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.



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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

Card Party
Holy Cross Catholic Church

Indian River Golf Tournament
Head Heart and Hands of Indian River Club

Diamonds In the Rough Fundraiser
Camp Haven

Bridge Charities
Quail Valley

Connecting For Cancer – Girls’ Night Out


Annual PEO Event
John’s Island

St. Edward’s School

Riverside Theater

Vero Beach Art Museum

Friends of Theater

John’s Island Little Black Book

Vero Beach Opera

St. Nicholas Greek Festival

Hibiscus Children’s Center

Missing Children

Holy Cross Catholic Church

Jamaican Me Crazy Fest
IR Habitat for Humanity

Habitat Classic Weekend
The Moorings

The Women of Orchid Island

Womens’ Guild Card Party

The Village Shops of Vero Beach
6230 Highway A1A,Vero Beach, Fl 32963

Tel: 772.234.7333

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