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10-Minute 4th of July Shirts!! {tutorial}

Here's a fast and easy way to make some 4th of July shirts for your kids -- or even yourself this year!! I actually made these last year but the night before the Fourth {that's how I roll} -- too late to blog it. And my younger daughter grew out of her shirt, so I made her a new one to wear this year. I used old shirts and scrap fabric, so this project also ended up being FREE. Yay!! I love a … [Read more...]

Michael’s Creative Crew Blogger Event!

A few weeks ago I was in Texas, as part of the Michaels Creative Crew. It was a whirwind two day trip filled  amazing information, fun, new friends and crafts galore!! It was such an honor to be one of the bloggers at this fun event. And I think the thing I loved the most about this trip was getting to know the people behind the Michaels brand. First of all, I have to say how impressed I am … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make a Ruffled Soda Can Holder from an old handbag!! {tutorial}

Hey there TT&J readers!  I'm stoked to be here to share a fun summer craft with you crafty ladies!! I'm Linda from Craftaholics Anonymous. I am a hopeless Craft Addict with a blog....because its cheaper than therapy! I share tutorials for almost every craft I do and I love featuring creative ideas and creative bloggers. I also host a biannual Handmade Gift Exchange which is loads of … [Read more...]

Fast and Easy Pleated Ruffle Ottoman Slipcover {tutorial}!!

Fast and Easy Pleated Ottoman Slipcover! I recently ordered this pretty blue chevron materialfabric.com.  I love the color because it can go in almost any room in my house. I bought this ottoman at a discount store about 15 years ago and for the past 5 years it's been sitting in my basement, waiting for a makeover. So I decided to give it a little facelift with my new fabric. This was … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Inspiring Projects!!

Hello again! It's Taylor from Taylor Madeback for round two of the Weekend Wrap-Up party. I don't know how Jen does this every week, so hard to narrow it down to just a few! I love to blog about all sorts of things- sewing projects, recipes, making stuff for my two boys but one of my very favorite things is Home Decor. One of my best home decor ideas is my Monogrammed Plate on my Plate … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Fabulous Projects you can make for under $10!!

Hi TT&Jers, I am Taylor from Taylor Made. I'm so excited to be here today because I adore Tatertots and Jello; it was one of my very first blogs to read and inspired me to start my own blog. In honor of Jen's fabulous London trip, I thought I would share my tutorial on how to make your very own Union Jack Stationery. Maybe this will help with our trip envy? Taylor Made is about all of my … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and Shabby Chic Crafts giveaway!!

  Happy Friday!!  Let the party begin!!  This week's giveaway is from  Shabby Chic Crafts!! Specializing in paper embellishments -- perfect for all sorts of projects. {like these circle Camping Embellishments - perfect for summer!} {Vintage-inspired Beachy  Journal Cards} … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make Embellished Resin Rings!!

Hey Jelloheads!  That's totally what a follower of Jen's is called, and I am one too.  It's Amy from Mod Podge Rocks - your guest host today. If you don't know me, I blog about Mod Podge and everything that you can do with it.  I also love the color blue, garden gnomes and pugs.  In my spare time I'm writing a book (that Jen is going to be in!) and I'm training for a 1/2 marathon.  Nuts?  … [Read more...]

“Summer Social” Guest Project — Free Fourth of July Party Printables!! {tutorial}

Hi TT&J Readers! I'm thrilled to be a guest today as part of Jen's Summer Social Series, while she lives it up in London. I love Jen, and I hope she's enjoying herself!I'm Kami, and I run the blog: NoBiggie. It's a lifestyle blog that includes all my favorites: crafts - cooking - thrifting and my family. I'm a big fan of the 4th of July, and today I thought it would be fun to share … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Free {Chevron} Summer Party Printables!!

Hello, Everyone!! I'm Keren From Free Pretty Things For You and I am a FREEBIE MAKER! I LOVE making All kinds of vintage inspired freebies for anyone that loves that   old school nostalgic look! We all know how much our sweet Jen (and all of us) Loves the awesome Chevron Pattern, right? In Honor of that Love, I decided to incorporate it into this Super Fun, Super Vintage, SUPER ADORABLE  … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Decorative Tile Message Board {tutorial}

Hello, Tatertots and Jello readers! My name is Amanda and I blog about crafts, thrifty decorating, recipes, and home life at Serenity Now. I love mochas, shoes, and Target. As a stay-at-home mom of two little girls, I spend a lot of time at the kitchen sink washing dishes.  Today's project is a very simple, easy craft that will give you something cute to look at while you scrub those sippy … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — $50 to Starfish Jewelry {custom jewelry made in sunny San Diego}

UPDATE --Giveaway closed. The winner was #15 Natalie @ Vegetablog. Congratulations natalie!! Happy Monday!!!  It's Giveaway Monday and this week I am so excited to introduce you to Amber from Starfish Jewelry -- custom jewelry made in sunny San Diego!!  She makes beautiful monogrammed necklaces that would make great wedding gifts.... You can get your children's name on these cool … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Beachy Inspiration!!

Hey, everyone!! It's Amy from My 3 Monsters again.  I'm so excited to be back!  Jen's letting me guest post again today to share more of my Weekend Wrap-Up Favorites because she's super-cool like that, you know.  And, boy, do I have more favorites!!  Y'all are some of the most talented crafters out there.  It has already been  "summer   " for a while here in Arizona.  In fact, our summer … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Typography Projects {1}

Hey all you TT&J-ers out there!   I'm Amy from My 3 Monsters. I'm just doing some blog-sitting this weekend while Jen's off enjoying her London adventure.  {Are you as jealous as I am?} My 3 Monsters is my humble little on-line abode where I blog about fixing up my humble little real-life abode, my crafty endeavors, and the challenges and joys of raising three super-fun {and a little bit … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and ModBe Clothing Giveaway!!

Update -- Giveaway closed. the winner is Ashley @ Just the Six of us. TGIF!!  It's Friday - my favorite day of the week. I'm super excited to introduce you to another favorite clothing store of mine -- Modbe, the sister clothing line to DownEast Clothing. ModBe is another great place to get stylish, flattering clothing at great prices. … [Read more...]