I always have a ridiculously long list of wants. The toppers are always an airstream, a ranch in Wyoming, lots of puppies, a horse with all the gear including an orange winged Hermes saddle, a cottage in Nantucket….   These big items always make the other stuff seem slightly more reasonable. I recently had my.. read more →

Everyone knows bubbly or vino make a great gift but if you want to get creative or up your game for Thanksgiving at the in-laws or all the upcoming holiday parties. Homemade treats also show extra love.  I always welcome cheese straws or toffee.  I have you covered with loads of creative choices for anyone.. read more →

We could always use the latest gadget, a highly recommended coffee maker or a fun game. Our home is where we spend most of our time so shouldn’t we consider gifts that focus on this too? I am also always a fan of original art so be sure to consider that by visiting your local gallery.. read more →

These are the ones that are easy to shop for on your holiday list! They still delight in the opening of the gifts and the surprises galore.   Toys are such fun to give and to get. However, I want THIS COAT and SLIPPERS for myself.  Here are my favorite gifts for the younger set. .. read more →

The Teen / Tween set is also easy yet hard to buy for. They are picky beyond compare but generally you are safe with any Apple product or just venmo them $.  I love trying to please this opinionated and spirited age…I have 3 of them. Here is my strongly critiqued list. My advice is to.. read more →

It is so hard to narrow down the items for the ladies.  There are just too many wonderful things from which to choose. I believe I have hit most of the categories and will have even more to come with my upcoming personal list and stocking stuffers too.  (email subscribers open in a browser to.. read more →

Men are particularly easy to buy for I think.   Pick their hobby and build upon it.   I also think everyone needs great luggage so be sure to add AWAY luggage to your shopping list.  They are the best. Cashmere socks are another treat that my husband loves.  Here are my favorite finds for.. read more →

Most of us will be doing our holiday decorations next weekend immediately following Thanksgiving. I cannot wait for this most festive season. I am adding a different look for my second tree this year and I have been gathering new ideas and decor.  I adore the holiday decor from Terrain this year.  (email subscribers open in.. read more →

It is a less than 40 days until Christmas.   I am putting together my gift guides to aid in your shopping. This is one of my favorite things to do on the blog and take pride in my gift guides. Everyone loves books and they always fit.   I have gathered the best new.. read more →

  So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that caught my interest the past week. GET THE LOOK: WILLIAM MCLURE’S SOPHISTICATED ALABAMA HOME We Obsessively Categorized All the Podcasts You Recommended In Wellington, Florida, Roseview Farms is Filled with Charm & Character The Best Boutique Hotels in.. 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?     (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways.. read more →

Wow!  It is COLD, freaking cold, like really cold! We are at a horseshow in Raleigh, NC in the rain all weekend. The dedication this sport takes is unreal.  Other BIG news is that we got a PUPPY!  We finally found the next addition to our pack through Lucky Pup Rescue in Greenville, SC.  We.. read more →

14 Nov 2019
November 14, 2019

Vintage Rug Love

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It has been a BUSY week at work. Lots of projects in action.   I am hard at work with my gift guides that will start this weekend.  Please reach out with any requests. I will be covering usual categories. On to the post at hand, I love a good vintage throw rug, runner or.. read more →

The Kit Kemp Collection is one to know by a favorite designer of mine. Introducing a unique collaboration between Andrew Martin and award winning interior designer, Kit Kemp. Inspired by the romance of folk tales, this collection encapsulates youthful imagination and the magic of design. It consists of six fabrics and five wallpapers depicting scenes of.. read more →