I bought this John Sperry painting on tin in Linville at 87 Ruffin Street Gallery in anticipation of Bo coming home. He is a huge Beatles fan. It is for his Linville bedroom.  I had a delish dinner at my brother and sister-in-laws.  I was requested to only bring bread.  The SIL is the BEST cook.. read more →

What would a weekend be without wine and cheese?  Enjoy!   via Please make sure you "like" The English Room on Facebook. Follow  @theenglishr on Twitter Follow Holly Phillips @ The English Room on Pinterest Follow The English Room in Tumblr Follow The English Room on Instagram Follow me on KEEP too!   Please feel free to contact The English Room if you are interested in our interior design.. read more →

Summer has proven to be as equally busy as the rest of the year but, all in a good way.  Here are snapshots via Instagram of life; from the mountains of NC, to Atlanta for work and inspiration, camp drop offs and yard art purchases. Life is whizzing by at warp speed. We are trying.. read more →

I am sitting inside on a rainy mountain day today trying to think about my upcoming trip this week to the Outer Banks with the 4th grade/ rising 5th graders. It sounds overwhelming to go with 80 kids and 80 parents on buses for 4 days but, is really fun actually (this ain’t my first.. read more →

I saw this divine VW bus camper in Pinterest and had to do a little research to get to the bottom of it.  I wish it could be mine.  Sadly, it is a concept car. What fun this chic traveling caravan would be!  I have a future RV trip on the brain.   Check out.. read more →

I have had a whirlwind 10 days.  It has been terrific in all stops. I went to Naples on a much needed Girls weekend to New York for Blogfest 2013 and many meetings, back home for work and away to out mountain cottage in Linville, NC. I am exhausted and exhilarated all at the same.. read more →

My precious niece got married yesterday. It was a perfect spring day in a gorgeous setting with two serious lovebirds.  I had to share images of my family and the setting. It was in the country, outside Raleigh, NC. The event was held at Triple R Farm, a beautiful old plantation home with lush grounds.. read more →