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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...]

Easy Valentine Idea — Pink Interchangeable Bow Wreath!

pink satin bow valentine wreath

I love a simple wreath. Well, let's face it, I love pretty much any kind of wreath. Wreaths are my favorite. But there is something so pretty about a simple wreath. So this Valentine's Day I wanted to create a simple, pretty wreath. And I thought it would be fun to combine the texture of satin, along with a polka dot print!! So here is my Satin Bow Valentine Wreath. I love it's simplicity … [Read more...]

Five Tips to Creating the Perfect Guest Room!

5 tips for the perfect guest room

When school started this year all of my kids wanted to switch bedrooms around! My middle daughter started high school and wanted to be down in the basement with my oldest daughter. So she took over our guest room. And my youngest daughter took over her "Tween" room. And my oldest son is away at college, so we decided to turn his room into the new guest room. It's the biggest bedroom … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Heart Projects!!

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From decor to recipes, from fabric to paper, there's no better time of year to celebrate love and enjoy decorating your home with hearts! Here are 20 DIY Heart Projects from the fabulous projects linked up this week! * * * * * What I Love About You Garland @ Mabey She Made It Aztec Heart Pillow @ My Sister's Suitcase Drop Cloth Heart Pillows @ Posed Perfection Wood Slice Wreath @ … [Read more...]

Gold Leather “You Complete Me” Valentine Pillows! DIY

gold leather heart pillow set

I have been wanting to make this project for such a long time. I have been wanting to make two half hearts that, combined together create one whole heart! And since it's almost Valentine's Day, I thought this is the perfect time!! A few months ago the Leather Hide Store sent me some gold glitter leather. I made a bunch of tassels. But I knew there were so many more potential … [Read more...]

20 Modern Valentine’s Day Projects!!

20 modern valentine projects

I'm working on a little Valentine Project to share tomorrow, but in the meantime here are 20 modern and simple Valentine ideas that I love!  "Bee" a "deer" valentine @  Martha Stewart Kiss me banner @ Say Yes to Hoboken Geometric heart garland @ How About Orange … [Read more...]

DIY Industrial Globe Pendant Light! [Easy!]

industrial shelves in a pantry

You may have noticed the light featured in the #1905Cottage Pantry Industrial Shelving post: Guess what: it's super easy to make one of them for yourself! If you simply want to replace your existing ceiling fixture with one of these, you need to buy three things. Only three things, including a lightbulb! Here's everything you need and how to put it together, along with a few tips if you … [Read more...]

DIY Rolling Storage Crates Organization!

organize with rolling carts

Hello! I’m so excited to be here at Tatertots and Jello! Jen is one of my favorite blog friends, and I absolutely adore her! My name is Traci, and I blog at Beneath My Heart and Organize & Inspire. I have been blogging at Beneath My Heart for 5 years, but decided to start an organizing feature blog this past year called Organize and Inspire. I am the mother of four boys, and it is my … [Read more...]