I could not be happier to share this recent tome by my husband’s cousin and dear friend, Ashley Whittaker. She is not only immensely talented with a genius eye for mixing color and pattern but, she is an exquisite entertainer making everyone feel at ease and incredibly welcome. We have been lucky enough to visit.. read more →

I am lucky enough to have received an advance copy of a new book you MUST HAVE. This book is FULL of helpful tips and tricks for entertaining and gardening both of which Chris seems to do effortlessly… or he has perfected making it look that way. I have visited his lovely farm a few times.. read more →

Part 2 of my amazing weekend in Millbrook was a personal tour of the home of the exquisitely talented potter, design guru and charmer, Christopher Spitzmiller. (See my Millbrook Tour: Part 1 featuring Katie Ridder & Peter Pennoyer’s home.)  He is the true “gentleman farmer” with a glorious garden, chickens and a full pottery workshop for.. read more →

2015 has many exciting happening underway for The English Room.   I am so honored to be invited to the Antique & Garden Show of Nashville as a blogger covering this exclusive event with a thrilling line up of design stars. This is the premier antiques show in the United States. Read all about it and.. read more →

I am a long time fan of designer Kit Kemp and her hotel design.  We often used to stay at Number Sixteen on buying trips for the shop in the UK.   Last week, while in NYC I attended a lovely tea hosted by Urban Electric Co.  It was at the oh so chic Crosby.. read more →

VIA These are heavenly doors. This image struck me to share my recent cravings for navy and gold. I would love to create a room from musings below. VIA Chanel, snakeskin gloves, a navy cashmere coat and lame wide leg trousers…need I say more? VIA This chair look center stage at Fall market at High.. read more →