You may remember when I presented my last One Room Challenge reveal of our kitchen addition the exterior was outstanding. This piece of the puzzle drug along due to rain, rain, rain and more rain all spring.  We finally had the back completed by early April but I realized never shared the beautiful sconces with.. read more →

So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that caught my interest the past week. 9 Essential Tips to Help You Get Better Sleep on a Plane This Aristocratic Manor Is the English Countryside’s Hottest New Hotel These 5-Minute Yoga Stretches Will Relieve Stomach Bloat ASAP I Hope.. 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?   Shop my Ultimate 2019 Graduation Gift Guide  See & shop my Lacefield Designs Textile Collection.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for.. read more →

I am finally en route home from a few days in Texas for orientation with at eldest at TCU.  It was a great trip despite the worst American Airlines experience TWICE!!!!  What is up with 4 cancelled flights this week alone?!?! 47 ppl on standby? separating mother and daughter, rebooking to other cites, different days?!?!.. read more →

21 Jun 2019
June 21, 2019

Dark & Dreamy

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It seems like everyone is at the beach, their lake house or mountain retreat these days.  This one via Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles is dark and dreamy.   Who wouldn’t want to lounge on the dock in the bathtub with a cocktail? A weekend retreat east of Atlanta offers respite for two of the Atlanta.. read more →

California is a vibe all its own and Malibu is downright magical.   This house which is actually a series of bungalows really captures the California cool surfer vibe. I’m digging it.  I could use that laidback lifestyle.   Read the full article in Rue Magazine HERE. Interior Design: Vanessa Alexander of Alexander Design Photography:.. read more →

18 Jun 2019
June 18, 2019

Texas Bound…

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I am headed to Fort Worth for a few days with my daughter for orientation at TCU. I have asked around for recommendations and saved all my gathered knowledge on a Google Map. You can access it HERE.  I have also created a Pinterest board.  Please share you favorite spots with me.   Restaurants, Shops,.. read more →

An ode to a design, fashion, an artistic great and an original swan… Inside Gloria Vanderbilt’s Family Homes, Filled With Prints, Flowers, and Plenty of Love via Vogue Artist and designer Gloria Vanderbilt passed away today at the age of 95. In her long and storied life, Vanderbilt was recognized for her impact on fashion.. read more →

So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that caught my interest the past week. What about this beach rental view!?! I want this precious dress so badly. reminds me of my childhood somehow.  A recent art obsession. EXPONENTIAL INFLUENCE IN A CHANGING SOCIAL MEDIA LANDSCAPE Love this.. 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? Shop my Ultimate 2019 Graduation Gift Guide  See & shop my Lacefield Designs Textile Collection.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra.. read more →

So many wants, so many sales!  Shopbop is having a BIG one!  Anthropologie is having one too! Wanting THIS, THIS, THIS and have THESE.  I had to have THIS gorgeous chain that is 50% off from Aurelie Bidermann HUGE SALE that I have eyed for years.   What are you coveting this week?   I.. read more →

I am smitten with a recent design crush, Trilbey Gordon.   Her work screams color, chic and perfect curation of the eclectic.  “When I walk into a home, I want to feel emotion — not only look at pieces that are interesting and collectible, but be in a space that tells me a story.” Trilbey’s.. read more →

I am not a huge reader but, I love good summer books. I tend to listen on Audible and not read.  My ADD makes me multitask.   Needlepoint (from HERE or HERE) and listening to books is a summer guilty pleasure. Here are the hot summer books on my list: Shop my Ultimate 2019 Graduation Gift.. read more →

As a lover of Vienna, Klimt and Ken Fulk I knew this was going to be perfection!   KEN FULK BRINGS A CONTEMPORARY EDGE TO THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR’S RESIDENCE IN VIENNA via Elle Decor. A 1930s Bauhaus-style official residence gets a welcome update with modern art and patterns that pop.     (email subscribers open in.. read more →