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Instagram is the best travel agent and no one has made me want to plan a trip to visit the English countryside more than Mish Tworkowski. The fine jewelry designer of MISH has been posting beautiful bucolic scenes of gardens across England for the part two weeks. I can’t wait to see how this inspiration […]

Singing sensation and sometimes wild child Lily Allen seems to have settled down now that she’s married with two children.  She and her family have moved to the charming Cotswolds area about two hours from London.  Vogue featured the home in their September 2014 issue but I’ve also found a few more photos of the […]

A Look at Althorp

04 . 10 . 11

When we visited the Theodore Alexander showroom in High Point, we learned that they have an entire Althorp Collection of reproduction furniture.  Althorp is a stately English home in Northamptonshire that is owned by the Spencer family.  While it has over 500 years of history, it is best known as the childhood home of Princess Diana […]

Chic in Cornwall

03 . 16 . 11

Whenever it rains, I think of England.  I’m obsessed with English manor homes lately.  I think it stems from the fact that other than Biltmore Estate, we don’t have anything like them in the United States.  Actually, most of the English homes are older than the United States!  Port Eliot seen here is over 500 […]

Your Name is Mud

03 . 10 . 11

The phrase “your name is mud” means you are unpopular but it’s clear from these photos that mudrooms are very popular.  They are also very necessary at this rainy time of year. Some of them aren’t rooms as much as a space under a table or just inside the door to store your Barbour jackets, […]