Vintage School Themed Party


  Amazing Vintage School Themed kids party with grade school fun. I love this idea. Check here for more information and pics.   How cute are these?????  

Thank You 5,000 Followers!


A BIG HUGE thank you to everyone for following Design Dazzle! This blog happens because of YOU!!!  Followers/readers, Facebook likes, emails and kind comments all help fuel the fire.  I certainly couldn’t have done it without you!!! I’m truly amazed (and flattered) that anybody is really interested in what I have to say and share …continue reading

Free Printable: Father’s Day Scratch Off Card


Have you ever wondered how to make a scratch off card – kind of like a scratch off lottery ticket? Well – now you can! Instructions are shown below on how-to make scratch off stickers for the FREE printable card. Giving dad a Father’s Day scratch off card will make him feel like he’s won …continue reading

Shared Kids Rooms: Boy Girl Rooms


This A Bit of Sunshine room shows a closet-turned-crib-area for a baby girl (she shares the room with an older brother). Bold colors make this room pop! Room paint colors: Sprinkle (wall paint) and Tropical Bloom (behind crib): Valspar. Darling crib shelf  and doily banner. Designing a boy girl shared room can be a challenge. …continue reading

Sweet Eclectic Mod Nursery


  Talented photographer (and talented designer) Johanna of Hanna Mac Photography created this sweet, eclectic mod nursery for her daughter Mia. The colors and pattern choices are awesome – so is the black chalkboard paint with”chalk” artwork and frames.  Johanna purchased this crib (loving the price).  She sanded the brown finish off and painted it …continue reading

Fabulous Ideas: Kitchen Accessories In Kids Rooms!


Have you thought about shopping in the kitchen aisle for kids rooms? Here are a few ideas I gathered showing ingenuity using kitchen accessories in kids spaces. How about using a magnetic knife holder (without the knives) as a car storage strip holder?  I would bet this is an easy way to get kids to …continue reading

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!


Thank you to all the men and women who have served our country and who are now serving our country!! Let’s not forget those who bravely gave their lives serving our country. Sacrifices are still being made for freedom and liberty.

How To Make Pom Pom Tissue Flowers


image from Paper flowers are such an easy creation you can make with tissue paper. They’re fun, vibrant and colorful – a great way to decorate for a party or room decor. If you need to purchase tissue paper, Nashville Wraps is a great source with an array of colors. I’ve ordered many items …continue reading

Doodle Dinner Placemats


When it comes to fixing dinner, there’s nothing like having a pre-dinner activity to keep your little ones busy! These doodle dinner placemats are laminated so your kids can color and write on them and wipe off and start again. Kiki of Kiki Creates came up with this brilliant idea! Kiki says, “These are super …continue reading

Bistro Awning Tutorial


What a way to make a statement in a kids bedroom or playroom with a striped awning! I’ve designed two wood awnings – made one myself and my contractor made the other (they can be a little tricky). Sewing a fabric awning seems like a great project to tackle.  Dana shows how to make a …continue reading