23 Awesome Play Dough Tools

play dough tools

Hey campers! I am Melissa from My Mommy Style and I’m here to share one of our favorite rainy day activities. Play dough! Have you ever noticed how much little kids love play dough? Give them a small amount of it and they’ll immediately sink their hands in it or start smashing, rolling or shaping …continue reading

How to Plan a Summer Bake Sale with Kids (7 Easy Steps!)


Hi! I”m Jennifer Needham, founder of The Party Teacher, and I’m excited to be party of Summer Camp this year! The Party Teacher is THE place to learn how to throw a party like a pro would do it. (And, to make sure that “kids having fun” is your number one priority!) Last summer, my …continue reading

Summer Reading List: Chapter Books

fabulous chapter books for summer reading

For those of you with young readers who are ready for chapter books or even higher level chapter books this is your post! This Summer Reading List: Chapter Books edition is for beginners in chapter books even up to experienced readers. There is something for every type of reader on this list! Diary of a …continue reading

Painted driftwood beach treasure

painted tribal driftwood

We live just minutes from the beaches of the Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest.  As an Indiana girl that’s been transplanted, I can’t get enough of the beach, but our beaches are just a little bit different than some.  We have an abundance of rocks and driftwood at our beaches.  Which means on our …continue reading

Healthy Berry Smoothie Popsicles

popsicle smoothies

I’m excited to be a part of this fun Summer Camp here at Design Dazzle. I love being a “Camp Counselor”. I’m Annette from Tips From a Typical Mom and I’m going to share one of my all time favorite frozen treats for kids to eat as a break in between all these fun summer …continue reading

A Tiny Picnic


I’m Alexis from Jaco’lyn Murphy Designs.   On my blog I share simple ways to make anything more festive and special. I’m a party enthusiast, recipe lover, pop culture addict and mom, always trying to savor every moment with my kids. To me there is nothing like celebrating Summer and I am thrilled to be …continue reading

Summer Camp Link Party 2015

Design Dazzle Summer Camp Link Party

I hope you’re all enjoying the fun and fabulous posts by our awesome Summer Camp Counselors – we sure love them! Don’t worry, we’re not done with Summer Camp just yet, it will continue through the end of July! But we want EVERYONE to be involved in Summer Camp, so we’re hosting our annual Summer …continue reading

Kid Crafted Plant Stands

DIY Kid Crafted Plant Stands

Hello, campers! Michele from The Scrap Shoppe here for a new installment of Design Dazzle’s Summer Camp! Today’s kid-friendly craft project is directly from the mind of my 6 year old son. He knows how much I love to garden so he designed (by himself!) some plant stands for my flower pots! This project is super …continue reading

Strike Up Summer Fun – Wet & Wild Bowling


Hello DD readers, I am Jen visiting from Sweeten Your Day and so excited to be a camp counselor this year! Today I wanted to share a fun game to help kids beat the heat this summer, so this is our version of human bowling we call Wet & Wild Bowling! My kids have always loved …continue reading

Raspberry Vanilla Popsicles


Hi, I’m Ashley from Simply Designing and I’m really excited to be here today! I live in the midwest and right now it is hot and humid. When the weather gets sticky and hot, my children beg for popsicles. And while I do love a tasty store-bought popsicle myself, I am trying to be more …continue reading