Valentine Gumball Necklaces


  Yes, that’s right…a gumball necklace. Who woulda thought?? One Charming Party created this fabulous “pearls of joy” necklace. I’m definitely making one of these for me! Instructions for the gumball necklace.

Mod Little Nest Nursery


Rebecca from Fresh Chick Designs created this sweet owl themed baby nursery. Rebecca describes the room, ” I knew I wanted an owl them but had a hard time finding art that I liked, so I decide to make my own by using canvases that I painted and wall decals that I picked up from …continue reading

Home Decor: Using The Silhouette Machine


This Silhouette machine can do wonders.  I wanted to share a few home decor ideas to make with this machine…How about making a “silhouette” with the Silhouette?? Ung Drill frame from IKEA. Images found at Belle Maison. Use these instructions to trace and cut your own images on the Silhouette: “You can cut your own …continue reading

Valentine Free Printables


Valentines was the day I always looked forward to at school. Exchanging Valentines with my school friends are magical memories for me. Whatever you do – don’t wait til the last minute making Valentines the night before. At least – figure out what you would like to make and gather your supplies. Here’s some really …continue reading

Color of the Year 2011: Honeysuckle


I am Ashley, an interior designer and the creator of Simply Designing.  I was already an avid reader of Design Dazzle so I was thrilled to be asked to be a featured contributor!  I am very excited that I get to share my love of design with you! As an interior designer, one of my areas of expertise is …continue reading

Bucket Repurposed Into A Kids Ottoman


So this kids sized ottoman was once a laundry detergent bucket…   Yep! This throw away detergent bucket was repurposed into a kids ottoman or storage container. It’s completely no-sew {well, almost}. A glue gun is one of my best friends and I used it for 99% of this project! Here’s a step-by- step tutorial …continue reading

Whimsical Tree Bookshelf


Incredibly creative bookshelf by Design Artist via here.  How clever! I would have loved this in my kids playroom.

Home Decor Using A Silhouette Machine!


Diary of a Craftaholic designed this beautiful headboard using the Silhouette and the Silhouette vinyl. We are having a giveaway for this wonderful Silhouette Machine so is Craftaholics. The tree, leaves and birds are made out of vintage wallpaper. The Silhouette machine would work great to cut out the birds and leaves. The tree would …continue reading

It’s a Silhouette Machine Giveaway {CLOSED}!!


It’s an amazing Design Dazzle Giveaway!! One lucky reader will win a Silhouette Cutting Machine and accessories valued at (almost) $400.  I LOVE the SILHOUETTE… it totally ROCKS!! I received the Silhouette to do a review and couldn’t believe how versatile it is!!! Not exactly sure what a Silhouette is? The Silhouette is a digital …continue reading

Giveaway Tomorrow….


Tomorrow I’ll announce our surprise giveaway valued at $400. Here’s a clue….this darling butterfly mobile can be easily made with our giveaway machine.