I had so much fun creating my favorite Dress to Room Pairings for the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017. See previous pairings HERE. (if they do not work I apologize…I am experiencing website difficulties due to malware. Technical support is on it.) There were some serious stunners and lots of out of the box dresses.  I think the.. read more →

I have had a wild and wonderful 48 hours in NYC this week. Here are some of my gathered articles from the web.  The 30 Best Bars In Midtown NYC OMG… Then next Hamilton?…Elton John and Paul Rudnick Have Signed on to Write ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Musical I get so many compliments on my 10year.. read more →

I am in NYC again for a quick jaunt to see Hamilton.   It was UNREAL!  Sell you car, house or kid..Buy a ticket and go immediately. It is worth it. I was blown away. I want to go again and again and again. We have also don’t a lotta shopping and eating.  I picked up.. read more →

My Kravet rep dropped by and knocked off my socks with the new textile introductions. The G P & J Baker velvet intros in particular were D I V I N E!!!! These plush tribal beauties are a wonder to behold that must be felt to understand their sumptuous textures.  RIO SPICE RIO INDIGO RIO.. read more →

You know I am a face addict. I am always drawn to a fun face in art.   Lesley Grainger has continued her Conversation Series with colorful, wild and spirited faces that art hard to resist.   They could make the perfect Valentine!  My personal favorite…  Get shopping… Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra.. read more →

Are you curious what the Obamas are doing this week?   I know I would be thrilled to be out of the political madhouse of Washington and the constant microscope.  Politics is truly a thankless (and repulsive in my opinion) job. They flew the coop and are hanging in the sun and fun at the palatial.. read more →

I am excited to introduce you to another very talented artist.  This one hails from NYC. His work captured a a colorful modern spirit with a nod to the past through his inspiration. Enjoy getting to know Matt Phillips New York, New York    What is your training? I studied painting at Hampshire College and.. read more →

I happened across the best find to share!   I am a sucker for tableware and plates especially. Some my call it hoarding yet, I call it collecting.  I remember my grandmother had a set of the original yellow cabbage dinnerware that I coveted. You will not believe where I discovered this latest find the.. read more →

22 Jan 2017
January 22, 2017

Songbirds Duo

Jewelry, Lighting 0 Comment

You may remember that last Mother’s Day I was gifted the most fabulous Of Rare Origin earrings that I had long coveted from Capitol Charlotte. These whimsical Aviary Classic earrings quickly became my go to favorites. They come in a zillion options and are so chic.  In looking for a light fixture for am upcoming surprise.. read more →

A few days in NYC can really blow your budget, waistband (see my Instagram for proof) and mind.  It was all worth it celebrating my daughter’s 16th birthday.  There is so much constant inspiration, art, design, amazing restaurants, museums and more. We saw Waitress last night. It was SO GREAT! I find my self coveting.. read more →

As I head off to the the Winter Antique Show today, I am thinking about another upcoming jaunt to Nashville. When my schedule permits, I try to attend the Antique & Garden Show. It is certainly one of the best of the country with amazing programming and a lively Preview Party.   If you have.. read more →

I returned from an inspiring few days at KBIS (Kitchen & Bath Industry Show) ready to tear down my house and start fresh.   The amazing technology and trends that can simplify and beautify our modern lives are truly fascinating and clearly covetable. Here is a start to the trends that we saw. Go Big THE ULTIMATE CULINARY CENTER from Thermador.. read more →

Travel fulfills me to no end. There is a whole world to explore and want to see it all. While my quest is broad, there are certain spots I must return to over and over. Nantucket is one of those places. It has engrained itself deep in my soul and I long to return each.. read more →

I am in LOVE with Bailey McCarthy’s color and pattern punch in her Houston home via House Beautiful.  People who embrace living with color make me so happy. Check it out…. “Slexy” Is the New Designer Buzzword You Should Absolutely Be Using It’s a combination of sleek and sexy — just like this colorful Texas.. read more →