My latest Emma J. Shipley fabric crush has captured my attention for Textile Tuesday.  The Lost World Velvet Fabric is part of our magical Wilderie collaboration with interior experts Clarke & Clarke. This design features an enchanting scene of curious peacock-tailed zebras, winding foliage, towering mountains, and mighty dinosaurs in the distance. I nspired by Jules Verne novels and.. read more →

I have featured Brian Coleman in my Artist Spotlight Series feature before HERE. His recent work is certainly worthy of a revisit.  Here are a few favorites from Hidell Brooks Gallery that would be stunning in a traditional or contemporary home. I am smitten.  “i draw because i need to, i always have, and it.. read more →

  Happy Sunday to all! So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… A Hotel That Pays Tribute to Rajasthani Arts and Crafts… next trip to India I am staying here!  50 TV Shows We’re Excited to Watch in 2021 How.. read more →

  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. What are you pinning these days?        Daily Desires: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for.. read more →

I decided to create a vision board for 2021. I have my personal definition for each image and what it means to me. I have created a list of goals to coincide with my vision.  I wanted to come up with a word but I couldn’t find the perfect one…. DREAM, SHINE, ADVENTURE, BRAVE, PERSISTENCE…TENACIOUS.. read more →

31 Dec 2020
December 31, 2020

Happy New Year’s 2021

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We are all having visions of a brighter year ahead.  I sure hope it is the better than 2020, even though it had some serious bright spots. I’m not sure I will ever have this much quality time with my family again.  Here are a few thoughts to set you right for a     Daily.. read more →

I have serious wanderlust on this Wallpaper Wednesday. Arjumand’s World is the perfection to cure what ails me. Arjumand’s traveling starts in Agra, north of India. Its in Agra where Arjumand redescoveres and imagines the first creative idea: the Imperial collection, printed on fabrics and wallpapers. The decorative motifs inspired by the Moghol and Ottoman.. read more →

Décors Barbares is the textile design studio of Nathalie Farman-Farma. Her fabrics are inspired by the mix of colors and patterns found in traditional Persian, Central Asian and Russian costumes, as well as in Ballets Russes designs. All the designs are screen printed in France at the highest level of craftsmanship. The result is a.. read more →

This is always one of my favorite posts of the year recapping all of the Artist Spotlight Series features. I once again discover the artists that I have featured throughout the year and their wonderful works. If you have not done so before, this is a wonderful time to spend perusing different artist portfolios. I.. read more →

27 Dec 2020
December 27, 2020

Link Lovin’

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  Happy Sunday to all! So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… It is gonna be a long week with a family COVID scare. We are loving low and hoping for the best. Please share all movie / TV /.. read more →

  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. What are you pinning these days?       Daily Desires: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for.. read more →

25 Dec 2020
December 25, 2020

Holiday Spirit

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  Don’t let the holidays end.   It is my happy time.  Keep the joy all year long… via Here are a few things I’m considering indulging in with my Christmas cash.  Pendleton Blanket Metallic Pink Hasbeens Mix Print Cardigan Jonathan Adler Backgammon Tie Dye Headbands Rainbow Stripe Cardigan Vans Checkerboard Bea Bongiacsa Ring Neon.. read more →

I would like to express my gratitude for following my blog this year and years past. It is a labor of love and a creative outlet that I truly treasure.  I hope you and yours have the very best holidays in the weirdest year yet. Here is our Minted Holiday card that we just popped.. read more →

I have a very last minute gift idea for you.   I am crazy for this local creative fusing the old with new with her chic cuffs. Enjoy getting to know Suzanne Early Designs Charlotte, North Carolina  What is your background? I have always been drawn to and surrounded by creativity and design.  I spent.. read more →