My dear and uber talanted cousin,  Ashley Whittaker, takes the cover of July/August House Beautiful.  What a beauty it is! Ashley has the most divine sense of style. She is a master at mixing color and pattern.  I love her aesthitic and her dearly. Enjoy these awesome shots from the new mag that I swiped.. read more →

Ever since seeing Million Dollar Decorators last week I am seriously lusting for lavender and emerald.  This image above from Pinterest is the BOMB! Chanel and fur in lavender, and dash or emerald = DIVINE. Here is the Monika Chaing NYC boutique designed by the oh so talented Mary McDonald. Will I ever get enough.. read more →

I am always loving this color combination of lavender and purple juxtaposed against sunny yellow.  The are such a great pair. Don't you agree? Nuevo Estilo Kathryn Eileen Boyd Kelly Wearstler Amanda Nisbet Amanda Nisbet Via Fromental wallcoverings Karen Robertson Framed Scarves Elizabeth Lyons of Lyons Glass Toucan Sam by Lana Gomez Via Harpers Bazaar Via.. read more →

The Manhattan apartment of Alex Papachristidis and his partner is a beauty to behold.  The layers and layers of bold colors, pattern and a divine collection of antiques have not escaped my mind since the first sight, in fact it may have been love at first sight. See the full article in Elle Decor. This feature.. read more →

Purple is everywhere at market and I could not be more thrilled (or EXHAUSTED after 12 hours of shopping)! Here are a few favorites…     Please make sure you "like" The English Room on Facebook. Follow  @theenglishr on Twitter   Follow Holly Phillips @ The English Room on Pinterest  Follow The English Room in Tumblr Follow The English Room on Instagram  Follow The English.. read more →