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Tatertots & Jello: 26 of my Favorite DIY Projects from 2013!!

tatertots and jello best projects of 2013

First of all, I would like to say thank you so much to everyone who has been reading my blog anytime in the past 6 years. When I started my blog I didn't think I had anything to say. I was at a low point in my life and I never would have imagined how much joy and fulfillment could have come out of this online world. I have gained so much inspiration, met so many wonderful, amazing friends and it … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Creating a Beautiful Fall Front Porch!!

5 steps to the perfect front porch

Over the weekend I had a fun time finishing up our Halloween/Fall Porch. Here are 5 Tips to help you create a Striking Front Porch!  1. A Fall Wreath or Door Hanging can add color to your door. I made this festive Halloween wreath with knit fabric, felt and vintage buttons. I will share the tutorial and a FREE template to make the flowers tomorrow! I also added paper medallions over the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 DIY Home Decor Projects!

21 Home Decor Projects

I am on a "home makeover" kick. With the kids in school, I am working on getting my home updated. So I LOVED seeing these creative home decor projects that were linked up this week. Check them out for amazing, affordable and creative ways to update YOUR home's decor!! DIY "Metal" Letters @ Always in Wonder Rustic Wall Shelving Tutorial @ Making Home Base Rope Letters @ Love Grows Wild … [Read more...]

#1905Cottage – New Address Plaque!!

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   I added a new Address Plaque to the 1905 Cottage.    I just love the way it looks by the front door!!  Here's how I created the Address Plaque: … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Details: Make a Cozy Office Nook!

master bedroom office nook at tatertots and jello

One of my favorite parts of our new Bedroom Makeover is the office nook we carved out in the room. It's my favorite spot to sit in the mornings and check email. This is our peaceful retreat. I got a lot of questions on the Bedroom Reveal post about the rug and the desk in that area. Both are from one of my favorite furniture sources - DownEast Home. DownEast has amazing clothes, … [Read more...]

30 Day Challenge Reveal – Master Bedroom Makeover!

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The past 30 days have FLOWN by as I have been working hard to complete our Master Bedroom Makeover for the Jo-Ann and HGTV HOME™ Magic with Fabric & Trim challenge. It's been a whirlwind of activity, but SO much fun too!!! I have loved seeing my room transform every day into something new. You see, with three teenagers in the house, sometimes things get a little LOUD and CRAZY around … [Read more...]

How to Upholster a Chair Seat and Our Master Bedroom Nook – Sneak Peek!

how to upholster a chair at tatertots and jello

We moved to Utah from the Bay Area, where we had a 1970's-era house that we completely remodeled. We were so excited to move to a home with more room for our 3 growing kids. And our master bedroom in our new home was a nice big space. I always meant to work on my bedroom but somehow I never got around to it. Fast forward 11 years. We are still in this home that we really love and our kids … [Read more...]

30-Day Room Makeover with Jo-Ann and HGTV Home™!!

master bedroom makeover fabric

If you've been reading my blog for long you might know that I've been wanting to give my Master Bedroom a facelift for almost 4 years.  It just seems like there are always projects that get moved up higher on the list.  And it's a space that I've been struggling with. Do you have a space like that in YOUR home? So when Jo-Ann contacted me about making over a room in my home with their new … [Read more...]

Make a Summer DIY Tie-Dye Coffee Filter Wreath!

tie dye coffee filter wreath at tatertots and jello

A couple of weeks ago my girls and I had a little tie dying craft afternoon. We made a few different projects! And we had some left over dye, and I started going a little crazy. I wanted to try tie dying all kinds of things. One of the things I grabbed was a box of coffee filters. I tied some rubber bands around a few bunches of filters and poured some different color dyes on them. I was … [Read more...]

Planning a Kitchen Remodel For A Small Space … and 1905 Cottage Kitchen Sneak Peek!

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I am just in love with the 1905 Cottage I'm renovating. While most of the major work is done -- and there's a lot to share with you -- the biggest unfinished piece has been the kitchen. The people who had lived in this cottage before loved it and took good care of it. But it was time to update it. It wasn't bad, but we knew there was something magical underneath. But we had to do some … [Read more...]