Kids Rooms: Brown Walls


Our teen room upstairs has dark brown walls. The color brown we used really makes a statement and screams sophistication! Ralph Lauren Old Violin is the color we used. Here is a collection of cute baby rooms and other kids rooms with brown walls. Image from here. Check out Janey Mac for a large selection …continue reading

Strawberry Shortcake Party Ideas


I made this faux strawberry shortcake “cake” as the centerpiece for a SS party theme several years ago. Easy to do – purchase a Styrofoam base, silk flowers and fake strawberries. I glued roses all around the base and top. Add strawberries and tie ribbon around the middle of the cake. Sparkle tulle was added …continue reading

Baby Nursery: It’s Quirky and So Cute!


Restoration Hardware paint color was used to create an inviting backdrop for this sweet nursery.  What color is it? Well, it’s one of my favorites….answer found below. Meagan Conner came up with some fabulous finds to put together this original darling nursery for her little one. What gave you the idea for the room? Anything …continue reading

Shabby Apple Giveaway CLOSED!!


Shabby Apple is giving away one of their amazing dresses to one of our Design Dazzle readers. They have the cutest, stylish clothes around. I loved “window shopping” on their site. They are offering a 10% off coupon code  type “designdazzle10off” at checkout. Their maternity dresses and bridesmaid dresses are really chic. And checkout their …continue reading

Romantic Doily Decor


It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and whether you’re planning a big celebration, or an intimate party for two, there are so many ways to add romantic touches using doilies! This doily chandelier is exquisite and dramatic, and the lovely doily swags add even more elegance to the table. (Source: Martha Stewart Weddings) This sweet heart doily …continue reading

Rootin’ Tootin Cowboy Birthday Roundup


“Hay bales with flannel blankets were used as seating for the guests and burlap covered the tables with delicate yellow flowers in cans, lanterns, and jugs creating the table scape.”  This incredible western roundup event was planned by Danielle of Belleza e Luce.  The western backdrops of a jail, bank and saloon really help set …continue reading

Baby Nursery: The Littlest Birds Sing The Prettiest Songs


I’m totally in love with the song title “The Littlest Birds Sing The Prettiest Songs.”  Doesn’t that best describe a sweet baby? Chelsea Hooper came up with some really darling ideas for her little girls baby nursery. The wall paint color is Behr Ultra Balmy Seas.  Chelsea describes the room, “ I chose the paint …continue reading

Yummy Color Combos: Aqua and Pink!


Fabric lanterns shown in adorable pink and aqua colors – such a great color combo! Rosey Posey Confections made the lanterns and also sells the fabric. Since I love this color combo so much, here’s a few more images to look at…. The simplicity of this mural with a few pops of aqua and pink …continue reading

New Winner of the Silhouette Machine!!


I had to choose a new winner for the Silhouette Machine giveaway! Unfortunately, we didn’t hear from the first winner who was chosen last week.  : ( So the new winner is Kristin from All About Tots (comment #1985)!!  Please contact me with 3 days to claim your prize. Congratulations : )    

Three Kids In A Room?? Try A Trio of Hanging Beds…


Such a cool, contemporary room for three boys’.  Not only do these beds look good, but they also save space and are practical.  The beds hang from the wall and ceiling with thick rope from metal hooks and are also bolted into the wall. Marian and her hubby spent a bit of time building, creating …continue reading