Aviation Nursery

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Take one dad in the aviation field and one mom with a desire to have a room that their little boy can grow into and see what you get! This room was put together by mom Bethany Kulig using items from E-bay, Etsy and Pottery Barn Kids. I love the use of dark blues in …continue reading

Striped Nursery with Surprising Inspiration!

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Last week I shared a very soothing striped nursery and now here I am posting about stripes again. 🙂 This fantastic striped wall has all the colors you typically find on a road map: muted blue, taupe, white and red. Interior designer Belinda from Nest Design Studio must have have been inspired by a love …continue reading

Sweet Blush Nursery

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This sweet blush nursery was designed by Melanie of Your Style Scout for her little girl. The pale blush walls make a great backdrop for a few bold punches of color (like the fun vintage mirror painted with a glossy hot pink!) and a selection of great geometric patterns. But the real statement piece in …continue reading

Firetruck Party

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  This charming firetruck party from The English Pea was based on a vintage fire truck found at a local fire house. The red chevrons and black dalmatian spots appear on all of the decorations and they really look great next to the rustic firetrucks. The party started at the fire house with a tour and …continue reading

Summer Camp Bloggers Needed!!

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   Last year we held Summer Camp at Design Dazzle. It was a hit and lots of fun! This summer we will feature new ideas and projects for summertime fun with kids by our amazing Summer Camp Counselors (bloggers). Do you have an idea, activity or project for summer time fun you would like to …continue reading

DIY: Top Hat Decoration

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I enjoy making props for party decorations or room decor and I love it when a prop comes out as cute as this top hat! Top hats are the perfect accessory for many types of themes. Depending on the fabric/embellishments used, hats like this one could be made into mad hatter hats, clown hats, steampunks …continue reading

Cookies and Milk Cookie Monster Party

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Do you have a cute little monster in your house who loves a good cookie? I know one little guy had his cookie dreams come true with this fun Cookie Monster Cookies and Milk Party. This relaxed party was budget friendly and casual enough to appeal to monsters young and old. The cookie buffet was …continue reading

Garden Party: Posies, Paisleys and WOW on a Budget

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  I’ve spent the last couple years helping people design all kinds of different parties, but the one thing that people ask about time and time again is how can I stay on budget and still get the “Wow” factor? Let’s be honest, we all want to throw gorgeous parties without regretting it when our …continue reading

Striped Baby Nursery

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This striped baby nursery looks so calm and inviting. Do you think my children would notice if I snuck in here to take a nap? The crisp white is complimented by the pale blue that appears on the wall stripes, on the chandelier, on the drawer knobs and even on that comfy looking chair. Those …continue reading

Boys Modern Orange Striped Bedroom

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Does your teen love a vibrant color that you just can’t visualize covering an entire room? Blogger and DIY mom Linda can relate. She says, “When I asked my son what he wanted, his only request was orange.  Its been his all-time favorite color for as long as he could say the word (and perhaps …continue reading