Anthropologie-Inspired Flower Lamp Shade


Hi everyone! My name is Erin and I’m the DIY wannabe behind How to Nest for Less! I’m excited to be back for my second guest blogging post with Toni at Design Dazzle! Hope you guys enjoy! So I first spotted this gorgeous flower lamp shade below from Anthropologie a couple of weeks ago on Pinterest. Priced at $98, …continue reading

Vacuum Love!


Vacuum Love! I’ve owned several vacuum cleaners over the past 25-years and we currently own a central vacuum (whole house vacuum) and regular upright, but nothing compares to my most recent experience.  The Dyson DC41Animal is clearly the best vacuum I have ever used.  The Dyson picks up more dirt and hair than our other …continue reading

My Favorites…


My Favorites!! You have got to check out the “before” pictures on this chair. It’s amazing the difference. The red piping and legs are the perfect details for this pretty “fat bottomed” chair.  Slipper chair redo by Confessions of a DIY-aholic. Our next link up party will resume on November 18th. Loving some really fantastic …continue reading

Malouf Fine Linens Giveaway – CLOSED


  We are happy to announce an awesome giveaway – Egyptian cotton sheets manufactured by Malouf Fine Linens. I received a set of luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets to try and boy are they silky soft!  I really like the fact the sheets have deep pockets for my pillow top mattress. Even after numerous washings they …continue reading

100 Ideas of Christmas Wonderful!!

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Beginning Wednesday, November 9th Design Dazzle will be offering up plenty of Christmas ideas and inspiration! In fact, there will be over 100 ideas of Christmas Wonderful!! We have 30+ bloggers who will share their Christmas Wonderful ideas such as – crafts, activities, decorating, favors, edible gifts, printables and more… Isn’t it precious when you …continue reading

Vintage Zoo Party


A sweet vintage zoo party in coral, yellow and grey created by Anneliese of Aesthetic Nest. Anneliese shared, “So this birthday party was all about the zoo of yesteryear with happy children and happy, nearly domesticated wild animals. I incorporated polka dots and rick rack to add more of the lighthearted, vintage feel and there …continue reading

Happy Halloween!


Come and browse our site for great magazine deals.   My sweet little kiddos many years ago on Halloween. I came across these images recently and decided to share what Halloween looked like 14 years ago in our home. (Daniel Boone, Cinderella & a Fairy) A couple of years later…Dorothy & Little Bo Peep  (sisters …continue reading

Halloween Party Play Date


  Halloween Party Play Date While the big ghouls and goblins were at school their little monster siblings parted down in style. Crystal & Mindy from Creative Juice styled a toddler friendly Halloween Party Play date that was nutritious and delicious.                                                                  To scare up some fun they made Halloween ghost pops, pumpkin magnets and yummy …continue reading

My Favorites & Link Up Party


Mad Scientist Party by Amy Mattes Designs  Isn’t this Mad Scientist party a scream??  Love the awesomeness. Loved all your link ups. You all inspire me with your creativity.  Here’s my favorites… A fun, colorful crayon teacher wreath designed by How To Nest For Less.   What child wouldn’t be curious about dinner in a …continue reading

Baby Shower or Party Idea: Wrapped Vase Centerpiece


Thank you to Toni for asking me to guest post on Design Dazzle. I throw quite a few parties over at Frog Prince Paperie ( and I’m always excited to be able to share some of the things I’ve learned. When I’m designing dessert tables or tablescapes, I have a prop closet full of basic …continue reading