Black and White Contemporary Shared Boys Room

Black and White Shared Boys Room -- Design Dazzle

If you are putting your boys in a room together you can’t go wrong with a black and white shared boys room like this one. There are so many things about this room that I just absolutely LOVE! You can check out more photos of this room at Nest Design Studio, but here are a …continue reading

10+ Pool Noodle Crafts

raft made from pool noodles

So I don’t know about you but I love cheap and fun crafts. It doesn’t get a whole lot cheaper than a dollar store pool noodle and some tape or string. Check out these 10+ pool noodle crafts for some fun summer activities for your kids! Um hello, this is every boy’s little dream. And …continue reading

Bring the Beach to your Backyard with a Sandbox

Bring the Beach to your Backyard with a Sandbox

I have always been a huge fan of the beach and playing in the sand. When you don’t live close to the beach anymore it is easy to miss it, but there is a simple solution to getting that sandy beach fix. How fun is this backyard?! I love the rock wall and the sandbox …continue reading

Twister Summer Boredom Buster!


Hello Design Dazzle Fans! Sherri, Deb and I are so excited to be participating again in this year’s Design Dazzle Summer Camp! We are three sisters from three states who keep our families close by testing one pin at a time at We love that we can work together even though we live far …continue reading

15 Best Summer Birthday Party Themes

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Has Summer officially started at your house?? The weather definitely feels like summer around here and it’s wonderful! Now that the weather’s warmer it’s time to start planning those fun summer parties! Summer is a fun time to have a birthday because there are so many great themes you can use for your special celebration. We’ve …continue reading

White Glove Summer: learning new cleaning skills and chore systems


Hi friends.   I’m Lisa from MooreMinutes.  I love that I get to come back as a Summer Camp Counselor!  A big thank you to Design Dazzle!   I always appreciate your happy blog, it’s a perfect resource for us to use as we journey forward with our curious little people!     When summer sun hits our home, …continue reading

Making Colorful Crayons


Hi, I’m Debbie from Party Patisserie, here to show you an easy rainy day (or sunny day) activity to make with your kids. It’s a perfect “mom and me” activity, and fun when friends come over, too. I’ve always loved making crayons with the kiddos for a few reasons: 1) we always have the supplies …continue reading

Letters from Camp – Free Printable

camp mail

I grew up going to sleep away camp for a week every summer. I loved it! It’s sort of a right of passage now for my three kids. Once my kids finish third grade, they get to sign up for a week of camp. In their bags next to the sunscreen and bug spray I …continue reading

Grab Your Helmets, It’s A Bike Party!

Grab Your Helmets, It's A Bike Party! -- Design Dazzle

My good friend Ammie designed this party for her son Wyatt. This boys bike party was done on budget using things she already had at home and finding clip art that she could incorporate into the decor. She did a great job keeping this party thrifty but also super fun. Wyatt and his friends had …continue reading

10+ Fourth of July Kids Crafts

10 4th of July Kids Crafts

Obviously the 4th of July is a much anticipated summer holiday, it is such a great day here in America when we can come together and celebrate. Excite and help kids appreciate their nation with some patriotic crafts. These 10 4th of July kids crafts are fun for all ages and full of our favorite …continue reading