My talented and tempting friend Piper Dano of Jewels by Piper will be sharing her one of a kind jewels tomorrow (Tuesday) at Tabor with a GIVEAWAY from Capitol.   She always an eclectic and unusual array of baubles that you will see nowhere else.  Be sure to pop in for a Valentine’s treat for yourself! .. read more →

 I am continuing my Creative Christmas List Series with the wants of some of my creative pals. Be ready for some good men gift ideas coming at you! See Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.  Scott Newkirk of Capitol /TABOR  The Belgian architect has been such a big influence this year at Abe Books     .. read more →

Tonight I had the pleasure of attending the screening of the Dries documentary based on fashion designer Dries Van Noten at Wing Haven Gardens hosted by Capitol. It was a magical evening under the stars filled with couture, cocktails and culture.  I left inspired and as ever fascinated by the creative process that runs through.. read more →

I was introduced to the cool art of Morgan last week at Capitol Charlotte’s Beach Week.   I was immediately smitten with the collage faces and the abstracts. I clearly have a thing for faces of all types and these are my latest obsession.  Enjoy getting to know  Morgan Elvington Walker of Melvin G.  Florence, South Carolina The.. read more →

I was so honored to be in attendance at the most astounding fashion event. It was truly a once and a lifetime opportunity that was magical to say the least.  The gorgeous works of art are haunting my dreams, especially the Opera coat over the cotton pajamas.  Check out the Town & Country coverage.  A Giambattista Valli.. read more →

  My dear pal Jane Scott Hodges, the founder of Leontine Linens and author of Linens, will be in Charlotte for a trunk show and book signing. Please drop by if you can. 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.. read more →