You may recall my Book Review of Carrier and Company Positive Chic Interiors in the fall. I have long been a fan of this firm’s work and was thrilled to get to know them at the Antiques & Garden Show in Nashville a few weeks ago. They are just as warm and lovely as their.. read more →

While wandering Palm Springs to find the fabulous exteriors and divine doors we happened upon a yellow door that forced us to come to an abrupt stop. The door was slightly open and a young lady walking up to the house offered me a view into the courtyard.  I immediately jumped at the opportunity to.. read more →

I am beyond thrilled to have been included on this list by Sarah Sarna on her fabulous blog. See the whole thing HERE.  Be sure to follow along on Snapchat (username: theenglishroom)  it is good behind the scenes fun…and messes too.  via Sarah Sarna: As I note on the new Snapchat tab on my website, I love.. read more →

I cannot believe it is almost been two weeks since I returned home from LCDQ Legends Events! The events seem to get better each year. Crowds have grown and the speakers were incredible. The number of lectures alone were staggering. One of the highlights for me as always is the windows. I love the diversity of the windows.. read more →

You cannot think of American Interior Designers without thinking of the venerable firm, Parish – Hadley. This was the original design duo that had and has such a profound impact on so many of today’s great leaders of design. This book, Parish – Hadley Tree of Life: An Intimate History of the Legendary Design Firm , is.. read more →

I am a bookaholic among other shopping problems. I recently shared my Fabulous Fall Book Releases that I pre-odered of which the new Carrier and Company book topped the list. It arrived early for a review and WOW!  This is a true gem to add to your interior design library.   The projects are diverse.. read more →

  Today I had the pleasure of seeing all the new Catbird Collection of upholstery at Circa Interiors and Antiques.  Cindy Smith showed me each lovely and unique piece.  The collection is a perfect combination of sophistication and whit.  They are truly no pieces on the market today with the distinct lines and unusual shapes they have.. read more →