Please Excuse me…

…While I load photos. Lauren Liess Textiles from top to bottom: Queen Anne’s Bouquet in Black & Oatmeal Fern Star in Olive Filigree Chevron in Black & Oatmeal Ticking in Beige Live Paisley in Gold Happikat in Olive/ Aqua happikat in Cocoa & Oatmeal Live paisley in Antique Beige Ticking in Black & Oatmeal Like […]

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September 28, 2011

Milk off the Shelf

THIS is what happens when your house is under construction, you make dinner with the kids and your spouse is working late for the night: …Was wondering this morning how in the world we could have finished off a whole gallon of milk yesterday?  (The kids got oatmeal with water for breakfast.)… …Until my assistant came in and asked […]

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September 24, 2011

Lauren Liess Textiles Shoot

I have pictures back from our photo shoot at Helen Norman’s farm!!  Helen & her assisitant F.J. are still working on the photos (we’re going for a sort of vintage/ edgy vibes for the photographs so it takes a lot of processing afterwards) but I though I’d share a few peeks – some without the […]

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September 22, 2011

Construction over here

Remember how I mentioned we were refinishing a room on our lower level?  Here’s a pic of the room after we did the demo: Our contractors from CarrMichael Construction came over & are in the midst of drywalling the walls & ceiling:   Originally we’d planned to use the small room as an additional office space for me & my […]

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September 21, 2011

Yay for a Fall Friday

I am so happy it’s Friday.  I really am.  It’s 5:00, there’s a little fall chill in the air and it’s a bit overcast.  I made a batch of rice & potato soup this morning and it’s been simmering for hours.  I’m ready to put on cozy sweats and hunker down…  watch movies & read & […]

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September 17, 2011

50 Big Ideas for Small Rooms

Thanks so much to Terri Sapienza & the Living Team at the Washington Post for including me in today’s article “50 Big Ideas for Small Rooms.”  Terri interviewed 17 local designers (some good friends & colleagues!! 🙂  to compile a laundry list of ideas dealing with designing small spaces.   If you’re local, just check […]

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September 16, 2011

Back from Star Bright Farm

We’re home from a fun weekend at my friend & photographer Helen Norman’s farm- Star Bright Farm- where we photographed my new line of fabrics.   Saturday afternoon, we loaded up the car with fabrics, props and luggage and headed for the farm: {Ashby checked out the goods before we left} When we got there we planned […]

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September 14, 2011

Fern Window Boxes

This past weekend we added window boxes on a whim.  I’ve always wanted them and they were on sale at the garden center so we went for it.  I loooove quick projects and this one was simple.  (Especially for me watching while Dave was up on the ladder 😉 😉 So far, I’ve been caring […]

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September 9, 2011



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