Summer Camp: Wind Chimes


hi! i’m kim!  I blog over at a girl and a glue gun–i love my glue gun, my three kids, and i never capitalize my sentences and i’m super excited to party with you today! i know the key to a successful summer (ie not having to ship my kids off to boarding school) is to have …continue reading

Sweet Silhouettes


This room of sweet silhouettes looks just like a magical page out of a favorite book. It is simply precious! Anita Roll did a fabulous job with these murals.  Anita says the “silhouettes were used to add lots of fun and flair to stripped walls”.  I’d say it was mission accomplished!   Sit and make …continue reading

English Garden Tea Party


Here is a charming english garden tea party put together by Dr.Adwoi Osei for her five year old daughter. This party is elegant and gorgeous. Little girls would go nuts to see how fancy the decor is! Using the curtain as a framing backdrop is such a clever idea. Pictures by Darcy Holsopple Photography. What …continue reading

Summer Camp: Strawberries and Lemonade Park Party


Hello, fellow campers! My name is Dawn of Not Just A Mommy! and I’m excited to join you today. I’m always looking for fun and inexpensive ways to celebrate the little things. Nothing says summer like strawberries and lemonade! What better way to celebrate than a day at the park with friends. I wanted to …continue reading

Spectacular Giant Bubbles


Last years Summer Camp I shared a tutorial on how to make a giant bubbles kit, giant bubbles wand and the recipe for spectacular GIANT bubbles. In case you missed it, you can find instructions on how to make a super giant bubbles KIT… a super giant BUBBLE WAND … FREE PRINTABLES…  and the super …continue reading

Happy 4th of July!!!


Happy 4th of July everyone!!! Laura Aguirre  of Laura’ Little Party shares some fascinating ideas for an inexpensive 4th of July celebration.  Although it’s too late to create this for this years event, there are some great ideas to take away for any celebration or plan for next years.  The dollar store is one of …continue reading

Summer Camp: Summer Sticker Surprises


Hi there.  I’m Lisa from MooreMinutes blog, where I share about creating beauty in everyday life. I’m extra happy to be here today as a Summer Camp Counselor and to share my Summer Sticker Surprises!! My girlhood memories of summertime were of snacking on apple slices and peanut butter, playing hopscotch and creating chalk sidewalk art, splashing …continue reading

Summer Camp: Time Capsule


Hello Design Dazzle Campers!!!  I am so excited to be your camp counselor for the day! My name is Jenn and I blog over at Clean and Scentsible.  I am a Mommy of two boys and work part time as a pediatric physiotherapist.  My blog is filled with organizational ideas, crafts, DIY projects and fun activities …continue reading

Bubble Gum Ice Cream


I recently made a batch of homemade ice cream with the fabulous Secura Ice Cream Maker. Summer just isn’t summer without homemade ice cream. Forget the rock salt, ice and hand-cranking, this machine does it all for you with the exception of purchasing and adding the ingredients.   A few great features about the Secura …continue reading

Summer-time Boredom Busters


My daughter has been out of school (pre-school) for two weeks.  And I love her to death, and I love spending extra time with her, but I can already tell that she is getting a little bored and in DESPERATE need of some Boredom Busters! We have had multiple conversations that begin something like this, …continue reading