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{Happy} Halloween Wreath Tutorial


 Have I mentioned that I love Halloween - lol? I do -- but I don't really care for the gruesome, bloody side of Halloween decor. I like to keep my Halloween cute and lighthearted. I was trying to come up with a new Halloween Wreath and really wanted to make something with polka dots -- you know how I love those. Plus some glitter -- nothing says Halloween like glitter :) I had a Dollar Store … [Read more...]

Painted Halloween Pennant Pillow Tutorial


{Say that 10 times fast - lol!} As you might have guessed - I LOVE Halloween! There's something so fun about black and orange decorations and dressing up every year! So in honor of one of my favorite holidays, I'd like to share a little project. **Painted Halloween Pennant Pillows**   I had some pillow forms that I wanted to use. So I took those pillow forms and added 1 inch to each … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — Sunbasilgarden Handcrafted Happy Soap


 {Giveaway Closed -- winner will be announced 9/15 in the evening}Happy Monday! It's time for a fun giveaway! I'd like to introduce you to  Sunbasilgarden Soaps -- handcrafted happy soaps! How cute are these soaps??   You MUST check them out. So fun!! Chocolate Covered Pretzel Soap! Cupcake Soap! Cookies and Milk Soap! Caramel Apple … [Read more...]

More Great Ideas & a Winner!


This Colorful Halloween Wreath makes me smile! @ Write It Down Ok - I am loving the Chevrons AND Keep Calm in this Canvas @ Kevin and Jessica Great Idea -- wrap a special present in Scented Patterned Drawer Liners @ My Many Colored Days How cute are these? Make Giant Candy Corn out of Styrofoam @ Cheap Chic Home  Find out how to make Personalized Key Fobs @ Create … [Read more...]

Extra Bonus Weekend Giveaway


Happy Labor Day Weekend! I have a really fun, quick giveaway from one of my favorite Sponsors - Crafty Girls Workshop! Crafty Girls is a fun shop where you can find funky, happy fabrics as well as cute patterns and kits for your crafty projects!      And this month at crafty Girls is Jelly Roll Madness Month!  In case you didn't know, Jelly Rolls are rolls of 42-inch … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 9/4!


Ok - how cute are these Chocolate Mustaches? And great party ideas @ Olivia Renn  Make Beadboard Candycorn for Fall @ CHAPMAN PLACE  Bling up your Pumpkins this year @ Dream Big. Stamp Often. Make a Tablecloth a little longer and cuter by adding Fabric Trim @ Six Relax and Read Create a Burlap Pumpkin with @ Domestically Speaking Love these Crackly Halloween Count Down Blocks … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up — And Jewelry Giveaway!


Don't you just love Fridays? And especially a Friday with a long weekend? Whee!! It's time for the Weekend Wrap Up Party! I am excited to spotlight YOU and YOUR ideas! The giveaway today is from Corie @ Red Letter Rising -- an amazing custom jewelry, coasters and gift shop.  {handmade necklaces}    {plexiglass coasters}    {I … [Read more...]

Guest Project — DIY {Halloween} Candelabra


  Hi all, I'm Sandra from Sawdust and Paper Scraps.  I'm super excited to be here to share a little project with you.   Thanks for having me Jen. Halloween is a my daughter's favorite holiday and she wants to decorate as soon as she sees the stores all decked out with their Spooky goods (which pretty much happens in July these days.) I tell her we have to wait until October … [Read more...]

Laundry Room Quick Peek


As you have probably seen on the blog or Twitter, I have been hard at work redoing my laundry room. It is coming along. I am almost done painting the cabinets. I just thought I would share a little quick peek on what it's looking like so far!! Have you ever heard of Cutting Edge Stencils? They make the coolest, big stencils. They sent me their Designer Stencil "Damask". For this room, I … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Vintage Window Wall Decor


Hi there, Tatertots and Jello readers! My name is Linda with burlap+blue, and I have an Etsy shop of the same name.  I create vintage-inspired goods for your home and family, such as... coasters dessert pedestals Today, I want to share a couple of ideas with you for transforming salvaged window panes into something useful and beautiful for your home. I love the charm and … [Read more...]

More Great Ideas & A Couple of Winners {including Modern Bird}


I love the colors in this Lamp Redo @ 33 Shades of Green Find out how to make these Fantastic Numbered Candsticks @The Gathering Place Design  Jazz up your outfit by making a Peony Pin @ our daily chocolate I want one of these Button Belts - find out how to make them @ Something Pretty Grab these FREE fall Printables @ Crafty Workin Mom What a Bright & Happy … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Fall Headband Tutorial & Giveaway!


  Hi, we are Allyx and Whittney.    We started our store -- June at the start of this year and we are so excited to be on Tatertots and Jello to share a tutorial with you and to host a give away! We specialize in clothing, headbands, and up-cycled vintage suitcases. Everything we make is our own design and hand-made! We hope you find something you … [Read more...]

My take on a Modern Fall 3-D Wreath


I think Mod Podge might be the reason that I started blogging – LOL. I was on a mod podge kick and needed a place to keep my ideas. Over the years, I think I have tried decoupaging just about everything from frames and magnet boards to tables and trays to bar stools. I just can’t get enough of the stuff! In honor of one of my favorite crafting mediums, I came up with a little project — my … [Read more...]

{Spooky Subway Art}


The other day I had my friend Sarah from Alpine Poppy and her daughter over for a Girl's Subway Art Day. We had a wonderful time chatting and making some Subway Art projects! I made a Spooky Halloween one using a board I had in my garage from my Laundry Room project {more details on that coming up this week!} It was great fun! A Girls Craft Day is a great way to get projects done while having … [Read more...]

Monday Giveaway — The Vintage Pearl Giveaway!


{Giveaway Closed - winner will be announced 9/10}Happy Monday!  Here's something special to brighten up your week --  a FABULOUS giveaway from The Vintage Pearl!!  Erin sent me this Layered Flower Necklace to review -- I love it! The scalloped edges and the little "j" are so cute. I've had tons of compliments and I love that it is so pretty but it is also something that I can wear every … [Read more...]