Summer Camp 2015 starts on Monday!

design dazzle summer camp 2015 banner

Guess what?! It’s that time of year again! Our 5th annual Summer Camp series kicks off on Monday and we are super excited! We have some of our absolute favorite Camp Counselors (aka Guest Bloggers) lined up to share their favorite ideas and projects for summertime fun with kids. We have had some tremendously fun …continue reading

RV Family Vacation Tips


When our kids were younger we had a motorhome for about 10 years. The. Best. Thing. Ever!  As far as family memories, family togetherness and family fun go – there is no better way. We lived close to the beach so we found ourselves motorhoming it at the beach many times over the years. As …continue reading

Drum Shade Chandelier Tutorial

zebra chandelier

My little lady will be turning ten soon. She and I are on a mission to make her room into a sanctuary that matches her personality…and her personality is bright and fun-loving! She loves animal prints and bold colors which is the complete opposite of my style.  Add to that the fact that we’re doing …continue reading

Handprint and Footprint Party Activities

handprint owls

Looking for a fun and memorable activity for your next party? Get all of your party-goers involved with handprint and footprint party activities! A little paint, a little creativity and you’ll have some fantastic party keepsakes. Kids of all ages love to create using handprints and footprints. Here are some of our favorite handprint and …continue reading

DIY Wire Lampshade Decor

diy wire lampshade decor

One of my favorite DIY projects from the Mom Cave I decorated and designed from the SLC Home Show was the wire lampshade chandelier. These wire lampshades are great because you can upcycle an old lampshade you have laying around or find a cheap, old lampshade from your local thrift store. You can really personalize your wire lampshade …continue reading

Disney Theme Haunted Mansion Office

This office is fully decorated like Disney's Haunted Mansion - you've got to check it out!

Today I’m sharing an awesome office designed by my dear friend Donna as a special surprise for her husband, Michael. Donna and I met years ago when I lived in Southern California and have been great friends ever since. Make sure to check out her cute party website, Party Wishes or Facebook page for more pictures of this amazing …continue reading

Eclectic Kids Rooms

unique and eclectic kids rooms

Don’t you just love eclectic style? I’ve thought about trying to make this style happen in my home for years, but, to be honest – I’m terrified! It takes such a unique, talented eye to pull it all together. It requires a mix of old and new, shabby chic and modern, unique and familiar. For …continue reading

Sand Craft Ideas

super fun sand craft ideas

I have a love/hate relationship with sand. I love seeing my kids play in the sand at the beach. I love getting right in there with them to build sandcastles and dig dig dig! But oh man, sand gets just everywhere. You know what I’m talking about. It gets on the floor and in the …continue reading

Burlap Party Decor Inspiration + Tips

burlap party decor inspiration and tips

I LOVE the versatility of burlap. There are so many ways to use it for parties. It’s relatively inexpensive and you can use it for almost any theme party! It adds such a rustic and chic look to any gathering. But – like everybody knows – when you’re hosting a party, people tend to make …continue reading

DIY Roman Shades


I’ve been slowly entering into the world of making my own blinds and curtains. For the longest time I thought that I just didn’t have enough knowledge to make decent window treatments. Then one day I got brave and tried my hand at window toppers for my family room. That was it. I fell in …continue reading