The Very Hungry Caterpillar Party


The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a childhood classic book and also a great party theme to throw for a boys and girls party.  Storybook theme parties are always a hit with kids and parents. Hana Lynch is the photographer and designer of this darling party.          Each guest took home caterpillar food …continue reading

My Favorites & Link Up Party


The CUTEST invitations ever! Rolling pin invitations for a baking party. Created by the talented Alexis of Jac o’ lyn Murphy. Thank you everyone for linking up. As always YOU inspire ME!!    Toddler toy made from an empty baby wipe container. Clever idea.    Tutorial: baby diaper cake created by Audra of The Kurtz …continue reading

Whimsical Witch’s Legs


It’s my birthday today (I’m turning 39 or so ; ) ) *wink*!!  I’ve got a full day planned so I’m reposting the witch’s legs I made last year.  I wish I could show you pictures of my Witches Tea Party from last October. My computer crashed and took several months of pictures with it …continue reading

Designer Vintage Baby Nursery


Lauren Clark knows how to decorate a nursery. Not only did she create this designer vintage room for her little guy Solomon but she is also a professional photographer.  Her site Lauren Clark has more info on this stunning room and has a lot of wonderful photographs to check out. I’ve been trying to figure …continue reading

Crafty Girl Hair Bow Holder


Hi everyone! My name is Erin and I’m the DIY wannabe behind How to Nest for Less! This is my first time guest blogging at Design Dazzle and I couldn’t be more excited! I have only been blogging for a few short months so to share some design inspiration with all of Toni’s friends is truly …continue reading

More Fall Decorating Trends


Last time I blogged here I talked about a few 2011 Fall Decorating trends.  And I was quite intrigued by the vaguely nostalgic feel I have seen all over the design world recently. One of my favorite ideas is to use travel “souvenirs” in home decor.  Perhaps it is because I have a lot of …continue reading

My Favorites & Link Up Party


Yarn-wrapped letter tutorial by the very talented Christina Williams. Hearting on this.   I’ve chosen my favorites. Thanks for linking – you girls are so T.A.L.E.N.T.E.D.!!   Perfect baby gift – make a birth announcement onesie! Made by Fancy Frugal Life The Gunny Sack revealed her daughter’s bedroom complete with this over-the-top fun chalkboard dresser. …continue reading

Pirate Party Ideas


Ahoy, Mateys! It’s a pirate birthday party post with inspiration from several talented gals! This first featured party is by Live Smile Celebrate. Printed fabric is used to make the awesome sail including a pennant banner attached to the top – great backdrop for a food or dessert table. Corks and pirate labels are added …continue reading

Sock Monkey: Baby Shower & Birthday Party Ideas


I’m sharing several different Sock Monkey parties for you to drool over. All are darling and inspiring in their own way. Check them all out… Sock Monkey Baby Shower by Posh Paperie via Half Baked the cake blog   Monkey turns 3 by Shutterbug and the Sweetlife      Vintage Sock Monkey Party via Pizzazzerie …continue reading

Girl’s Room Red + Aqua Color


How sweet is this girl’s room with the bright aqua and red color combo? Darling vintage touches help create a charming and warm room. Room designed by Cathy of The Logan’s Landing and her middle school aged daughter. Check out her blog for more details on the aqua and red vintage girls room.     …continue reading