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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...]

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...]