I am always a sucker for palm and banana leaves.   They are as abundant as ever. I have once again gathered some favorites to share in honor of this glorious Spring weekend celebrating rebirth.  (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Happy Weekend! Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways.. read more →

Wanna guess where I found this beauty?   Palm Springs of course! How fabulous is the palm covered bedroom fitting for Wallpaper Wednesday. Enjoy the rest of this Frank Sinatra home in Palm Springs Style.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get friendly on Facebook,  Twitter,  Pinterest,  Tumblr,  Instagram  and.. read more →

As much as I travel, I should be used to jet lag. Taking the redeye back from LA last night was a terrible idea. I’m utterly exhausted!  I did find a little time to pop on Etsy and a few other sites.  I came across the cutest source for fun gifts and accessories on Etsy, Miss.. read more →

I had the opportunity to spend a few minutes with the lovely and lively India Hicks here at the Design Bloggers Conference. India is a business maven worthy of being featured on International Women’s Day!  She has built a grand business that is supporting women and creating a team of entrepreneurs. I am impressed to say.. read more →

While in LA a few weeks ago, I had a lovely lunch by the pool at the Beverly Hills Hotel. My tour through the hotel and the iconic martinique wallpaper led me past the gift shop where the leaf print surfboard was perched in the window as a taunting reminder of how much I want.. read more →