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Happy Holidays: Easy Holiday Decor

When The Mister and I were first married, funds were T-I-G-H-T! Christmas can seem difficult when you have a limited budget so we needed easy holiday décor stat! That was no easy task since that was...... Pre-Pinterest days........... WHAT??? {Shocking we know!} Ideas were available in your head, magazines, books, and/or friends. Creativity had to prevail. We did easy holiday décor like … [Read more...]

Lowes Holiday Makeover — Reveal in Macon, Georgia!

I have loved working with Lowes over the past few years on their blogging team: working on projects on my home, and more recently on my #1905Cottage. So when Lowes contacted me this Fall about a new exciting project I was super excited! They asked me if I would be willing to travel to one of my readers' homes and transform it for the holidays. Of course I couldn't wait! So I put out a call … [Read more...]

Free Christmas Tree & Plaid Printables! [Say Hello to the Holidays!]

I am having such a fun time getting the #1905Cottage ready for the holidays. I created [Say Hello to the Holidays] Free Christmas Tree & Plaid Printables for you! Earlier this Fall I created some festive Autumn printables for the kitchen. And now that Christmas is coming, I wanted to create some new artwork for this wall.   … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Christmas Pom Pom Wreath

Hi everyone, it's Holly from My Sister's Suitcase! It has been such an honor to be one of Jen's contributors this year, and I'm happy to be back this month as part of the Happy Holidays series, with a Christmas Pom Pom wreath that anyone can make! I saw a really cool, fluffy pom pom wreath at JoAnn Craft store a few weeks ago, but it was pretty expensive and it was a cream colored yarn. I needed … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Reindeer Food Tubes

The Christmas season is SO magical! One of our favorite holiday traditions is sprinkling a little reindeer food out in the yard on Christmas Eve. A fun holiday activity is making the reindeer food with the kids. I like to have it all done well before Christmas Eve and in years past we've always had a little bowl on the counter until it was sprinkle time. Honestly it drove me a bit nuts having … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Glitter Tape Utensil Holders

Hi everyone! I'm so excited and honored to be visiting today!  I'm Valerie from Occasionally Crafty.  I'm a busy mom like many of you, but I love to make things, so I squeeze in crafting- occasionally!   On my blog, you'll find lots of simple but beautiful crafts and DIY projects, printables, recipes, and more. Dress up your next party table with these easy Glitter Tape Utensil … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Snowy Village Book Ends

Hi there Tatertots and Jello readers, I'm Ashley from Cherished Bliss and I'm so excited to stop in today and share this little tutorial with you! This year I've really tried to use everything from our Christmas storage boxes and donate what I don't need anymore. As I was sorting through everything I came across these old Christmas village houses that I remember buying for my husband and … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Mini Christmas Stocking Garland

Hi there Tatertots & Jello readers! It's Melissa from the Polka Dot Chair. Today I'm excited to be sharing a simple Christmas sewing project with you, this Mini Christmas Stocking Garland. These little stockings are not only cute but oh so easy to stitch up! I made five for my garland but you could easily make more to make a longer garland. You can also give the individual stockings as … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Recycled Shirt Cuff Pouch

Hi everyone! My name is Cindy and you can find me over at Skip to my Lou. I blog about crafts, sewing, crochet and beautiful handmade gift ideas. I also love celebrating teachers and have hundreds of teacher appreciation gift ideas. I hope you will come visit me if you are looking for more fun crafts and activities. This recycled shirt cuff pouch is the perfect way to wrap up something small … [Read more...]

Christmas Wish List Ornaments with free printables!

Hi there! It's Jen and Jodie from Eighteen25 and we're back again to show you how to whip up some perfect little Christmas Wish List ornaments. You know we are crazy for Jen's Home+Made line and we knew we had to come up with something using these Kraft Pocket Tags. We love to see what the kids have asked Santa for in years past so we thought this was a fun way to preserve those. Here's … [Read more...]