After July 4th, I always feel like summer flies by in a flash.   We are in PA at a horse show and upcoming Junior Hunter Finals for my daughter. I love exploring this gorgeous area. The Farm Rio July launch is GOOD. I want THIS, THIS and THIS.  I live in dresses all the time.. read more →

I am back with week 68 of my Things I Love Thursday series.   This is a collection of things I use/wear/want on a regular basis and want to share. Kitchen Sink Tote – Pickle & Paddle…I was trying to source this for a friend. This is the cutest option with patches to customize.  THE NECTAR PREMIER.. read more →

Do you feel like tennis (and Pickleball) is totally having a moment?  Me too!  I’m really jealous because I have absolutely NO eye hand coordination. NONE!  I love the outfits and gear that comes with this preppy sport. This Wallshoppe Tennis Balls wallpaper might be just the thing for my craving. It comes in 9.. read more →

My latest Textile Tuesday crush is Luna by Jane Churchill. This embroidered multi color textile is headed straight into an upcoming project.  Are you as enamored as I am ??? This beauty is in 3 colors… Daily Desires: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news,.. read more →

Hidell Brooks Gallery is opening a super exciting new show this week with 8 artists that have never before shown in NC. emma childs, jean alexander frater, conny goelz schmitt, celia johnson, donald martiny, stephanie patton, woody shepard, millie sims, + barbara campbell thomas july 9-august 20, 2021 Don’t miss this! Here is a look.. read more →

Happy July 4th! I have come down with a killer cold that is bringing me down!  Onto regular programming…So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… 23 New and Returning Series Are Coming to Netflix in July, and We May Never.. 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 extra news, giveaways.. read more →

Happy 4th of July weekend! I am excited to celebrate with family and friends in Linville, NC.   The weather is perfect which always helps. I could live in dresses all the time. I’m craving THIS, THIS, THIS and THIS. I am all about espadrilles this summer too with THESE, THESE and THESE. I am.. read more →

I am back with week 67 of my Things I Love Thursday series.   This is a collection of things I use/wear/want on a regular basis and want to share. I am a hat addict. These Glamourpuss hats are incredible! Kit Porter…love is what we are, acrylic on canvas, 36 x 72 in I covet this beauty for my.. read more →

Wallpaper Wednesday has unearthed F. Schumacher’s beautiful Amaltas Panel.   Otherworldly and enchanting, this Amaltas Panel is a wallpaper based on an 18th century block-printed fabric document discovered in Schumacher’s archives. A forest of exotic flowers spreads through the upper canvas, while a herd of quirky animals cavorts through an underworld of fantastically patterned caves… read more →

CALIFORNIA by Josef Frank is my current Textile Tuesday crush from Svenskt Tenn.  California is one of the prints that Josef Frank designed during the period 1942–1945. The inspiration for the flowers in the motif was found in Gladys Lynwall Pratt’s American Garden Flowers. In total, Josef Frank has drawn twenty different (named) summer flowers,.. read more →

 I am introducing you to a recent art crush, Karen Smidth.  Her use of color and abstraction of landscapes and still lives are pure perfection in my eyes. This image from Blueprint Gallery is my everything.  THE LANDSCAPE gives me a wonderful excuse to paint. It allows me to travel under the heavenly skies and.. 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… Maple Hill Farm in Connecticut is on my wish list… the party barn really gets me. Now You Can Finally Stay in Antoni Gaudí’s First-Ever Designed Home 15 Sunday Rituals.. 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 extra news,.. read more →