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“Let’s Go Fly a Kite” Spring Wreath Tutorial!!

lets go fly a kite wreath tutorial at tatertots and jello

I am on a Mary Poppins kick lately. I had such a fun time creating the "Let's Go Fly a Kite" printables last week, that I thought it would be fun to make a Spring wreath to go along with the printables. You know I love a good wreath. And I have been having such an awesome time playing around with my new Cricut Explore machine, I created this new wreath with it! I took the printable kite … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Make A Small Kitchen Seem Larger!!

10 ways to make a small kitchen seem larger at tatertots and jello

I've had so many emails and comments on the #1905Cottage remodel kitchen. I thought it might be fun to show some different ways that we used design and planning to make the space seem bigger.     1. Use open shelving to maximize storage but also keep the room as open as possible. We used custom-made shelving that we added before the tile was laid; it was custom-made to match the cabinetry and the … [Read more...]

#1905Cottage Kitchen Reveal!!

1905cottage kitchen before and after

I have some fun news coming regarding the #1905Cottage. I just love that little house. But in the meantime -- here's the kitchen reveal!!   And did I ever tell you why the kitchen reveal took so long?? When we took the bathroom floor up and looked underneath the cottage we discovered that the cottage's sewer line was collapsed - so we had to get an entire new sewer line all the way to the … [Read more...]

Two Free Easter/Spring Banners – in FIVE different colors!

hop hop hop spring printable at tatertots and jello

I just can't stop decorating my home for Spring. I am SO ready for some warm weather!! I made TWO banners for Spring - one says "EASTER" with eggs and the other says "HOP HOP HOP" with bunnies. And they're both available in FIVE different colors. Print them off and add some Spring Cheer to YOUR home!!     And here are the printables! … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Succulent Planter #LowesCreator #SpringIsCalling

diy succulent planter orchid at tatertots and jello

  I love being part of the Lowes Creative Ideas Team. This month we were asked to create something for our home using Pantone's color of the year  - Radiant Orchid. I recently posted some home decor ideas using Radiant Orchid. When I originally saw the color of the year, I didn't think I could incorporate it into my home's decor. It seemed a little too vibrant. But after doing some … [Read more...]

Paper and Ribbon Chandelier Tutorial!

paper and ribbon chandelier tutorial at tatertots and jello

I have had such a fun time designing my new line of scrapbook paper and embellishments for American Crafts!! It's going to be a scrapbook paper line that has a modern home decor spin! I can't wait to tell you more soon!! I was able to go down to the Craft and Hobby Association show - CHA a few weeks ago. And I made a little chandelier out of some pretty Pebbles scrapbook paper for the … [Read more...]

Easy Valentine Idea — Pink Interchangeable Bow Wreath!

pink satin bow valentine wreath

I love a simple wreath. Well, let's face it, I love pretty much any kind of wreath. Wreaths are my favorite. But there is something so pretty about a simple wreath. So this Valentine's Day I wanted to create a simple, pretty wreath. And I thought it would be fun to combine the texture of satin, along with a polka dot print!! So here is my Satin Bow Valentine Wreath. I love it's simplicity … [Read more...]

Super Easy Industrial Shelving DIY [#LowesCreator]

industrial shelves in the pantry DIY

This post sponsored by Lowe's. I was in Crate and Barrel last month and really liked this industrial shelving -- but it was $1499! But I didn't have time to learn to weld, and  I knew I wanted to put my own spin on the project for the #1905Cottage pantry: You'll love this easy to assemble industrial shelving project. There are slightly less expensive options, to be sure, but I … [Read more...]

14 Ways to Get Organized with DIY Industrial Shelving!

13 industrial shelving ideas

When we bought the #1905Cottage, the only way to access the laundry room was from the front porch. Sometime in the 1950's or 1960's the then-owners had taken part of the porch and turned it into a laundry room. So it had no heat and the floor was the concrete cement porch. When we remodeled the house, we cut a hole in the west wall of the kitchen and opened up an entrance to the laundry room. We … [Read more...]

Tatertots & Jello: 26 of my Favorite DIY Projects from 2013!!

tatertots and jello best projects of 2013

First of all, I would like to say thank you so much to everyone who has been reading my blog anytime in the past 6 years. When I started my blog I didn't think I had anything to say. I was at a low point in my life and I never would have imagined how much joy and fulfillment could have come out of this online world. I have gained so much inspiration, met so many wonderful, amazing friends and it … [Read more...]