My latest Artist Spotlight Series feature was introduced to me by Melanie Parke. Her works are mesmerizing, real and captivating. Enjoy getting to know Amanda Acker Onekama, Michigan What is your training? Self-taught. Ever since I was a young girl I have had a interest in the arts. Growing up in park district painting.. read more →

13 Sep 2020
September 13, 2020

Link Lovin’

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Happy Sunday to all! Today is my 23rd Anniversary. We celebrated in Aiken at a horse show where Gigi ended up 3’3″ Junior Hunter Grand Champion. It was a great day.  So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… How the.. read more →

  I am always inspired by travel, design & life which I share and curate on Pinterest.  Here are some recent favorites all of which you can find HERE. What are you pinning these days?   Daily Desires: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news,.. read more →

I am all about Fall and especially fall fashions! I love boots, coats, faux fur and the like.  Bring it on!   Let’s finish 2020 looking good. Sea NY is killing it with the patchwork !  I need this coat and this blazer.  Black pants are a must with THESE, THESE and THESE basics. Boots make.. read more →

  I am back with week 32 of my Things I Love Thursday series.   This is a collection of things I use /wear on a regular basis and want to share. 21 Seeds Tequila is made by women, owned by women, low -cal cocktail ready and DELICIOUS! #girlscalltheshots …Order HERE or HERE.  Vintage Vogue Puzzles can pass.. read more →

  I am kinda crazy for this whimsical mural by Casamance.  The rainbow of colors certainly draws me in with the pencil shavings. It would be a great back powder room, playroom bath, or kids art room.  Daily Desires: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra.. read more →

I am crazy about this bedroom.   The cheetah bed lining, the peacock chair, the layered art, the bathroom floor… Dream Big in a Girl’s Bedroom by Brittany Cason Johnston of Brittany Cason Interior Design in The 2020 Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens.  Principal Photography by Emily Followill Imagining the whims of an artistic young girl who.. read more →

A little local love with the my latest Artist Spotlight Series feature. I am crazy for her colorful abstracts that are vividly vibrant. Enjoy getting to know Mary Ann Forehand Charlotte, North Carolina What is your training? I have been painting and making things as far back as I can remember.  I was encouraged to.. read more →

Happy Sunday to all!  So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… The return of the Grand Wagoneer…LOVE 3 Yoga Poses That Can Fix ‘Text Neck’ The Best New Design Books to Buy This Fall 11 SUMMER SPRITZER COCKTAIL RECIPES. The.. read more →

  I am always inspired by travel, design & life which I share and curate on Pinterest.  Here are some recent favorites all of which you can find HERE. What are you pinning these days? Daily Desires: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways.. read more →

  Labor day sales are on fire!   There are so many good ones.   Here are a few favorites I have stalked. ASHA  – 20% off your order with code LD20 J.CREW – 40% off your purchase with code BYESUMMER ONEKINGSLANE – 20% off sitewide MADEWELL – Up to 50% off with code HIFALL  MATCHES – Up.. read more →

03 Sep 2020
September 3, 2020

Things I Love Thursday

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  I am back with week 31 of my Things I Love Thursday series.   This is a collection of things I use /wear on a regular basis and want to share. Charlotte Moss for P.E. Guerin Cuffs are beyond chic!   I covet Dionysus naturally… The cuff that symbolizes merriment, abundance and let’s just say, a good.. read more →

The latest Artist Spotlight Series features a native Texan studying the sky.   Her works are mesmerizing and magical. She was introduced to me by Marcy Cook. Enjoy getting to know Rachel Walter  Dallas, Texas What is your training?  I studied painting and drawing at the University of Texas, but earning my art degree didn’t.. read more →

I am a lover of nostalgia and Crewel Garden by F. Schumacher certainly nods to that.   I could swear my grandmother, Boo, had this in an upstairs bedroom where I used to stay.  It was on valances with roller shades below and headboards. Based on a document from our archives, this cheery, chain stitched.. read more →