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Washington D.C. via Pure Style | decor + travel

pure style lauren liess, washington D.C., zoo, children cecyj travel life+StyleI’ve been an admirer of Lauren Liess and her work for some time now.  Lauren is an interior designer who shares her design projects and her lovely life in Northern Virginia (just outside of Washington, D.C.) with the world on her Pure Style blog.  What I love about Lauren is she keeps it simple but always offers a unique solution.  Her accomplishments include her own furniture line, fabric line (a piece shown above), a successful blog, and a thriving Interior Design firm.

I reached out to Lauren and she graciously agreed to provide us with some details on her design inspiration.  Since Lauren has 2 young boys, I also asked her to give us tips on traveling to the Washington D.C. area + the kids.

If you would like to contact Lauren for her design services, she can be reached at Pure Style.

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pure cecyj life+style decor Pure Style | D.C Area Guide

1. Need a museum break.  Where to go for more family fun?  Smithsonian National Zoo 
2. Beautiful family fun?  Dumbarton Oaks Botanical Gardens
3. Eat Dinner?  Marrakesh 
4. Eat Lunch?  Cactus Cantina 
5. Search unique fabric, furnishings & accessories?  John Rosselli Antiques
6. Eat Breakfast?  Marvelous Market 
7. Best time to visit D.C.?  Spring
8. Steak Dinner?  The Capital Grille
9. Shop Clothing Boutiques?  Georgetown/ M Street & the side streets   
Photos for area guide sourced from:  Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian’s National Zoo/ | | | | | | | | | Photo of Lauren taken by David Liess | Interior Photos taken by Helen Norman

Share my love of easy elegance and finds from around the globe that are simply fabulous?  Ready to make your place a space that you adore?  I’d love to help make your house a home.  cecy j is currently accepting new interior projects.  Let’s chat