Y’all know I cannot resist any of the furry things…. American-made furniture manufacturer Hancock & Moore brings ‘shear’ delight with their interpretations of this cozy trend. From Mongolian fur to faux shearling, the accent seating collection features footstools and wing chairs all made individually by local artisans in Hickory, NC. INFINITI CHAIR Swathed in taupe.. read more →

Occasionally you come across art that just makes you smile.   The work of my latest Artist Spotlight series feature certainly does that for me. I am madly in love with the happy works that are such a wonderful realist style.   I saw this “Oysterman” in Nantucket at Samuel Owen Gallery and knew I.. read more →

I am swimming in projects today and did not get my Artist Spotlight Series finished…good things come to those who wait (tomorrow).  Today other important art news to share… 3 releases to note from 3 emerging artists that are great additions to any collector.   Willa Heart has her new original pups to peruse.  Jamie Meares.. read more →

So much to see and share from the web this week.  It was a great week in the mountains but now back to the real world and a very busy work week ahead. Holiday weeks are the best… Enjoy the things that caught my attention.  8 Things Kids Need to Do By Themselves Before They’re 13.. read more →

I am smitten with this beautiful summer home that has me craving an overhaul on my own. “On a bucolic Wisconsin lake, Summer Thornton layers vibrant hues and piles of prints in an all-seasons getaway built for the young — and young at heart.” I adore the layers, color and pattern that abounds in this.. read more →

So much goodness and so many sales out in the world this week.   I have been doing lots of front porch shopping and perusing of the web to curate the best finds. Hope you have a great weekend.  Fashion Finds: [show_boutique_widget id=”614838″] Home finds: [show_boutique_widget id=”614836″] Books, Beach Reads & Preorders: [show_boutique_widget id=”614837″] (email.. read more →

I was honored when I was asked to design a rug for the Annie Selke & Apartment Therapy’s Design Challenge. I promised myself I would refrain from doing voting challenges again but, here we are! The opportunity is to great to pass it up.  I humbly ask for your help. Voting kicks off today, July.. read more →

I am thrilled to introduce you to an artist whose work I became familiar with in at Suzanne Rheinstein’s lovely shop, Hollyhock, in L.A.. I was immediately taken with his beautiful paintings and his use of color. Enjoy getting to know this extraordinary talent Christian Brechneff New York, New York What is your training?  Maturitat.. read more →

I have a certain affection and affinity for barns. I would love to have a real barn with a house above.  This one is amazing by  The Barn / Carney Logan Burke Architects  see Arch Daily for more images & the floorpan.  © Audrey Hall Photography I would certainly ditch that exercise room in a.. read more →

All American pride reigns on July 4th. I am a proud American and am so grateful for our freedom. The American Flag is iconic and a wonderful design element as well.   Here are a few favorites from my All American Pinterest Board.      Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and.. read more →

So much to see & share on the web this week.   Do not miss Dorothy Shain’s new collection!  Dying for this one! This is just the most insanely perfect travel bag. I am crazy for this entire collection really.  How to Get the Most Out of Your Interior Designer Which Beauty Products You Should.. read more →

I have not had a lazy weekend in a while and I am throughly enjoying this one in our mountain cottage.   The “AFTERNOON CANOE” BY DAVID DIMOND defines my mood.  Some inspiration via my Pinterest… 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.. read more →

I know I am off my game…so busy but, I LOVE it that way.   Installs are fun, exhausting and a game of problem solving and organization.  There are always challenges but that is what we do. The million moving parts come together to create the perfect space. Anyways, my shopping has been limited by.. read more →

BUSY, BUSY, BUSY…of course 4 clients are all being installed in a 48 hour window. Funny how timing works…. I am behind and ready to unwind.   1 more install and I can exhale. In the meantime, enjoy some eye candy from LESLEY GRAINGER and her NEW ART COLLECTION NOW AVAILABLE inspired by design, texture and color harmonies!.. read more →