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 →

My eldest child, Violet, turns 17 today.   She is a bright and shining star that has the biggest heart of anyone I know.  She is a caring and kind child that I am so very proud of.  It is a bittersweet year not celebrating with her. I am wishing I were in Italy today especially,.. read more →

Today we have a rare NC snow day.   It is cold outside with the white fluffy stuff everywhere. Roads are slick and we are not prepared to get them cleared or God forbid drive in it.   Here is my long Netflix watch list starting with the latest documentaries, movies and shows I want.. read more →

I am always on the hunt for new patterns in fabric and wallpaper for my design clients.   One of my favorite sources is always Pierre Frey.  These are extraordinarily colorful and unusual.  I love that they do not follow trends but follow their unabashed creativity. Enjoy COLLECTION GRAND CANYON – PIERRE FREY Pierre Frey takes.. read more →

I am excited to share an artist previously featured on my Artist Spotlight Series, Marina Dunbar, and her upcoming exhibition in Atlanta. (Details below) I am always entranced by her organic works awash in vibrant color. Read Marina Dunbar’s statement on this latest series… “My paintings are nature based abstractions driven by an exploration of.. read more →

14 Jan 2018
January 14, 2018

Link Lovin’

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So much to read… So much to see… So many places to go…  Here are the articles on the web that have caught my attention.  Fast Decluttering Tricks for Every Room In The House HOW ARTIST AMANDA TALLEY STARTED HER WALLPAPER AND FABRIC BUSINESS Where the Locals Eat in Napa Valley How to Avoid Getting Sick.. read more →

I am in Aiken for a horseshow. I love seeing all these girls and women working hard, supporting each other and showing serious athletic dedication in frigid temps. Here are my favorite pins of the week. What are you pinning these days?   Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts. Let’s.. read more →

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

Spotlight on Art is in just a few weeks and I am so excited to head to Atlanta for this incredible art event. I believe this says it all… “…what began as a school fundraiser has grown into one of the art art world’s best kept secrets.” – Garden & Gun   ACCLAIMED SPOTLIGHT ON ART.. read more →

11 Jan 2018
January 11, 2018

Fab Find du Jour

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I have long been coveting the Kule Striped Rabbit Fur Coat. It is classic chic that they have reintroduced season after season in variations of the Breton stripes and I have loved them all.  Today, I caught a glimpse of this cutie that is a true steal and I hear that cold snap is returning.. read more →

These amazing outdoor pillows by artist Liza Hathaway Matthews (featured HERE) are debuting at Atlanta Market this week with Piper Collection! If you have time, please stop by to see them and all of the other pretty pillows! These would certainly jazz up a stiff patio or room…lord knows I need performance fabrics indoors and.. read more →

10 Jan 2018
January 10, 2018

Join me at ADAC

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Interior Perspectives: A Tour of Painterly Style with Holly Hollingsworth Phillips Join Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles and Holly Hollingsworth Phillips, interior designer and author of The English Room lifestyle blog, for an art-filled adventure through ADAC. Explore the showrooms and products that are inspired by art and the currently coveted painterly style. Learn more about Holly’s.. read more →

When trolling the shelter mag websites today I came across a true gem designed by a familiar face and my sorority sister from a few years back at Rollins College… Enjoy this beauty!  Step Inside a San Francisco Tudor with an Aesthetic as Cinematic as Its Own Backstory For a distinctive Presidio Heights mansion with.. read more →

I am seeing stars… It may be partial exhaustion and partial desire to recreate the beautiful moon tile in the star pattern on the floor of the Piccolomini Library in Siena’s duomo that I cannot get out of my mind. Anyone know someone to make custom tile? Isn’t it beautiful! I have also had a BIG.. read more →