One of the design blogosphere’s most beloved blogger, Lauren, of Pure Style Home, is having a baby – her second – and today we are all giving her a virtual shower hosted by Michele of My Notting Hill. Lauren is a young interior designer who writes both a beautiful and an intelligent blog – a rare combination. She is full of talent and ideas and this year it has been great fun watching her turn her 70s era split level house into something we are all envious of. It seems almost every day Lauren is posting about what she has done to her house this time – what she has changed, painted, moved around, bought, created – she is the artist, her house is her canvas and we are her captive audience. We all watch her decorating, amazed at her joie de vie, all the more amazing because she has totally renovated her house while pregnant the entire time. She is a stager extraordinaire and there’s not a catalogue around that wouldn’t hire her in a minute to style their photos, she is just that good. She makes her own house look like it came straight from the pages of a magazine. She especially loves using a trio of laboratory beakers as vases in her house photography - she moves the beakers to and fro, from room to room to room – putting all different kinds of leaves in them, or flowers, or she might just leave them bare.
The dining room with the fabulous art work. This room has totally changed since her new chairs and curtains have finally arrived! We’re anxiously waiting to see them!
Lauren’s kitchen with the great iron chandelier she bought after spotting it on a shopping trip with the famous Eddie Ross. I love her pantry “door.”
Lauren’s collection of laboratory beakers make an appearance on her living room mantel.
And so, for my shower gift – I am giving Lauren and her new baby a brand new set of laboratory beakers for the nursery – now she can style the room and not have take the baby’s beakers away to use in another room, for another photo shoot! Enjoy Lauren, and much health, happiness and love in your future!
A new set of laboratory beakers for the nursery! Enjoy Lauren!