Color me happy with A TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY HOME MADE CONTEMPORARY via Rue.  I am all about the splashes of bold blue.    See & shop my Lacefield Designs Textile & Pillow Collection.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts. Let’s get friendly on Facebook,  Twitter,  Pinterest,  Tumblr & Instagram. Disclosure: Links included in this blog.. read more →

I am oddly drawn to all shades of blues these day. It generally is the favorite color of most of the world but, I have always been an orange or purple gal. Here are some recent blue crushes starting with Matthew Quinn’s Kitchen from Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles An arched window above the sink references.. read more →

We are swiftly approaching Independence Day.   Are you ready for the celebrations and fun galore? Check out my Pinterest board for loads of inspiration and holiday fun.  A fun post from the past is worth a look too, Chic Americana Interiors. I have gathered the grandest red, white & blue to deck out your.. read more →

 The PANTONE Color of the Year 2016 has been announced! ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY PANTONE 13-1520 & PANTONE 15-3919 A softer take on color for 2016: For the first time, the blending of two shades – Rose Quartz and Serenity are chosen as the PANTONE Color of the Year As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as.. read more →

I am tired of the cold, bleak weather. I have decided to banish the winter blues with some bright blues. I am on a blue kick that cannot stop. It is inspired by Majorelle Gardens,   Santorini, and Yves Klein.   2015 is after all the Year of Yves Klein Blue declared by your truly.. read more →

I have decided to officially make my own color for 2015.  I am not thrilled with the Pantone choice of Marsala. I was just sure the color would be a strong cobalt or navy.  I was wrong. I am declaring 2015 the Year of Yves Klein Blue. Better, right? via via Here are a few.. read more →

Navy is certainly having a moment. I have never been much of a blue person but, as of late I am enamored with all things navy for the interior.   Here are a few shots that capture why it is so beloved as a classic interior color scheme. I adore lacquered rich walls but nothing.. read more →