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Using Basic Layering Pieces to Create 3 Different Holiday Tablescapes !

I love setting a pretty table for different holidays and occasions. And now that I'm all settled into the #1905Cottage, I am so excited to entertain my family and friends in my new dining room! And with so many big holidays coming up I thought it would be fun to try to come up with some tablescape ideas using basic pieces used in different ways for Thanksgiving, Christmas AND New Years. So I … [Read more...]

Handmade DIY Holiday Paper Gift Boxes and Tags!

Brenda from Pebbles Inc. is back with an adorable gift giving idea! Did you know you can turn a piece of scrapbook paper into a pillow box? Brenda did and they turned out so cute! She embellished them with ribbon, bells and hand cut holly. She used tags from my Home + Made Pebbles paper line.     And in case you want to make some pillow boxes, here is a free printable … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Snowy Village Book Ends

Hi there Tatertots and Jello readers, I'm Ashley from Cherished Bliss and I'm so excited to stop in today and share this little tutorial with you! This year I've really tried to use everything from our Christmas storage boxes and donate what I don't need anymore. As I was sorting through everything I came across these old Christmas village houses that I remember buying for my husband and … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Mini Christmas Stocking Garland

Hi there Tatertots & Jello readers! It's Melissa from the Polka Dot Chair. Today I'm excited to be sharing a simple Christmas sewing project with you, this Mini Christmas Stocking Garland. These little stockings are not only cute but oh so easy to stitch up! I made five for my garland but you could easily make more to make a longer garland. You can also give the individual stockings as … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Mantel and DIY Paper Thankful Banner!

I know it's easy to go straight from Halloween to Christmas decorating. I have a fully decorated Christmas tree in my dining room right now LOL. But I love Thanksgiving and helping my kids remember all of the things we are grateful for. And this year I am super excited because it will be the first year that we celebrate Thanksgiving at the #1905Cottage! We had a fun time decorating the family … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Thanksgiving Turkey Butcher Chart Sign

Hi and happy fall! We are Kristi and Kelli from LollyJane.com, an eclectic DIY blog full of home decor ideas, holiday ideas and yummy recipes. We're excited to be here, thanks for having us, Jen! We are loving this time of year, it's so magical! We get to focus on family and decor and get to put off the stress of Christmas for a few more weeks (; Today's sign is a fun play on the cute butcher … [Read more...]

Christmas Wish List Ornaments with free printables!

Hi there! It's Jen and Jodie from Eighteen25 and we're back again to show you how to whip up some perfect little Christmas Wish List ornaments. You know we are crazy for Jen's Home+Made line and we knew we had to come up with something using these Kraft Pocket Tags. We love to see what the kids have asked Santa for in years past so we thought this was a fun way to preserve those. Here's … [Read more...]

[$100 Michael’s Gift Card Giveaway] Christmas Decorations You Can Make That Don’t Attract Pests

One of my favorite all-time projects for the Christmas season has been sturdy topiaries. This project shows you how to bring a natural look to your mantel and Christmas decor without worrying about attracting pests. (These Christmas decorating tips brought to you by Orkin.) I love holiday DIY - obviously! But I was surprised to learn, and you might be, too, that a lot of holiday decorations … [Read more...]

DIY Snowy Wreath Tutorial

Happy Tuesday! It's Holly from My Sister's Suitcase here to share an easy holiday DIY project with you. Now that Halloween is over, it's okay to work on a few Christmas decorations, right?? I like to make a new wreath every year (here's my winter woods wreath from last year), and this year I'm really loving the contrast of white with bright colors. I found an easy way to make a snowy wreath with … [Read more...]

Last Day to Apply! Holiday Makeover, in YOUR House, by ME and Lowe’s!

I'm so excited that I want to make sure you don't miss your chance to apply! Lowe's has asked me to choose one reader to get a holiday makeover ... I'll fly to YOUR house and we'll makeover a space in (or outside of) YOUR home, courtesy of Lowe's! Anyone (who fits the criteria below) can apply - but HURRY: all applications have to be in by TODAY, October 8, 2015! I'll show you how to … [Read more...]