Anna Burke Interiors speaks my language.  La Dolce Vita introduced me to her work on Friday and I am in awe.  Her mix of color, pattern, texture and art is superb.   East Hampton anyone?    Follow Anna Burke’s divine design on Instagram too.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s.. read more →

I spotted the New House Beautiful across the room at High Point Market and I knew exactly who was the designer, Ashley Whittaker Design.   Ashley happens to be my husband cousin and a favorite person of mine. She is so talented, it is certainly worth the share of her fresh traditional style in this.. read more →

I was scheming a dining room for a client and got carried away…I think I took it from her chic design to my over the top perfect world.   We will likely meet in the middle.  I love my job…some days:)    Silver Grasscloth by Thibaut Watercolor Tree of Life Print from Dogwood Fabrics as.. read more →

Two things I love are Mario Buatta (designer of my childhood home) and guilty pleasure reality TV show Southern Charm.  As I watched the mesmerizing Season 2 finale week with a cameo by Mr. Buatta, I realized I need to share the quintessential work of Mario’s with a beautiful southern mansion seen weekly on the.. read more →

Windsor Smith has long been an inspiration to me as a designer. I have just received a copy of her amazing new book, WINDSOR SMITH HOMEFRONT: DESIGN FOR MODERN LIVING,  as well as seen her new line of furniture and accessories for Arteriors Home.   Windsor is a fellow family gal who has a passion.. read more →

While in Atlanta last week for Design Bloggers Conference, I had the pleasure of tagging along with my Cloth & Kind gals to the Elle Decor Perspectives event hosted by Bjork Studio.  It was a real treat.  The 4 vignettes were designed by different designers all using Sunbrella product for the fabrics ,wall covering and.. read more →