Happy Groundhog Day! I am not happy about Puxatony Phil seeing his shadow.  I am ready for some sandal weather as I just discovered you can custom the classic Jack Rogers. Yay! Shop my Valentine’s Day Gift Guide. Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts. Let’s get friendly on Facebook,  Twitter,  Pinterest,.. read more →

A few random thoughts to share today. These are a few of my current favorite things (Sound of Music inspired perhaps). Some are new to me others longtime loves. Enjoy. The Farm Chardonnay (for the buttery, oaky big chard lover) Monogrammed Clare V Bags Pink Cyclamen Scalamandre Wallpaper in Orange Spindrift Grapefruit Soda BIOLOGIQUE RECHERCHE.. read more →

I am feeling the need for a trip south. I am ready for some sun and fun. Palm Beach is always a good spot for inspiration galore. Check out this beauty from House Beautiful… This Bright Florida Bungalow Will Have You Dreaming of Sunny Weather Designer Lindsey Lane went for the “clean-lined tropical” look. Be.. read more →

Sometimes you find chic things in the most surprising places.   When was fresh out of college and had returned from living in London, I had he cutest condo in Atlanta on Peachtree Road at The Briary.  It was adjacent to Pier 1.  I often popped in for wine glasses, tabletop and accessories.  I still.. read more →

I am beyond excited to introduce you to a diversely talented friend, artist, designer, entrepreneur, and creative genius, Jane Winchester Paradis. Janie and I are actually sorority sisters from a few years ago (long ago) at Rollins College. After years of designing for other brands she has now created a stunning line of jewelry full of heart,.. 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?   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 →

So many things to want… So many places to shop… So little space left in my house… What are you coveting? (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.. read more →

Valentine’s Day is time to share your love with your loved one/ ones.  It doesn’t have to be a grand gesture but it does have to be a gesture for sure.  I advise no electronics generally for the ladies. A trip is welcome always too.  Wine, a nice dinner and card will certainly suit.  .. read more →

Today and tonight have been a Monday on a Thursday. All day the world has been against me. Ugh! I intended to post my Valentines Day Gift Guide but technology was not cooperating.  Instead I will share an item to be included that has long been on my wish list. I love the bohemian beauties.. read more →

Family fun time, couple time, stress relief, down town from screen time….I have an odd but wonderful thing to share today.  I am a huge fan of game night, games tables and puzzles.  I think EVERY home needs a game table and now this recent addition. You could even consider this gift of time together.. read more →

Be still my fashion loving heart! Gucci has just introduced the most glorious, whimsical and wonderful wallpaper to tempt us all and add to their ever growing décor category. Pick a favorite friends… The Tiger Face print, influenced by Gucci’s women’s ready-to-wear collection, depicts one of the most important motifs associated with Gucci’s new design.. read more →

This past August, I had the pleasure of visiting the studio of the talented Anne Lemanski on one of my many Penland School of Crafts visits.  It turns our she lives only a short ways from my summer cottage. I was entranced at seeing her intricate process of creating her works and sculptures. I even.. read more →

I LOVE creating my favorite Dress to Room Pairings for the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2018. I am thrilled to see color back in play too! See previous pairings HERE. KELTIE KNIGHT In Erdem Tory Burch via MARGOT ROBBIE Ryan Korban via GIULIANA RANCIC In Steven Khalil via NATALIA DYER Cloth & Kind SUSAN KELECHI WATSON In Rubin Singer via NICOLE.. 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?   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 →