I have had a long of new books arrive and this one is a true favorite that has me craving a little trip to wine country! Alexis Swanson Traina sent over a copy of her new book, From Napa with Love. It is a stupendously amazing collection of stories, memories, suggestions and more from those.. read more →

20 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.  The highlights.. read more →

My latest artist talent was spotted locally in Charlotte at Slate Interiors. Her work captured me with the abstract figurative technique with a bold color palette.  I also adore her charcoal drawings of the nude human form. Enjoy getting to know  Miriam Durkin Charlotte, North Carolina What is your training?  I wanted to learn to.. read more →

Elliott Puckette has long been a favorite and coveted artist. I am so excited to get to see this exhibition and meet the artist this week.  SOCO Gallery is beginning the 2017 fall season with a solo exhibition of new works by New York-based, Tennessee native, Elliott Puckette. Her work is in the permanent collections.. read more →

10 Sep 2017
September 10, 2017

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Hope you are having a wonderful weekend! Wasn’t it just Friday 5 minutes ago?  Here are the things that captured my attention this week.  I love the Cooper Hewitt Museum and wish I had gotten an invite to this show.  YOU CAN NOW GET YOUR SPARKLING WATER LACED WITH CANNABIS Fans Will Definitely Be Lining.. read more →

Another week has flown by! 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. 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 →

Fall fashion fantasies on fleek! Boots, blouses, sneakers, scarves…there is so much goodness.  Here are my weekend wants… (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 on Facebook,  Twitter,  Pinterest,  Tumblr & Instagram.  Please feel free to contact The English Room if you are interested in.. read more →

I am excited to introduce you to a multi talented artist who is an accomplished equestrian with a recent degree from Duke University as well This young lady shares her love of horses through her beautiful custom portraits. Enjoy getting to know Tori Bilas Charlotte, NC     What is your training?  I have a Bachelor’s.. read more →

 I was so thrilled for this house tour. My friend Eric Hughes not only is in incredibly talented designer but he is a lovely and kind man. This is one of my favorite projects of his! Enjoy seeing this colorfully curated casa.   HOUSE TOUR: ANDY COHEN MERGES THREE MANHATTAN APARTMENTS INTO AN ENTERTAINING HAVEN Designer.. read more →

 This is just too incredibly gorgeous not to share. It is a classic home with classic details that are perfectly up to date.  Step Inside Fashion Icon Tory Burch’s Home At her impeccably tailored Hamptons getaway, fashion star Tory Burch lives life to the fullest Text by David Netto / Photography by Oberto Gili  READ the full article HERE.. read more →

It’s time to K I C K O F F fall and celebrate YOU!!!!  Stop by WEDNESDAY 10am-6pm to check out pillows & rugs in from Turkey with MD Home FIVE ONE FIVE has an incredible selection of new arrivals from Gaia, New Scotland, Epice, Frame denim and SO SO many more. WE are LOADED.. read more →

03 Sep 2017
September 3, 2017

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Hope you are having a wonderful holiday weekend! I love a long weekend. I vote for 3 day weekends and 4 longer work days. Who is in?   Here are the things that captured my attention this week.  10 Books to Take Along On Your September Travels Finally found a great backpack that is chic.. read more →

Another week has flown by! 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.   \ \     Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get friendly on Facebook,  Twitter,  Pinterest,.. read more →

Well the most emotional week I have ever had as a parent has just finished.   My son is settled in at boarding schoo and from our conversation he is absolutely LOVING it! My eldest daughter is off to Italy and spent her first day with her new Italian family. I have yet to talk.. read more →