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Weekend Wrap Up Party — and Allora Handmade Giveaway!!

Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! I have a real treat for you today! Allora Handmade is one of my favorite shops! Jessica, the owner, pioneered the  rosette jewelry trend -- and her creations are beautiful! I have a couple of her necklaces,  and I get compliments every time I wear them -- because they are amazing! (see! Here I am on Instagram showing one … [Read more...]

Throw a Patriotic Picnic — Food, Decorations, Party Favors and More!! (tutorial)

HELLO fans of Tatertots and Jello and many thanks to Jen for inviting me to spotlight one of my upcoming holiday themes. My name is Eileen and I blog at The Seasonal Home, where we celebrate the ART of Decorating around the JOY of celebrating. This post is all about the ol' Red, White and Blue and with July 4th around the corner, I hope it inspires you with its patriotic spirit... enjoy! … [Read more...]

Make a Beachy Wood Bead Chandelier (tutorial)!!

I may  end up with chandeliers in EVERY room in my house -- I love them so much!! So when I was working on my Guest Room Redo -- I knew I wanted to change the dreaded nipple light fixture with something a little more fun. PLUS, that light fixture hardly let in any light. I also knew that I didn't have a big budget for the room, so I needed to come up with something that was inexpensive but also … [Read more...]

Get Your Creative Space Organized with FREE Printable Labels!!

Free Organizing Labels! Hey Tatertots and Jello, friends! It's Carli and Abbey here this week from DimplePrints! As always, we're so happy to be here with all of you guys and share another fun freebie printable with Jen and her readers! Even though spring cleaning "season" is nearing an end, organization is still important and what lady doesn't enjoy serious organization of their craft … [Read more...]

Summer Road Trip Countdown Game and Free Printables!!

Summer Road Trip Countdown Game! Hi everyone! I'm Natalie from Detail-Oriented Diva and I am so grateful to be sharing a little "Are We There Yet?" Countdown with you today. Many thanks to Jen for allowing me this awesome opportunity.  Road trips can be such a stressful experience when it comes to traveling with kiddos. ***   My Kiddo always has such a hard time with the … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — $70 to Vinyl Crafts Typography!!

 Happy Monday!! This week's giveaway is from one of my favorite sponsor's and an amazing person -- Becky from Vinyl Crafts!! Becky is incredible. She makes beautiful signs and runs her Vinyl Craft business AND she has nine kids! Plus she loves chocolate and runs marathons too! Wow! Here are some of my favorite Vinyl Craft signs: … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Things to Do With The Kids This Summer!!

The kids are out for summer! What are you going to do to make this Summer the Summer to Remember? Here are 25+ awesome ideas for FUN this Summer!! Check them out. And also check out the other HUNDREDS of ideas that were linked up this week. SO much inspiration!!  Sponge Water Ball @ Its Overflowing   DIY Water Table @ Cheap Crafty Mama  DIY Sundae Bar @ Katie's Nesting Spot   Patriotic … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 28 Refreshing Summer Treats!!

Are your kids out on summer break yet? If not, you might have a little bit of time to prepare for the best summer ever!   Win mother of the year by choosing some of  these  refreshing treats to fix your family over the summer! And be sure to check out all of the AMAZING links this week!  Peanut Butter Cookie @ A Pretty Life in the Suburbs   Oreo Popsicles @ Little Inspiration  Lemon … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — And Mod Podge Rocks Book and Product Giveaway!

Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! You all probably know Amy Anderson of Mod Podge Rocks! Amy is one of my best blogging friends -- she's so talented, funny and smart: And we started a new site together in May -- Refashion Files. It's full of awesome refashion ideas (and you can even submit your own for us to feature)! Not only is Amy an awesome friend of mine who has even braved … [Read more...]

Turn a Napkin into a Pillow Cover in 5 Minutes!! (tutorial)

I am almost done with my guest bedroom redo. The color theme is grey and coral. So when I saw these 2-sided Privet House napkins from Target, I knew I wanted to use them in the room. I love the modern patterns. And for $3-4 per napkin, I thought it would be a great way to bring the color and those patterns into the room. Once I got the napkins home, I discovered that the napkins were … [Read more...]

Jordan Valley Home and Garden Summer Soiree & Ticket Giveaway!!

I have to admit, I don't have a green thumb. I wish I did. This summer I am trying to learn more about gardening and what will grow in my climate. So I was excited to learn about the Jordan Valley Home and Garden Club, a new club which is specifically aimed at do-it-yourself homeowners like me -- and you!  I'm joining and hoping they can help me with my lack of gardening skills and I love that … [Read more...]

How To Replace Sliding Closet Doors with Standard Doors (tutorial)

In my last two room makeovers, one of the biggest and most dramatic changes I've made is to replace the old sliding closet doors with regular hinged doors. The old doors weren't horrible doors -- at least they had a colonial look. But sliding doors are a little awkward to use and mine kept coming off the tracks. I love closet doors that open wide, it's so easy to see what's inside. Plus, if you … [Read more...]

Ashley’s Grey & Coral Nursery!!

My sister Ashley just had a baby a couple of weeks of weeks ago. Her baby is so adorable - I can't wait to be able to go out and hold her!!! My other sister Wendy took these amazing pictures of Ashley's baby: I am so excited to have Ashley here to share her daughter's nursery with us!! Here's Ashley -- When I found out I was having a girl, I was so excited to get started on the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 Weekend Outdoor Projects to Make!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! How will you be spending the weekend? Do you need any OUTDOOR inspiration, if so check out these HOT summer projects! DIY House Number Planter Box @ The Scrap Shoppe Painted Pots and Porch Steps @ It all Started with Paint   Garden Potting Center @ Art is Beauty  Window Box Recipe @ Easier Than I thought  … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Pretty Patriotic Projects to Make!!

Wave, wave, wave the flag, Hold it very high. Watch the colors gently wave, Way up in the sky. With Memorial Day this weekend and the 4th of July is approaching quickly. Make a Patriotic Project to celebrate! Check out all of the Patriotic Ideas and don't forget to be inspired by all of the other FAB ideas that are linked up this week! Washi Tape Patriotic Art @ 52 Mantels   … [Read more...]