Indoor Picnic Tablescape

        It’s that time again- February’s Michael’s Makers Challenge! For this month’s challenge, the focus is Michael’s hot new 2015 craft trend: denim! Who doesn’t love a good pair of denim jeans? Well, denim has always been a wardrobe staple and now it’s coming back in crafts and decor- and Michael’s has some awesome products …continue reading

Glittered Fairy Branch

Remember my Fabulous Fairy Party from last year? I had such a fun time creating such a beautiful party for some cute little fairies! I have shared most of the tutorials from the party, but here is one of my favorites! This glittered fairy branch is so beautiful and will add some magic to your party …continue reading

3 Ring Binder Dollhouse

Wait til you see this one! It’s a DIY Dollhouse. Kendra from Southern Disposition must be a creative genius! She figured out a way to make an inexpensive, portable dollhouse using 4 binders and a small bin for furniture. She decoupaged scrap-book paper to the inner covers of each binder to make wallpapered walls and …continue reading

15 Awesome Ikea Hacks For Kids

There’s nothing more satisfying than changing a piece of furniture into a work of art. Especially when it’s done on a budget! Maybe that’s why Ikea Hacks are so popular. You can take their low-budget pieces and turn them into a masterpiece! Here are hacking ideas for your next DIY decorating project. Happy decorating! Ikea Trondheim …continue reading

Free Halloween Printable: Mr. Sodahead

One of my favorite parts of Halloween is getting “booed” and “booing” our neighbors. As a family, we always love getting an anonymous Halloween gift on our doorstep, and then making our own gift to leave on the doorstep of someone else to keep the Halloween spirit going! Here’s a simple and fun gift idea …continue reading

Photo Booth Backdrop

How cute and easy is this Photo Booth Backdrop?? Just use inexpensive plastic table covers strung together and hang. For the how-to instructions check out Makoodle

Summer Camp: Paper Beads

Hi Everyone – Lowri from PaperVine here. PaperVine is a fun, crafty blog packed full of great papercrafting ideas and tutorials with the odd kids craft and cooking tip thrown in! I live on a vineyard in Marlborough, New Zealand with my husband and three young children and I am thrilled to be a guest here at the …continue reading

Summer Camp: Wind Chimes

hi! i’m kim!  I blog over at a girl and a glue gun–i love my glue gun, my three kids, and i never capitalize my sentences and i’m super excited to party with you today! i know the key to a successful summer (ie not having to ship my kids off to boarding school) is to have …continue reading

Summer Camp: Perler Bead Bowls

perler bead bowl

Hi Campers! I’m Heidi from Mom’s Crafty Space, and I’m delighted to be back at Design Dazzle to participate in the Summer Camp series for the second year! Last Summer my three boys and I shared our tutorial for making rock candy, showed off our artistic side with sidewalk chalk paint, and  had a blast making marshmallow shooters. This …continue reading

Summer Camp: Red, Pearl & Blue Necklaces

I am so thrilled to be a Design Dazzle Summer Camp Counselor! I am Alexis and on my blog,  Jac o’ lyn Murphy (named for my children, Jack and Carolyn),  I write about parties, invitations, crafts, gifts, life. I try to take the every day and make it simple and fun. I love to Tie …continue reading

Summer Camp: Backyard Day at the Beach

Hello Design Dazzle Readers! I am Angie from Echoes of Laughter and I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to be here at Design Dazzle as a Camp Counsellor! Thank you so much to Toni and her team for inviting me to share some fun with you! I am honored and excited! I am …continue reading

DIY: Top Hat Decoration

I enjoy making props for party decorations or room decor and I love it when a prop comes out as cute as this top hat! Top hats are the perfect accessory for many types of themes. Depending on the fabric/embellishments used, hats like this one could be made into mad hatter hats, clown hats, steampunks …continue reading

Rainbow Wreath

Hello! I am so excited that Toni asked me to come over today because I am a big HUGE fan of Design Dazzle. In fact, it was the first blog I ever followed and truly inspired me to be creative. My name is Lina and I write a blog called Fancy Frugal Life. I am …continue reading

Canvas Dance Bag: Create a Stencil Using Stickers!

Hi everyone! My name is Erin and I’m the DIY wannabe behind How to Nest for Less!   I’m excited to be back again blogging with Toni at Design Dazzle! Hope you guys enjoy my latest project, A Canvas Dance Bag! My little four year old daughter currently takes ballet and it’s the CUTEST thing ever! …continue reading

Car Shirt: For Dad & The Kids

Jessica from The Blue Basket blog created this Car Shirt for dad and the kids. Jessica said,  “All it is is a map painted onto the back of a shirt for the kids to drive their cars on. If daddy comes home exhausted but still wants to play with the kids, he can throw this …continue reading

Winter Games: Activity Sticks for the Kiddos

  Hi everyone! My name is Erin and I’m the DIY wannabe behind How to Nest for Less! I’m excited to be back again guest blogging with Toni at Design Dazzle! Hope you guys enjoy my latest project! So winter isn’t even close to being over and the kiddos are already bored with the same ol’ …continue reading

FREE Paper Doll Printables – The Nativity, Santa’s Helpers and more!

Paper doll nativity made for Design Dazzle readers by the talented Ning of Babalisme! Background   This post contains affiliate links at no additional cost to you.  For further details please see our disclosure policy. See how cute the paper doll set looks on a cookie sheet?  The cookie sheet was purchased at the dollar …continue reading

Baby Shower or Party Idea: Wrapped Vase Centerpiece

Thank you to Toni for asking me to guest post on Design Dazzle. I throw quite a few parties over at Frog Prince Paperie ( and I’m always excited to be able to share some of the things I’ve learned. When I’m designing dessert tables or tablescapes, I have a prop closet full of basic …continue reading

Halloween Kid Crafts

It has taken me a while, but I finally feel ready for fall and Halloween!  As soon as October 1st hit, I was ready to decorate for Halloween!  And my daughter is certainly ready to “craft” for Halloween!  So I wanted to show you a few of my favorite Halloween kid crafts that are simple …continue reading

Back to SCHOOL: Dry Erase Clip Board.

Hi everyone I am Desirée from The 36th Avenue! It is great to be back here at Design Dazzle as one the Contributors to this fabulous BLOG and share with you one of my latest projects… Now seriously… Am I the only one that can’t believe that school is AROUND the corner? I don’t know about you …continue reading

{Summer Camp} How to Make a Sit Upon

Hello to all the Design Dazzle campers out there! My name is Amanda Formaro, I blog over at Crafts by Amanda. I was excited when Toni asked me to be a camp counselor during this fun summer camp and knew just what we were going to make together. So let’s get started shall we? If …continue reading