Michelle Nussbaumer’s House Beautiful 2019 Kitchen(s) of the Year are truly a sight to behold!  A secret speakeasy? A pink porcelain pantry? A hotel-level wine bar? Yes. Every culinary corner of this design visionary’s Dallas home is a total trip. Better buckle up. Taken too literally, kitchens can be spartan, as functional as garages—and just.. read more →

Crafting extraordinary kitchens is nothing new for Mick De Giulio.  But this space is.  Melding genres and melting boundaries, De Giulio worked with design-savvy homeowner Yoanna Kulas to shape something more than a cooking space. Here’s his formula for today’s new kitchen-centric home. Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts. Let’s get.. read more →

I am back from a fast trip to California with BSH group for a Luxury Appliance workshop featuring Gagganau, Thermador & Bosch.   It was enlightening and fun. We toured the Newport Harbor by boat.  I picked out a dream house on Balboa Island. Saw some sea lions… The showroom had some beautiful vignettes.    .. read more →

I did it. We did it. Everyone did it. It truly took a village to get this One Room Challenge finished.   We did get the interior done with a little punch list as to be expected but, the exterior is still ongoing. I am over the moon to finally have a working kitchen again… read more →

This One Room Challenge has me on my toes!  I have been busy at High Point Market fielding calls and facetiming to see progress and answering questions.  This week did mostly go as planned thankfully. My prior miscalculation in my calendar still has turned up the heat but I am hoping it will all work.. read more →

I am a fan of pattern. I especially adore patterned tile.  It makes me so happy to see a vibrant floor or backsplash.  Many clients often think in order to do this look you have to spend a fortune. WRONG!  I have a find for you!   These looks can be purchased for a fraction.. read more →

So much to see on the web… Back to work…are you ready?  8 Great Affordable Rosé Wines EATING WELL AT ITALY’S AGRITURISMOS   Peter Pilotto’s Guide to London The Most Beautiful National Park Hotels in the U.S. Light Love!  Obsessed with these chic Tanzanian Candles that are HUGE.  The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today’s Children 7.. read more →