We are in a prickly pickle! Our lovely, amazing & wonderful BOOKKEEPER/OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR of 12 years is retiring and moving to the beach.  It is certainly well deserved and exciting for her.  Her knowledge and skill set has been an invaluable part of the business.  I am looking for a new member of the team.. read more →

My habit of saving articles to read later is a bad one.   I have a LONG list to get through.   Since my kids are headed to camp, I am about to have a lot more time to catch up. Here a a few recent favorites:  Bathroom Love…24 Bathrooms with Luxurious Tubs 10 Best.. read more →

  I have been a pinning fool recently.   It still proves to be the best for inspiration, and organization of images I love.  I can spend hours searching my pins & boards and others for the sheer beauty of it all… Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get.. read more →

Wow! Back to the real world I go.  I am kinda dreading the next 7 days.  We are en route home from vacation.   I have to in the next 48 hours pack 3 kids for camp for a month, do/go to a horseshow on Sunday, drive to the mountains for camp drop-off and prepare.. read more →

22 Jun 2017
June 22, 2017

Summer Uniform

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I have noticed a theme to summer dressing especially in Nantucket this week. It is a  classic East Coast style that is charmingly chic.   Nothing seems to be chicer than a simple red, white, and blue wardrobe. Dresses, white jeans, eyelet tops, stripes galore and more are the uniform that fits for the whole summer.. read more →

As I enjoy the beauty of Nantucket and the classically chic East Coast architecture and interiors, I want to share a press preview of a wonderful new book, Out East. It is a visually stroll through the most beautiful interiors and gardens of the Hamptons as introduced by Jennifer Ash Ruddick (also of favorite book.. read more →

Sneaker love! More sneakers I cannot resist…I had to share these cuties before the sell out. Distant waves, palms, a rainbow of umbrellas stretching out across the sand. The new collection reunites Gray Malin’s captivating photography with Sperry’s iconic American style, capturing the essence of summer wanderlust. Pastel suedes paired with images of South Beach,.. read more →

Vinyl flooring is back and more fun than ever! Modernise your living space in a new and imaginative way with Altafloor’s geometric vinyl flooring collection. Their minimalist geometric patterns in striking, bold colours are perfect for those that are very design-conscious when it comes to their interiors. Give your home an innovative, contemporary feel that is.. read more →

I never tire of grasscloth.   It provides such great texture and dimension to a room. Thibaut has a great new collection that I cannot wait to use, especially this blue flame stick printed on raffia.  Check it out! Adding to an extensive array of natural wallcovering offerings, Grasscloth Resource Volume 4 is a collection.. read more →

I am excited to introduce you to a Nantucket artist that I discovered last summer at Samuel Owen Gallery (If you are on island be sure to check out my favorite gallery).  I am such a fan of his colorful and clever work. Enjoy getting to know Charles Patrick Nantucket, MA & Greenwich, CT What.. read more →

 Time has gotten away from me but, I am on vacation.   We are playing bananagrams , chilling and enjoying family time. Link Lovin’ will be a bit late. Here are a few favorite Pinterest Quotes.  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.. read more →

There is a particular home that has long been by favorite on island from the first time I came here 20 years ago. Each visit I have to go see this beauty.  It is for sale yet, I am quite sure it will not become mine. This iconic American summer home, Circa 1915, sits atop.. read more →

Vacation begins! Nantucket is my #happyplace and I am thrilled to be en route. Shopping downtown at Skinnydip, Ice Cream at The Juice Bar, Millie’s for Taco’s, Cisco Brewers for afternoon fun… I just cannot wait. See some of my favorites HERE. Here are my currently coveted wants of the week.  Shop The Ultimate Father’s.. read more →

As I head north for our family vacation to Nantucket I wanted to get in the beach mood by sharing this chic beach beauty filled with light and texture.  Step Inside a Young Family’s Dreamy Amagansett Getaway By Alyssa Bird | Photographs by Simon Upton Design by Ray Booth of McAlpine Landscape design by Edmund.. read more →