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DIY String Art Star

Hello Tatertots and Jello Readers! My name is Shannon and I am a Canadian writer, graphic designer, interior designer, wife and homeschooling momma of three. I am the writer and one half of the creative duo (my hubby Dean being the other half) behind the DIY and lifestyle blog, AKA Design. I am also the author of Bloggers & Brands, the blogger's guide to pitching and working with … [Read more...]

Geometric Nursery – and Free Kids’ Room Printables! #ShutterflybyDesign

This post is brought to you by Shutterfly. A couple of weeks ago I was able to visit New York and attend the Shutterfly By Design Event. And this year I was so thrilled to be asked to design a room with Kim from TomKat Studios. We decided to design a nursery and we were so thrilled with the way it all turned out. The color scheme we selected was a very soft pink and grey. And to keep … [Read more...]

Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Hello, Tatertots & Jello readers!  It's Laurie from Gallamore West, back to share another sweet and easy favorite recipe with you this month.   My Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes are easy to make and a delicious mini version of a Boston Cream Pie.        I originally got the recipe from a Kraft Foods magazine that used to come free in the mail over 10 years ago, and I'm still making these to … [Read more...]

Make an Easy 15-Minute Summer Wreath!!

This post sponsored by Michaels. I'm so excited to be a part of the new Michaels Makers team!  There's a new line at Michaels called Raw Bar - and to celebrate, Michaels sent me some samples to try.     I love making wreaths! And since the Fourth of July was over, I wanted to create something that could stay on my door through the rest of the summer. I loved the burlap frame that Michaels … [Read more...]

DIY Watercolor Art (The Easy Way)

Hi guys! It's Holly from My Sister's Suitcase and I'm excited to be back today, sharing a simple watercolor project that literally ANYONE can do! I love the look of watercolor art, but I have always been too intimidated to try it myself. Using this technique, I was able to create a pretty cool piece of art without needing much artistic ability at all! Instead of paints, I used watercolor … [Read more...]

How To Sew Kangaroo Pockets

Hi, everyone! It's Amy from Positively Splendid here again to share a sweet little sewing project. Sometimes it's the little touches that can elevate a sewing project to the next level, and one of my favorite ways to punch up dresses or tops is to add a kangaroo pocket. These pockets are not only adorable, but they also make for a wonderful place for little ones to store their little treasures. … [Read more...]

Make an Easy DIY Upholstered Headboard!

      This is one of my favorite projects. It's an easy way to make a HUGE statement in a bedroom for hardly any money. And I love that you can use whatever fabric you want to coordinate with your room! This is a ONE hour project. Yay!   What you need:   Fabric (you'll need to buy enough to wrap around the edges of the board) Large piece of … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Cookie S’mores

Hey Tatertots and Jello friends! I’m Kelsey from Poofy Cheeks and I am back sharing another recipe today. I am sharing a twist on one of my favorite summer treats – the S’more. I grew up in rural Illinois and every summer we had campfires which were always accompanied by s’mores. Since moving to Florida nearly eight years ago I quickly learned that there is a small window of opportunity to have … [Read more...]

My New Line: Home + Made!

I really can't believe I'm typing this. When I started blogging I did it as a creative outlet and a way to connect with people. I never in my wildest dreams could have believed all of the joy that blogging has brought into my life. I have met some of my closest friends here and seeing all of the blogs and projects inspires me each and every day. So when American Crafts and Pebbles approached me … [Read more...]

DIY Reclaimed Wood TV Table

Hello fellow Tatertots & Jello friends!  I'm Heidi from Kruse's Workshop and am super pumped to be here today to share a step by step tutorial outlining how you can build your own TV/media stand like this one. My husband and I have been at this DIY thing for over a decade but have only recently started documenting our projects and plans on our blog.  With a super tight budget it's … [Read more...]