Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles always has the most amazing projects.   This cool Costa Rican escape has me longing for the tropics. Enjoy the vacation vibes. Coastal Command Written & Produced by Elizabeth Ralls Photographed by Erica George Dines On Costa Rica’s Guanacaste coast, the charming beach town of Las Catalinas beckons. Designer Beth Webb.. read more →

Happy Weekend!   I am thrilled to kick off summer in Linville. I plan on doing lots of front porch sitting between client meetings.  I luckily have 5 projects up here this summer to keep me in the mountains all summer for work.  The sales are too amazing not to share.  Loeffler Randall is having.. read more →

Father’s Day is right around the corner, Sunday, June 18 to be exact.  Have you thought about a gift for dear ole’ Dad? He is certainly deserving of some special love and attention.  While he will adore any gesture, I have curated a selection of tempting treats to please even the pickiest Papa.  (email subscribers open.. read more →

Sarah Sherman Samuel, my fellow LCDQ Legends Ambassador, designed the East Guest Bedroom of this years TCKC Modernism Week Show House. The pink perfection knocked my socks off! I just had to share.  Each year The Christopher Kennedy Compound takes over one Palm Springs property and brings together a handful of the country’s top design talents and tastemakers to.. read more →

24 May 2017
May 24, 2017

Bag Hag

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I cannot stop with the coveted clutches and bags in general. Net-a-Porter is having a HUGE SALE, and the other deeply discounted finds are from Gilt & The Outnet or Shopbop.   The sale prices are so good that I need to be put on lockdown! Happy Humpday Shopping…go ahead treat yourself!  Be sure to subscribe.. read more →

I never seem to tire of the designs of Kay Douglass. This Atlanta talent perfectly blends panache and pop in her minimalist interiors filled with bright white clean walls and pops of color. Enjoy this killer coastal home in one of my favorite cities in all the world.  Silver Lining via Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles.. read more →

Jane Birkin clearly possesses that certain “je ne sais quois.” She was the it girl of France that inspired the eponymous Hermes bag. Her style has been envied for decades and now we are all copying her again with the latest basket bag trend.  The Birkin Basket from Lindroth Design is the latest summer must.  How.. read more →

Lots to see on the internets this week. I am exhausted from watching ponies jump in circles this weekend. Happy week ahead… Your Travel Bucket List: The Ultimate Trips to Take Before You Die Kitchen cravings and a killer beach house… Cannot wait for my Italian adventure in September…and staying HERE! Wallpaper Love… Street Style Obsessed…Style.. read more →

I love a wedding royal or not. The English have a certain way with weddings and the wedding of Pippa Middleton and whomever she chose was diiiiivine! The royal Prince and Princess tried to show with their cuteness.  They ooze classic style and chic beyond compare. The flowers and simple old fashioned style are just.. read more →

Spring and summer clothes just keep getting cuter and it just keeps getting hotter.  I am trying to resist so many temptations to no avail. The show deliveries are coming fast and furious. Here are my currently coveted items… Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get friendly on Facebook,  Twitter,.. read more →

Chinese Art Deco rugs have captured my heart recently. I was searching for one in a very specific size for a client and came upon so many lovely colorful beauties I thought I must share some favorites.   But first a little history on the style… “Antique Chinese carpets have a very long and distinguished.. read more →

I was beyond thrilled to hear John Robshaw had introduced wallpaper when I was in LA last week for Legends visiting the Nicky Rising showroom. They represent his terrific textile line on the West Coast. I am such a fan of his layered and ethnic aesthetic.   “When I started block printing in India, I always tested.. read more →

17 May 2017
May 17, 2017

Feeling Fruity

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Have you noticed the festive fruit trend everywhere?   It has expanded from pineapples to strawberries, lemons, cherries and more.   I am certainly feeling fruity with these colorful spring finds.  (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get friendly on Facebook,.. read more →

One of my very favorite things from last week in LA for Legends of La Cienega was the opportunity to see all the lovely little boutique fabric lines that are available in LCDQ in addition to the stellar windows.  Hollywood at Home is a true treasure trove of great design and artisan textile lines.   I was.. read more →