I am such a fan of Zak and Fox textiles.  They are original and artistic.  I love the small artisan textile brands. He and his pooch are pretty cute too… I was thrilled to see the sale on One Kings Lane of custom upholstery pieces.   Here are a few favorites of Zak and Fox.. read more →

You know I am a real nature girl.  I love the wild…especially animal prints.  Osborne & Little has me drooling over their new animal prints in the Keshi Velvet Collection.  Pantanal- Ocelot depicted in opulent velvet, named after the South American nature reserve inhabited by ocelot.    Pardus – A faux leopard on a glamorous velvet,.. read more →

I have touted my love of Mr. Steam and the steam shower HERE.     This time on Blogtour Vegas, Mrs. Steam, Martha Orellana treated us to the Mr. Steam experience with a leasurly lunch and a spa day. It was much needed as many of us had a very late night dancing until dawn.. read more →

It is time people! Start gathering your Valentine’s Day cards and gifts. I will have gifts up late this week.  Please feel free to contact The English Room if you are interested in our interior design services in Charlotte or beyond.   Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.   Let’s get friendly on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram.  read more →

I am excited to introduce you to a Brit living on the West Coast who has a penchant for color that draws me in.  Enjoy getting to know this artist on the rise.  Lesley Grainger Newport Beach, California     What is your training? I have a BA First Class Honors degree in Illustration and Design. What.. read more →

I have whipped out my latest Dress to Room Pairings for the Screen Actors Guild Awards for your viewing pleasure.   I just love finding collaborative images to link fashion and interior design.  It is such a natural pairing for me because I adore both. Enjoy!  via via via via via via via   via via.. read more →

BlogTour Vegas with Modenus was a whirlwind.  We had back to back events for 5 days filled with amazing new products.  I had certain products that spoke to me. Walker Zanger was one of those.   They are my go to source for tile in Charlotte. The showroom is brimming with opulent selections as well.. read more →

There are some serious sales this weekend! I picked a few favorites at each spot that i have my eye on.  Gap – 35% off with code: BEST   Piperlime – 30% off with a code: HITREFRESH   Banana Republic – 30% off with code: BRLOVE   J. Crew – up to 75% off sale.. read more →

I had such fun on BlogTour Vegas this week but I must tell you I am wiped out….headed home on the red eye to hit the ground running.  I had a great surprise running into Jonathan Adler at KBIS 2015. We had a lovely chat sharing mutual sneaker live and recounting our 1st meeting in.. read more →

  One Kings Lane never disappoints with fun and colorful finds for all over the house. Please feel free to contact The English Room if you are interested in our interior design services in Charlotte or beyond.   Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.   Let’s get friendly on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram.  read more →

How does this keep happening?   My children are growing up in a flash.   I am so proud of each of them in their own ways. Bo is funny, kind and a musical talent and 12!   Seeing him on stage makes me so happy. Here is his recording last year for his birthday.. read more →

  I am more and more inspired by color and rooms without pattern. 24 Stunning Rooms Without a Stitch of Pattern Do not forget the Furbish Studio Watercolor Pop-Up Shop this week! Snakeskin trainers…I NEED in Las Vegas this week for KBIS!  I am walking my feet off!   Such truth in this via. I.. read more →

Breaking news for Charlotte friends:   The greatest masseur in all the world that I have mentioned often from my summer house is coming to Charlotte for the winter.  George Bunton is by far the best and I have had  MANY massages at spas and resorts.  His dedicated following from Eseeola Spa can now experience.. read more →

Fashion obsessed I may be but, the link to fashion and interiors is undeniable as trend prediction and style inspiration.    The latest Valentino collection is a nod to the 70’s (ditch those skinny jeans) yet a glamourous and ladylike bohemian.  And the stars are aligned to be sure with the cosmic part of the.. read more →