Vickie Lautenbach the owner discovered her passion for decorating having moved 17 times both cross country and overseas. She has built a design team with over 28 years experience working with residential and commercial spaces. There Vero Designing Women have all the ingredients; a flair for classic design with an extra special touch of charm and a splash of color. Every design project we consider our best as every client receives our full attention, enthusiasm, and our professional knowledge while we design and decorate with elegance.
Vickie grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. She had a 10 year career with IBM and uses her background in marketing and Administration to effectively manage her growing businesses and design team.
She met and married Dan in Austin, Texas and is the proud mother of two children.
Vickie prides herself on living up to the name "Elegance by the Sea". She dedicates her time to helping her clients acquire their ideal living space – adding color and flare to classic design. When she is not on client projects, Vickie is often working hard in the showroom. No matter how busy she is, if a customer walks in, she makes it priority to come greet them and make them feel at home. Her avid role in the community and her ability to help all who stop in Elegance is what makes her truly unique. Vickie and her team of designing women are there to help you with all your designing needs. From design projects big to small, or whether you are looking for that perfect gift for someone special, the women at Elegance by the Sea are happy to help you with professionalism and a welcoming smile.
Interior Design Program- Internship
It has been our pleasure for several years to support the internship program to Indian River State College for interior design. The paid intern receives the hours and the hands on experience they need for the interior design requirements for graduation from this 2 -3 year program.
Vickie's Commitment to Community
I love the people of Vero! My husband, Dan and I are committed to the community we are honored to live in.
2018-2019 Season Charities
7th Annual Bridge Tournament
Boys & Girls Clubs of IRC
Samaritan Fund Gala
ACTS Indian River Estates
Quail Valley Charities
Quail Valley Country Club
Dancing with the Vero Stars
IRC Healthy Start
Holy Cross Catholic Church
Indian River Golf Tournament
Head Heart and Hands of Indian River Club
Diamonds In the Rough Fundraiser
Connecting For Cancer – Girls’ Night Out
Annual PEO Event
St. Edward’s School
Vero Beach Art Museum
Friends of Theater
John’s Island Little Black Book
Vero Beach Opera
St. Nicholas Greek Festival
Hibiscus Children’s Center
Holy Cross Catholic Church
Jamaican Me Crazy Fest
IR Habitat for Humanity
Habitat Classic Weekend
The Women of Orchid Island
Womens’ Guild Card Party