Gray Malin, Miami Pink Umbrellas My children went back to school this week and I cannot shake the blues.  The passing of summer and the start of another hectic year with activities, sports and deadlines has me down in the dumps.   When my children were little, you were often so ready to get them.. read more →

There is so much gorgeous gold and brass on One Kings Lane right now.   I am ogling over it all… Go for the gold friends! and I just need this… Shop the post:     Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.   Please make sure you “like” The English.. read more →

The latest issue of Peachy Magazine is out on the e-newsstand featuring Santa Barbara and much more.   Do not miss the “Color Wheel” story where I share a few favorite orange hued items…and my favorite design pals , Julia Buckingham Edelmann and Cloth & Kind, share too.            Cheers to the.. read more →

One Kings Lane is having another great sale. I have created a perfect glamourous getaway in peach and gray, a soothing palate which I am currently lusting over. via We all spend more time in our bedrooms than any other space.  They should be a haven to feed your soul. A few elements to include for.. 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 →

You all know I am color crazy.   I have long been dreaming of a colored range for my kitchen.   Dacor has brought that dream to life.  I do hope to use this orange beauty in my future kitchen renovation.   Dacor®, manufacturer of ultra-premium kitchen appliances, launches smart and sexy wall ovens and ranges.. read more →

I am singing the blues. My son has gone off to camp for 4 weeks today and my daughter leaves for 5 weeks in the morning. I am sad, sad, sad.  They love Falling Creek Camp and Camp Greystone possibly certainly more than home so I know they are in GREAT hands and will not be homesick.. read more →