It was the big night of the Emmy 2019 Awards. I love this fashion extravaganza of an evening and I really love pairing with a favorite room. I went with lots of color to pair. The red / pink combo was certainly on fire! And the mint pale blue was also hot.  See past Dress to Room.. 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? See & shop my Lacefield Designs Textile & Pillow Collection.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and.. read more →

Fall gave us a few tastes of cool mornings and I love it!  I am ready to bust out the fleece and boots. Anthropologie has 20% off EVERYTHING today.  I am looking really hard at THESE, THESE, THIS and THESE. Loving THIS neon & neutral fleece. Really wanting this hat too.  Walmart has brought back.. read more →

Michelle Nussbaumer’s House Beautiful 2019 Kitchen(s) of the Year are truly a sight to behold!  A secret speakeasy? A pink porcelain pantry? A hotel-level wine bar? Yes. Every culinary corner of this design visionary’s Dallas home is a total trip. Better buckle up. Taken too literally, kitchens can be spartan, as functional as garages—and just.. read more →

Oh, does Morocco give me wanderlust! I long for the marvelous country that changed my perspective and open my horizons. This new release will transport you to magical Tangier.  Design lovers add this stunner to your library,  Inside Tangier Houses & Gardens By Nicolò Castellini Baldissera Photography by Guido Taroni / Foreword by Hamish Bowles / Introduction by.. read more →

I love the mix of high / low in fashion and interiors.  There are some items that are always worth the splurge but there are also some great design at an accessible price point.  Wisteria is my go to for that category.   The current Wisteria Warehouse Sale is not to missed with over 300+.. read more →

So much is going this week!   Don’t miss the CLARE ROJAS SHIFTED HORIZONS at Soco Gallery.  SEPTEMBER 18 – NOVEMBER 8, 2019 Opening Reception with the Artist Wednesday, September 18, 6 – 8 PM SOCO Gallery is thrilled to present fourteen new paintings by Clare Rojas. The gallery will host a public opening reception.. read more →

Carlos Mota is a style guru extraordinaire. We clearly share a love of color since he appears to have stolen my book title right out of my head, Beige Is Not A Color. This book is a MUST for and design lover.  Bland is anathema to Carlos Mota. As he travels the world—from Lisbon to.. read more →

So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that caught my interest the past week. I‘ve Been a Stylist for 15 Years—These Are the Brands I Always Buy Totally into this…The India Hicks Podcast Live Out Your Royal Fantasies at the 11 Best Castle Hotels and Manor Houses.. 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?   See & shop my Lacefield Designs Textile & Pillow Collection.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and.. read more →

22 years ago today, on September 13th,  I was married. (If you are a longtime reader, yes this is recycled from last year, the year before, the year before…)   It was the most beautiful and fun wedding I have ever been to thanks to my mothers amazing eye for design and obsessive planning.  .. read more →

Fall please come. I beg of you! I am tired of the HOT, HEAT, SWEAT & HUMIDITY.   I want to wear boots, leopard, tiger, zebra, fur, leather, hats, cashmere sweaters and the like. I’m headed back to Aiken to enjoy The Willcox for our 22nd Anniversary and a horse show. This hat will be.. read more →

You know I LOVE wallpaper and especially beautiful handprinted custom wallpaper.   This house is pure perfection!  Inside Hannah Cecil Gurney’s Pattern-Filled London Home via AD Drenched in color and pattern, the London home of de Gournay scion Hannah Cecil Gurney is a love letter to her family’s intoxicating wallpapers By Jane Keltner de Valle / Photography.. read more →

10 Sep 2019
September 10, 2019

Tuesday Thoughts

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This is a random assortment of things that are making me happy today… very random in fact. The first big news is the Buru Bus is stopping in Charlotte again on Thursday. Please pop in the English Room for some shopping. I already have my list ready. I want THIS, THIS and THIS. Gray Malin.. read more →