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HAPPY Holidays: Cream Cheese Mints

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Hey there! I'm Talitha and I blog over at Love, Pomegranate House! Christmas is my favorite holiday! I love all the movies, music, and lights. Oh and let's not forget the treats. The food may be the best part of the season. I mean, yes, family and closeness and blah blah blah. But treats. I am thrilled to be here today sharing an awesome recipe for these adorable Cream Cheese Mints. It is perfect … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Faux Hand Painted Sign

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Hello Tatertots & Jell-o friends! I'm so thrilled to be here today to share my quick and easy Holiday project! I adore handmade gifts and this one is soooo easy and yet... It looks like it's a labor intensive hand painted sign. The secret... it's NOT!! Let me show you how... Supplies Some type of surface to "paint" - I used some wood cuttings that I bought at the local craft store. … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: DIY Washi Tape Spool Tree

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Hello TT&J fans, I am Jen and I blog over at Craft-O-Maniac. I'm thrilled to be visiting you all today and sharing this whimsical DIY Washi Tape Spool Tree.  Supplies: - 20 wood spools (or 21 for the wood tree trunk) - green acrylic paint - sponge brush - washi tape - extra washi tape for the tree trunk … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Easy Neighbor Gift Idea

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I am so excited to be here today! Jen is one of my favorite people. She is so talented and a beautiful mother and friend, so it is an honor to be able to be here today to share a little gift idea with you...her readers! My name is Amy and I blog over at The Idea Room. I share all sorts of things from printables, craft ideas, home decor projects and recipes. I would love for you to stop on over … [Read more...]

Holiday Party Yard Signs (Ho, Ho Ho!)

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I love being part of the Floracraft Make It Fun Team. And when they sent me this month's materials, I knew I could make something huge out of the new, Michaels exclusive Floracraft sheets (about 12 x 28 inches!). And so I did! They're perfect to welcome guests to a holiday party! (Don't forget to check out another of my favorite Floracraft projects I made last year:)  Foam NOEL Marquee … [Read more...]

Favorite Slow Cooker Recipe: Tuscan Potato Soup!

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  Winter always puts my family in the mood for hearty soups. And I love soups I can make without having to run to the store -- so when Cans Get You Cooking asked me to share a recipe, I knew I needed to share one of my favorites! This is my go-to recipe. It's my daughter's favorite! She asks for it every week. What I love about it is that I can make it largely from what I already have … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Delightful Holiday DIYs!

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My favorite holiday decor is always home made! So I loved seeing these great ideas this week ... Check out these 20 delightful holiday DIYs and get inspired!    Noel Alphabet Block Art @ Remodelando La Casa DIY Deer Art @ Salt and Pepper Moms  Clear Ornament Arrow Marquee @ Little House of Four  Simple Burlap Christmas Mantel @ The Turquoise Home  … [Read more...]

Laura Kelly’s New “Me & My Peeps” Stationery – Win $250 Gift Card & Note Cards!

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I love Laura Kelly Designs! Laura is such a talented artist - and my sweet friend. With Expressionery,  she's introduced the fun "Me and My Peeps" stationery line, and she was kind enough to send me a cute set of stationery personalized for me! To celebrate this new line, she's offering every Tatertots & Jello reader 30% off anything from Expressionery, and One lucky winner will get a … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Free Holiday Printables!

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Nothing adds a bit of polish to a festive holiday like a cool printable! I loved all of the great projects linked up this week, especially these great ideas: 20 free holiday printables!  Wine Bottle Printables @ Refresh Restyle  Merry Christmas Flower Wreath @ Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body Christmas Tic Tac Labels @ Somewhat Simple Kids Printable New Year's … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and Giveaway from my Home + Made Line!

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It's Friday!! Welcome back to the ... We've combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil' Luna, Somewhat Simple, Tatertots & Jello and Today's Creative Blog to make a giant link party. You'll only have to link up once to to be listed on all five sites, and each of us will choose our own projects to feature posts -- just like we always have! So be sure to check with each site to … [Read more...]

Warm and Cozy Gift Basket Ideas and Free Printable Holiday Gift Tags!

I love this time of year! BHG at Walmart asked me to find some festive gift ideas using the Better Homes and Gardens line. I had such a fun time looking around. I couldn't make up just one basket, but two! Yay! During the summer I was thrilled to be able to go out to the Better Homes and Gardens headquarters and I LOVED the presentation that Nancy from BHG gave where she styled different … [Read more...]

Quick & Cute Neighbor “House” Gift Boxes – and Free Printable Tags!

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I know I've posted about my obsession with the little paper milk boxes from the Recollections line at Michaels. I used them on my 12 Days of Christmas Tree and also dressed them up for the holidays with washi tape and printables. And when I was looking at them, they kind of looked like little houses. So I thought it would be fun to experiment with them and see if I could make them look like a … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Candy Cane Oreo Pie

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Hello all my TT&J friends!!!! I'm Gina from Kleinworth & Co. & I am so THRILLED to be here with you in Jen's space again this holiday season. I love making goodies this time of year. Whether it be cookies, fudge or some other holiday favorite- Christmas time is my favorite time to be in the kitchen. I grew up making goodies with my mom to give as gifts to all on our list or for parties … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: DIY Stamped Holiday Burlap Gift Bags

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Here we go! The holidays are here and before you know it, you'll be elbow deep in wrapping paper, bows and tags! I'm always looking for fun ways to wrap small gifts, whether they're for neighbors, my husbands staff or even the paper guy. These DIY Stamped Holiday Burlap Bags were so easy and I think you're going to LOVE them!   DIY Stamped Holiday Burlap Gift Bags   Of … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Lavender Bath Salt Gift in a Jar

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Hello, I'm Amy Locurto from Living Locurto and so happy to be sharing a fun and easy DIY Lavender Bath Salt Gift in a Jar with you today! We'll be making Lavender Bath Salts and decorating mason jars with washi tape for a simple and quick Christmas gift. Homemade bath salts are simple to make with only a few ingredients and always a great gift for teachers, neighbors or that hard to buy for … [Read more...]