March 3, 2017 / by Preginund / Home / No Comments

Houzz Tour: The Pure Fashion of Lauren Liess

Stepping in the house of designer Lauren Liess — almost — feels feels as though getting a sip of plain water. It is comfortingly traditional, trendy, and straightforward. Yet (and that is where the water analogy ends) for each of the serene, natural components, surprising details abound. A striking chandelier, a post card-turned large scale print, a nursery in seriously saturated shiny blue — the particulars are first and eye catching.

And did I mention useful? For all the wonderful touches, this Virginia house in the suburban areas of Washington is created for the entire family: Lauren, her husband David and their two sons, Christian, 3, and Justin, 1. Designing a house for her household that encompassed her “pure fashion” esthetic (what is lovely, organic, and simple, summarized in her eponymously called site) did not discourage Liess. “Your house ought to function as the backdrop to your lifetime, maybe not its emphasis, therefore relax and enjoy it,” she states.

Lauren Liess Interiors

Lauren enjoys to mix new and old parts as well as a touch of nature. “I adore houses that feel exceptionally private, easy and ‘actual’ versus embellished or staged,” she says. “A home must look like someone actually dwells there for me to adore it.”

Lauren Liess Interiors

The entrance is hung with Leonard DaVinci sketches shot from a novel. The gold aid unify the organization.

Lauren Liess Interiors

Lauren had a 5″x 7″ Albrecht Durer print inflated and hung in the eating area of the family room.

Lauren Liess Interiors

Machine washable slipcovers keep the seats in the eating area refreshing and clear. A cocoa bead chandelier hangs over-head.

Lauren Liess Interiors

A mantel that is bare takes center-stage in the family area.

Lauren Liess Interiors

“When creating an area, I begin together with the mood or feeling I need the space to get,” says Lauren. “That wanted feeling is the conclusion target and all that goes into the chamber must help get it there.”

Lauren Liess Interiors

Lauren could not be happier with her determination to rip out the kitchen cupboards while shelving h-AS as several detractors as admirers.

Lauren Liess Interiors

“It actually works for our life-style, and that I doubt I’ll actually return to having cupboard doors,” she claims. “Emptying the dishwasher got s O significantly simpler, I really like seeing my assortment of dishware on a regular basis, and invitees are free to only grab the things that they desire.”

Christian draws on the household ‘s chalkboard-painted refrigerator.

Lauren Liess Interiors

The household eats most of the meals in the break-Fast nook of the kitchen.

Lauren Liess Interiors

A National-style vintage convex mirror is juxtaposed in the the bed room above an IKEA night-stand.

Lauren Liess Interiors

Wall-to-wall sea-grass carpeting has garnered several admirers in your home. Not only could it be durable, it resists stains also.

Lauren Liess Interiors

The cupboard doors of Christian are decorated using a chalk board paint hill as well as a lion crafted from classic background.

Lauren Liess Interiors

For households with children that are young, decorating a house may be daunting. Lauren relies on child- slipcovers friendly materials and a lot of storage that is appealing. “Don’t give up simply as you’ve got youngsters,” she claims. “It’s maybe not an explanation, only an obstacle to go above above.”

“Make your decoration adopt your life-style. It doesn’t must be proper or delicate to be amazing.”

Lauren Liess Interiors

The navy partitions in the room of Justin certainly are a remarkable touch.

Lauren Liess Interiors

The canopy was produced by Lauren from a dropcloth that was stenciled.

Lauren Liess Interiors

The lounge supplies an ideal place to feed the infant. Art work accumulated within the years adorns the partitions.

Material samples line the hall to the home business office/den.

A carpet that is layered supplies a soft place for the youngsters to perform in the den. The cupboard was a present from the father of Lauren. The considerable storage space is very good for stowing toys.

Her jobs can be distribute by Lauren out with this big work dining table down-stairs — still another IKEA locate.

Lauren’s group of sea-themed fleamarket paintings locates a house over the couch in the den.

Thanks Lauren, David, Christian and Justin for sharing your home with us

Find Out more about Lauren’s perform on on her behalf website, Pure Fashion, or con-Tact her for interiordesign providers here.

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