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Make a DIY Cork Topped Coffee Table!

cork topped coffee table

Hey, hey, TT&J readers! I'm so excited to be back sharing another fun DIY project with you! I'm Jessica from Mom 4 Real, and I LOVE repurposing old things into fun and somewhat unconventional new things. Call me crazy, but I just like things that are unique, and I absolutely love taking something old and giving it a new life. Well, this project is all about taking two old things that have … [Read more...]

Make a Front Porch Let’s Play Sign!

let's play sign

Good morning Tatertots & Jello readers! Today I'm going to share a little project I put together for our front porch. Now that the sun is shining and the weather is warming up the neighborhood kids are coming out to play! I love that even though my daughter is only 4, that the kids want to play with her. However I don't love that they come knocking at all times of the day, and usually … [Read more...]

Make a Spring Pinwheel Door Hanging!

Spring Pinwheel Wall Hanging

I am kind of ashamed to admit that until yesterday I still had my St.Patrick's Day wreath on my front door. I didn't even get my Washi Tape Egg Wreath out this year. Easter just seemed to come up so fast this year!! So I figured it was time to get myself in gear for Spring!! Even though it snowed almost all day yesterday. This is what my front yard looked like: … [Read more...]

Big Bro and Big Sis Free Printable Tags and Pins!

Big Brother Big Sister Free Printables at tatertotsandjello.com

Happy Monday!!  It's Spring and so many people are expecting. So exciting!! Sometimes older siblings have a hard time adjusting to a new baby. Bring a little present for the big brother or big sister. And here are some free printable tags that you can print off to adorn their packages. And one of the things that I think is fun about this idea is that you can make these free printables … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 28 Before & After Projects!!

28 before and after DIY projects

There's something so satisfying about creating a transformation.  It can be big or small, but seeing a project transformed into your vision is what DIY is all about. Here are 28 Beautiful Before and After Projects -- check them out and see the transformations!! And check out the rest of the ideas linked up this week for many many more Before and After ideas -- I am amazed by YOUR ideas each … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 28 Beautiful DIY Gift Ideas!

28 diy gift ideas to make at tatertots and jello

There are so many occasions to give gifts to those we love and appreciate. Some that are coming up soon are Teacher Appreciation, Mother's Day, Father's Day and of course, birthdays. And there's nothing that says you care as something handmade! Here are a few of the awesome Handmade Gift Ideas that were linked up this week. There are many more in the party, so be sure to check all of them … [Read more...]

Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs!

slow cooker BBQ rib recipe

Hello Tatertots and Jello friends! I'm Melissa from No. 2 Pencil, and I'm so happy to be here again. Today, I'm sharing an amazingly easy slow cooker recipe, Slow Cooker BBQ Ribs. Friends, this is the easiest way to make ribs, and they come out incredibly tender and flavorful. I love using my slow cooker. Some of my favorite and most popular slow cooker recipes are, Slow Cooker Chicken and … [Read more...]

Caring For Wood Floors – and How You Can Help Plant Trees with Pinterest

Cleaning Wood Floors

I love the wood floors in my new/old office.   The floors are from 1905. They're beautiful pine -- with 15-foot planks. Each plank is free of knots -- turns out it's nearly impossible to buy that kind of wood now! Luckily the owners through the years had covered the floors with carpet, except in the kitchen. With a lot of hard work, we sanded and stained them - it took about 2 months … [Read more...]

My Favorite Spring Outfit and Win $250 Toward a New Spring Outfit for YOU!

Win $250 to update YOUR Spring wardrobe from Jergens.

Let's talk fashion! Let's talk Spring fashion! Even though it snowed here yesterday, or maybe because it did, I am even more excited and ready for Spring!! Last weekend we were in Southern California and it felt so good to wear sandals and capris. I can't wait for the warm weather. Do you have an outfit or sandals that you are just dying to break out for Spring? Or maybe you already have … [Read more...]

How to Make a DIY Wood Beaded Chandelier!!

DIY Beaded Chandelier Tutorial at Tatertots and Jello

When I was designing my new office, I knew I wanted to make a wooden bead chandelier as the focal point. I had a chandelier in mind -- the Arterior Maurice Chandelier -- that was between $1,600 - $2,000 to buy. I ended up making my own beaded chandelier for about $250 and it's bigger too -- 32 inches in diameter by 3.5 feet in height. Here's how I did it:  … [Read more...]