I need new shoes like I need a hole in the head but, I just get so tempted… I was harmlessly wandering the web and stumbled onto Anthropologie.   Their new shoe selection is fun and fantastic…most of which are slides.  I feel my few closet holes getting filled up already.  (email subscribers open in.. read more →

You may recall I featured talented Stephanie Hirsch a few years back on my Artist Spotlight Series. I was thrilled when I heard she was headed to NC to be featured in the current show at the New Gallery of Modern Art. I hate I missed the opening while I was in LA last week… read more →

Happy Mother’s Day to the original “Fancy Nancy”! She has made the world a more beautiful place to exist from the day she brought me into it. It is a hard job I tell ya!  This is a favorite quote of my Mom’s too.  8 Things All Successful Women Do On Sunday Thrilled to be featured.. read more →

The LEGENDS windows are always a highlight of the event.  The inspiration and out of the box thinking are such a wonder and testament to this creative industry and the talents within it. The LEGENDS 2017 theme “Your True Colors” was expressed in the 60+ windows of the member LCDQ shops, showrooms and galleries. These window designers.. read more →

I am hot off the plane from LA. It was a wonderful few days full of fun and fellowship with my design pals.   There was so much inspiration to take in.   The shopping in LA is just too good. Melrose Place is such temptation! Here are a few of my weekend wants for.. read more →

You have certainly seen the beauty that de Gournay has been sharing this Spring with their new Amazonia in pink but have you seen the shoe collaboration?  de Gournay’s ‘Amazonia’ design on custom pink painted Xuan paper.  I have always said interiors and fashion are intermingled… Introducing Aquazzura for de Gournay, a collaboration between the.. read more →

It is such fun exploring LCDQ and finding new brands. Another recent happy discovery was the Cole & Son’s new Ardmore Collection.  A charming and stylish new range of wallpapers and borders in collaboration with Ardmore Ceramic Art celebrating African traditions and culture. Drawing inspiration from Ardmore’s colourful and quirky ceramics the collection explores Africa’s.. read more →

It finally came together!   Before you go look at the AFTER please take a minute to look at the BEFORE.  It was sad and depressing. If you are just tuning in, see my progress over the past weeks with WEEK 1, WEEK 2, WEEK 3, WEEK 4, WEEK 5 and now THE BIG REVEAL! I.. read more →

II would like to introduce you to Liz Marsh Designs. This unique functional works of art are handmade in Houston, Texas. I am such a fan of these beauties.   I am mesmerized by the newest decoupage Eden Collection with a nod to the past with an on trend and updated snake motif. “The new EDEN.. read more →

It is perfect timing to introduce you to a LA artist as I head to LALA Land for Legends of La Cienega.  You may recognize the work of this talented lady as she is a star among the big and small brands alike. Enjoy getting to know Mary Matson Los Angeles, California  What is your.. read more →

I am headed to LA for Legends of La Cienega this week. I am thrilled to be a part of Blogger Breakfast  & Legends 2017 Kick-Off on Wednesday hosted by Chairish and media partner California Home & Design (CHD). Anna Brockway, Co-Founder of Chairish, is going to be joined by Nate Berkus.  The two of them.. read more →

These are the things that caught my attention this week.  Get Paid To Travel & Drink Canned Wine All Day Restaurant-Worthy French Toast, Without the Wait Five Days in Iceland with GP 4 Major Mistakes You’re Making When You Wash Your Hair Need this bag! I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I.. read more →

a little Derby Day share… Artist Lesli DeVito, whom I have know for years and featured HERE and HERE, painted Gigi and her pony Lottie and they appeared at our door after a wonderful show weekend.  It was the most wonderful surprise! Lesli is a follow animal lover with the such a kind and generous heart.  If.. read more →

My friend and artist Lesley Grainger has just released 4 new large scale pieces.  They are vibrant and full of life.  I am such a fan of her work.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get friendly on Facebook,  Twitter,  Pinterest,  Tumblr & Instagram.  Please feel free to contact The English Room if you are interested in.. read more →