For the second year,  Surya has partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) to help increase awareness of breast cancer and the need for early detection and treatment. From now through the end of October, as part of its Think Pink campaign, the rug and home accessories brand will donate 10 percent of proceeds from.. read more →

Hello world; I am so honored to be featured on Holly’s blog today! Because she has been such a huge inspiration to me, it makes this so much more meaningful. I love design. All things design. I hope you guys enjoy my blog fringeandfabric.wordpress.com and begin getting your daily musings from my posts. Some of my ramblings.. read more →

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 →