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Striped Wall Guest Bedroom – Reveal!

guest room redo at tatertots and jello

I've had such a fun time working on our new guest room. At the start of the school year all of my kids wanted to switch rooms around and my middle daughter took over what used to be our guest bedroom in the basement. My son is away at college and since his room is the largest bedroom and has its own bathroom, I thought it would be a great space to turn into a guest room. I consulted my son … [Read more...]

Meet The New Cricut Explore™ Machine!!

cricut explore

I use lots of tools to make my decor projects. It's always a challenge to make what is in my head come to life -- to take ideas and turn them into real things. As you know, I'm always looking for the best tools to shorten the distance between my 'vision' and reality. So ... I'm excited to tell you about a new tool, the new Cricut Explore. As most of you know, I don't talk about products that I … [Read more...]

Make Floating Shelves and Desk for a Bedroom!! (#LowesCreator)

painted desk area in guest room tatertots and jello

This post sponsored by Lowe's. Inspired by the awesome floating bathroom shelf makeover at Shanty-2-Chic, I wanted to replace an old, underused nook space in the bedroom/guest room and turn it into a practical desk area. And thanks to that great tutorial, I was able to figure out my shelf measurements much more easily! If you're going to tackle a project like this you should check out their … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Chicken Tandoori Recipe!

slow cooker chicken tandoori

I'm always looking for a yummy slow cooker recipe. Here's one that my kids love. It has a beautiful flavor without being too spicy -- Slow Cooker Chicken Tandoori. And it's healthy too! Tandoori chicken is a popular Punjabi dish  consisting of roasted chicken, prepared with yogurt and spices. And it's so simple. Just throw the ingredients in the slow cooker and come back in a few hours … [Read more...]

Paper and Ribbon Chandelier Tutorial!

paper and ribbon chandelier tutorial at tatertots and jello

I have had such a fun time designing my new line of scrapbook paper and embellishments for American Crafts!! It's going to be a scrapbook paper line that has a modern home decor spin! I can't wait to tell you more soon!! I was able to go down to the Craft and Hobby Association show - CHA a few weeks ago. And I made a little chandelier out of some pretty Pebbles scrapbook paper for the … [Read more...]

30 Free Printable Kid’s Valentines!!

30 classroom valentines

  I love this time of year!  Here are 30 free, printable Classroom Valentines! There are ideas here for any age of kids - from elementary through even high school!! Be sure to click on the link below each picture to go directly to the tutorial and printable!  Printable Pencil Toppers @ 30 Days DIY Printable Gift Tags @ Good Gravy! What Does the Fox Say Valentine @ U … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Valentine Ideas!

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I love decorating for Valentine's Day! And I LOVED so many of the projects linked up this week! So check out these 20 DIY Valentine Ideas -- and be sure to check out this week's awesome giveaway from Drawstring Studio! * * I* * * DIY Marquee Letters @ My Sister's Suitcase Arrow Cupcake Toppers @ sew.craft.create Willow Heart Wreath @ The Cards We Drew   Valentine's Day … [Read more...]

Make a Giant Valentine Typographic Sign for under $10!

giant love sign at tatertots and jello valentines day

I love making a big, simple sign for different holidays! I have the perfect, skinny wall on an archway going into my family room. I've made one for a few different seasons and holidays. It's such an easy way to make a statement. For under $10 you can make a sign that is so striking. Just head down to your hardware store and pick up a simple board. Mine is 11 inches wide by 48 inches high … [Read more...]

How to Paint Perfect Stripes in 5 Easy Steps, Plus a Valspar Paint Giveaway!

guest room stripes

  When you're undertaking a major painting project, spending a little extra time on paint prep goes a long way. Today I'm going to share not only 5 great tips for paint prep, but I'll also show you my tips for making straight stripes on a wall - every time! (Well, nothing's ever perfect, but these tips help your walls look their best!) Thanks to Valspar Paint, I've been working on … [Read more...]

Create a Valentine Heart and Arrow Aluminum Wall Hanging!

valentine industrical bow and heart wall hanging tutorial

You know I love a pretty wreath. But sometimes it's fun to experiment and come up with something that you can still hang on a door or wall that's a little different than a wreath. That's what happened when I spied some galvanized ducting at the hardware store. I wondered if there was some way to bend it into a heart shape. I bought some and experimented. I am really happy with my kind of … [Read more...]