So NC Governor just extended our “Shelter in Place” to April 29th.   Y’all I am totally doing my part but another 32 days of seclusion with my family seems like A VERY LONG TIME.     My emotions are like a yoyo going between these thoughts.  Retail Therapy is always a welcome distraction. H.. read more →

I am back with week 9 of my Things I Love Thursday series.   This is a collection of things I use /wear on a regular basis and want to share. A friend commented I seemed super chill about the current situation in our world.  I know THIS is why.  I adore this stuff!    Sublime Ice.. read more →

Now more than ever, we are spending time at home. I challenge you to really use every room. Enjoy your space. Discover what works and what doesn’t.  What space is boring? What chair do you never want to sit in? You need to LOVE all of your home.  We will be back to normal before.. read more →

  I’m proud to have been selected to participate in Chairish’s exclusive Designer Showhouse sale, an exclusive collection of pieces hand-picked by designers from some of the country’s most prestigious Showhouses! See all of the beautiful finds, available now on Chairish.   Here are a few of my favorites from other designers: Vintage Clarence House Designer Fabric Bergère.. read more →

Art can transport you and we could all use that these days. I met this talented Austin,Texas artist at The Southern C Summit this year. I look forward to sharing her delightful work  Enjoy getting to know… Erin Donahue Tice Austin, Texas What is your training?  I am a self-taught artist. I actually didn’t even.. read more →

So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… How Mario Buatta’s English-Country-House-Gone-Mad Style Came Back to Life 4 Ways to Work From Home Without Going Stir Crazy The Ultimate Man Repeller Companion: 54 Reading Recommendations to Keep You Company My Advice for.. read more →

Hello friends… I am back with more distraction. 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. What are you pinning these days? Currently Coveting:  (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure.. read more →

If we don’t get back to work in the office soon I’m gonna be broke.   I bounce from work projects to all these great sales all day. I know we are gonna look extra cute and festive once we are free. The Nordstrom 25% off continues… Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Sale and Tarte Shape.. read more →

Lets take a visual vacation down to Palm Beach.. FASHION MAVEN LIZ LANGE CRAFTS A PALM BEACH GETAWAY WITH PERSONALITY via Elle Decor With help from her alter ego, designer Jonathan Adler, Lange’s tropical home is a guest magnet. Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts. See & shop my Lacefield.. read more →

I am truly amazing at spending a day in a flash. I worked on client projects, slept late, took a long walk, cooked dinner, cleaned up a hair and poof the day was gone. I kinda love being home because I love my home. You should love yours too.  I am trying to think positive.. read more →

We are all in an odd place.  It is hard to know how to feel in these uncertain times. I am an avid traveler but also a homebody.  I have no problem being home with little to do. However, I love a trip to the barn for some equine therapy.   I have always had.. read more →

Art cures what ails you. It can uplift your spirit too! The latest feature in my Artist Spotlight Series certain does that with her vivacious and vibrant works.  Enjoy getting to know Allison James Atlanta, Georgia What is your training? I’ve been painting and drawing my entire life. I feel so lucky to say that.. read more →

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March 15, 2020

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So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… Social Distancing Is Good For You—But It’s Great for Your Community America’s Richest Mountain Town Is Its Most Unequal The Best Shows to Stream If You’re in Quarantine 7 Ways to Stay Productive.. read more →

  Wow!  What an insane week! We are sadly headed home from our ski week because the mountain closed.   I’m going to hunker down with my dogs and have lots of horse and donkey time too. I can focus in putting together the best schemes from lots of upcoming projects. I’m getting back in.. read more →