Fabulous Finds

Petite and Colorful Vintage Aperitif Glasses Find a New Life!

Have you ever cleaned out your cupboards and put things in boxes that you just couldn’t part with? The years go by, the boxes pile up in your crawl space, attic or basement and then one day you decide to go through them and… voilà… you have stumbled across the perfect vintage find! That is what happened… Continue reading Petite and Colorful Vintage Aperitif Glasses Find a New Life!


7 Books to Read This Summer!

  With summer right around the corner, I decided to stock up on some new releases to read while the kids are swimming, jumping on the trampoline and just being kids. Below is a list of the novels I plan on reading this summer and a short blurb from the publisher on what each one is about.… Continue reading 7 Books to Read This Summer!

Dazzling Dezignz

The Face Behind Dazzling Dezignz

Hello! My name is Elisa Mardegan and I am the designer et al. of DAZZLING DEZIGNZ modern vintage keepsakes! I live in Windsor, Ontario, Canada… actually a smaller suburb just outside of Windsor called LaSalle, with my understanding and patient husband, two gorgeous and energetic kids, a cat, a fish, a guinea pig and two lizards. I guess you… Continue reading The Face Behind Dazzling Dezignz


Book Review – The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

  The Goldfinch is about a young boy named Theodore Decker who loses his mother in a terrible accident and now has to muddle through life without her. The memories of the accident are with him daily, which contribute to his growing anxiety, and he finds himself wanting to tell her silly things just for… Continue reading Book Review – The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Gift Guides

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2015

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner so I’ve come up with a few of my favorite things to give to your sweetie…. and yes, I am partial to these hand stamped vintage spoons! 🙂 GIFTS FOR HIM How awesome is this t-shirt found on Unicorn Tees on Etsy? Hmmm, I’m thinking I may buy one… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2015

Gift Guides

Mother’s Day Gift Guide – 2014

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, May 11 (for the US and Canada) to be exact. I thought I would gather some of my keepsake hand stamped silverware so you could see everything all in one place. These are just a few examples. The possibilities are endless and I love to do custom orders.… Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide – 2014

Gift Guides

The 2013 Dazzling Dezignz Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is almost upon us so I thought I would put together a gift guide for all the people on your shopping list this season. If you would like further inspiration please visit my online shop and remember, if you like a particular piece but want a different saying just ask! Chances are I have more… Continue reading The 2013 Dazzling Dezignz Christmas Gift Guide