web stats

I ♥ the Dollar Store


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


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


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


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


    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


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


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


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...]

Polka Dot Project — My Polka Dot Runner {rugs}!


I love polka dots.  They are so cheerful and happy looking. I have them all over my house. I polka dotted up some plates on my mantle and in my kitchen:  And I made some polka dot pillows to go on my banquette:  I even added a little bit of polka dots to my lamp makeover on my desk:  I have been looking for a runner to go by my sink and dishwasher for so long with no luck. … [Read more...]

SITS Spring Fling Giveaway: "Heart of Summer" handmade necklace!


Welcome SITS Girls!! So glad you stopped by!!! I just love making new blogging friends! I am giving away a handmade necklace called "The Heart of Summer".It's made out of different links of copper chain with beautiful coral-red wooden beads. The necklace is accented with an off-center copper charm consisting of coral beads and antique buttons. This giveaway will end Thursday night, March 12th at … [Read more...]