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Make an Easy 15-Minute Summer Wreath!!

15 minute summer wreath idea at tatertots and jello

This post sponsored by Michaels. I'm so excited to be a part of the new Michaels Makers team!  There's a new line at Michaels called Raw Bar - and to celebrate, Michaels sent me some samples to try.     I love making wreaths! And since the Fourth of July was over, I wanted to create something that could stay on my door through the rest of the summer. I loved the burlap frame that Michaels … [Read more...]

Make an Easy DIY Upholstered Headboard!

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      This is one of my favorite projects. It's an easy way to make a HUGE statement in a bedroom for hardly any money. And I love that you can use whatever fabric you want to coordinate with your room! This is a ONE hour project. Yay!   What you need:   Fabric (you'll need to buy enough to wrap around the edges of the board) Large piece of … [Read more...]

My New Line: Home + Made!

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I really can't believe I'm typing this. When I started blogging I did it as a creative outlet and a way to connect with people. I never in my wildest dreams could have believed all of the joy that blogging has brought into my life. I have met some of my closest friends here and seeing all of the blogs and projects inspires me each and every day. So when American Crafts and Pebbles approached me … [Read more...]

How to Decorate with Spray Paint!!

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I have an addiction. I admit it. I love COLOR!! Bright colors to me = HAPPY!! And one of the easiest ways to bring color into your home is through paint!  I'm so excited to take part in Beth from Home Stories AtoZ's How to Decorate Series with 25 bloggers each sharing a different aspect of decorating. The posts are so informative and inspiring! Be sure to go over to Beth's blog and get all … [Read more...]

Inspiring Creative Spaces! [Blog Hop!] #creativespacesvol3

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I'm so excited to be in Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking magazine's Creative Spaces Volume 3!  (You can get a sneak peek inside here!) But the best part -- I get to introduce you to the other talented, creative women featured in the issue, too. There's a full list at the end of the post -- you'll want to visit them all!     In this issue the editors featured the 1905 Cottage … [Read more...]

Make a Patriotic Molding Flag!! #LowesCreator

fourth of july at the #1905Cottage

I love being a Lowes Creator. This month one of the themes we could choose from was Patriotic Projects. I love the Fourth of July!! When we moved into our neigborhood more than 10 years ago, we were surprised to find out that there was a HUGE hometown parade and pancake breakfast right around the corner. And this parade happens on the #1905Cottage's street. My kids love it because anyone can … [Read more...]

Summer at the #1905Cottage! #STOH2014

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This is my favorite time of year! The weather is warm, the flowers are blooming, the kids are getting out of school for the summer! I'm thrilled to be joining in with Gina from Shabby Creek Cottage in her Summer Tour of Homes and sharing some of my favorite spots at the #1905Cottage. You might have read about my little love affair with this home. I've spent the last couple of years fixing … [Read more...]

Easy Outdoor Transformation #LowesCreator

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Bit by bit, I'm making some progress on the exterior of the #1905Cottage. I have a lot of work to go in the back, but I like the front to look good. While we removed some bushes and put in a planter area in the front last year, I knew I could do more.   As part of the Lowe's Creative Ideas blogger team, Lowe's gives me a monthly theme to inspire my projects. This month's was an … [Read more...]

Spring Project – Spray Painted Crate Flower Display!

spray painted crate flower display at tatertots and jello

This post is brought to you by Krylon. A couple of weeks ago Krylon sent me some bright paint and asked me to create a couple projects using spray paints in all different colors and finishes. I showed you the Colorful Clipboard Organization Wall I created using one of the pallet colors. Here are the paint colors they asked me to use in the second project:   Natural Stone textured spray … [Read more...]

Office Organization – Spray Painted Thrifted Clipboards!

spray painted clipboard organization at tatertots and jello

This post is sponsored by Krylon.  I love a good challenge. It really lets me stretch my creativity! So when Krylon contacted me and asked me if I would make a project using 4 completely different spraypaints - I was excited!!   Here are the colors they sent me -- Shimmer Metallic Green, Citrus Green, Pink and a Natural Stone finish. I wondered what I could create in one project with … [Read more...]