Treats for Kids Parties

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These sweet “ice cream” cones are actually Rice Krispie treats inside a cone and dipped in melted  Pink Candy Coatings with candy sprinkles on top.  For complete instructions visit here.  Jelly boats are a hit with kids.  The orange has been scooped out of the skin – leaving the skin to fill  with jello. Here’s …continue reading

Using Vintage Embroidery in Kids Rooms

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A big welcome to our newest contributor – Autumn Clemons of design*dump. Autumn has fantastic taste and wonderful design ideas. I’m so excited to have her as one of our Design Dazzle contributors! Hello! My name is Autumn Clemons, and I am happy to be a new Feature Contributor here at Design Dazzle. I have …continue reading

American Idol Frustration

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Sorry…but I have to vent. I recorded American Idol tonight and because someone at Fox doesn’t know what 2 hours means – the show went into overtime. For people like me who record American Idol – that means we miss the ending of the show. Yes, it was a positive show helping those in need …continue reading

Green Home: Kids Bedroom

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It’s a green (in more ways than one) kids room. HGTV Green Home 2010 has a festive green and orange color palette for this eco-friendly home. The green wall is Sherwin Williams Heart of Palm paint.  A sophisticated room designed to grow with kids.     Each bed has it’s own reading light. Bunk beds …continue reading

Easy Sewing Ideas: Ruffles & Roses

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Easy to make rose pillows. Aren’t these sweet? Pillows are completely made of felt and are perfect girly accent pillows.       Complete step-by-step rose accent instructions. Here’s the ruffle idea…    I’m loving this  ruffle neck onesiemade with knee high stockings. Dark Pink Acrylic Felt 72″ Wide x 1 Yard Long Gerber 5-Pack …continue reading

Vintage Mod Baby’s Room

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Over-the-top idea using wallpaper on the nursery ceiling. Jennifer Bonds describes the baby nursery, “I love that the crib is from Wal-Mart (Baby Mod “Park Lane”), while the window shades are custom made with high-end designer fabric! The details really make a room special, and this one is full of them. I’m kind of obsessed …continue reading

Sweet Baby Showers

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Chris from Celebrations at Home designed this sweet Sip and See shower.   “Pops of pink were continued in the food/drinks with oreo truffles dipped in pink chocolate coating, pink lemonade, pink marshmallows on the hot chocolate bar, and strawberry milk shots for the younger set that came through.” Check out Celebrations at Home for …continue reading

Corrugated Metal Headboard

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Creative idea using corrugated metal for a fancy headboard – loving the shape. Wondering about sharp edges….?? Idea from here via here.

Boys Room: The Sheriff’s Back In Town

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Oh my gosh – LOVING this cowboy western room!!!  Cheri from I Am Momma Hear Me Roar designed this clever western boys room. The wood plaque is MDF roughed up and painted. Stain was applied over the dry paint.  Cheri mentioned the rifle was her husband’s childhood toy.  Cowboy items are hung from the star-shaped …continue reading

Boys Room: The Sheriff’s Back In Town

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Oh my gosh – LOVING this cowboy western room!!!  Cheri from I Am Momma Hear Me Roar designed this clever western boys room. The wood plaque is MDF roughed up and painted. Stain was applied over the dry paint.  Cheri mentioned the rifle was her husband’s childhood toy.  Cowboy items are hung from the star-shaped …continue reading