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Turn a Toothbrush Holder into a Succulent Planter

Turn a Toothbrush Holder into a Succulent Planter Hack. Last month I was lucky enough to visit the Better Homes and Gardens headquarters in Iowa. It was so much fun. Pretty much a dream come true. We were able to see the behind-the-scenes rooms and styling ideas. It was amazing!! One of my favorite parts of the trip was learning a bunch of different ways to use products in unusual ways. I think my … [Read more...]

1905 Cottage Addition: Pergola/Trellis Update

1905 Addition: Pergola/Trellis Update. I’ve had so much fun working on the 1905 Cottage addition. We love living in our “new” old home. And this year I’ll be talking all about the addition and sharing all the details – including the good and bad of turning a vintage home into a modern home on a budget. Today I am sharing how I used a lightweight and inexpensive pergola to tie the old side … [Read more...]

10-Minute Valentine Pillow Covers

02 I love to decorate for holidays. And it's even better when it's easy! Here is a way to make 10-Minute Valentine Pillow Covers. I love to make pillow covers because it's easy to store them between holidays. You can take a pillow insert and use it over and over again all year with different pillow covers. Just store the pillow covers flat and they hardly take up any room! My … [Read more...]

How to Decorate with Black and White

I love Christmas but I also love putting all of the Christmas things away. This year I love black and white for winter. And I have a couple of big floating shelves in my family room at the 1905 cottage that are fun to decorate. So I pulled out all of my black and white things and I love the way everything looks for Winter. Black and white is a fresh way to decorate for the new year. Here are some … [Read more...]

Getting Organized – My Bedroom Work Space

When I was dreaming up the 1905 Cottage addition, I had some goals in mind for my bedroom. I wanted a space that had a few different functions. I wanted a big closet, a little area to do laundry and a work nook where I could check email in the morning and start my day. It has helped me in getting organized - my bedroom work space is just what I hoped! And since this is the first winter that … [Read more...]

Snowflake Pallet Card Display with Duck Tape!

It's been so fun decorating the 1905 Cottage for the holidays. I'm sending my holiday cards out this week and we have had quite a few come in so far from family and friends. I love seeing all of the beautiful cards and family pictures and I love to display them. So I thought it would be fun to create a pretty card display. And as I was thinking about it I thought it would be fun to create … [Read more...]

Lowes Holiday Makeover — Reveal in Macon, Georgia!

I have loved working with Lowes over the past few years on their blogging team: working on projects on my home, and more recently on my #1905Cottage. So when Lowes contacted me this Fall about a new exciting project I was super excited! They asked me if I would be willing to travel to one of my readers' homes and transform it for the holidays. Of course I couldn't wait! So I put out a call … [Read more...]

Industrial Farmhouse Playroom Wall Art

Welcome to the Summer of Paper series - where we've invited fabulous guests to create projects using supplies from my Home + Made paper decor line. Hello there Tatertots and Jello readers! I'm Ashley and I blog over at Cherished Bliss where I share DIY projects, furniture plans, and anything else that gets thrown in ; ) I've very excited to be here today sharing with you how I used some of … [Read more...]

Colorful and Fun Wall Decor

Welcome to the Summer of Paper series - where we've invited fabulous guests to create projects using supplies from my Home + Made paper decor line. Hey y'all, I'm Danielle from Busy Mom's Helper and I'm so excited to be guest posting on Tatertots & Jello today! I'm the crazy momma of 4 behind Busy Mom's Helper, where I shares all my adventures. Married to my best friend & … [Read more...]

3 Reasons I Chose Shutters for the 1905 Cottage Family Room [And $400 Blinds.com giveaway!]

This post sponsored by Blinds.com. I'm so excited about the 1905 Cottage renovation! And today I'm thrilled to share another sneak peek of my family room with you! I've been working my way through room by room to choose the right window treatments. For some rooms, simple curtains have been fine, but for the front-facing windows, I wanted to find something more cottage-like. So I … [Read more...]