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Holiday Decorating: My 2013 Sunburst Mirror Holiday Tree!

sunburst mirror tree at tatertots and jello

It's November 1st - so time to post my Christmas tree. LOL!! Seriously, for the second year in a row I am participating in Michael's Craft Stores #DreamTreeChallenge. It's so fun to see all of the amazing trees that bloggers create for this event. And I know it's a little early but it's fun to get inspired to decorate for the holidays!! I love this time of year. For my tree this year, I knew … [Read more...]

Ballard Designs Christmas Holiday Sign Knock-Off!

Ballard Designs Knock Off Christmas Sign at Tatertots and Jello

I'm working on a Christmas Tree through Michaels. It's so fun!! Of course I want to channel GOLD, but also white and grey. I think it's going to be so pretty! I will be revealing the full tree on November 1st!! And as part of this Holiday Tree - I thought it would be a challenge to recreate this Ballard Designs Christmas sign. I changed the colors to reflect my Christmas 2013 theme of Gold, … [Read more...]

Shutterfly By Design – and a Free Pillow Printable For You!

NOEL shutterfly pillow

Earlier this month I  was in New York City (one of my favorite places EVER) for the Shutterfly By Design event. They were showcasing some of the new Home Decor ideas and I can't wait to tell you all about what they have been working on! I was also so thrilled to be able to make a holiday-themed project for the front entryway of the event (and I'll show you how you can make it, too, in a … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays – Holiday Eggnog Quick Bread Recipe!

holiday eggnog quick bread

Hi Tatertots and Jello friends! I'm Mique from Thirty Handmade Days (30daysblog). Jen is the sweetest, most supportive and genuine person I know and am soooo happy to be here today. With Christmas coming up so soon -- I thought you might like to try a new recipe. This Holiday Eggnog Bread is quick and delicious. My family loooooves eggnog. Me? Not so much. But this bread is moist and tastes so … [Read more...]

Free Mini Loaf Pan Holiday Printables – and Cream Cheese Pumpkin Loaf Recipe!

Mini Loaf Pan Holiday Printable

I'm kind of on a kick to make printables for the disposable containers you can buy at your grocery store.  I made these printables for disposable cupcake containers. And then I saw the mini loaf pans with plastic tops. I thought they would make perfect neighbor gifts for homemade bread. I made some yummy Cheesecake Pumpkin loaves. This is such a moist recipe - perfect for all kinds of … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — Homemade Sea Salt Caramels Recipe!

sea salt caramels recipe

Merry Christmas Tatertos and Jello readers! I can't believe Christmas is only a week away! I'm Anna from Ask Anna and I am anxiously awaiting the "big day" but I'm also doing a mad rush to finish up Christmas presents and bake to my hearts content! Today I'm going to share with you an easy, to-die-for recipe, for sea salt caramels. I found this recipe last year and I have made it so many … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — Make a Snowburst Q-Tip Wreath!

snowburst winter wreath

It is always such an honor to get to hang out at Tatertots and Jello! I'm Kendra from My Insanity. I think Jen and I have both been on a marshmallow-y, wintry-white vibe this Christmas, so I'm hoping she will enjoy this project, and that you will, too. Chances are good that you may have already hung a wreath on your door for Christmas, but this project is all about winter, so it will … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — Make DIY Boutique Holiday Shirts with Free Templates!

diy boutique shirts

Hello! I am Samantha from Crafty Texas Girls and I cannot even begin to tell you how honored I am to be crafting today on Tatertots and Jello.    I feel like I am a guest on a fabulous talk show or something! Thank you Jen for including me in your Happy Holidays series. On my blog, Crafty Texas Girls, I chronicle my adventures in balancing motherhood, creativity, and a small … [Read more...]

Family Gallery Wall – Holiday Edition!

christmas family gallery wall

I just love our family gallery wall. It's so bright and happy-looking. I had a fun time making a spooky edition for Halloween. And I thought it would be fun to switch things up for the holidays. I wasn't sure what to do with the bright yellow table, and still work it into holiday colors. And then I remembered a colorful ball garland I bought last year -- it has all kinds of bright, … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — Make a Ginger Bread House Kit (Neighbor Gift Idea)

ginger bread house kit

Hello Tatertots & Jello Friends! This is Desirée from The 36th AVENUE. I’m so happy to be back here today and share with you our Ginger Bread House Kit. Every year as part of our Christmas tradition we love to make Homemade Ginger Bread and of course build with it our Ginger Bread Christmas Village. This year we made an extra house to give to one of our neighbors as a building … [Read more...]