When trolling the shelter mag websites today I came across a true gem designed by a familiar face and my sorority sister from a few years back at Rollins College… Enjoy this beauty!  Step Inside a San Francisco Tudor with an Aesthetic as Cinematic as Its Own Backstory For a distinctive Presidio Heights mansion with.. read more →

I am seeing stars… It may be partial exhaustion and partial desire to recreate the beautiful moon tile in the star pattern on the floor of the Piccolomini Library in Siena’s duomo that I cannot get out of my mind. Anyone know someone to make custom tile? Isn’t it beautiful! I have also had a BIG.. read more →

 It is the big night of the Golden Globes and my first Dress to Room Pairing of 2018.   Tonight’s awards ceremony marks change in Hollywood. Black dresses dominated the night with actresses and activists donning the color as a symbol of standing in solidarity with the Time’s Up Movement, protesting sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond… read more →

There are so many good sales that are hard to resist!  I am CRAZY for the new Le Creuset Provence Cookware. Sur la Table has a few pieces on sale too!  These face plates from West Elm are too good.  Dying for THIS, THIS, THIS and THIS.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news,.. read more →

Big news & I am thrilled to have been included in this stellar lineup for 2018.   It is an honor and you certainly know I can shop til I drop…and that is beyond most.  The High Point Market Authority announced the 2018 Style Spotters for the spring and fall markets.   This lineup includes.. read more →

Do you know Theron Humphrey? You should, as I have long been mesmerized by him and his precious Maddie on Instagram and now I just saw his limited edition prints on Saatchi Art.  “I was born and raised in coastal North Carolina. Along the way I lived most places between NYC and the mountains of.. read more →

I was struck by this charming southern home that just feels right.   I love the fact that the designer, Allison Allen, who inherited the house from her husbands grandmother has embraced the quirks and is preserving it instead of demolishing the ranch as most have done.  See How This Gorgeous Atlanta Home Stays In.. read more →

Another year has raced by and come to a close.  This is always one of my favorite posts of the year recapping all of the Artist Spotlight Series features. I once again discover the artists that I have featured throughout the year and their wonderful works. If you have not done so before, this is.. read more →

I was lucky enough to find this amazing flat in the heart of the ethernal city on VRBO. It is so good it must be shared because if you are looking for “la dolce vita” you may want to plan a trip to stay here.  On the second floor of a historic building with no.. read more →

31 Dec 2017
December 31, 2017

Happy New Year 2018

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I feel blessed to have spent the last day of the year with the people I love exploring and enjoying one of the most magical cities of the world, Venice.  Tonight we head out to celebrate with a big dinner, drinks, and then fun in St. Marks Square with music, mayhem and fireworks.  Thank you.. read more →

30 Dec 2017
December 30, 2017

The Joy of Jewels

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I have had a bit of jewelry drama this week while in Italy (wah,wah…cry my a river…i know how this sounds)… I came knowing I would be gifted a piece for my birthday gift.  I fell in LOVE with a snake came 18k ring at Pomellato.  It happened to also be on sale…score! My husband.. read more →

Have you spent your Christmas money?  It is easy to do with all the great sales and deals to be had.   I picked up a few things at the Shopbop sale. THIS, THIS and THESE in honor of our trip.  I found a new brand I LOVE Maison du Mode. This brands motto is.. read more →

28 Dec 2017
December 28, 2017

A Botticelli Beauty

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Today, we had the pleasure of touring the Uffizi Gallery with art historian and private guide Christana’s Florence.   It was an exceptional tour highlighting the best works in 2 hours.  It was perfect with the children.  They were fully engaged and I was impressed.   I LOVED seeing the Botticelli works for the first.. read more →

I happened into the portfolio of Anna Burke Interiors via Pinterest.   I was immediately captured by her Big Sky, Montana project with the modern mountain look that makes you want to head west.   The bedrooms are also beautiful and formulaic with a pretty upholstered headboard, white beads and textured pillows.  Simple but, brilliant…and.. read more →