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Guest Project — Make Entryway Artwork! {and a giveaway event}

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Hi! I'm Michele from The Scrap Shoppe. A little about me: I've been married to my wonderful husband for 7 years, and we have an absolutely adorable 23 month old son (I'm not a bit biased about his cuteness!). I work full time as a biochemist at a large private university, but I'm a crafter at heart. I love to scrapbook, play with paper and fabric, garden, dabble in graphic design, and just … [Read more...]

Giant Flower Tote Tutorial

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I needed a sturdy, easy-access bag for my trip. But I also wanted it to be different and cute. So I decided to make one! I took a tote I bought at Walmart a few months ago on clearance. I liked the stripes, but it needed something to jazz it up. If you want to make one, here's what you do:  Materials: Tote Bag 3 Designs of Fabric Sewing Machine Needle and Thread Liquid Stitch … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Quick, No-Sew Headband Idea

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 Hi! I'm Mique from 30days and when Jen put out the call for willing people to guest post, I jumped on it. I have been an admirer of Tatertots and Jello and even got Jen to post for my Funner in the Summer series. In real life I'm a stay at home mom to 3 crazy kids and when I have down time I post my ideas and those that I've found online at 30days. Today I wanted to share a … [Read more...]

Summertime Subway Art project

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I spent last week getting ready to go on Studio 5. I was so excited to do a demonstration on one of my favorite projects -- Subway Art! I had some "craft fails" getting ready, {and a meltdown -- shhh, don't tell} but I persevered, finished my projects and had a wonderful time on the show! One of the projects that I made was a "Summertime" version of Subway Art! It actually ended up being … [Read more...]

DIY Dish Giveaway!

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Do you know about the DIY DISH?  It's the coolest website and webshow run by the double crafty twin duo, Kim & Kris!   They have all sorts of fun crafts and ideas. Like -- {Summer BBQ Garland} {Lampshade Makeover} {Wool Sweater to Sling Purse} {Make Decorative Straight Pins out of Shinky Dinks} And now Kim and Kris have come up with a DVD full of KID … [Read more...]

Guest Project: Accordion-style Bracelet Tutorial

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     This is one of those pinch-me-I'm-dreaming moments.  Am I really guest posting on Tatertots and Jello?  Cue panic . . . Okay, I'm back.  I had to go to my happy place for a brief moment because right now I feel like the new kid in school . . . if you've ever been the new kid, you know what I'm talking about.  That moment when you walk into the classroom and everyone stares … [Read more...]

Guest Project: DIY Custom Headbands

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Hello everyone! You all, probably don't know who I am. Right? I thought so. My name is Ashley, and I have a humble blog called, Bramblewood Fashion, which I share with one of my younger sisters, Gabrielle. Our blog is full of sewing projects, daily (or rather weekly) outfit posts, and some tutorials thrown in.  I must also mention, that I am so excited to do a post on Jen's blog!   And in … [Read more...]

Great Fourth of July Ideas!

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Here are some great Fourth of July ideas that have been linked up to The Weekend Wrap Up Party! Burlap and Doily Flag @ At Second Street  No Sew Cabana Striped Pillows @ Under the Table and Dreaming  Patriotic Flag Bunting @ The Paper Pony  Patriotic Banner @ Boogieboard Cottage  Red, White and Blue Decorations @ Alayna's Creations  Red, White & Blue Ruffled … [Read more...]

Guest Project: Rustic Garden Fourth of July Flag Tutorial

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Hello Tatertots and Jello Readers! I am so excited (and a little bit nervous) to be here today posting on Jen's blog! She is fantastic and I am thrilled to be here! My name is Amanda and I am the creative mind behind “Every Crafty Endeavor.” I am married to a dashingly handsome, hard-working man named Spencer and we have a little boy named Quinn and are expecting our first little girl in … [Read more...]

Beachy-ish Subway Art Sign {using the Silhouette}

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To celebrate the exciting Silhouette Giveaway that's going on now, I am sharing a project each day this week that was created using the Silhouette. I'm working on my bathroom remodel right now, it's going to be a Board and Batten room with beachy colors. So I thought it would be fun to make some Beachy art to do in that room. I chose this phrase because I think it's so true -- your day … [Read more...]