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

Robot & Rockets Birthday Party


Adriana Garcia created an awesome Robot & Rockets party. Adriana describes the party, “My son loves robots and is fascinated by the Good Year Blimp (which is stationed locally and he thinks is a rocket ship, lol), so I thought a Robots and Rockets party would be perfect! Most of the decor is actually items …continue reading

Make Your Own Kids Fort Building Kit


I LLOOOOVVVEE this idea…make your own fort building kit. Millions of kids enjoy making their own forts. In fact, this fort building kit is in a league of it’s own – it’s pretty, has all the right gadgets,  and is amazingly fun! Kids would go gaga over this (so would their parents).     A …continue reading

Organic Kids Bedding


The past few years have witnessed an increase in the popularity of organic linen as both consumers and designers are exhibiting a predilection to organic living. Designing for a sustainable future is no longer restricted to a select few, and this mantra has become the cornerstone for most modern interior design ideas. This eco-conscientious stance …continue reading

Birds of a Feather Tween Party


Hi Design Dazzle readers! It’s Autumn Clemons, here to share with you some ideas from the birthday party that I recently threw for my 12 year old daughter. Finding great color and theme inspiration for a tween birthday party can be really difficult. That’s why I turned to the wedding section of Michaels, where I …continue reading

Make It Yourself: Decorative Tray


A dollar store baking tray can become a beautiful decorative tray using fabric.  Martha Stewart shares the how-to here. Don’t we love this? How easy to make several decorative trays for an event. I wonder how it would work to decoupage it instead of using an acrylic sheet….   Dwellings by Devore created this decorative …continue reading

No-Bake Birthday Cake!


Easy, peasy mini birthday cake made with donuts!  So simple and no baking required. What about making individual cakes to serve at a birthday party? Maybe too much sugar??  Persona Designs shared this fun idea on their blog. My favorite donuts French Crullers are used as the base of the individual cake. For details on …continue reading

DIY: Closet Dividers


Closet dividers help moms keep an organized closet for their little ones. Whether it’s hand me downs or lots of baby shower gifts (or you’re a shopaholic) – closets can be overloaded with lots of clothes that need size organizing. Color coding clothes would be another way to use these dividers.    Ashley at Under …continue reading

Freebie Printable: Retro Vintage Alphabet Cards


I can’t believe these cutie pie retro feel alphabet cards are FREE!  The Homemade Home is offering these to print for no money at all!! So wouldn’t these cards make a great framed print also??   These cute little printables are found at The Homemade Home.                            …continue reading

Polka Dots In Kids Rooms


Polka dots are everywhere and are a great choice for a nursery, kids room or teen room. Spots and dots add whimsical fun to anything. Multi-color dots painted on this elegant painted chest add a terrific splash of color. This Polka dot art board made by Just a Girl was found at Polka Dot Mom. …continue reading