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Painting Stripes on a Focal Wall … and My Colortopia’s Color My Room Tool!

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I love the weekends!! It's time time when I am able to focus on my big DIY Projects. And I have some really fun news to share with what I have been working on the past EIGHT months. More on that later. This weekend, I have been working on my craftroom/office. This is what it looked like before:  I loved it, but the green did NOT go with anything else in the house and because I took my … [Read more...]

DIY Needle Book (Valentine’s Day Gift Idea)

diy needle book

Hello TT&J readers. My name is Angelina and you can find me happily blogging over at JoJo&Eloise. I would seriously be crazy, if I didn't tell you, that I am beyond Thrilled to be here with you today.  Why? Because TT&J has to be one of the coolest blogs on the block and Jen is truly one of the Sweetest and Caring persons I have met as of late. Which I am sure you would all totally … [Read more...]

Make an Outdoor Instagram Wreath

outdoor instagram wreath

Hey There! We're Monica and Jess from East Coast Creative Blog.  We're best friends that are committed to keeping it real as we blog together about all things DIY.  We're beyond flattered to be contributing here at TT&J and we hope this year we'll bring you even a fraction of the inspiration that Jen dishes out on a daily basis! I don't know about you, but Jess and I are pretty … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Lighted Marquee Letter Heart! #LowesCreator

Beadboard and Metal Lighted Marquee Heart

This month for our #LowesCreator challenge we were asked to make something for our Valentine's Decor. I love these challenges because they really make me stretch my creativity. I wanted to make something I could use year after year in our home.   I've been inspired by marquee letter projects, but many have been made from materials like foam core and poster board. I wanted to build … [Read more...]

Valentine Heart Pom Pom Pillows (tutorial)

valentine heart and pom pom pillows

I know I have an addiction to pillows -- I can't help it!! I love making pillow covers. It's a really inexpensive way to update a space and decorate for different seasons or holidays. So when I was out and about on Friday, looking for cute fabric for projects, I saw a really cute pillow at Material Girls in South Jordan. A burlap pillow with felt hearts and pom poms. Cute!! I thought about … [Read more...]

5 Small Steps Toward Getting Healthier in 2013 (and win a $1000 gift card)

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A new year is always a time for new commitments and new goals. And this year I' m trying to get healthier! Here are my 5 small steps I'm taking to try to get healthier this year -- what are yours? (let us know below and you can win a $1,000 gift card to help you achieve YOUR goals for 2013) 1. I joined a gym. I have been saying I would do it for years. And I finally did!! My goal is to go … [Read more...]

Favorite Products from CHA and a Big Winner

CHA grabbag giveaway

Things have been so crazy since I got back from the Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) conference, that I haven't had a chance to share some of my favorite products that I found at the show. And I also promised to bring back a special giveaway package for one lucky person. Here are a few things I picked up for the winner: … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Projects to Inspire YOU!

20 DIY Projects

January always gives me the decorating bug.  It must be the cold weather -- it's a great time to get some things done indoors. Here are 20 Inspiring DIY Ideas that might get YOUR DIY juices flowing.  Be sure to click on the link to go directly to each blog to get the full tutorial! DIY $30 Couch @ Osie Moats Kitchen Shelving @ Domestic Imperfection … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 36 Valentine “Heart” Projects!

36 heart projects

Each week I look forward to the weekend so I can see all of the ideas linked up to the party. And each week I am more and more inspired by YOUR creativity! This week there were over 200 beautiful Valentine ideas linked up. Here are  36 Fabulous Valentine "Heart" Ideas: Valentine's Day SUnburst @ Chase the Star Sprinkled with Love Mason Jar Cookies @ Munchkin Munchies Valentine's Day … [Read more...]

Valentine Puppy Love Pillow (Freezer Paper Stencil Tutorial)

puppy love pillow

 Hi all...I'm Jessica from Mom 4 Real, and I am beyond thrilled to be contributing here at Tatertots & Jello!  It has been a dream of mine, so I am currently pinching myself. Today I want to show you how to make a pillow using a freezer paper stencil.   This is one of the easiest ways to make your own custom pillows for very little money.   Here's how to make this pillow: … [Read more...]