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Patriotic Door Medallions (Free Printables) and I Love The USA Blog Hop!

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Happy Monday!! Today I am sharing an easy way to make Patriotic Door and Party Decor using tissue paper medallions. You may have noticed that I LOVE embellishing these easy and inexpensive party medallions. I have listed some of my other projects using them at the bottom of the post. Since 4th of July is coming up (and if you are in Utah, we also celebrate the 24th of July). So pretty much the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Creative Transformations!

20 creative DIY transformations

Breathe some life into old rooms, furniture, and more with these beautiful projects from this week's Wrap-Up Party! Turn a dresser into a Media Stand with Flip Down Media Drawer @ Love, Pomegranate House Gold Leaf Home Accessories @ Now At Home Mom Organized Utility Closet @ Lookie What I Did … [Read more...]

Stenciled Pillow and FREE Printable Inspired by Oz the Great and Powerful

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I was asked to create a project based on the NEW Oz the Great and Powerful Movie. So fun!! Have you seen it? We watched it the other night and LOVED it!! It has some of our favorite actors in it and the colors and effects are amazing.   The thing that really touched me was the message of being able to reach your true potential. Not to spoil the plot for anyone who hasn't seen the … [Read more...]

Happy Summer – Silhouette Portrait Giveaway and Heat Transfer Deals ($269 value)!

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My kids are out of school this week. And to celebrate - I'm giving away my favorite crafting tool!! And if you haven't tried the Silhouette Heat Transfer material, it's a great way to try it out!  use code TATER at checkout for the special prices! I'll show you some of my favorite Silhouette projects and how you can win a Silhouette Portrait: … [Read more...]

My Summer Home Tour!

tatertots and jello home tour

I have never posted a home tour. Why? I never think my home is ready. There seems to always be a room that needs a face-lift or things just aren't "done". So I was thrilled to be invited to Gina's Summer Home Tour Series. And even though about half of my home is either in the process of a makeover or in need of one, I am so excited to join in!! I also have to say that yesterday was day 1 of the … [Read more...]

DIY Red and White Buffalo Check Painted Fabric — End of School Summer Party!

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  My kids are out for Summer this week -- and I can't wait for summer to officially begin! What screams summer more than a Red and White Party??  I love large Buffalo check. And I thought it would be fun to try to make a DIY painted Buffalo Check fabric for a little End-0f-School Party!! Here's how I made the decorations with ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape -- and it's easy: You can do it, too, … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 24 Patriotic Projects!!

24 patriotic projects

The Fourth of July has become one of my favorite holidays to decorate for over the past few years. When we moved to our current home we discovered that there was a big hometown Fourth of July parade just up the street. And ever since then, we look forward to this festive holiday. Here are some awesome patriotic projects you can make to get ready for the FOURTH. From crafts, to decorating … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Father’s Day Gifts to Make!!

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Father's Day is coming up fast!!  This weekend might be the perfect time to make some thoughtful gifts for those men in your life!  Father's Day Printables @ The 36th Avenue Father's Day Golf Monogram @ Becoming Martha … [Read more...]

Color With Confidence — a DIY Challenge with Lowes, Valspar + Pantone!

painted yellow table at tatertots and jello

A couple weeks ago I had the FUN opportunity to travel to New York City - one of my favorite places. I lived in upstate NY and CT in my teenage years, so NYC has always held a special place in my heart. Ever since I can remember I anticipate Pantone's "Color of the Year". So when I was asked to attend an event put on by Lowes, Valspar AND Pantone - I was super thrilled and excited. The … [Read more...]

DIY Address and Patriotic Buoys!

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I have been a bit obsessed with ANYTHING nautical lately.  It's so bright and cheerful-looking. I made a Navy and Yellow Wreath. A Nautical Fourth of July Mantel. And recreated a dark basement bedroom into a Bright Nautical Teen Bedroom. I thought it would be fun to make some decorative buoys - which seem SO nautical.  It also turns out - the buoys are easier to make than you'd … [Read more...]