I constantly have clients that need books. Bookshelves need stuff.   While I am a huge acquirer of stuff most people are not. I decided to put together a list of my go to books that are pretty, interesting, and perennial favorites. Just click through to shop.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news,.. read more →

I popped uptown to see the Americana Show by Stephen Wilson presented by The New Gallery of Modern Art on my way back from Charleston. I was blown away by the detail and scale of this series. See more of the intricate process.  Look at the stats…35 Million stitches.  The artist and family in front.. read more →

How is it already week 3? Panic is starting to creep in… I worked by butt off with brilliant Pure & Simple Carolinas trying to get my room and closet cleaned out and simplified. She seriously has a gift for this therapy of sorts.  I am liking the progress but still have a way to go… read more →

My Artist Spotlight Series feature is another Instagram find that I stumbled across.   Her colorful abstract show in Palm Springs stopped me in my tracks. Enjoy getting to know this California girl… Susan Carter Hall Los Angeles, California  What is your training?  I studied Art History at University of Mississippi and went on to.. read more →

I was introduced to these paintings by one of my favorite blogs.   These original beauties by talented Parisian artist Nathalie Lété scream Easter in all its sweet goodness. Love le lapin!  Hoppy Easter! Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get friendly on Facebook,  Twitter,  Pinterest,  Tumblr & Instagram.  Please feel free.. read more →

I am thrilled to introduce you to a long time favorite and much belated feature that slipped through the cracks somehow.  I have 2 of her pieces in my office including a custom Iris.   This artist and I connect through our love of color, pattern and whimsy in her fabulous faces that she captures… read more →

This Anti-Aging Gin Claims to Get Rid of Wrinkles…too bad I hate Gin.  Obsessed with the work of Ruud van Empel. Adding Turin, Italy to my Italy to Do list for next year.  16 Avocado Toast Recipes That Will Instantly Upgrade Your Life Dying for this Jane Pope Choker.  8 Life Lessons We Learned from.. read more →