{Summer Camp} DIY Initials Necklace


Hi everyone!!  I am so thrilled that Toni has invited me to be a camp counselor in her AWESOME Summer Camp!  How FuN!  I can’t wait to see everyone’s FaBULouS ideas!! Anyhoo…..here is a FuN necklace idea that I recently made with my girls. Lets dive in! {Simple} DIY Initials Necklace   Supplies Needed: Tim Holtz Fragments …continue reading

{Summer Camp} Make Your Own Backyard Movie Screen & Host A Movie Party


For the past 5 summers, my family has been hosting backyard movies. It is a great way to have fun with your kids, friends and neighbors. At first, I borrowed a projector and sound system from some friends but we soon got tired of moving all of the equipment. I found a projector deal on …continue reading

{Summer Camp} Rubber Band Gun Fun


I was so excited when Toni asked me to be a Camp Counselor for her Summer Camp series!  Last weekend I just took my kids camping to Lake Havasu (in Arizona…yes, it was ridiculously hot!) and I brought along our Rubber Band Guns.  I thought they would be a great addition to summer camping fun, …continue reading

Happy 4th of July


Have a wonderful and safe 4th of July. I’m grateful for this special day in July to celebrate with family, community and friends.   The 4th of July not only celebrates the founding of America, but it is also a time to reflect on freedom and the many sacrifices made by those who have served on …continue reading

Link Up Party and Super Giant Bubbles Kit!


  Super giant bubbles are addicting to young and old. Here is a tutorial on how- to make your own “Super Giant Bubbles Kit”.  Kids would love to receive this as a gift or even help make the kit.  I made the simple drawstring sack to hold the bubble kit supplies.  The bubble recipe is …continue reading

Shabby Apple Dress & Charm Design Purse Giveaway – CLOSED


So excited…for our giveaway today, one lucky Design Dazzle giveaway winner will win a summer dress from Shabby Apple and a sweet purse from Charm Design. You can still look stylish and be fashionable while having fun with kids this summer. Beautiful women’s dresses and little girl dresses are available at Shabby Apple.  They have …continue reading

Link Up Party Tomorrow!


We’re having a giveaway and our first ever Summer Camp Link-Up Party tomorrow! The Link-Up Party is open to ideas and projects for summertime fun that you’ve made or created and would like to share!  For example – crafts, games, art, recipes, parties, sewing, summer activities, books, etc. All of the link-ups should be related to fun with kids (babies, kids or teens)!! Come back tomorrow morning …continue reading

Giveaway and Link-Up Party Tomorrow!


   Gigantic Beach Ball We’ve had a few problems with posting on Blogger. It’s fixed now. We’ll do our scheduled Summer Camp post tomorrow along with our giveaway and link-up party!!! Games are great to play – but super sized they take on a new level of entertainment! Here are a few amusing ideas for …continue reading

{Summer Camp} Rock, Paper, Scissors….


This Summer Camp post is all about rock, paper, scissors and the kind of crafts that can be made out of (or with) rock, paper and scissors. Create your own paper city and more with these really cool free downloads.  Summer Camp: 20 ways to use rocks or paper and scissors…   Print, color, build …continue reading

Winner of the Silhouette Machine!


First of all thank you to everyone who entered the Silhouette Giveaway. This machine truly is wonderful and a big thank you to Silhouette America for sponsoring this giveaway. We had a total of 1116 comments. So the very, very lucky winner is ….. Ashley from Simply Designing. Congrats!! Now, I know you’re wondering isn’t …continue reading