I adore this designer and her super chic and colorful Toronto home! This Chic House Is Designed to Be a Playground—For Kids and Adults via House Beautiful “I like wild. To create one’s own world takes courage.”   Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts. Let’s get friendly on Facebook,  Twitter,  Pinterest,.. read more →

So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that caught my interest the past week. I Was an Admissions Officer at a Top Tier College. These Kinds of Scams Have Been Going on ‘Forever.’ A Design Lover’s Guide to Cambodia and Laos 25 of the Best Books to.. read more →

I have always been bonkers for bullion fringe on upholstery and table skirts.   For years I used it quite often yet, It became less used like most passementerie.  I also had a dog who chewed it and did something else to corners of upholstery. Bad dog! I have decided it needs to be brought.. read more →

Sometimes you just need to see pretty. Mark does pretty, Mark does classic. Mark does English. It feels familiar and refreshing at the same time. Enjoy this pretty home.  Mark D. Sikes Works Midcentury Magic on a Southern Ranch House The California designer honors an Alabama home’s past with lovely layers of pattern and playful.. read more →

It is no secret that I have a book addiction.  While I am not one for novels (prefer Audible for that), I adore design and art books. I cannot get enough of them and could peruse the images for days.  I was thrilled to receive a recent release from a design friend, Eric Ross. Eric.. read more →

I am thrilled and honored to be featured on Jill Sorensen’s lovely blog, live like you, with a fun feature and home tour. Hopefully lots more will be coming soon because I am just about to get this joint photographed.   Final touches are happening throughout in preparation for an upcoming party.  HAPPY HOME TOUR!.. read more →

So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that caught my interest the past week. When I win the lottery this is the first thing I am doing…Wildlife Safari: Around the World by Private Jet 2020 7 Books To Add To Your March Reading List Mark Sikes’ Alabama.. read more →