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Guest Project: Cinco De Mayo — make Deep Fried Ice Cream!!


Happy {almost} Cinco de Mayo, friends! I'm Jami from Ain't She Crazy!   I want to thank Jen for giving me the opportunity to share one of my favorite Mexican recipes with all of you. Now, I don’t think I have a drop of Mexican blood in me, but that doesn’t stop me from celebrating with those who do! Besides, in my family, any occasion can be used as an excuse to make a fun … [Read more...]

A pretty wedding gift idea — Etched Chevron Glasses and Pitcher {Tutorial}

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You may have noticed that I have a new obsession lately -- Chevron or Zig Zag Patterns. {my painted Chevron Rug} {Chevron Pennants}   {Chevron Summertime Subway Art project} And since it’s Spring, with weddings in the air. I thought a really cool wedding or engagement gift would be a set of Etched Chevron Glasses with a matching Pitcher.   … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea — Make Personalized Tote Bags!!

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It's Teacher Appreciation Week!!  I'd love to share what we are giving our wonderful teachers this year. I recently saw some cute pillows on Freshly Picked and thought they were so funny and whimsical. {Freshly Picked} I thought I would take that concept and make some tote bags for my kids’ teachers this year. … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts to Make!


Mother's Day is coming up soon! Here are a few wonderful Mother's Day gifts ideas that were linked up this week: Simple Starfish Display @ Charcoal & Crayons Mother's Day Text Art @ K.I.S.S. {Keep it Simple} Make Mom a Personalized Coupon Book @ Something Created Every Day … [Read more...]

Porch Makeover Part 2 — make a 10 minute pillow cover out of cloth napkins!


The sun is out and I love looking at my freshened up front porch. Yesterday I showed you my Chevron Frame Door Hanging {with Washi Tape}: And today I want to show you a 10 minute pillow you can make out of napkins! … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Love Birds Wall Hanging {tutorial}


 Hello all you wonderful Tatertots &Jello followers! I am beyond excited to be here sharing a tutorial with you today. I met Jen at CHA this past January and wasn't a bit surprised at how nice she was. If you get a chance to meet her you won't be sorry.  My name is Dresden and I absolutely love blogging! My blog is dresdencarrie where I share tutorials, my favorite things, recipes, … [Read more...]

Porch Makeover Part 1 — Chevron Door Hanging {tutorial}

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It snowed here yesterday, but that didn’t stop me from trying to Spring-ify my front porch. I am so ready for some warm weather!!   I started off with my front door. I had a unfinished wood frame in my garage, so I pulled that out. My inspiration for this door hanging is this beautiful chevron fabric I found on Fabric.com – I’m a little obsessed with it right now. I used the same stencil … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make Soldered Pendants {tutorial}


 Hi! I'm Malory from Snips & Spice. I am so excited to be here today at Tatertots and Jello!   For Mother's Day, I wanted to create a pretty, soldered pin for my sister-in-law.   She has the two cutest kids!  George (curious George) also made the cut because he goes everywhere the kids do.  I placed a cute picture on one side of each pendant, then a colorful background on the other.  … [Read more...]

Guest Project — make a Mod Peacock Pillow with PDF{tutorial}


Today's tutorial is from one of my favorite bloggers. Amy from Positively Splendid. Amy is adorable and she has SPLENDID ideas. I had the treat of meeting her at Blissdom this year and then again at Creative Estates a few weeks ago. She is as adorable in real life as she is on her blog.   {here we are with Emily of Decor Chick and Jess of Frugal with a Flourish at Blissdom} Hello, everyone! I … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — win a $50 credit to Word Whipped {Homemade Typography Art}


Update -- giveaway closed. the winner is #33 April. Happy Monday!!  This week's Monday Giveaway is from a great etsy shop -- Word Whipped {hand painted, custom typography signs}  {Family Signs -- you can add places, names, addresses}  {What little girl wouldn't love this Rosette Sign}  {or have a custom sign made with any saying you want like this Peace, Love Happiness sign} … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — ♥ Favorites ♥ {2}


 Love this lamp made out of a pickle jar AND Burlap Pennant Shade @ Redberry Barn How pretty is this Modern Nursery? I love the colors! @ a' la mode Turn an old windowpane into a Whimsical Coat Rack @ Johnny in a Dress … [Read more...]

{{{Happy Easter}}}


{Happy Easter} {I love this cute idea. I think I am going to take our leftover jelly beans and plant them this week. Come over to C Jane Blog to see what grows!} I also wanted to let you all know how much I love and  appreciate you. Tatertots and Jello brings so much joy into my life. I love meeting new friends and sharing so many amazing talented people and projects. Thank you for … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — ♥ Favorites ♥ {1}


I'm loving this pretty front porch makeover @ In Between Laundry  And this pretty entryway @ Decor Chick Find out how to make this gorgeous DIY Coffee Table @ Shanty 2 Chic … [Read more...]

Give clothes new life with Rhinestones {and a sparkly Silhouette deal}


In honor of Earth Day I have a little project that will help add some new life to hand-me-down clothes.   You might know that I have four kids. Well, if any of you had older siblings you might know what it's like to get hand-me-downs. Ella, my youngest has two older sisters and she is very familiar with hand-me-downs... So when Silhouette sent me a really fabulous Rhinestone kit and asked me … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make a Zippered Pouch with coordinating fabric liner!!


Happy Thursday!!  We are still enjoying Spring Break at The Happiest Place on Earth, but in the meantime, I have a super talented guest who is sharing a beautiful tutorial today! I'd love to introduce you to Katy from Lil' Alice. Katy inherited a sewing machine from her beloved grandma Alice and taught herself how to sew. Now she has a beautiful shop and makes all sorts of awesome … [Read more...]