Big Shopping news! Shopbop’s Buy More, Save More Sale has started and today is early access! I have found so many great Spring and Summer finds that you can rarely get on sale.  Here are a few of my currently coveted items: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH.. read more →

A little happy news to share from our local source… Thank you to Susu at Scoop Charlotte for including me in this stellar list of Charlotte designers. Here Are 10 Charlotte Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram  Is there anything more pleasant than scrolling through the pretty pics on Instagram when you are waiting in.. read more →

The latest Artist Spotlight Series features a creative genius who has reinvented the portrait by designing an heirloom quality keepsake. She captures memories in the most unique way and translate them to extraordinary textiles. Enjoy getting to know my talented friend from The Southern C Summit Sarah Gibson Wiley of  Huger Memories Richmond, Virginia What is.. read more →

I have looked forward to creating my favorite Dress to Room Pairings for the 2017 Academy Awards for the entire award season. Today was a marathon with 450 miles on the road. I came in hot from a horseshow just in time to see the BIG show.  There are certainly plenty of stunners, risks and and black &.. read more →

25 Feb 2017
February 25, 2017

Rainbow Connection

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I seem to see a trend in my recent loves.  I am loving rainbows (and unicorns) and multi brights.   Clearly, I am not the only one with all the color love.  (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get friendly.. read more →

Happy Weekend!  I am excited that artist friend, Paige Kalena Follman, is having a sale starting tomorrow of her awesome Paige Pottery. Y’all better hop over to get yourself some before they sell out. Last time they were gone in a minute. Here are the other items I am currently coveting…   (email subscribers open.. read more →

While I in no way condone the disposable furniture trend that is currently happening ,I do see the need for less expensive options in children rooms and vacation homes. For these projects, I often turn to online sources.  Lately, I have been searching for a plethora of bedside tables and chests.  It seems to be.. read more →

When I went to Charleston to check in on the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Showhouse dining room that I am designing last week, I popped in Fritz Porter.   They have recently expanded their textile and wallpaper space and it has the most amazing lines.  They carry lines that you cannot find anywhere else in the.. read more →

22 Feb 2017
February 22, 2017

Mad for Mua Mua Dolls

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I have one clutch that I get constant comments and compliments on when I carry it. It is a book style clutch featuring a parody of Coco Chanel. I am such a fan if the brand that makes it and all their clever pieces. Read their endearing story below that gives back to the craftsman. The.. read more →

I am a fan of British wallpaper brand Graham & Brown.   They offer a great price point and have some really fun prints that I have featured before like THIS.   These latest new introductions are stellar.   Geometrix Wall Mural Create a stunning feature wall in your home with this Geometrix wall mural… read more →

I have a plethora of mountain projects happening all at the same time right now.  It is incredibly fun yet challenging to keep them straight and not duplicate ideas.  I am always looking for inspiration.  Here is a stunner that may not be mountains but it is certainly beautifully rustic and charming.  REDEFINED RUSTIC via Atlanta.. read more →

Happy President’s Day!  I am happy to continue with my latest Artist Spotlight Series featuring a talented abstract artist. Enjoy these colorful works and getting to know Ruth Gilmore Langs Ann Arbor, Michigan         What is your training?  I began painting in nursery school. I was taught oil painting at my public high school. I.. read more →

Another week has raced by in the blink of an eye.   I am as busy as I have been in years and I LOVE it! Design fulfills me to no end.   My eldest, Violet, is in Peru on a service trip and sending me beautiful pics day 1. I am proud and  very.. read more →

Lesli Devito of My Old Country House is a friend and a talented artist. She is also a fellow dog lover. She is one of those people who truly understands the importance, beauty and kindness of these magical creatures. I believe with all my heart that dogs are man’s best friend as does Lesli.   I.. read more →