New Mermaid Party: Exclusive Photos From One Charming Party


What a lucky day for Design Dazzle! One Charming Party sent these exclusive mermaid party photos to share with our readers. This whimsical under-the-sea party is perfect for the mermaid princesses in your life, filled with an assortment of seashells, sparkles and sand castles — it’s a beach side soiree you can recreate right in …continue reading

Sweet Sisters Room


What a sweet, adorable girls room! Clever mom Lori Danelle used bolts and screws, 2-3 used shipping pallets and a set of caster wheels to make an eco friendly bed.    Sweet adorable shared girls room with painted floors.   The sisters bed. Who would’ve thought to use shipping pallets to make into a kids …continue reading

Silhouette Machine Giveaway {CLOSED}!


I’m thrilled to be giving away another Silhouette Machine to a lucky Design Dazzle reader!! The Silhouette team has been generous offering a Silhouette Cutting Machine and accessories valued at $320.  Believe me…you’ll want one of these wonder machines!   I LOVE the SILHOUETTE… it totally ROCKS!! Not exactly sure what a Silhouette is? The …continue reading

Winners of the Lisa Leonard Jewelry Giveaway


Thank you to everyone who entered the Lisa Leonard Jewelry Giveaway. We have two winners… Laura from Day by Day on Butler Hill and Katelyn from Thinking Outloud. Congratulations ; )   Please contact me within 3 days to redeem your prize.  A big THANK YOU to Lisa for sponsoring the giveaway.

DIY: Car Bed


A plain and simple bed from IKEA was made to look like a car bed using vinyl cutouts. The bed used is the Vikare bed (which is no longer manufactured).  Finding an inexpensive and simple bed is fairly easy – check IKEA, thrift stores, garage sales and amazon.   The “grill” and “headlights” are made …continue reading

Boys Vintage Birthday Party


Handmade hair bows, bow ties and party hats help create a sweet theme for a first birthday. Clever idea to “clothes pin” the bow ties and hair bows on the bulletin board.  Meredith Eisele put together an amazing woodland vintage theme for her cutie pie little guy. Are you loving the navy blues and apple …continue reading

Playrooms & Play Spots


Benjamin Moore’s Robin’s Egg Blue is the wall color of this fun-loving room. The wall color is the perfect background for the bright bold colors. Images from the Handmade Home   Simplicity and bright colors found here. Loving the apple green accents with the family photos printed in apple green. Image from here. A spot …continue reading

Unique Shelving Options


Storage is always a premium and cute storage can be difficult to come by!  Here are a few fun and funky shelf ideas that would be great for bedrooms, bathrooms, playrooms, or other adolescent spaces.     {via}  Skateboard Shelves are a great way to add unique shelving to your skater’s space!   {via}   {via} …continue reading

Trash To Treasure: Crib Turned Chalkboard Easel


This amazing chalkboard easel use to look like this…   dumpster diving has it’s benefits.  Actually the crib was found next to the dumpster by Katie from Notes From A Very Red Kitchen. She sanded, painted and came up with a brilliant easel. Instructions on the how-to found here. Rust-Oleum 206540 Chalkboard Brush-On

Lisa Leonard Jewelry Giveaway – CLOSED!


We are so fortunate to have Lisa Leonard sponsor a giveaway for TWO lucky Design Dazzle readers each receiving a $50 gift certificate to any item in Lisa’s amazing jewelry store. Lisa creates meaningful, beautiful handmade jewelry. How sweet is this???? Heartstrings…   A 3″ solid pewter heart is hand-cast and hand-stamped with three lines …continue reading