Princess Murals

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What a fun way to inspire the imagination than to paint beautiful images on kids bedroom walls. I’ve included a collection of some very impressive talent. These artists sure know what they’re doing. All the above images are from Debbie at Debbie Doodles Ink (located in Texas). Standard bookcases are painted to create a sweet …continue reading

Ashley guest post

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I am so excited to be guest posting today at Design Dazzle.   I am Ashley, the face and voice behind Simply Designing.   My blog is a fun, active blog that covers everything from crafts to interior design, recipes to floral design, home decor to seasonal items.  I also focus on a lot of …continue reading

Storybook & Fairytale Birthday Parties

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Are you starting to plan your child’s birthday party, and looking for a creative theme? Look no further than your child’s library featuring fairytales and storybooks from yesteryear for themes considered the most innovative and fresh today! Two fabulous examples are children’s parties based on the adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, as well as …continue reading

Alphabet Tween Room

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Colorful polka dots and various colored fonts work wonders together to create a sweet tween room. This girls room was designed for a model home in Atlanta.  The designer, Hallie Keneda, wanted a whimsical alphabet mural. Muralist is Anita Roll.   Loving the alphabet pillow! Here are some other choices for alphabet pillows.     …continue reading

DIY: Dollar Store Crafts

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Absolutely darling! And yes, it’s from the dollar store. Sachiko of Tea Rose Home created these darling framed fabrics with frames from one of my favorite stores – The Dollar Store (here’s a link to one)! She placed assorted floral prints inside the frames and came out with shabby chic art for cheap. For complete …continue reading

Winner of Hallmark Giveaway

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Congratulations to Mrs. Lexi of We’re Really Great (Benny Buttons) you’ve won the $50 gift certificate from Hallmark. Wahooooooo! Please contact me within 3 days to claim your prize. Thank you.

Sweet Shoppe Birthday Party

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Sweet Shoppe Birthday PartyNavy from Navy Sou transformed her front lawn into a Sweet Shoppe birthday party for her 3-year old daughter Mya. Decorations included a lollipop garden complete with lollipops and a candy buffet with whirly pops, candy necklaces, wax lips, candy buttons, rock candy and many more scrumptious treats. Such a bright, colorful …continue reading

Playrooms: Creative Ideas

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Playrooms are such fun rooms to design and decorate. Here’s a sampling of ideas to inspire and get your creative juices flowing. This playroom has been created with such a simple idea - the shelves and the bright colors painted behind the shelves make this room. Hearting the polka dot lampshade.   Black accents among the bright colors …continue reading

The Humble Mason Jar

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Photos top left to bottom right: Kate Landers Events, Eat Drink Pretty, HWTM, Divine Party Concepts, Eat Drink Pretty, The Cherry Grove, Save The Date For Cupcakes, Hip Hip Hooray Blog. Invented in 1858 by John L. Mason, these babies have come a long way from the common use of canning for preservation of food! …continue reading

Ladybug, Ladybug Birthday Party

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Isn’t this the cutest party? Thanks to Bethany for sharing her wonderful ladybug theme party she created for her daughter! Bethany’s blog Hissy Fits Photography shares darling ideas on how to host a ladybug party! Way too cute – hair clips! Bethany hand made these invitations! Her dad (yes, her dad) whipped up these fab …continue reading