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Merry and Bright Christmas Kitchen at the 1905 Cottage! {Free Printables!}

merry and bright holiday kitchen at tatertots and jello

I love decorating for the holidays. So when Big Lots contacted me and asked if I would make over a room for the holidays in their #BigHoliday challenge, I thought it would be fun to add some holiday cheer to the kitchen at the 1905 cottage. I think the main living room or family room usually gets decorated but I spend so much time in the kitchen during the holidays, I thought it would be exciting … [Read more...]

Christmas Porch at the #1905Cottage!

christmas porch decorating ideas at tatertots and jello

I love decorating my home for the holidays. And I think there's nothing that makes a statement quite like your front door. So when Lowes asked us if we could do a post about welcoming guests for the holidays, I immediately thought of the front porch at the #1905Cottage. This year I am going for a mostly red and white theme. I love how classic and happy red and white are together. I had such … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek: Holiday Room Makeover #BIGHoliday

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I'm excited to decorate for the holidays! So when Big Lots asked me to participate in the #BIGHoliday challenge to give a holiday makeover to a room in my house, I was SO excited.   November 16-22 is National Decorate Your Home for the Holidays week, and it's designed to encourage everyone to plan early, decorate and de-stress in time to spread holiday cheer. I love this … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Bring a Pop of Color Into Your Home!

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I love a clean look -- whites and grays are my favorites! But the reason they work so well for me is that I love a hint of color!   The #1905Cottage is so small - I knew a white overall color palette was the way to go. I painted all of the rooms white and concentrated on very simple decor. And I love the way it turned out. I love bringing in different POPS of color for different … [Read more...]

Halloween Gallery Wall and Free Printables!

haunted halloween project and printables at tatertots and jello

My amazing photographer sister Wendy took some haunted pictures of my kids a couple of years ago when the #1905Cottage was under restoration. They turned out so great and creepy. I thought they would be so fun to have printed from Shutterfly's wood art to create a Halloween Gallery Wall. I love the way the wood grain shows through in their wood wall art. And I thought it would super cool with the … [Read more...]

Easy Halloween Porch Decor

Halloween porch 2014 at tatertots and jello

One of my favorite things to do for each season or holiday is to decorate my porch! I decided to do something new on my porch at the 1905 cottage: I decided to try a bat theme! I got out my chevron bat wreath and my Halloween countdown calendar (with bats!). And then I added some new elements! So, when Command Brand sent me to the new Command Outdoor products, I couldn't wait to try them out. I … [Read more...]

Getting my Home Ready for Fall Entertaining!

pumpkin and floral centerpiece idea at tatertots and jello

This post sponsored by BHG at Walmart. I just adore Fall! The weather is cooler, I want to bake and entertain. I am kind of fascinated with owls for fall this year. So when I saw the fun owl plates and cookie jar from Better Homes and Gardens at Walmart, I just had to pick them up. I think they are so festive for Fall and Winter. I paired them with these classic beaded plates, also in the … [Read more...]

Fall Centerpiece Tutorial and #1905Cottage Fall Home Tour!

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Hi! Welcome if you are coming over from Desert Domicile! I'm so thrilled to be part of the The White Buffalo Styling Co.  -- Bloggers Stylin' Home Tours! I have been so INSPIRED by all of the amazing ideas shared this week!! It's been so fun to see all of the beautiful homes and ideas!   I have BIG changes happening at the #1905Cottage. I am so excited to share all of the news soon! … [Read more...]

Fall Burlap and Metal Letter Wall Hanging!

fall burlap wall hanging at tatertots and jello

I love decorating my home for Fall. I just love this time of year! This month, as part of the Michaels Makers team, we were asked to create something for Autumn. So I headed over to Michaels store for some inspiration. One of the first things I saw were these small metal letters in the new RAW section. I loved them. And I thought the metal would look great against the texture of burlap. So … [Read more...]

Make an Easy Autumn Pumpkin Wreath!

fall pumpkin wreath at tatertots and jello

If you've been following my blog for long you will know that I love making wreaths! It's such an easy way to decorate for different seasons or holidays! And one of my VERY favorite seasons to decorate for is AUTUMN! You can make a fall wreath in August and leave it up all the way through November - how easy is that??? Here's a wreath that I created -- it's super neutral and I think it's so … [Read more...]