DIY Gifts For Your Favorite Teachers and Neighbors + Free Printables

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As a Michael’s Maker I have a challenge I get to create every month!  This month the challenge was to come up with holiday tips and gifts for holiday stress and issues we all encounter during the season.  I chose the challenge to create gifts for teachers and neighbors and coworkers.  We all know that …continue reading

Christmas Printables Sale


  Yep, we are offering over 100 pages of incredible artwork to make your own printables – gift tags, Santa Sacks, iron-ons, t-shirts, Christmas-in-a-Can, the North Pole label. Mrs Clause Baking Kit and a watercolor Nativity set, plus lots more!! If purchased separately this would add up to well over $100++ Here are some ideas …continue reading

Gas Fireplace Cleaning: DIY or Hire a Professional?

Gas Fireplace Cleaning: DIY or Hire a Professional?

Cleaning and maintaining your gas fireplace on your own can save you time and money but should you be hiring a professional to do it? I recently had my gas fireplace professionally cleaned and wanted to share what I learned about the process with all of you! Our home’s previous owner kept a meticulously clean …continue reading

Homemade Christmas Gift Idea Roundup

A festive homemade gift idea roundup on Design Dazzle!

That time of year to think of others. We have gathered some fabulous Homemade Christmas Gift ideas that your kids can help make! We love to spread holiday cheer with sweet gifts for neighbors and friends. These are excellent ideas that you will love making and love giving out even more! You are sure to …continue reading

Fun Gift-Wrapping Ideas


Isn’t it exciting to see a beautifully wrapped gift under the tree? In my opinion, creatively wrapped gifts are a beautiful addition to the holiday decor in any home. There are so many creative and fun gift-wrapping ideas out there! You can get as creative as you like with colors, glitter and amazing bows or …continue reading

Repurposing Everyday Items For Holiday Decorating


Do you know how easy it is to repurpose everyday items for holiday decorating using items from around your home? Yep, shop your home for fun decor and repurposing it in another setting.  It is also good for the budget since there will be less purchases for decorating items. With some ingenuity you can create beautiful …continue reading

The Best Toy Holiday Gift Guide


The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to get those toys for the kiddos ordered and stashed away for the Big Day!  But it can be so hard to sort through all the awesome toys to find the perfect gift. We’re here to help you out and make your life easier.  We’ve narrowed …continue reading

My Family’s Christmas Pajama Tradition

Matching Christmas PJ's is one of my favorite traditions! Design Dazzle shares some of my favorite Christmas traditions.

Christmas is a time for nostalgia and reminiscing, traditions and memory making. I’m all about fun family traditions, especially when matching AND being silly are included. I want to share how fun my family’s Christmas Pajama tradition is. We’ve been doing this for over 16 years- we all love it! It is so fun and …continue reading

Grinch Bark

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  This tasty chocolate confection will remind you of the Grinch, whose heart was two sizes too small. Hi Design Dazzle readers!  It’s Christine from I Dig Pinterest.  I’m thrilled to again be joining in on the Christmas Wonderful series! One of my kids’ favorite Christmas books and movies is How the Grinch Stole Christmas. …continue reading

Hand Lettered Chalkboard Ornaments


Hello Design Dazzle readers! I’m Kelly from Here Comes the Sun  where I share easy crafts, recipes and DIY projects. Do you make your own ornaments for Christmas?  We make some every year and this year I decided to take a shot at the hand lettering trend and make some Hand Lettered Chalkboard Ornaments.   …continue reading