15 St. Patrick’s Day Classroom Activities That Your Kids Will Love

St. Patty’s day is always such a fun day to celebrate in the classroom! It’s such a fantastic time of year where the weather starts to get warmer and the kids, parents, and teachers (lets be honest, everyone) starts to anticipate Spring and the fun activities that come with it after a long winter! It …continue reading

How to DIY a Christmas Tree Party Backdrop

Hi! I’m Jennifer from The Party Teacher, where I teach moms how to party like a pro. I’m thrilled to be back at Design Dazzle, sharing the DIY Christmas Tree Party Backdrop I made for our Christmas Crafting Party.

Alice in Wonderland Tea Party – This Way, That Way Signs

Alice in Wonderland topiaries

One of my favorite stories of all time is Alice in Wonderland. There are so many creative, colorful creatures and places in Wonderland that are perfect for any party. Of course, I would love to be invited to the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party! According to the story, it could be pretty hard to find. Good …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

Halloween Week: Bubbly Button Cauldron

I adore Halloween, it’s one of my favorite holidays!  I also love creating new craft projects this time of year and making things to “spookify” our home.  I was inspired to make this craft after seeing an invitation in a magazine.  I wanted a larger scale version and decided to make my bubbly cauldron into …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

Summer Camp: Super Heroes Boredom Busters

I am so thrilled to be part of Design Dazzle’s Summer Camp!! I am Telisa from SugarTot Designs, a digi designer, a DIYer, a decorating addict, and a mommy to 3 busy boys who I like to call my “SugarTots”.  I hope you enjoy our latest Superhero craze with these boredom buster super powers.We like …continue reading

Summer Camp: Root Beer Float Playdough

root beer float play dough

Hello to all! We are so honored to be here with you today as one of  Design Dazzles 2012 Summer Camp Counselors!!!  Thank you for having us! We followed and loved last summers series, and this years summer camp is sure to be even more exciting and fun! Please allow us to introduce ourselves to …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

DIY Embroidery Kit Using The Cricut Machine!

Need a simple and inexpensive DIY Christmas gift?  Make an embroidery gift kit using the Cricut personal cutting machine. How do you do that, you ask? Well, it’s simple – Cricut markers are perfect for making an embroidery transfer on fabric. I LOVE this idea! If you have a Cricut machine, get yourself some Cricut …continue reading

Felt Christmas Trees

Hi, I’m Rachel from Lines Across My Face. I am so excited to be here guest posting at Design Dazzle. Thanks Toni for including me in your Christmas series! I am the mother of these two cute little ones. Lines Across has turned into mostly a craft blog. Almost all of my projects {like my scribble gift bows, football …continue reading

Christmas: Footprint Penguins

Happy Holidays, Design Dazzle readers!  I’m Laura, from Come Together Kids and I’m thrilled to be here sharing a way my kids and I came together to make an adorable (and meaningful) gift for the grandparents. Christmas: Footprint Penguins! How cute is this group of penguins in their little hats and scarves?  Doesn’t the shape …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

Make Your Own Halloween Dinner Plates

Darling place settings and table scapes have always been a fun thing for me to create. Last year  I had a certain idea in my head of what the plates should look like. I looked and looked everywhere. And of course, I couldn’t find what I wanted – so I painted them!! I purchased 12 …continue reading

Free Printable: Place Mats For Picky Eaters

Free printable place mats for kids designed by Christina from Christina Williams (style, craft and life with kids blog).  These place mats help kids who are picky eaters or kids who need to become a little more engaged in the foods they eat at mealtime. Christina explains, “Are you lucky enough to have a picky …continue reading

My Favorites: From The Link Up Party

Homespun with Love shares how to create a cool t-shirt with a bleach pen. Easy peasy – great idea! Check out Moore Minutes to learn how to make these glow stick lanterns. Fruit and yogurt cones created by Come Together Kids – yummy yet healthy snack! Alice in Wonderland un-birthday party by Kidspired Creations Sweeter …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

{Summer Camp} Bird Feeders

Hello Campers!! We are the girls from eighteen25… and we are so excited to be here today!! Thank you so much Toni for inviting us to be Summer Camp Counselors. One of our most favorite things to do during the summer is have craft days with the kids. So we are happy to be sharing …continue reading

{Summer Camp} DIY Initials Necklace

Hi everyone!!  I am so thrilled that Toni has invited me to be a camp counselor in her AWESOME Summer Camp!  How FuN!  I can’t wait to see everyone’s FaBULouS ideas!! Anyhoo…..here is a FuN necklace idea that I recently made with my girls. Lets dive in! {Simple} DIY Initials Necklace   Supplies Needed: Tim Holtz Fragments …continue reading

{Summer Camp} Rubber Band Gun Fun

I was so excited when Toni asked me to be a Camp Counselor for her Summer Camp series!  Last weekend I just took my kids camping to Lake Havasu (in Arizona…yes, it was ridiculously hot!) and I brought along our Rubber Band Guns.  I thought they would be a great addition to summer camping fun, …continue reading

Link Up Party and Super Giant Bubbles Kit!

  Super giant bubbles are addicting to young and old. Here is a tutorial on how- to make your own “Super Giant Bubbles Kit”.  Kids would love to receive this as a gift or even help make the kit.  I made the simple drawstring sack to hold the bubble kit supplies.  The bubble recipe is …continue reading