23 Sep 2017
September 23, 2017

Alex Merry x Gucci

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 In honor of making it to Italy, I want to share my favorite Italian brand, Gucci. meets art illustration & artist Alex Merry. I am in LOVE with the quirky cool home collection as well as the fashion and accessories immortalized in the art and ads she has created… So chic and unexpected! Wanting THIS, THIS,.. read more →

22 Sep 2017
September 22, 2017

Off to Italy!

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Off to an adventure with my husband and friends to celebrate our 20th Anniversary. It is gonna be a wild trip with lots of great stops.   We are headed to Rome… then to Positano & Le Sirenuse… then to Il Pellicano… then to Viterbo to see my daughter studying abroad… then the last night at.. read more →

21 Sep 2017
September 21, 2017

Art to Wear

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My soul sister and artist extraordinaire, Jessica O’Neill of Art by O’Neill (featured HERE & HERE), has created some silk beauties that must be shared! I have mine packed and ready for my jaunt to Italy! It is the perfect  collaboration of my favorite things art & fashion.  Pensive painting from Fresh Faces series printed.. read more →

20 Sep 2017
September 20, 2017

Link Lovin’

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So much to see… so much to read… so much to share… SUGARFINA GREEN JUICE BEARS – 7 DAY GUMMY BEAR CLEANSE…My kinda cleanse! THIS YEAR’S FALL COLORS WILL BE EXTRA BEAUTIFUL. HERE’S WHERE THEY’LL PEAK NEAR YOU. The Nightly Routines of 14 Successful Women 6 Boxed Wines That Are Actually Really Good HOW TO.. read more →

This collision of pattern and color must be shared! HOME TOUR: A PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST’S HOME PROVES TAKING DESIGN RISKS DEFINITELY PAYS OFF via Elle Decor Design-world insider and PR maven Christina Juarez drenches her New York apartment in color and pattern. Read the full article HERE.  The walls in the master bath are sheathed in.. read more →

I have serious FOMO as I will be unable to attend this amazing event for school obligations. But, you should get your tickets early they sell out. This week, Southern Style Now announced its lineup of Keynote Speakers and schedule of events for its upcoming Festival in Savannah, Georgia, on November 9-11. Partnering with the.. read more →

 I am currently on inspiration overload as I have arrived home from a dreamy trip north. I visited NYC museums and showrooms, had great meals, visited friends. I then went to Millbrook to visit and tour some spectacular homes.  I am so inspired and this new book added to it…It is a design library must!.. read more →

It was the big night of the Emmy 2017 Awards tonight. I am exploring Millbrook, Hudson and the small town of upstate New York so I missed the event but I still put together a few matches to share!  See past Dress to Room Pairings. Room by Thom Filicia via Cullman Kravis Interior by Thom.. read more →

Another week has flown by! I am always inspired by travel, design & life which I share and curate on Pinterest.  Here are some recent favorites all of which you can find HERE.        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.. 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 →

I have had a long of new books arrive and this one is a true favorite that has me craving a little trip to wine country! Alexis Swanson Traina sent over a copy of her new book, From Napa with Love. It is a stupendously amazing collection of stories, memories, suggestions and more from those.. read more →

20 years ago today, on September 13th,  I was married. (If you are a longtime reader, yes this is recycled from last year, the year before, the year before…)  It was the most beautiful and fun wedding I have ever been to thanks to my mothers amazing eye for design and obsessive planning.  The highlights.. read more →

My latest artist talent was spotted locally in Charlotte at Slate Interiors. Her work captured me with the abstract figurative technique with a bold color palette.  I also adore her charcoal drawings of the nude human form. Enjoy getting to know  Miriam Durkin Charlotte, North Carolina What is your training?  I wanted to learn to.. read more →

Elliott Puckette has long been a favorite and coveted artist. I am so excited to get to see this exhibition and meet the artist this week.  SOCO Gallery is beginning the 2017 fall season with a solo exhibition of new works by New York-based, Tennessee native, Elliott Puckette. Her work is in the permanent collections.. read more →