I love finding the perfect gift. Father’s Day is just a few weeks away and I have compiled the ultimate list for even the most finicky fathers. I always love a handcrafted fire pit from Sea Island Forge. Their Roasting Forks & Quiver are welcome too. Needlepoint belts are a family favorite. Classic sneakers or cowboy.. read more →

Sharing a talented Texas artist today in my latest Artist Spotlight Series I love her mixed media work that is nostalgic yet modern.   Enjoy getting to know Dana Caldera Houston, Texas What is your training?  I have an MFA in Studio Art, but my undergraduate degree and first career were in engineering. Looking back, I.. read more →

Charlotte friends I have a treat for you!   As we all have heard by now MOST summer camps have been cancelled. We are so sad about that because my two older children were to be camp counselors. Plans change with Covid-19 and social distancing. One of the things that have saved my sanity is.. read more →

Happy Sunday to all!  So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… A Herefordshire farmstead with its period charm intact Travel Curators Guide to the Hamptons The Summer Reading List 9 Designers Reveal the Greatest Spots in Great Britain YUM! Oven-Baked S’mores.. read more →

  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?        Daily Desires: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for.. read more →

There are the most incredible sales all weekend. It is definitely the time to buy your outdoor furniture and summer wardrobe. Someone should lock up my wallet with these crazy sales! Veronica Beard – we all need a dickey blazer… Tory Burch – 25% off select styles! New arrivals included. Verishop – 50% off all summer.. read more →

  I am back with week 16 of my Things I Love Thursday series.   This is a collection of things I use /wear on a regular basis and want to share. Please say you have watched The Great on Hulu. IT is beyond fantastic, beautiful, elegant, crude and crass all in one stunning package.  I may.. read more →

Wow!  I didn’t know how much I would miss adventures and travel. I am busy putting together my bucket list to see the world. This pandemic has made me more eager than ever to see it all. The American West is always a happy place for me.   Brush Creek Ranch is on my short.. read more →

This Textile Tuesday is an introduction to a creative guru that is already a household name. SERENA DUGAN is an artist and textile designer based in Sausalito, California. With an education in both Psychology and Fine Art, Serena has spent the past 20 years developing her imprint as a painter and designer — first as.. read more →

This talent hardly needs introduction. She is widely known for her fabulous frocks and kaftans as well as her abstract art. Enjoy getting further acquainted with  Sue Sartor Monroe, Louisiana What is your training?  My training is a mix of school and life experiences. I studied art history and studio art at Tulane University in.. read more →

Happy Sunday to all!  So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… JONATHAN ADLER’S 6 PRO TIPS FOR INSTANTLY UPGRADING YOUR WORK-FROM-HOME LIFE The Most Scenic Road Trips You Should Take Once in Your Lifetime 10 Habits That Are Actually Unproductive.. read more →

  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?   Daily Desires: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news,.. read more →

What a week!  I finally felt like I am getting the groove of meeting with clients under the new social distancing rules. Showroom visits now require appt and a bit of planning. I am just thrilled to feel more productive. That said, I am getting up and dressed daily.  I am still stocking up on.. read more →

    I am back with week 15 of my Things I Love Thursday series.   This is a collection of things I use /wear on a regular basis and want to share.  I adore The Kenyan Collection.  My dogs have their collars. I also have a hat band and browdband for Dutch. The rainbow is my.. read more →