I am back with week 24 of my Things I Love Thursday series.   This is a collection of things I use /wear on a regular basis and want to share. I ordered MR. & MRS. NIGHT SHORT WATER SET for beside my bed because my water glasses that gather drive Marshall nuts! This chic number is.. read more →

Are you a Grandin Road shopper? I am such a longtime fan for a few fab favorites. Recently my adoration grew exponentially! Grandin Road has announced their collaboration with style icon Iris Apfel.  Of course you know I adore all things Iris Apfel but, this collection is pure perfection.   Let me show you my.. read more →

Today in the NYC blizzard, I made it to see the Iris Apfel Windows at Bergdorf Goodman and curated selection of Iris approved apparel. It did not disappoint, full delight instead.  Enjoy these beauties in their colorful eclectic wonder.   Photography by Ricky Zehavi Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts. Let’s.. read more →

I love an elephant and then one designed by Iris Apfel = heaven! The Grandin Road Iris Apfel collection is one to take notice and order quickly!.  “I buy what makes me happy,” says interior designer and fashion icon Iris Apfel, and our Iris Apfel Rattan Elephant Console Table from our exclusive Iris Apfel capsule collection.. read more →

What a week…I have ended up in NY for a few fun events and by chance thanks to a tip realized I was just a few blocks from Iris Apfel! I finally after many near misses met her! That was one big thrill and a check off the bucket list.  In honor of the divine.. read more →

Instagram has uncovered yet another talented artist. The distinct style of this artist seems to be Alex Katz with a twist of Francesco Clemente. I was immediately drawn to her whimsical works many featuring a favorite icon of mine. Enjoy getting to know Michelle Vella Toronto, Canada   What is your training?  University BA degree.. read more →

FINIS! I survived another One Room Challenge!  My office has been transformed into a haven for inspiration reflective of my love for color, animal prints, art, travel and of course the iconic Iris Apfel.   It turned out even better than I could have hoped. Of course there are things that still need some tweaking. But other than nailheads.. read more →