Meet the latest talent in my Artist Spotlight Series bursting onto the art scene with her wonderful abstract works and her very chic Fiddle Leaf Fig Series and much more.  Catherine Jones Birmingham, Alabama What is your training?  No formal training except for art classes in high school and college.   What inspires you and your.. read more →

There are so many good sales.  It is hard to focus on where to start. Nordstrom Half Yearly sale is certainly one you need to take advantage of. Here are my weekly wants.  Bloomingdales // big brown bag sale – 20% off sale CODE: SPRING20 DATE: 5/21-5/25 Furbish Studio //15% off site-wide CODE: SUMMER15 DATE: 5/22 –.. read more →

It is no secret I have a real weakness for shoes, #shoeaholic.  I often cannot afford my own taste as shoes have approached and surpassed 4 digits for beautiful designer pairs. CRAZY! I have recently been introduced to an inaugural concept.  Beautiful bench made Italian shoes just like the other brands found in Saks and.. read more →

I am excited to introduce you to a budding jewelry designer.   Her unique and creative designs are sure to capture your curiosity as they have mine.  Mary Frances Flowers Asheville, NC  What is your training?  I’ve always been creative and loved putting things together with my hands but didn’t have any formal “training” until college. A.. read more →

I was just flipping through my High Point Market pictures and was reminded of so many of the fabulous new finds from HPMKT. I shared Huntington House a few weeks ago but, there new images are so much better than mine.  I love how effortlessly they mix the traditional styles with more modern and transitional.. read more →

I found a new fabric LOVE! I happened across a textile line from France, Lalie Design.  These digital prints based of original artwork are so unusual by designer Marie-Adeline Riche.        Which is your favorite?   See the whole line HERE.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s.. read more →

I get easily distracted … this stopped me in my internet tracks. I had a beautiful wedding a few years back (17.75 years ago but who is counting).  My dress was exactly what I wanted at the time.  I have now found my dream dress. I A D O R E this bohemian beauty. I.. read more →

My pal, HUTTON WILKINSON, gave me the head’s up on his super sale of the century that starts today!   I covered my visit to his incredible home HERE and DAWNRIDGE over 3 years ago.   It still is the dreamiest day to date in my design history. We can now own a piece of Hutton and Tony’s.. read more →

I was lucky enough to meet Dorothy Shain in Charleston at Redux Studios a few weeks ago and then enjoy her company at an arts dinner in Charlotte last week.  This artist is on the rise! Her abstracts were the talk of the magical night.  A few even went home with the guests of The.. read more →

I am dying to race up to NYC in the next few weeks to see so many great shows and events.  I really wanted to go for the Kips Bay Showhouse opening and ICFF this week but really needed to stay put for a bit. via Kips Bay Decorator Show House  The 2015 Show House.. read more →

Off to watch a little golf at the Wells Fargo Championship.   What trouble are you getting into this weekend?  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 Room if you are interested in our interior design services in Charlotte or beyond.  read more →

I am coming back down off my travel high.  LCDQLA Legends was incredible.  Each year the events get better and better.  I was amazed by the turn out of every single design star and legend.  With each turn I was star struck.  It is such an incredible networking opportunity to be with such greats and.. read more →

I happened across this image on Pinterest and was stopped in my tracks.  The colors, the layers, the art, and the leopard combine to equal perfection. A little internet sleuthing and I found that it is from Charleston, SC Symphony Showhouse 2014 by Catherine Brown Paterson and Wiggie Bitter.  Even smaller world is that Cathy Brown.. read more →

I am playing catch up from all my travels this week.   I am so busy but loving it. I have lots of fun design projects popping up. Yet, I am distracted by the internet. Dying over the new Addison Weeks Riddick Earrings with gemstones! I have also got it bad for the Eliza Gran.. read more →