My Favorites: From The Link Up Party


Homespun with Love shares how to create a cool t-shirt with a bleach pen. Easy peasy – great idea! Check out Moore Minutes to learn how to make these glow stick lanterns. Fruit and yogurt cones created by Come Together Kids – yummy yet healthy snack! Alice in Wonderland un-birthday party by Kidspired Creations Sweeter …continue reading

Kids Going To College? Save $$$ On College Textbooks!


I remember purchasing textbooks for college last year for my son and was in sticker shock! Wow, was I surprised at the total price for just 4-5 books. When I found out about,  I thought this is brilliant. For the past several years, has been renting textbooks to thousand of students. Instead of …continue reading

Candy Gram and Link Up Party


We have a fun tradition in our family – candy gram posters! When my kids were baptized I made a sweet candy gram poster to celebrate the special occasion. Our daughter graduated last month from high school and my other daughter and I made this candy gram for her. I wrote a special message to …continue reading

Giveaway: Build a Dream Playhouses & HearthSong!! CLOSED


For today’s giveaway we have two wonderful companies Build a Dream Playhouses and HearthSong offering one lucky Design Dazzle winner a gift certificate from each company! HearthSong is a company who is committed to helping parents follow their instincts to provide their children with age-appropriate, wholesome, quality playthings. How about this sweet Fairy Garden Hideaway …continue reading

{Summer Camp} How to Make a Sit Upon


Hello to all the Design Dazzle campers out there! My name is Amanda Formaro, I blog over at Crafts by Amanda. I was excited when Toni asked me to be a camp counselor during this fun summer camp and knew just what we were going to make together. So let’s get started shall we? If …continue reading

{Summer Camp} Rock Candy Tutorial


Hi everyone! I’m Heidi from Mom’s Crafty Space where I blog about all sorts of fun crafty things to do with your kids (and some stuff for the grown-ups too!). I am Mommy to three boys ages 5 and under, and we are always in the middle of one creative (and usually messy!) adventure or another. I’m so excited …continue reading

WUSLU Giveaway Winner


A VERY BIG THANK YOU to WUSLU for sponsoring the giveaway! Make sure to check out their daily specials – their products sell out quickly! Thank you to all who entered the WUSLU giveaway. We do have a winner…. Connie!! That’s all I have is Connie. So,  Connie please contact me within 3 business days. …continue reading

My Favorites: From The Link Up Party


Shindig Parties To Go guest contributor Brittany from Edible Details shared this SWEET tutorial on how-to make a fondant bead necklace.   Rebecca from Simple As That provides a FREE downloadable reading log. I love this!   And Everything Sweet created this Camping Party. Loving the amazing details.    Firefly Jar is the perfect craft …continue reading

Summer Camp Link Up Party


Design Dazzles’ Summer Camp Link Up Party! The Link-Up Party is open to ideas/projects for summertime fun that you’ve created and would like to share!No linking to selling sites or giveaways. Have fun and leave some love (comments) and visit some amazing bloggers. Summer Camp ideas – crafts, games, art, recipes, parties, sewing, summer activities, …continue reading

{Summer Camp} Bird Feeders


Hello Campers!! We are the girls from eighteen25… and we are so excited to be here today!! Thank you so much Toni for inviting us to be Summer Camp Counselors. One of our most favorite things to do during the summer is have craft days with the kids. So we are happy to be sharing …continue reading