read more →

Today, while looking for a wallpaper for a client I came across the lovely Seraphina Collection by Anna French, a division of Thibaut.  “Beauty in natural movements. I am often inspired by the simple designs of nature around me. Poised butterflies flutter amongst wooded areas full of flowers, trees and foliage or the elegant scrolls of iron.. read more →

I am in High Point #HPMKT bustin’ my tail to find you the latest and the greatest in furniture and accessories. But do not fret I did not miss my retail therapy wants…especially with all the crazy good sales this week. Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get friendly.. read more →

High Point Market starts today and I have a packed agenda for the next 4 days.  I am a veteran but I even printed the comprehensive Editor at Large Designers’ Guide to #HPMKT. You should too if you are going.  I am thrilled and honored to be featured as 100 Instagrammers to Follow for Design Inspiration.. read more →

While out sourcing countertops with a client today, I was mesmerized with a beautiful piece of Marmara marble. Isn’t it a beauty? I had to find some examples of it installed to try to convince said client. Here are the best ones I found… via via via via via via via  Are you mad for.. read more →

I have expressed my fascination with the skull motif many times with Christina Burch’s artwork, A hanging pendant, fabric, wallpaper and much more… Be sure to see Cool Craniums Part 1 for more fab finds. This fall has presented us with a new collection of cranium motifs to share.   Do you crave the cranium? Be sure.. read more →

Damn Shopbop and their awesome sale. My lack of willpower is hurting my wallet but how could one not indulge in this wickedly amazing sale of -25%!!!!! Use code FAMILY25.   After all your family would want you to look cute. Y’all get shoppin’. My list is shameful…but, we know life is short, buy the.. read more →

Chairish has become a favorite source for putting together room and sourcing vintage pieces.  I found this lovely black and white graphic number and put together a lovely room with a mid century vibe that would surely call for a martini…. This time it all started with a rug…See over 500 more area rugs HERE. .. read more →

I am excited to introduce you into a rising star in the art world who recently caught the eye of Domino Magazine.  Mary Nelson Sinclair New York, New York What is your training?  Started painting in high school at the Millbrook School in the Hudson Valley. Earned a BFA in Art History and Fine Arts.. read more →

I am so excited about the upcoming Iris Apfel documentary. Learn about the filmmaker here. I also love this video made by the Tate of Iris discussing Matisse’s influence on her.  I cannot wait to see the Matisse exhibit at MOMA in a few weeks!  Mad for this orange iPhone case a friends sent me… read more →

Time flies when you are having fun. What a crazy and quick week! I am excited to relax in Linville this weekend with the changing leaves, long hikes and lots of fun and fellowship. I just love fall with warm sweaters, boots, fringe… Have a great long weekend! Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra.. read more →

  Apparently,  when I missed High Point Point Market in the Spring for my magical Blogtour Milan adventure I missed more than I knew.  I somehow missed seeing all the new pieces by Mary McDonald for Chaddock.   What a terrific collection!  See the entire collection HERE.  I am swooning over the black whiet and.. read more →