So much to read… So much to see… So many places to go…  All Hail Buatta New York’s Chicest New Hangout Spot Is In… Times Square? Inside a Young Designer’s Charming London home Women and Power: Chapter 4 The Protein Packed Smoothie That Jennifer Garner Swears By The Cure for Carb Cravings: 5 Simple Tricks.. 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? 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.. read more →

Such a fun weekend with my gals in Florida. I snuck in a bit of internet shopping regardless of the fact that I slept until 11am. Yay.  Sleeping really is my special power. My other special power is shopping…I had to have THIS, THIS, THIS, THESE and THIS.  Enjoy my finds.  (email subscribers open in.. read more →

I had the most amazing few days in New York with The Tile Shop.   The highlight was getting to know Annie Selke and the dynamo behind this huge home brand that has a tremendous product range. She has brought her distinct design eye and her love of textiles to tile with a fresh new.. read more →

This One Room Challenge has me freaking out!  I have never been truly concerned it wouldn’t get done until now. The stars are not aligning as hoped right now and it is a “challenge” beyond belief! The countertop fabrication has taken longer, a sink is lost in transit, blah blah… Countertops are to happen today.. read more →

I am so excited to be working with Dixie Design Collective for my Holiday Cards. The cards are designed by many of my favorite artists that I have featured through the years in my Artist Spotlight Series. Enjoy checking out these awesome selections  you will not find anywhere else and be sure to shop soon.. read more →

I am excited to introduce you to a wonderful Southern artist.   I am captivated by her continuous line works that are full of exuberance and life.  Enjoy getting to know Kellie Lawler Oxford, Alabama What is your training?  For the most part, I’m a self-taught artist. My dad was a young artist whose dreams.. read more →

21 Oct 2018
October 21, 2018

Sunday Thoughts

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I am utterly exhausted! We went to parents weekend then to a horse show in 72 hours. I have wretched cold and feel like poo. Link Lovin’ will have to wait until later. I leave you with some Sunday thoughts… Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts. Let’s get friendly on Facebook,.. 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?   Shop our “Bright Eyes & Bushy Tails” Collection with LeighDeux ON SUPER SALE!!!!! Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra.. read more →

So much going on around here. I am at “Parents Weekend” for my sons boarding school and I had a horrible cold and look like a troll with running nose and swollen eyes.  Not good. I did fit in some shopping this week.   Full on OBSESSED with the Ken Fulk x Birdies collaboration.  These.. read more →

There are many finds to share this week from High Point Market and beyond. I was thrilled to see the entrepreneurial Jonathan Adler ahead of the curve with a fun new collection exclusive to Amazon.  This is the home answer to “fast fashion”.   The collection has a certain nod to the 80’s with the.. read more →

This One Room Challenge has me on my toes!  I have been busy at High Point Market fielding calls and facetiming to see progress and answering questions.  This week did mostly go as planned thankfully. My prior miscalculation in my calendar still has turned up the heat but I am hoping it will all work.. read more →

It is a sad design day.  The legend, Mario Buatta died.   He was special to me and my family.  He designed my childhood home that we recently moved into. He was a true gentleman but even more he was a character.  He was a prankster with a wonderful sense of humor. He often had a.. read more →

I am honored to be featured in this article about High Point Market.  To Market, To Market From the October/November 2018 Home Design & Decor Magazine (DOWNLOAD PDF) By Ashley Hotham Cox; Written by Christina Spratt Spencer The world’s largest home furnishings show, High Point Market is the Mecca for the design community where designers, buyers,.. read more →