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Guest Project — Paint your Curtains!

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 Hi! I'm Rachel from first home makeover I couldn't wait to share this mini-makeover with you.  After the stencil project I did on our back door, found here, I knew that I'd be temporarily obsessing over stencils.  I immediately started thinking about what else I could stencil away.  And that's when I began wandering around the house, staring at random items and furniture, trying to come up with … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 17 Halloween Costumes!

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Can you believe she make this Davy Crockett outfit in 30 minutes? Amazing! @ In Between Laundry Too cute -- find out how to make this Pink Owl Costume @ Following Phubie  Make an adorable Train Costume for your little guy @ Today's Fabulous Finds You must check out all of the Family Costume Theme Ideas @ This Mommy Loves  Your dog deserves a little Halloween Festivity too - make him a … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Project — make a Thankful Garland

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 It's Thursday and time for Mrs. Bliss Holiday Workshop!  Have you checked out all of the great holiday-related posts?? This week there are ideas from creating the perfect outfit for those parties, to wrapping gifts, making a centerpiece and more!! The complete projects and links are at the bottom of the post.  Today I'd like to share a project that can help bring the spirit of Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Trash to Treasure Desk Transformation!

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 Hi! I am Stacy from Not JUST A Housewife and I am so HaPpY to be here on Tatertots and Jello!!! I love building and refinishing furniture! It all started when I was a newly wed and received a ton of hand-me-down furniture from family and friends. Most people probably would have left it "as is" until they could afford new things. But not me. I wanted them to look nice and match right then ( … [Read more...]

Christmas Project — make Painted Ornament Pillows

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Ok, ok, I know it's a little early for Christmas projects :) I went on Studio 5 last week to talk about my Painted Halloween Pillows and thought it might be fun to make up some Painted Christmas Pillows too. So I thought I'd share them with you in case you want to make some for the Holiday Season! Here's what I did:  1. Figure out what size pillow form you will use. Cut out a piece of … [Read more...]

Guest Project – Make a Beaded Spider!

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  Hello! I am SO EXCITED to be guest-posting on Tatertots and Jello today! This is my first-ever guest-post and my first-ever tutorial, so it is an honor to have them featured on a blog that I have loved for AGES!  Walking through a store the other day, I spied some decorative spiders ($5 apiece!) that had plastic bodies and colorful beaded legs. I really liked them but I have two rules about … [Read more...]

Guest Project: make a delicious French Silk Pie

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Hi, I’m Tru. I live on a dairy farm in the Midwest and I’m always looking for ways to save money or reuse things. My kids used to call me cheap, but I like to think of myself as frugal. Funny thing; now that they’re older, I see them making frugal choices also. I started my original blog back in 2004, just to keep in touch with my children. Being that I had dialup at the time, it was just … [Read more...]

Hostess Gift Idea — give a set of Hand Painted Glasses

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 It's Thursday and another week of the Fabulous Mrs. Bliss Holiday Workshop! I love this series. So many great ideas for the upcoming Holiday Season!  Today I am sharing a craft that would be a fun, personalized Hostess Gift Idea -- Hand Painted Glasses.  First, you need some glass paint. I used DecoArt's Gloss Enamel that I was sent through The DIY Club - they are formulated to … [Read more...]

My Spookified Mantle — eeeeeek!

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I finally got my Halloween boxes out and spookified my mantle!! Ella was thrilled - she's been asking me to get the boxes out for a few weeks :)  And, it ended up working out perfectly -- because the delightful Beth @ Stories of A to Z is having a Spooktacular Mantle Party today!! So much fun!! I just had to link up and join in the festivities! A couple little projects I did … [Read more...]

Guest Project — 5 Minute Halloween Craft

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Do you find yourself looking around at home decor stores or flipping through catalogs thinking, "I know I could do this myself, but how?"   Saturday Mornings is full of ways to do just that!  I show you step by step how to get the looks you want for less, often with things you already have around the house!  I was so thrilled for the opportunity to do a tutorial for TT&J and I decided … [Read more...]

Free Canvas Offer — family memories

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I am so excited to tell you about this offer!!  It's hard to believe - but it's for real!!  It's that time of year when we start thinking about Family Pictures for Christmas Cards. We had some taken last year by my sister Wenderful {if you are in California, she is booking sessions right now} and this is my favorite shot from that day. We are all walking away hand in hand. I love the … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make an Incredibly Cool Halloween Wreath!

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  Hi Tatertots and Jello readers! Who am I? I am Madigan, the author of Madigan Made. I started my blog this past spring as a little creative journal. I enjoy chatting about my cooking, crafting and decorating projects. (Oh, and the occasional misadventure.) When I made this Halloween wreath, I immediately thought of Jen at TT&J. She has loads of great wreath ideas. I am so excited to be … [Read more...]

HUGE GIVEAWAY!!

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I have a special treat for you!! Have you heard of Creative Estates -- the fabulous new blogging conference?? April 8-10 Chandler, AZ  I have a full conference pass to give away!!    This is FOR REAL! If you’ve never heard of the Creative Estates Conference, click here. This is a $189 value! (hotel and flight are not included in this giveaway) Here's a little about the … [Read more...]

13 Days of Halloween Fun!

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Happy Sunday!  Have you heard of the 13 Days of Halloween at Kirstikoo Handmade? Kirsti has 13 days of cute Halloween projects from guest bloggers with fun tutorials like: And giveaways too!  And today I am sharing a tutorial on how to make a Halloween Luminary Tree.  Come over and see the ideas. Have a {Spooky} Day!   xoxo … [Read more...]

An Inexpensive, Feminine Gift Idea to make this Holiday Season!

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Hi! Welcome to the First week of the Housewife Bliss Holiday Party! This is a wonderful collection of Holiday ideas by 10 fabulous bloggers who will be covering all the parts of How to Have a Successful Holiday Season. Today I want to talk about a really inexpensive, easy gift idea that you can make. And it can be customized so many ways.  Rolled Flower Brooches Once you start making … [Read more...]