I can thank my friends at Hidell Brooks Gallery for introducing me to the next Artist Spotlight Series feature. This incredible talent is certainly the artist I plan to add to my collection in the near future. These colorful abstract, layered beauties just speak to me and so many others as her work is becoming.. read more →

What a wonderful Friday treat to be featured in Charlotte Magazine Style Blog!   I was so honored to even be asked to be interviewed by my work neighbor and stylist friend extraordinaire, Erica Hanks.  Erica has exquisite taste and an incredible eye. She and photographer Jonathan Cooper popped in the shop this week for.. read more →

Even though I do not have a spare wall in my life due to my art addiction and shopaholic tendencies, I am craving a gallery wall of African baskets. These handwoven baskets are often fair trade and provide critical funds to villages as well as being stunningly beautiful. I tend to lean toward the bold.. read more →

Another wonderfully busy week has past and I am working from my mountain cottage for the next 2 weeks.  I am excited to attend to a few mountain projects while taking in some needed R & R. What are your plans for our all-American week of celebration? Here are my wants… Be sure to subscribe to THE.. read more →

Sarah Sarna, blogger extraordinaire, announced that she had been nominated for the Sisterhood of the World Blog Awards (SOWBA) by Design Chic a few days ago.  Sarah shared her list of 10 nominees, of which I am one. Woohoo! Thank you Sarah! I am trying to get out of the heat for a few weeks and work from my.. read more →

The elephant love continues with these pretty pachyderms on wallpaper inspired by India.   Where can I put these by Brewster Wallcovering?   Awaken décor with this vibrant wallpaper design. An invigorating coral landscape adorned in a decorative pattern of regal elephants has both a free-spirited and ethnic vibe. Create your own inspirational and inviting.. read more →

Wednesday leads me through the valley of wanderlust filled a visual trip to Indiato enjoy the pretty pachyderms of the  Painted Elephants Series by Charles Fréger. This series of photographs are truly mesmerizing and incredible.   When can I have a painted Elephant?   Or at least a set of these beauties hanging on my wall….. read more →

Charleston is bonding. Charleston is overcoming hate. Charleston is proud.   I love seeing the this city unite in the face of tragedy.   Shop for good with  For a limited time, shop the Charleston Rice Beads in Summer White. $10 From the sale of ever necklace this summer will be donated to the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund.  “Our.. read more →

  I am so honored to be featured over on Loom Decor.   I raved about this wonderful design find during my One Room Challenge.  They are the source for the curtains and table linens in my Ping Pong Emporium. You can now shop the look or create a custom project of your own with their.. read more →

“James Cockington from the financal review has speculated that the future worth of her paintings will be worth 5 million in 2050. Oatley is a highly promotable rising star creating bold, edgy and confrontational work.” 2006 SMH financial Review James Cockington I am excited to introduce you to a rising art star from down under.. read more →

I have shared my Airstream lust over the years.   The certain irony in this is funny since I have never even been camping, ever! Regardless, wanderlust abounds and I really feel the need for an RV in my life.   It would be so fun to have at horseshows.  I envision taking The English.. read more →

What a crazy week. The weekend is proving to be equally busy.   Headed to roast in the heat at a horseshow. Hoping for some blues for my baby and Blitzen! Enjoy my shopping pursuits. 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.   Please feel free to contact The English.. read more →

I have been back into the Paloma this summer.  The perfect summer drink. Need this clutch by Britt Bass! COOLEST backyard swing ever, The Swurfer.  We could use more swinging, less stress. Word! Caroline Boykin launched her awesome new website.  Get your pout today! NEED all the new Soludos x Wren collaboration.  Love the lace.. read more →

My heart is heavy for the horrific tragedy in Charleston. Praying for this community and our world.  Photo: @kimgrahamphoto  Here are a few of my pictures of this beautiful city from my visit this week.    Painting by Whitney Kreb 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.   Please feel free.. read more →