Twister Summer Boredom Buster!

Hello Design Dazzle Fans! Sherri, Deb and I are so excited to be participating again in this year’s Design Dazzle Summer Camp! We are three sisters from three states who keep our families close by testing one pin at a time at We love that we can work together even though we live far …continue reading

White Glove Summer: learning new cleaning skills and chore systems

Hi friends.   I’m Lisa from MooreMinutes.  I love that I get to come back as a Summer Camp Counselor!  A big thank you to Design Dazzle!   I always appreciate your happy blog, it’s a perfect resource for us to use as we journey forward with our curious little people!     When summer sun hits our home, …continue reading

Making Colorful Crayons


Hi, I’m Debbie from Party Patisserie, here to show you an easy rainy day (or sunny day) activity to make with your kids. Making Colorful Crayons is a perfect “mom and me” activity, and fun when friends come over, too. I’ve always loved making crayons with the kiddos for a few reasons: 1) we always have …continue reading

Letters from Camp – Free Printable

I grew up going to sleep away camp for a week every summer. I loved it! It’s sort of a right of passage now for my three kids. Once my kids finish third grade, they get to sign up for a week of camp. In their bags next to the sunscreen and bug spray I …continue reading

Backyard Photo Scavenger Hunt with Free Printables

Scavenger hunts were created to be fun: a crazy menagerie of things to locate, tromping around in teams being silly and trying to find an elusive list items while racing the clock. Scavenger hunts have the added benefit of making the players think and be a little creative in the way they find things in …continue reading

Sea Creature Kid Crafts

Hello, Design Dazzle readers!  My name is Sarah McKenna, and I blog at Bombshell Bling.  I am so excited to be back again for another round of summer camp!  Last year my son and I teamed up to bring you Sponge Painted T-Shirts.  This year we are going to share another fun, super simple, paint …continue reading

Making a Rainstick

Hey Design Dazzle happy campers! I’m Michelle from Honey I’m Home. It’s a thrill to be a guest here on my darling friend Toni’s blog. I heart you Toni! Making a Rainstick! A rainstick is a percussion instrument that mimics the sound of rain. But they’re not just for making music – they are also …continue reading

Felt Bow Bookmarks

Hi Everyone!  I’m Mandy from Sugar Bee Crafts and I’m super excited to be here with a project that combines two awesome summer activities – crafts and reading!  I have a great Felt Bow Bookmark project – cute and simple, just how I like! The bookmarks use paper clips to slide into the book, then …continue reading

Summer Journaling and writing prompts

Hello!  I’m Candice from She’s Crafty. I’m thrilled to be back this year for Design Dazzle Summer camp!   Summer is here!  I’m so happy for the slower pace of life!  Things are definitely more relaxed around our house and I love it!   With all of the sleeping in, swimming, movie watching, video and computer …continue reading

Swim Goggle Bottle Buddies

hooray! Ooo i am SO stoked about being a camp counselor in Design Dazzle’s fun Summer Camp Series! i’m lisa from hoopla palooza, a place where you will find seriously fun food and craft tutorials along with an occasional craft cartoon for your enjoyment. today we are going to make these: your kids will have a blast …continue reading

Free Patriotic Printable

Always a pleasure to be here at Design Dazzle from Love The Day. I absolutely love Toni and think she is just about the most creative person I know! And being apart of the Summer Camp series is one of the highlights of my summer. With the 4th of July around the corner, I am …continue reading

Nautical Patriotic Party

The products mentioned were provided to me by the stated brands or companies for review only and I provided my honest opinion. No other type of compensation was received. Hello everyone! I’m Dawn from Not Just A Mommy and I’m thrilled to be returning again this year as a camp counselor. I love to share …continue reading

Frozen Activities!

Whose house hasn’t been hit with the Disney’s Frozen epidemic!? Hi!  This is Ashley from Apples 4 Bookworms and I am SO EXCITED to be a part of Design Dazzle’s Summer Camp!  I’ve enjoyed all the great ideas so far and am excited to use them with my own kids this summer!  I have two little …continue reading

Hot Air Balloon Watercolor Art

watercolor style hot air balloon

  Hi there, everyone! I’m Heidi from Happiness is Homemade, and I am super duper excited to be back here at Design Dazzle for my fourth year as a Summer Camp counselor! I love the freedom that Summer Break brings, and our family likes to fill that extra time with lots and lots of art …continue reading

Straw Weaving Bracelets

Hi Everyone!  I’m Melanie from Artzy Creations and I’m so happy to be your Summer Camp Counselor today.  Growing up during the summers, I would make tons of bracelets.  There could never be enough string or yarn around the house.  It was one of the best summer boredom busters for me.  My daughter is now …continue reading

Summer Picnic and Panning for Gold

Many of my childhood summer memories are of playing outside.  We had the BEST babysitter on the planet!  She would make snacks and sandwiches to take with us on picnics in the back yard.  We loved every minute of it!  There, we would imagine we were on a safari or digging for gold. Building upon …continue reading

4th of July Gumball Container Poppers!

Hello Design Dazzle readers, I am thrilled to be here today as part of this fun Summer Camp Series for kids. My name is Jennie “Jen” and I my blog is called  Craft-O-Maniac. Today I am sharing something so fun and so easy. “4th of July Gumball Container Poppers.” This is a fun up-cycled project. …continue reading

Happy Summer Watermelon Play Dough

                          Look who’s back… the girls from Homespun With Love!!!! We are so excited to have been asked back again this year as Design Dazzle Summer Camp Counselors!                        Thank you so much …continue reading

Mason Jar Wraps

Summer is here! Time to host those kiddos for a backyard party. 🙂 My girls love to drink out of mason jars, but when you have a group it’s hard to keep up with your own jar… …unless you have a super cute flower to wrap around your jar! Mason Jar Wraps! So here is …continue reading

Juice Box Boats

Hello Design Dazzle Readers!  It’s Christine from I Dig Pinterest, and I’m just thrilled to be a part of Summer Camp this year! Summer is a great time to encourage kids to get crafty!  I don’t know about you, but if I had a dollar for every time I heard “I’m bored!” (insert whiny voice), I’d …continue reading

“Mom, I’m BORED Paper Chain” Free Printable!

Hey Design Dazzle readers! It’s Carli here from DimplePrints and I’m so happy to be here today! How many times do you have your kids tell you they’re “bored” throughout the summer? Well, today I’m sharing a fun and easy way to relieve that boredom with our “Mom, I’m BORED Paper Chain” Free Printable! We …continue reading