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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...]

Striped Aqua, Grey and Gold Guest Bedroom Reveal — all the details!!

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Thanks for all of your sweet emails and comments on my striped guest room reveal. It was so fun to work on!! I have had a lot of questions about the items in the room. So I thought it would be fun to do a post on all of the details!! I love beautiful things at a great price. A few weeks ago, I was contacted by Target's PR agency about their new Threshold Spring Line. And I fell in … [Read more...]

Five Tips to Creating the Perfect Guest Room!

5 tips for the perfect guest room

When school started this year all of my kids wanted to switch bedrooms around! My middle daughter started high school and wanted to be down in the basement with my oldest daughter. So she took over our guest room. And my youngest daughter took over her "Tween" room. And my oldest son is away at college, so we decided to turn his room into the new guest room. It's the biggest bedroom … [Read more...]

DIY Rolling Storage Crates Organization!

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Hello! I’m so excited to be here at Tatertots and Jello! Jen is one of my favorite blog friends, and I absolutely adore her! My name is Traci, and I blog at Beneath My Heart and Organize & Inspire. I have been blogging at Beneath My Heart for 5 years, but decided to start an organizing feature blog this past year called Organize and Inspire. I am the mother of four boys, and it is my … [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...]

How to Make Yarn Pom Poms and a Giant Pom Pom Throw!

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Pom Poms are so cute! I love them in any color or size. A year or two ago I bought a pom pom maker and have loved making my own pom poms ever since. This pom pom maker is great because it has tools for making four different sizes of pom poms -- from 1/2 inch to 3 inches wide. There are so many things you can make with pom poms! Wreaths, garlands, embellish pillows and I thought it would be fun to … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili Recipe!

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This is one of my favorite recipes! And I can honestly say that it is the ONE cooking award that I have ever won! About 6 years ago we had a neighborhood retreat where we all brought a Fall Chili recipe and they gave out prizes. So I brought my Pumpkin Chili ..... And. I. won. So fun!! I have been promising the recipe ever since. And what I love about this recipe is that it is SUPER easy … [Read more...]

Nursery Nook: Adoption Story and three free printables!

nursery nook adoption story at tatertots and jello

I am having such a fun time as a Shutterfly ambassador. This month we were given the theme of creating a nursery. I immediately thought of my friend and neighbor whose family has gone through a powerful experience over the past months -- and how perfect this theme would be for her and her daughter. I asked my neighbor to share her experience. Here it is, in her words: It is true that … [Read more...]

30 Day Challenge Reveal – Master Bedroom Makeover!

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The past 30 days have FLOWN by as I have been working hard to complete our Master Bedroom Makeover for the Jo-Ann and HGTV HOME™ Magic with Fabric & Trim challenge. It's been a whirlwind of activity, but SO much fun too!!! I have loved seeing my room transform every day into something new. You see, with three teenagers in the house, sometimes things get a little LOUD and CRAZY around … [Read more...]

How to Make Easy Envelope-Back Pillow Covers (with Cording)!

corded envelope back pillow tutorial DIY

This is easy sewing -- if I can do it, you can do it!   I have always loved the look of corded pillows, but as a beginning sewer I've been afraid to make them because they seemed so out of my skill range.  As part of our bedroom redo for the HGTV Home™ fabric and trim Challenge, I knew I wanted to make some pretty corded pillow covers for our bed. So I worked up my nerve and made a few. … [Read more...]