SpongeBob Party


  Super Fun SpongeBob Party! Makes you want to be a kid again! Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? For some reason that seems to be one of the catchiest songs ever. Lauren, the mom who put together this fun SpongeBob Birthday Party, says, “I feel like I’ve been living in a pineapple …continue reading

DIY Party Banners


A big welcome to our newest contributor – Mariah Leeson of Giggles Galore! Mariah has such creative parties and her blog is chock full of wonderful ideas. I’m super excited to have her as one of our Design Dazzle contributors! I love celebrating and one of my favorite decorations to incorporate at my parties are …continue reading

Candy Land Party


Here is a Candy Land Party that is just full of creative touches! According to mom Candice, “The main attraction was of course the Candy Buffet.”  The candy buffet was full of colors, textures and a selection of tasty treats. But the biggest treat of all was the fact that the birthday boy could eat …continue reading

Thank You Awesome Summer Camp Counselors!


Thank you to all our Summer Camp Counselors for their spectacular projects and ideas! We have amazing talent shared here on Design Dazzle. In case you missed any Summer Camp posts, take a look here  (these images/links shown are not clickable) …       These are not clickable links. To go to the Summer …continue reading

Gender Neutral Woodsy Nursery


Isn’t this playful, woodsy nursery fun?  This is a gender neutral woodsy nursery that would work for your little boy or your little girl….or even a set of boy/girl fraternal twins! The murals were painted by Anita Rolls for designer Tanya McCulloch. Anita says, “Tanya did a fantastic job finding so many adorable items for the nursery, many …continue reading

Rental Home Nursery


If you think the words “charming” and “rental home nursery” just don’t go together, think again. Becky of Preparing for Peanut put together a charming birch tree nursery for her little boy in their home in St. Louis and  then created a “remix” when they had to move into a rental in Virginia. Becky says, …continue reading

HGTV Design Star Kim Myles


  I have a fun surprise for you today! Interior Designer Kim Myles, HGTV’s ‘Design Star’ season 2 winner, created a video of decorating ideas especially for Design Dazzle!! Kim has teamed up with ApartmentGuide.com to bring us this video and sweepstakes announcement. You could win $10,000! As Kim says in the video, “$10,000 in …continue reading

Summer Camp: Nature Scavenger Hunt & Link Up Party!


Hey everyone! I’m Erin from How to Nest for Less! I’m pretty excited to be sharing one of my favorite outdoor activities with you today! Yes, it might be a little hot this summer, but it doesn’t mean you can’t have fun exploring the great outdoors! Take the kids out early morning or mid evening …continue reading

Summer Camp: Secret Agent Scavenger Hunt

secret agent scavenger hunt

My children, or should I say “secret agents”, attend year-round school. I absolutely love it and for the most part, they do too. They have 4 long breaks spaced throughout the year plus a Christmas break and an abridged summer vacation. By abridged, I mean that they get exactly 1 week off before they jump …continue reading

Summer Camp: Paper Beads


Hi Everyone – Lowri from PaperVine here. PaperVine is a fun, crafty blog packed full of great papercrafting ideas and tutorials with the odd kids craft and cooking tip thrown in! I live on a vineyard in Marlborough, New Zealand with my husband and three young children and I am thrilled to be a guest here at the …continue reading