17 Aug 2014
August 17, 2014

Crazy for Kilim Rugs

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via Kilim Rugs are certainly having their moment.  I have always been a fan of these colorful textiles that are durable,  affordable  and unique. These rugs are versatile as layering pieces over sisal or can certainly stand on their own from breakfast rooms to bedrooms.  I have found a few terrific sources from various places on the web.. read more →

The many finds on One Kings Lane never ceases to amaze. The current rug sale is off the chain from hide rugs, vintage moroccan rugs and over dyed orientals I cannot get enough!   Here are a few vintage and new favorites Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.   Please.. read more →

My current Newport trip may be having an effect on me.   Am I leaning traditional?   Well, we can all learn from the beauty of the past to be sure.  I am not sure I am ready to embrace  the gilded age…nor could this country ever afford it again but, I am loving the traditional designs go.. read more →

03 Aug 2014
August 3, 2014

Hip Hide Rugs

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 I adore hide rugs.  They are organic in feel while being glamorous at the same time. That is hard to achieve.  The other added bonus is that they are beyond durable and are terrific with a house full of dogs and children.  Trust me I know this one.  I have one in my mountain cottage entrance hall. .. read more →

Gigi New York Sample Sale…enough said.  How to make a perfect Grilled Cheese…Yummmo! Gotta have this Calendar Cuff or the wrap… cannot decide. Lovin this tank…dreamin’ of L.A. What could be better than Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches? I really want one of the Tibetan Tiger rugs…or the Fornasetti. I LOVE a Black Pepper BLT Gourgeres…gonna make these… 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 →

Rug love is at its peak with these beauties that arrived in my inbox from a favorite rug vendor.  The subtle faded Oushak’s ooze sophistication with soft muted palates while the wild Sari Silks exude that global feel transporting me to a Moroccan souk or an Indian palace.   Which way do you lean? If you need.. read more →