Carlos Mota is a style guru extraordinaire. We clearly share a love of color since he appears to have stolen my book title right out of my head, Beige Is Not A Color. This book is a MUST for and design lover.  Bland is anathema to Carlos Mota. As he travels the world—from Lisbon to.. read more →

 Fall new book releases are on the horizon. I have filled my cart to the brim with some amazing selections to come as soon as the are released with Amazon Preorder. Here are the ones that caught my eye: The Art of the Host: Recipes And Rules For Flawless Entertaining Near & Far: Interiors I.. read more →

I said I wouldn’t do it…I wasn’t going to post about this after I got a zillion emails about it in my own inbox but, I went down the rabbit hole that is Amazon. I realized today was the day I should shop everything for my daughter’s dorm room. I got her Euro pillows, white.. read more →

Bunny Williams is an American Design Icon. Her latest book, Love Affairs with Houses, shares more work beautiful projects created over her 40+ year career in design. Her style is timeless and chic.   This is truly a gem to add to your design library as a textbook of design prowess and good taste. In.. read more →

There are many finds to share this week from High Point Market and beyond. I was thrilled to see the entrepreneurial Jonathan Adler ahead of the curve with a fun new collection exclusive to Amazon.  This is the home answer to “fast fashion”.   The collection has a certain nod to the 80’s with the.. read more →

I know I am not much of a traditional reader but I am an avid bibliophile. I am all about the pictures, recipes and coffee table content inspiration.   Here are a few oldies but goodies and new releases for spring I am coveting.  What is on your reading list? Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH.. read more →

If you’re an animal lover like me, dog hair is overtaking your house.  Lint brush, lint roller, then vacuuming—those minutes can quickly add up to become hours, and by the time I’m finished, I’ve lost a good chunk of my day, and I need a glass of wine.  But then bObsweep happened.  When I opened.. read more →