What a fun few weeks in the mountains.  I am always inspired by travel and of course my beloved Pinterest.  Here are some recent favorites all of which you can find HERE.   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.. read more →

The next 48 hours will be a whirlwind!  We have a fun party tonight, an early barn call time to show at 8am, the Trunk Show in Linville from 10-4pm, the Linville Fancy Dress Ball and the Derby at the Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show and showing again on Sunday as well as packing up.. read more →

If you are in the NC mountains please join Kristy Thompson & me for a fun trunk show with some of our favorite brands including Five One Five, Tabor, Rare Gems of India & Jewels by Piper. Stephanie Bissell will be bringing beautiful Shop Taxidermy bags as well. We hope to see you there and please bring.. read more →

Whimsical, colorful and cozy define this cottage. I am spending a few weeks working remotely from my mountain cottage and this find makes me feel right at home. ” With a storybook color scheme and patterns galore, interior designer Anthony Baratta transformed both the summer and the winter homes of this all-seasons Adirondacks compound into.. read more →

I am a bit chair obsessed!   I am a sucker for any embroidery, embellishments and of course animals!  I want all of these beauties designed by Paige Gemmel for Anthropologie…badly.  Floridian Paige Gemmel is a self-taught artist whose work delights in the whimsy of the animal kingdom. Often experimenting with vibrant colors, eclectic adornments.. read more →

My friends at @empirestatefinery are setting sail for a trunk show @skinnydipnantucket on August 4! These are some favorite brands at a favorite shop in a favorite place.  To celebrate, we’re doing a giveaway with our friends @nantucketsole too! The giveaway will include a Porter Jr. turquoise tusk necklace and Easy Street Slides in Coatue Quahog. Enter.. read more →

31 Jul 2017
July 31, 2017

Paige Pottery Sale

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I do not have an Artist Spotlight Series feature ready this week but I have some exclusive art news to share. Paige Pottery Series by artist Paige Kalena Follmann (featured HERE) is having a sale this week starting Wednesday, August 2nd at 11:00 am EST.  This is the artists favorite series so far with 30 pieces.. read more →

30 Jul 2017
July 30, 2017

Link Lovin’

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So much to read and so many places to explore this week. Here is a collection of articles that need some perusing. Design to travel and much more! ‘GAME OF THRONES’ RECAP: PROPHECIES, PLANS, AND DAENERYS’ TERRIFYING FUTURE London Summer Hot Spots Style Goals Zemi Beach House A New Gem in Anguilla THE BEST TV.. read more →

So many wants and so little time.  We had a busy morning at the horseshow. Now it is time for some porch sittin’ and relaxing.  Watching your child compete in an individual sport is oddly exhausting. I get so nervous. A little “Retail Therapy” will help me recover.  [show_boutique_widget id=”624977″] Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH.. read more →

Today was a true horse show day. It was a hurry up and wait kinda thing. That is the thing of shows.  I will be back tomorrow on regular schedule with my Retail Therapy & Weekend Wants. Wanna support the mission?  Blowing Rock Charity Horse Show Foundation Mission The mission of the Blowing Rock Horse.. read more →

Sometimes it is nice to just see pretty.  This classic Atlanta home is just that.  I love the mix of traditional with a few modern kitchen and bath elements.  COTTAGE CHARMING After a skillful renovation and decoration by architect William B. Litchfield and designer Jackye Lanham, a Buckhead house beckons with an abundance of style.. read more →

Wanderlust Wednesday has set in and I am craved a hop over the pond. As an Anglophile, I am always actually craving the U.K.   Firmdale Hotels are my favorite place to stay & Kit Kemp wows each time with her colorful and creative interiors. HAM YARD HOTEL is going to be my next London home away.. read more →

I could not be more thrilled to introduce you to a dear friend, business mentor and talented artist. This man is worldy, wise and one of the most interesting people I am lucky enough to know.  We are kindred spirits with so many common interests that we immediately connected. I am now mesmerized by his.. read more →

Happy 80th Birthday today to my mother, the original “Fancy Nancy.”   For my Mom, I am grateful for so very many things including; my love of design, my happy childhood, my love of fashion & the finer things, her hiding of my report cards, my love of travel, her never accepting the word “No”.. read more →