Gigi New York Sample Sale…enough said.  How to make a perfect Grilled Cheese…Yummmo! Gotta have this Calendar Cuff or the wrap… cannot decide. Lovin this tank…dreamin’ of L.A. What could be better than Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches? I really want one of the Tibetan Tiger rugs…or the Fornasetti. I LOVE a Black Pepper BLT Gourgeres…gonna make these… read more →

I am singing the blues. My son has gone off to camp for 4 weeks today and my daughter leaves for 5 weeks in the morning. I am sad, sad, sad.  They love Falling Creek Camp and Camp Greystone possibly certainly more than home so I know they are in GREAT hands and will not be homesick.. read more →

Rug love is at its peak with these beauties that arrived in my inbox from a favorite rug vendor.  The subtle faded Oushak’s ooze sophistication with soft muted palates while the wild Sari Silks exude that global feel transporting me to a Moroccan souk or an Indian palace.   Which way do you lean? If you need.. read more →

One Kings Lane never ceases to amaze. The current World – Class Traveler Sale is too good!  Here are a few of the rugs I am coveting.  The Kuba cloth and mud cloth pillows are FAB too. Bring exotic style to any room with a globally inspired foundation. This assortment features designs from around the.. read more →

I have a new favorite source for insanely fabulous rugs. Every designer knows that the right rug can make the room.  Woven Concepts is a boutique firm that specializes in making high-end,  artisan rugs.  The sustainable Rumi Silk rugs have a luxury texture and an organic feel.  The designs and colors are vibrant and sophisticated, with a fresh.. read more →

I am taken with this rug and many others at the atelier of Boutique Maroc on Etsy. I  either need more floors or less wants. Which do you think will happen? Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.   Please make sure you “like” The English Room on Facebook. Follow  @theenglishr on Twitter Follow Holly Phillips.. read more →

18 Feb 2014
February 18, 2014


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The right rug can transform a space, taking it from drab to fab.   One of my favorite rug dealers sent me images of some new beauties. I think I may dream of these tonight. It will be a nice respite from the roller coasters, characters and crowds that have filled the past 4 days.. read more →