I’m excited to share a sneak peak of an exciting new artist pop–up opening this Tuesday at Furbish Studio. They are featuring the gorgeous paintings of Nashville artist Kayce Hughes at 11am EST Tuesday, February 7th. Set a phone reminder because they are sure to sell out in a flash.  She’s Lily Pulitizer’s neice, worked on the Ralph Lauren.. read more →

Lots of web wanderings and finds this week. Here is a random assortment that captured ADD attention… I love Julianne Hough’s kitchen… Not sure why this is interesting but it is… This dress has my spring break all over it! Want THIS, THIS, THIS and THESE too. 7 Fats You Should Be Eating….These Will Keep You.. read more →

I am having an amazing time at the Antique & Garden Show in Nashville.  I have found a few antiques and set my sights on some serious vintage jewelry… I need to stop looking in those cases but, I cannot help myself.  This truly is a wonderful show where you can actually purchase. I also.. read more →

I was honored to be featured this week… 7 Southern Designers With the Best Pinterest Accounts via Southern Living Lost in the endless inspiration scroll? Follow our favorites.  by Zoë Gowen   Pinterest is a pretty gigantic place to navigate. It only takes following a few overly zealous or off-target pinners to ruin your personal inspiration.. read more →

Crème de la Crème via Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles  The 2017 Kitchen of the Year Contest winners prove that it is possible to marry the practical and the pretty in one of the most-frequented spaces in the home—if you balance hardworking design details with timeless touches. Written by Lori Johnston / Styled by Yvonne Orchard / Photographed by David.. read more →

01 Feb 2017
February 1, 2017

Nod to Neon

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Are you a fan of alternative art? Graffiti, street art, body art, neon?   Oddly, the older I get the more drawn I am to the exotic … I am currently craving a neon which is ironic since I had one in my freshman dorm room…It was a very chic palm treem(not so much). My boyfriend.. read more →

Guys are hard to buy for. That is a fact!  I have lots of ideas like a bottle of artisan liquor. Charlotte’s local distillery was just featured in Garden & Gun for this Rua.  If you can get your hands on a bottle of Pappy that would be great too. Here are loads of other ideas.. read more →

Do you need Valentine’s Day ideas for your love, friend, galpal?   I am here with loads of ideas for the ladies and I will be back for the gifts for the guys too.   Happy shopping…you have less than 2 weeks to get a little cerci for your sweetheart. Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH.. read more →

I had so much fun creating my favorite Dress to Room Pairings for the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017. See previous pairings HERE. (if they do not work I apologize…I am experiencing website difficulties due to malware. Technical support is on it.) There were some serious stunners and lots of out of the box dresses.  I think the.. read more →

I have had a wild and wonderful 48 hours in NYC this week. Here are some of my gathered articles from the web.  The 30 Best Bars In Midtown NYC OMG… Then next Hamilton?…Elton John and Paul Rudnick Have Signed on to Write ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Musical I get so many compliments on my 10year.. read more →

I am in NYC again for a quick jaunt to see Hamilton.   It was UNREAL!  Sell you car, house or kid..Buy a ticket and go immediately. It is worth it. I was blown away. I want to go again and again and again. We have also don’t a lotta shopping and eating.  I picked up.. read more →

My Kravet rep dropped by and knocked off my socks with the new textile introductions. The G P & J Baker velvet intros in particular were D I V I N E!!!! These plush tribal beauties are a wonder to behold that must be felt to understand their sumptuous textures.  RIO SPICE RIO INDIGO RIO.. read more →

You know I am a face addict. I am always drawn to a fun face in art.   Lesley Grainger has continued her Conversation Series with colorful, wild and spirited faces that art hard to resist.   They could make the perfect Valentine!  My personal favorite…  Get shopping… Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra.. read more →

Are you curious what the Obamas are doing this week?   I know I would be thrilled to be out of the political madhouse of Washington and the constant microscope.  Politics is truly a thankless (and repulsive in my opinion) job. They flew the coop and are hanging in the sun and fun at the palatial.. read more →