I love finding the perfect gift. Father’s Day is just a few weeks away and I have compiled the ultimate list for even the most finicky fathers. Happy Shopping! (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Shop my Ultimate 2019 Graduation Gift Guide. Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts… read more →

Wow it turned into a HOT summer fast! This week has kinda been brutal.  I was a senior beach week chaperone.  The kids were as expected and a portion of the parents (including myself) over imbibed. I don’t recover like I used to. I did have a little downtime for some web surfing. So many.. read more →

I have featured Kiki Slaughter before.   She is a favorite artist represented at Hidell Brooks Gallery.   Her new work is wonderfully vibrant as part of a 3 person show on view until June 22, 2019. i’ve battled chronic illness for the past four years.  like the healing process, my paintings have many layers… read more →

I am in need of outdoor furniture. I have searched everywhere for a good option.   I recently found this cool Havana collection from Summer Classics.  Inspired by classic open-cane weaving, the Havana Collection is updated with all-weather, natural resin wicker framed by black aluminum for lasting good looks and durability. The gently curved silhouette.. read more →

I love a god hotel.   That fuels my love for travel.   Martyn Lawrence Bullard has knocked it out of the park with the Sands Hotel & Spa in Indian Wells, California.  cHotel   (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Shop my Ultimate 2019 Graduation Gift Guide. Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH.. 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?   (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Shop my Ultimate 2019 Graduation Gift Guide. Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH.. read more →

So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that caught my interest the past week. 12 Charleston Restaurants in 36 Hours: Challenge Accepted! 24 Modern Summer Cocktails These appliances might actually make even me want to cook. So chic! I so hope this comes to pass… VW Bus. .. read more →

Everything is on sale for Memorial Day!  It is hard to contain all the wants.   The dresses are my current weakness. Wanting THIS, THIS, THIS, THIS, THIS, THIS & THIS.  These are the perfect everyday sandals  & THESE too.  THIS tote is the cutest and a deal! (email subscribers open in a browser to view content).. read more →

Graduation is upon us.  We had a fun outdoor fiesta yesterday.  I am still on the hunt to finish my patio area. This weekend apparently is the best time to buy because everything is on sale for Memorial Day.   Serena & Lily is -20% everything! I love this whole collection.  One Kings Lane is.. read more →

I LOVE wallpaper.  It can bring a space to life in the very best way.   My recent favorite is yet another leaf pattern from O & L.  Osborne & Little’s FEUILLE D’OR is a true beauty in 6 colors.    A trail of metallic leaves printed to resemble gold, copper or gilver foil is set.. read more →

I am a huge fan of Peter Dunham Textiles. His most recent additions are so good.   They have that tribal flair with a printed border.  I adore a printed border for curtains or upholstery! Oona Cosima (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Shop my Ultimate 2019 Graduation Gift Guide. Be sure to subscribe.. read more →

Today my inbox was FULL of sales.   Some of my favorite fashion sources are starting their big sales.  It is time to grab that item you have been watching.   Here are the best sales: Net-A-Porter Coveting THESE, THIS, THESE, THESE and I have been watching THIS. I have the shorter version in red and.. read more →

Sometimes art just speaks to you!  The latest feature in my Artist Spotlight Series certainly does that for me. I am mesmerized by her vibrant and energetic works. Enjoy getting to know Marianne Angeli Rodriguez Covington, Louisiana What is your training?  I took a couple of long detours before choosing this path. When I was.. read more →

So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that caught my interest the past week. First Look: The Farmstead at Royal Malewane These meal plans look so good. MEAL PLAN // WEEK 21 A WOMAN USED CBD FOR A WEEK—HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED The Inside has a great new outdoor.. read more →