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NAVY Chalkboard Wall and GIANT Calendar Tutorial

ginat vinyl chalkboard tutorial at Tatertots and Jello

Happy Monday!!   I am so excited to share my NAVY Giant Chalkboard Calendar Wall tutorial today.   But first a little background.   I changed my dining room into an office/craft room about 5 years ago. And it has been wonderful!! I have spent SO many hours in that room creating. I originally painted the room green and it worked for a long time. Then I redid my kitchen in a blue and yellow … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 COLORFUL and BRIGHT Spring Projects!!

25 bright and colorful SPRING ideas

There's nothing that can brighten your spirits, quite like a SPRING project. Here are 25 amazing DIY projects to bring SPRING into YOUR home!!   Spring Fabric and Paint Chip Wreath @ Two Ten Mini Bunny & Chick Party cups @ Happy Clippings DIY Rustic Planter Box @ Make Life Lovely … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Lucky St. Patrick’s Day Ideas!!

25 LUCKY St. Patrick Ideas

Do YOU decorate for St. Patrick's Day?? Whether you have or not in the past,  You can whip up these St. Patrick's ideas in no time! Kiss Me ~ St. Patrick's Day Printable @ My Sister's Suitcase Lucky Lotto Gifts @ Shaken Together Life St. Patrick's Day Printable @ The 36th Avenue Mint Chocolate Fudge @ Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up Party — And Silhouette Portrait Giveaway!

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Welcome to the Weekend Wrap Up Party! As you might have seen earlier today, I've been working on a fun project with my Silhouette, the Chalkboard Family Calendar Wall! I'm going to share the full tutorial on Monday. You probably already know all of the ways I use my Silhouette for decorating projects, but suffice it to say it's my favorite crafting tool -- and I'm excited to get to give one … [Read more...]

GIANT Chalkboard Calendar Wall and Silhouette Giveaway! ($250 value)

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Happy Friday!!  I am so excited to be giving away my favorite crafting tool today. A Silhouette! I made this GIANT Vinyl Chalkboard Calendar wall with my Silhouette Portrait. And I will be sharing the full tutorial on Monday. In the meantime, here's how YOU can win a Silhouette Portrait of your own!! Plus, Silhouette has some special deals for TTAJ readers just this week! Use "TATER" … [Read more...]

Green Smoothie Recipe (sneak in some veggies for those picky eaters)

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  Hi Tatertots & Jello friends! It's Melissa from no. 2 pencil, and I have a delicious smoothie recipe to share that you and your kiddos will love. My family loves these smoothies, and actually call them leprechaun smoothies because of the pretty bright green color. These green smoothies are packed with spinach, but taste just like a fresh fruit smoothie. This is a great way to … [Read more...]

How to Upcycle an Old Piece of Art Into Something Fabulous (Stenciled Typography Tutorial)

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Over at East Coast Creative, we love a good Upcycle!  We totally thrive on taking something junky, that we already owned, and giving it a new (and much cooler) life! I just finished a bathroom mini-makeover using all old things I already had on hand.  Today, I'm going to share one of the projects from the room, but you can check out the full reveal here. One of my favorite parts of the … [Read more...]

Spring Mantel and DIY Mason Jar Succulents!

mason jar succulents and spring mantel Tatertots & Jello

I am SO ready for Spring!! I thought maybe Spring would get to my house faster if I started working on some Spring projects. I have been obsessed with West Elm's Spring Succulents in their catalog. I went to their store to check them out and while the West Elm version was out of my price range, I tried to recreate the same feeling with some DIY Mason Jar Succulents. So I hit up my local … [Read more...]

Spring Navy and Yellow Interchangeable Bow Wreath!

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I am really loving Navy and Yellow right now.  I recently changed out my little kitchen nook for Spring with Navy and Yellow.  And I made a bunch of pillow covers for my home.  I was going through Ella's clothes she has outgrown the other day and I came upon a navy and white checked shirt. It was one of my very favorite shirts that she wore. I thought it would be fun to take the shirt … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 23 DIY Party Ideas!!

23 diy party ideas

We had TWO birthdays at our house this week. And being in the party mood, I was SO excited to see so many creative party ideas linked up. I just had to share a few with you!! Whether you are planning a bridal shower, a birthday bash, a baby shower or even an anniversary soirée -- here are party ideas that are sure to bring a smile to your guests' faces!! DIY Confetti Backdrop @ A Bubbly … [Read more...]