New Year’s Traditions – Roundup

New Year’s is an exciting and fun time of year, but I admit that we are lacking in traditions for this particular holiday. After the craziness of Christmas, New Year’s often gets pushed aside. But this is our year to try something new. Here are some fun New Year’s traditions you can start with your …continue reading

Elf Workshop Party

Creative elf workshop party

The perfect way to celebrate a December birthday is an Elf Workshop Party! Don’t let the holidays cast a shadow over your little one’s birthday. You can celebrate with a holiday themed party, like Life Frosting did, that all little kids will love! Santa needs some little Elves to help him get ready for the …continue reading

Homemade Christmas Gift Idea Roundup

Homemade Christmas gifts

That time of year to think of others. We have gathered some fabulous Homemade Christmas Gift ideas that your kids can help make! We love to spread holiday cheer with sweet gifts for neighbors and friends. These are excellent ideas that you will love making and love giving out even more! You are sure to …continue reading

Candy Corn Inspired Treats

Nothing says Halloween like CANDY CORN! The delightfully addicting candy inspired some fabulous treats that you will love making this season. Candy Corn Inspired Treats! From cookies and cake to popcorn and parfaits… these genius bakers have used the orange, yellow and white candy to create some scrumptious bites! If I didn’t love this season before, …continue reading

Delicious Apple Recipes

Apple Recipes that will bring a smile to your face and make you say “Welcome Fall!” An apple a day can keep the doctor away, more importantly apple season brings us Delicious Apple Recipes! The unique flavor of apples can be added to so many delicious foods both savory and sweet! It is time to …continue reading

10 Easter Gifts For Boys Under $15

Easter gifts for boys under $15

Easter is soon approaching! How are those baskets coming along? (…mine aren’t so great, either!) I always struggle with gift ideas for boys, especially around Easter time! The colors are just so…well…pink! It makes shopping for girls easy, and boys tough (at least for me!) So this year, I thought I’d round up 10 gorgeous …continue reading

Valentine Card Holders

adorable free valentines day printables

One of the most exciting, festive parts of Valentine’s Days for kids is creating their very own Valentine Card Holders for their classrooms. It’s so fun for kids to show off what they like and to be creative while making a “school project”. Here are some fun ideas for girls and boys to get the wheels …continue reading

Hoggy Holidays Christmas Party Table

Hi everyone! This is Dawn from Not Just A Mommy and I’m so thrilled to be back again for Christmas Wonderful.  Last year I brought you a Mrs. Claus and Santa’s Mustache Bash and this year, I’m wishing you Hoggy Holidays! When it comes to holiday planning and decorating, you would be surprised where you …continue reading

DIY Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

If October has left you with no time for Halloween costume shopping, it’s not too late! Halloween costumes can be expensive when you buy them from the store, and most kids don’t want to repeat the costume next year. So don’t be afraid to try a DIY costume for your kids. Chances are making it …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

Cute, Scary, and Gross Halloween Edibles

 Here are a few Halloween Edibles that are a little bit gross, a little bit creepy, but every bit delicious. These treats will scare even the bravest Halloween-lover, and will delight guests and kids. Don’t be afraid to go a little wild this Halloween and cook up something spooky! Bloody Band-Aid Snacks These are perfectly …continue reading

Halloween Week: Kids Costume Ideas

Future Golfer Costume No matter how old you are, it is always difficult to come up with a costume idea for Halloween. A lot of ideas may seem too complex, or maybe you are just having a hard time coming up with an idea at all. And when it comes to kids, usually they have …continue reading

Valentine Free Printable

Mustache Valentine Free Printable

  Making Valentines with your kids is a super fun activity. I’m loving the “I {mustache} you a question…Will you be my Valentine? Here is your own free printable version. No need to add the chocolate lollipop mustache unless you want. The valentine is perfectly cute on its own but certainly receiving a chocolate mustache …continue reading

Christmas Printables: How to Create 15 Different Looks From 4 Labels

Thank you to  Kiki Creates who created these awesome Homemade with Christmas Love labels for our 100 Ideas of Christmas Wonderful series. I had so much fun creating 15 various looks with 4 different labels. I used what I had on hand (except the white food containers) to come up with several different options.   …continue reading

Vintage Snowman

Thanks Toni for having me over for Christmas Wonderful!I’m so honored and happy to be among such talented designers and crafters. Today I’d love to share with you and your readers these adorable Vintage Snowman I made. I used crumpled tissue paper, glue and then Gesso, to make the styrofoam balls look like actual papier machè …continue reading

Silverware, Glitter, and A Wreath

Hi Design Dazzle readers, its Mrs. Limestone of Brooklyn Limestone here. I am one of those people that you might catch humming Christmas music in July or thinking up a Christmas card design in September, so you can bet that I am in full effect now that the season is in full swing. Today’s project …continue reading

Handmade Christmas Letters

Hello, all you incredible Design Dazzle Readers! I’m Ashley from The Handmade Home, and I am so thrilled to be here today to share with you! Toni was so sweet to have us, and we are excited to be a part of this brilliant series! So, let’s jump right in, shall we? If you’re anything …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

Toy Drive Kids Party: Give & Be Sweet!

Hello Design Dazzle fans!  I’m Nancy from A to Zebra Celebrations. I am excited to share my latest holiday party with you!  Theme: Christmas toy drive party ~Love~ Give~ Be sweet~ Toy Drive Kids Party: Give & Be Sweet! Christmas is the perfect season to give to others.  I am encouraged to teach my daughters that …continue reading

50 Christmas Activities For Family Fun

50 Christmas Activities for Family Fun! Create meaningful family traditions at Christmas time.  Whether it is about baby Jesus, an activity, craft, music, food or serving others, I’ve featured 50 Christmas ideas for family fun during the holiday season. Darling gingerbread nativity by KatherineMaries via here. You may have already seen our 100 activities for …continue reading

Family Traditions: Santa Sacks

Family Tradition: Santa Sacks! Can you believe Santa has never left wrapped Christmas gifts under the tree in our home? The reason? Santa Sacks! Santa Sacks have been a tradition in my family for decades. What are Santa Sacks? They are reusable fabric gift sacks that are slightly larger than a pillowcase. On Christmas Eve …continue reading