Monthly Archives: March 2015

My Husband’s Office: Before and After

March 30, 2015

My husband, Chris, works from home most of the time, so I knew designing his office would be very important. It had to be functional and masculine, without looking out of place in our home. You can see the “before” picture below. We moved in to builder beige walls but immediately painted it Benjamin Moore’s […]

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Fashion Friday: Ombré

March 27, 2015

Ombré has no limits, y’all! Trust me on this one. Are you more into the drama or in the understated? Ombré can be BOTH. If you want something a bit more “show-stopping,” you can have a painted ombré wall in your home. Or you can add ombré to your home decor with lampshades, pillows, bedding, stools, rugs. […]

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Exciting News AND Around LILA: March 26

March 26, 2015

Happy Thursday, y’all! You’ve almost made it to the weekend. We thought it would be fun to start a weekly series called: Around LILA. Each week, we will give you a peek into what’s new and happening at LILA. With the spring season here, we’ve got some FUN merchandise. Check it out below! We love […]

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Around My Home: Easter

March 24, 2015

Have you caught spring fever yet? We sure have! Easter is just next week and we’ve got some great ideas for you and your family. Other than spending time with family, my favorite part of each holiday is to dress my house for the occasion. My girls love to get involved and help me decorate, […]

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Paint on the Ceiling!

March 15, 2015

One way to quickly and easily enhance your space is to address your ceiling. A lot of ceilings will have at least crown molding separating them from the walls, which is the perfect separation to do something different and interesting on the ceiling, like paint or wallpaper. And if you have a tray or coffered […]

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4 Fireplace and Mantel Styling Ideas

March 12, 2015

The fireplace and mantel is most often the focal point of the room. It is so important to dress your mantel so that it makes a statement and can hold the attention of the room. Most people have trouble decorating this space in their home from scratch, which I know can be a little scary! […]

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Street Style to Dining Room Style

March 10, 2015

“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” – Rachel Zoe I often say that one of the biggest ways I get to know my client’s personal taste is through their style. What we choose to wear is a direct reflection of the style of home decor we like. Clients […]

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3 Quick Tips for Pet Friendly Designs

March 8, 2015

My family is the animal saving, animal loving, animal crazy kind. We’re happy to have two cats, Olivia and Elsa, and now three dogs, Zoe, Lucy and Clover. Given our new addition to my family and the Lila Home/Lauren Nicole Designs studio, Clover the 10 week old miniature Australian Shepherd, I’m now thinking again of […]

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Practically Beautiful Family Room

March 5, 2015

What’s practical is beautiful… and suitability always overrules fashion. Billy Baldwin I love designing for a family friendly lifestyle. Most of my clients have growing families with the busy schedules of everyday life and look for their home to be their sanctuary and place to escape. The most common request from clients is that they […]

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Chevron or No Chevron?

March 3, 2015

We can all agree that the chevron print has made a massive impact on modern interior designs. It’s strong geometric print adds instant fun to a more subtle room. Chevron is recognized by its repeating inverted V design. (Visit here to see this print featured in the Decorator’s Dictionary!) Are you shying away from chevron […]

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Decorator’s Dictionary, X – Z

March 1, 2015

X X-Back Chair – An “X” shaped chair back. X-chairs date back to ancient Egypt, Rome and the Middle Ages.    Y Yorkshire Chair – An oak chair featuring turned front legs and stretchers. Native of Yorkshire, England during the 17th Century. (Available at Lila Home!) Z Zebra Wood – Wood that resembles the striping of a zebra, […]

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