Welcome to Olive and Bleu.
I'm Lauren & I'm so glad you stopped by!
This is a collection of musings on design,
art, craftiness, fashion, food, decorating,
weddings and other things that make
life lovely. I hope you enjoy!

XO
-L 

 

 


Entries in Design (26)

Tuesday
Apr032012

i still adore...chevron

Chevron: Its everywhere...and I really thought I'd be over it by now.
Turns out, I'm still smitten.
Are you crushing on chevron? Or over it? 

top to bottom, left to right:

Lovely handpainted dresser via
Chevron Fabric via (can't wait to stitch some cute throw pillows out of this...)
Monogrammed iPad Case via (want want want!)
Sweet Chevron Save the Dates via
My favorite Missoni for Target Blanket via my home
Such a Fun, Modern cake via
A painting I just finished that brings a nice bright punch to our kitchen!

XO
-L 

 

Monday
May022011

The Little Matchbook Girl

Good Monday morning sweet friends. I hope everyone had a lovely weekend! I'm a busy little bee this morning, so I will make it short and sweet. Current obsession: Matchbook, a gorgeous online publication dedicated to all the things that create a charmed life. Couldn't everyone use a monthly dose of loveliness? 

Check out some of my favorite pieces of the last few issues and read them all in full here.

Happy Monday!
XO
-L 

Wednesday
Feb022011

High Gloss Happy

Hello lovelies! Happy Wednesday to you. Its a snowy, icy, crazy-cold day here in Big D, so I am tucked away in our warm house, working away with a cup of tea in front of a fire. And besides cranking out some design projects, I'm also checking in on my favorite blogs and online mags. I definitley have a new favorite in High Gloss. This newbie to the online lifestyle publication game definitely did not disappoint with its premier issue. High Gloss is chock full of fashion and decorating goodies and I can't get enough. Check out some of my favorites from this issue above and read the whole gorgeous issue right here.
Hope you are staying warm.

XO
-L 

Sunday
Dec262010

Gallery Girl

So, now that I have a fab camera, and have all of our wedding photos back (on top of all the prints and screen printed posters I've picked up at Flatstock over the years) we have a surplus of wall art. Which is never a problem for me-I love each piece we have and would have a really hard time editing. So now I am on the hunt for a clever way to display all the art and photographs I love- without it looking like a big sloppy mess. Here are some of my fave solutions from Decorpad.

Hope everyone is having a lovely holiday weekend!

XO
-L 

 
All images via Decorpad

Tuesday
Dec212010

New Portfolio Site, Yo

Hey kids! Welcome to Tuesday-and the first official day of Winter! So why is it 80 degrees in DFW today? Seriously. (Thank goodness its a short week. And we get to eat pie soon. Lots of pie. And see our family. And play games. Man, I love Christmas!) The thought of an impending holiday is enough to get me through the rest of the week. We spent a long weekend with Geoff's parents in town- running around, eating a ton and doing some shopping. The hubs' mom can do some serious shopping! She is hardcore. Love it.

Also, I would like to introduce you guys to my new portfolio website. My day job is as an Art Director for a small design firm in Dallas, and I finally reached my goal of building a site dedicated to my design work.
Please pop by and take a peek if you would like. I am also working on my Etsy invitation shop and hope to have that puppy open in the spring. Lots going on here!

And, OK, I was hoping you wouldn't notice, but I am still finishing the 30 for 30 remix challenge. I am almost done! Sooo Close.... ( I will have the final 4 posted soon!)

XO
-L