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20-minute Flip Flop Project

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Here's a fun project to do this Summer. My kids loved being able to pick out the fabric and embellishments so their flip flops were 100% their own creation. I bought cheap flip flops from Old Navy. They have flip flops in almost any color you can imagine. Two pair = $5 and they are even $1/pair when they are on sale! Here's what you need: Flip flops Fabric scraps Button covers … [Read more...]

Keep Calm and Get Crafty — Necklace Giveaway!

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I'm on my way back from visiting my sister in California, but while I'm traveling I am excited to announce a giveaway from my good friend Kristen of Kristen's Creations How cute is this necklace? I am in love. I need one! Perfect for yourself or it would make such a great present for that crafty friend in your life! Kristen makes wonderful custom jewelry. I wear her "Keep … [Read more...]

I ♥ the Dollar Store

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I just love the Dollar Store. There are so many potential projects inside!  Some of my favorite Dollar Store projects I have made have been: Tiered Dollar store Tray made out of Pizza Pans Burlap Dollar Store Napkin Rings Dollar Store Burlap Children Wall Grouping Dollar Store Burlap Magnet Frames Dollar store Serving Tray Dollar Store Fall Frames … [Read more...]

Anthro-inspired T-Shirt for $4

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I am always on the lookout for stylish, cute t-shirts for the Summer. One of my favorite stores -- Anthropologie, recently had a great t-shirt they were selling. But for almost $80 I wondered if I could find a way to make something similar for a fraction of the cost. I bought two t-shirts on clearance for $2 each. I bought one for the t-shirt and one to cut up for embellishments. Materials … [Read more...]

Guest Project: Gingham & Pearl Necklace Tutorial

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Hi! My name is Elizabeth and I'm so happy to be here on Tatertots and Jello today. I am the author of the blog, To Be Charmed. I post crafty tutorials, decor and just about anything else I find inspiring in hopes I inspire you too!  Come on over and take a peek at my blog! Today I am going to show you how you can create a cute, very easy Gingham and Pearl necklace for you or that little gal … [Read more...]

Quatrefoil Wreath Tutorial

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My Quatrefoil obsession continues. I decided to try to make a quatrefoil wreath to hang in front of my house. Here's what I did: 1. I took two small foam wreaths and cut it each in half with scissors. 2. Then I laid the pieces on my works surface and lined up the edges so it was even. I trimmed a couple of the sides so they would line up correctly. 3. I pinned the wreath edges … [Read more...]

Guest Project: Handpainted & Mod Podged Canvas Pillows

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    Hello to all of you Beautiful Tatertots and Jello Fans! I am thrilled to be asked by the Ultra-Talented, Jen, to guest post today! She inspires me seriously everyday! My name is also Jenn and I have a little blog named RedberryBarn that I started this year.  I wanted to have a way to "journal" my creative journey.  I have found that if I am making something from a Card to a Wreath it … [Read more...]

This n’ That

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Check out this new Plaid website--Paint Me Plaid --  that Amy from Mod Podge Rocks has been working on. It's dedicated to paint projects! I was so excited to see my Quatrefoil project over there.    {how cute is that polka dot screen?} {these glasses are amazing} Goes right along with The CSI Project's Paint Challenge that just ended. Come over and see who Sarah @ Thrifty … [Read more...]

Quatrefoil Obsession Update

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Thanks for your sweet comments on my Quatrefoil Stencil/Project. I wanted to share a couple projects that people made with the stencil I shared: Amanda from Imperfectly Beautiful made this wonderful canvas. And Julie from My Lil' Budget Book turned this entertainment center from this: to this: So cute! And here's something really cool. Ashley from Cute as a Fox … [Read more...]

The DIY Club — My Saucepan Birdhouses

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This has been the craziest week! I have been thinking about what to make for the DIY Club for a while. I just couldn't make up my mind! I decided to go to D.I. (which is a local Utah thrift store) and see what I could come up with. I really wanted to make an outdoor project since it's Spring -- I'm excited to be out in the sunshine! c Hmmm, those might be able to be transformed into something … [Read more...]