The Humble Mason Jar

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Photos top left to bottom right: Kate Landers Events, Eat Drink Pretty, HWTM, Divine Party Concepts, Eat Drink Pretty, The Cherry Grove, Save The Date For Cupcakes, Hip Hip Hooray Blog. Invented in 1858 by John L. Mason, these babies have come a long way from the common use of canning for preservation of food! …continue reading

Ladybug, Ladybug Birthday Party

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Isn’t this the cutest party? Thanks to Bethany for sharing her wonderful ladybug theme party she created for her daughter! Bethany’s blog Hissy Fits Photography shares darling ideas on how to host a ladybug party! Way too cute – hair clips! Bethany hand made these invitations! Her dad (yes, her dad) whipped up these fab …continue reading

Personalized Invitations/Announcements Giveaway – CLOSED

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I want to share a new collection from Hallmark.com –  invitations that mail themselves.  Hallmark.com is happy to announce the “birth” of its newest arrival – Personalized Baby Announcements. This new line also includes customizable shower invitations, plates and thank you cards – all photo-ready and featuring contemporary new designs. One Design Dazzle reader will …continue reading

DIY Headboard For Kids and Teens

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A great look for a teen room – album record covers made into a headboard. Frame your little artists artwork and use as their headboard. I’ve blogged about a similar look using A-Z letters for a wall treatment. What a fun idea for a headboard. Hollow doors (without the doorknob hole) stacked side by side …continue reading

Creating A Colorful Dorm Room

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Posted by: Kelly Porter {kohls.com} If your son or daughter is returning to college or headed there for the first time, you may have discovered that their ‘home-away-from-home’ is not so homey. Dorm rooms are famous for having basic furniture, bare floors, cinder block walls and harsh lighting — but don’t worry! Colorful college-living essentials …continue reading

Creating A Colorful Dorm Room

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Posted by: Kelly Porter {kohls.com}  If your son or daughter is returning to college or headed there for the first time, you may have discovered that their ‘home-away-from-home’ is not so homey. Dorm rooms are famous for having basic furniture, bare floors, cinder block walls and harsh lighting — but don’t worry! Colorful college-living essentials …continue reading

Creative Ideas: Paint Your Floor

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How A.D.O.R.A.B.L.E!! Such a fun idea to update and freshen a room…paint the floor! Porch base paint: Martha Stewart’s Coriander. Flower Paint: Martha Stewart Diploma Blue wall paint: Lowes Gentle Wave Genevieve Gail decided her studio needed a facelift.  I heart this floor. What a great job! For tips to paint a floor. Not interested …continue reading

Using Shutters in Kids’ Rooms

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Repurposing shutters into a headboard is very clever – made by Whitney from Shanty 2 Chic. Image found here at DIY Show Off. More ideas on using shutters in kids’ rooms… Blue framed shutters with a metal insert. Make a shelf out of a shutter. Great idea for a vintage, beach themed room. Use a …continue reading

Winner of the Bellacor Giveaway….

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Winner of the $100 Bellacor gift certificate is….Kaydee and TJ! Yea!!  Please contact me within 3 days to claim your prize. Thank you everyone for entering the giveaway : )

Nautical Boys Room

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Classic themed nautical boys room designed by Katie Johnson.  With a nautical style, it’s easy to find decor to decorate a kids room and create a classic feel. The stripes Katie painted on the walls are a perfect way to add flair to this adorable boys room. The stripes are painted with Icelandic Blue and …continue reading