More design posts on the way!

Happy Campers | We're In Tents

I’ve not had very many design-related posts lately. Work was running me dry so my energy was depleted by 7 p.m. every Monday through Friday. On weekends the house usually bogarts our time, which I’m alright with since I love it so much and all, but it just leaves so little time for actual creative design. Well, that is, until May 30. Today marks one month since my last day at College of Architecture. After nearly five years at OU I decided I wanted to … Read more…

2013 Holiday Dining Room Decor and Centerpiece

2013 Holiday Dining Room - juniper topiary red lantern centerpiece - LauraAnneStone.com

Tomorrow the family I referenced in the hallway painting post will be here. I already have my mantle all worked out so the only other place I really wanted to spruce up was the dining room. You can see the stripes are gone and the creamy color I used on top of my 3 layers of primer looks great! Our free mirror that came with the house in its original place (the silver mirror that I thought I’d put there made its way back to … Read more…

Excuse me, sir, I’m issuing you a ticket… Happy Valentine’s Day!

J's Valentine Ticket

Aside from the celebratory strawberry cupcakes I made for work, I also have a hot date… complete with pre-made reservations and everything! So what do you get the guy who finally remembered a notable event? You treat him to future dates! (It’s a real gift, I promise!) I am one of the few people I know that doesn’t really care to go to the movies, I don’t know why and no amount of marital debating has ever once changed my mind. I think you … Read more…

Nerd Papercrafts

Bioshock Big Daddy and Splicer papercraft with Robot pencil sharpener

Not going to lie, I love papercrafts. I have them on my desk and people always ask about them… and if they don’t ask I can tell they totally want to. Of course being sort of a nerd, the ones on my desk are from a video game- you can see them there hanging out with my pencil-sharpening-wind-up robot friend- but even people who don’t immediately recognize them can still appreciate their whimsy. One of my favorite places to get patterns is the … Read more…