Mimi’s Lamp Makeover!


Hi Everybody! My name is Desirée and I am the crazy heart behind The 36th Avenue 😉 As always I am so excited to be visiting Toni’s blog and hang out with you amazing Design Dazzle readers, so let me show you what I’ve been up to. For the last few weeks I’ve been working hard …continue reading

Black, White & Grey Boys’ Room


Stacy the owner and designer of Name Your Design has created this neutral modern palette for her little guy. She started off with the modern Barnslig Park duvet from IKEA as the basis for the bedroom. Stacy describes the letter P, “The cardboard “P” was $3 on the clearance rack at JoAnn Fabrics. I turned …continue reading

Accessories in Kids Rooms


When it comes to nurseries and kids rooms, it is entirely possible to decorate them in a way that’s kid-friendly and fun. You can add accessories like accent light fixtures in fun shapes, giant stuffed animals, interactive toys and fun rugs, which will be the focus of today’s post. Any type of rug can work …continue reading

My Favorites & Link Up Party


Love everything about this boys Vintage Airplane Bedroom – from the map wreath on the door to the funky reclaimed fence turned wall art. Room designed by too much time on my hands. This is very difficult to choose my favorites from last weeks link up party. Thank you everyone who linked up!!! When I …continue reading

Vintage Cupcake Party


Vintage cupcake a.d.o.r.a.b.l.e.n.e.s.s! Jenn from One Thrifty Chick created this sweet event for her daughter. She made each of the guests their own apron with a matching party hat.  Also, the fabric flower on the party hat is removable and can be used as a hair clip and the guests are even left with a …continue reading

Shabby Chic Vintage Nursery


Loving this sweet vintage, shabby chic nursery! Designed by Vicki for her daughter Sofia – Vicki was 9 months pregnant when she painted the tree mural. In a few years this room will transition nicely into a “big” girl room. According to Vicki: “I created this room for my daughter who was born Feb 1st, …continue reading


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Lego fans you’re in for a treat! Anita Roll painted this fun lego themed boys room. The lego room was painted in a model home in Raleigh, N.C. for Beazer Homes. The designer, Dawn Kines, put the headboard together from game pieces. Aren’t you impressed with the headboard? Hhhmmmm…. I wonder how difficult that would …continue reading

My Favorites & Link Up Party


A.d.o.r.a.b.l.e  tutu lamp shade and tutorial created by Lindsay of Apothecary Home. It’s time again for our Design Dazzle link up party!!  Wow! I had a hard time choosing my favorite’s from last weeks party. You gals are so talented! THANK YOU for linking and sharing what you do. Please make sure to provide a …continue reading

Bright Colorful Boy’s Room


This room was designed for a five year old boy who loves Dr Seuss books. His parents didn’t want a ‘themed’ room that he would quickly grow out of, but still wanted something colourful and fun for his age, that could be updated easily later. I was asked to keep the wall colour and timber …continue reading

Grey & Yellow Modern Nursery


Using grey paint on the walls as the foundation creates a neutral backdrop for the yellow and black accents that help make the room pop. The grey and yellow combo color has a clean, simple modern feel and is perfect for a gender neutral room.  Wall Paint: Benjamin Moore Silvery Moon. My favorites in the …continue reading