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Great Ideas — DIY Inspiration!! {and a few winners}

This DIY Media/Bookcase Wall is bright, functional and beautiful @ Until Tomorrow, Val
I love this idea – put a slide in to your basement (and stop by and see her basement tour while you are there – amazing!!) @ Decor Allure

How happy is the DIY Dresser Redo? @ Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss
 This Chair-Themed entryway is fantastic @ House of Chic and Penoche
This Nursery Transformation is so chic! @ Creatively Living Outside The Box
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Find out how to Emboss Wood @ Frou-Fru Gal
Turn old scrap wood into a DIY Coffee Table Tray @ Ten June
Transform a plain closet to a Quatrefoil Showpiece @ Keep Home Simple
These Beachy Bookcases make me smile @ Senseless Sophistication
I love this Stenciled Desk Transformation @ Christina’s Adventures
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 Create a DIY Rustic Side Table @ Finding Home
I love this bright, happy Craigslist Hutch Redo @ Taradara
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Here’s a great Furniture Glazing tutorial from the very talented Sausha @ Show & Tell
Beautiful Kitchen Remodel @ Cherry Street Cottage
This Faux Fireplace is so pretty @ All Things Beautiful
Cute DIY Kitchen Remodel @ Creating Balance
 This No-Sew Slipcover is an easy way to change up a room in a flash @ Signal Hill Interiors
Great way to accent a focal point in a room – paint it a distinct color @ Bella Grace Home
Have you seen Beth’s board and Batten Project? Beautiful! @ The Stories of A to Z
What a gorgeous Bed turned Bench Project @ Diary of a Crafty Lady
And this DIY Yard Sale Transformation is beautiful. Love that toile! @ Designer Garden
What a Happy Lamp Makeover @ Yellow Songbird
It’s amazing what paint can do! Turned a dull, dark kitchen into a bright welcoming space @ Three Boys
Check out these Painted Countertops @ The Wonders of Doing
I would love to do this someday — Staircase Redo @ Cucumbers & Vinegar
Wow – this DIY Bed Project is amazing and it was freestyled with a jig saw! @ The Feminist Housewife
Fun DIY Laundry Room – I love the platforms they built @ Live Simply, Laugh Often, Love Deeply
If I featured you today or preciously, feel free to grab a featured button! 

It has been so fun going through the great ideas that have been linked up to the Weekend Wrap Up Party!!
I love seeing everyone’s projects!
Come by and see the creativity and link up YOUR ideas
for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind shirt:
from  Pink Lemonade – trendy, fun and affordable accessories! 

The linky closes tonight at midnight and I will be doing one more wrap-up post.

Here are a few winners:
The winners of the Karatootie — children’s clothing giveaway are:
1. #66 — Courtney @ A New Creation
  • TWO Joy Z patterns — one pattern sizes 6m to 5/6 and one pattern sizes 7/8 to 14!! {$24 value}
2. #199 — Janelle @ Sew Blessed 
  • TWO Joy Z hoodie patterns — one pattern sizes 6m to 5/6 and one pattern sizes 7/8 to 14!! {$24 value}
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3. #264 — Wife, Mom, Woman
  •  One Custom Handmade Applique Dress in the winner’s choice of size 6m thru 14!{$65-$85 value depending on the size}


And the winner of the Thanksgiving Point Family Pass {$175 value} is
#172 — Wendy 
Send me an email by Friday ladies — so I can get your prizes coordinated to you!!! jennifer@tatertotsandjello.com.
Have a Wonderful Day!


  1. taradaramadeit says:

    Jen! Thank you for featuring my blue hutch! Your link parties are GREAT!!! So much talent in ONE place is so fantastic!!!

  2. taradaramadeit says:

    Jen! Thank you for featuring my blue hutch! Your link parties are GREAT!!! So much talent in ONE place is so fantastic!!!

  3. I just found your blog the other day and it is one of my new daily reads. It was shocking to be reading it today and see my kitchen! Thanks for the feature. This is my first one ever and I feel so honored that you shared it with your wonderful readers. There were some amazing, inspiring posts today. Thanks again!

  4. Emily@SENSELESSsophistication says:

    Jen! This very well could be the best day of my life! Thank you so so so incredibly much for posting about my bookcases!!! I have never been featured on anything and I am so excited! I wrote a post about it!


    Thank you again and again!!!!!


  5. Nuha Sofiyan says:

    So much inspiration! I don't know where to start! And that shirt is adorable! Thank you for sharing all of this with us! xoxo

  6. What an awesome round up! I hope you are having a blessed week my friend!

  7. bellagracehome says:

    Jen – Thank you so,so much for the shout out on today's post:) You made my day for sure!

    Thanks for keeping us gals inspired.


  8. I need the toile bench.

  9. Great stuff here Jen! Thanks for the feature – always so exciting!!!:)
    Lindsay @ Diary of a Crafty Lady

  10. Beth@The Stories of A2Z says:

    Wow, people were rocking it this week! Fantastic! Loving all the white kitchens. Thanks girl for including me in your round up :). Always a huge honor!

  11. Sarah, Three Boys says:

    Thanks so much for the feature! What an awesome round-up of projects. Everyone's projects are so inspiring!


  12. Sassy's Ramblin's says:

    Great inspiration!

  13. modern jane says:

    What a great collection of inspirational projects! I will back to link over to eat of these blogs!!
    Thank you!

  14. Have I ever told you how much I love you? Thank you for doing all of this bloggy homework and passing on these amazing posts to us! You're fab!

  15. Kendra {House of Ficek} says:

    Amazing! Tons of inspiration.

  16. Love all the great decor redos. Fabulous. I'm especially impressed with the handmade bed, WOWZA!

  17. Lyndee @ A Recovering Craft Hoarder says:

    All of these projects were holy cow AMAZING!

  18. Finding Home says:

    Thank you so much for featuring the table that my husband made for me. Two features in one week, I am feeling like a lucky lady! There were a lot of really great projects shared, thanks for doing the summary. Have a great day, Laura

  19. thank you SO much for featuring our laundry room!! i'm super excited and very honored :)

  20. All of these women have inspired me to get my creative juices flowing. The only problem is I have so many projects, not sure where to begin or what I can actually do. WOW – thanks for sharing!!!!!

  21. I love love love the painted countertops! It really got me thinking I might actually be able to do SOMETHING with my kitchen!!! Thanks!

    Semalee @ NailingJello to a Tree

  22. Wow, what talent is out there! I'm always inspired. Thanks for featuring our basement/slide!

  23. Amanda @ Serenity Now says:

    What an amazing collection, Jen!!! I seriously want to click on each and every one of those links. :)

  24. Christina says:

    Thank you thank you thank you for the feature on my desk!!! I am so honored, and so glad you liked it!! :)

  25. Thanks for featuring my dresser, Jen! These are some great projects!

  26. Jenny @ Embellishing Life says:

    Those are some amazing transformations! I love the closet stencil redo and the basement with the SLIDE!

  27. Louley's Belles says:

    Awesome ideas and inspiration today. I think I am going to muster up the courage to redo a piece of furniture. I might have something in mind already.

  28. Killer roundup! Nice work!