This storm has made a bit of a wreck. I’m so concerned for the whole southeast with flooding and all the potential damage. We are headed on an impromptu family trip to Washington DC. I have actually never been to DC.  It is embarrassing to admit, having traveled extensively all my life I somehow have missed.. read more →

I am excited to introduce you to the perfect artist for the week. I am drawn to the dramatic cranium collage works of this New York artist especially this week of Halloween. Be sure to check out her full portfolio as well.  Alison Knott Brooklyn, NY What is your training? I received a BFA from.. read more →

You know I LOVE some skulls. This is the season to indulge in a little chic cranium for yourself.  Here are some fab finds for you to consider.  Be sure to subscribe to THE ENGLISH ROOM for extra news, giveaways and discounts.  Let’s get friendly on Facebook,  Twitter,  Pinterest,  Tumblr and Instagram.   Please feel free to contact The English Room if you are interested.. read more →

I came across the work of this weeks Artist Spotlight Series feature on Instagram.  Adehla immediately captured my attention with her pretty pastels and cotton candy colors with bold graphic imagery. I always break for a skull.  The art is so clearly influenced by her Eastern heritage. I am smitten!  Adehla Lee Brooklyn, New York.. read more →

Fab article by 1st Dibs on the Henri Matisse: The Cut Outs at MoMA. If you cannot see it yourself this is the next best thing. I love Sketch 42 Blog.  This weeks has had some real goodies.  Who knew SnoopDogg is a painter and Barbie is a blogger? Obsessed with this California bohemian pad in Santa.. read more →

I have expressed my fascination with the skull motif many times with Christina Burch’s artwork, A hanging pendant, fabric, wallpaper and much more… Be sure to see Cool Craniums Part 1 for more fab finds. This fall has presented us with a new collection of cranium motifs to share.   Do you crave the cranium? Be sure.. read more →

So many wants…so little time. Enjoy this beautiful holiday weekend!    FYI… you can ignore the $19, 000 item on sale for $11, 000 but, a girl can dream….and I certainly do:)   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 →