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A Holiday Makeover For YOU – by ME and Lowe’s!

I'm so excited about this! Lowe's has asked me to choose one reader to get a holiday makeover ... but not just any 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 this Thursday, October 8, 2015! I'll show you how to apply in a moment, but … [Read more...]

Halloween Typography and Countdown Board!

Are you starting to think about decorating for Halloween?? I'm sharing one of my favorite Halloween projects today! I love my Halloween Typography and countdown board. It's a festive way to decorate AND it's fun for the kids to count down the days until Halloween!!   It's SO easy to make too!! … [Read more...]

How to Paint a Rug in Less Than an Hour [and free template]!

I'm SO thrilled to be part of Glidden's Colortopia team! If you've been reading my blog for long you know that I LOVE paint! And not only do I love a painted wall, I love to use paint on unusual surfaces. One of my favorite things to paint in the last few years has been rugs. I had a hard time finding the colors or patterns of rugs I wanted for different room projects so I started painting my … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Free Ombre Patriotic Printables!

Every year there is a big hometown parade right on the street in front of the #1905Cottage. My kids love it! So it's always fun to decorate and celebrate this holiday. Here are some free printables fpr the fourth of july that make decorating for the Fourth easy and festive!!   … [Read more...]

Gold Lucky Shamrock Printable!

I don't do a lot of decorating for St. Patrick's Day. But it's always fun to do a little something to celebrate. I'm sharing an easy way to decorate with this LUCKY ME Shamrock gold printable. I think it's also a fun gift idea. Pair it up with a cute plant and give it to someone you love! The plants I used are Oxalis Shamrock and Angel Vine or Wire Vine. Oxalis Shamrock is a larger leaf … [Read more...]

Spring Flower Gallery (10-Minute Project!)

Thanks to Yahoo! Makers, I was invited to try my own spin on one of their original projects. I fell in love with this fresh way to display flowers, and put my own spin on it. You can make this project (with a few quick tips) in less than 10 minutes, not counting shopping time! I loved the theme of the original "Gallery-Ready Idea for Your Flowers" last month, but I wanted to try … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: DIY New Years Eve Backdrop

Hi Tatertots and Jello readers. My name is Stacy and you can usually find me blogging and crafting at She’s Kinda Crafty. I am humbled and honored to be here sharing a craft with you for the second year in a row. Last year I shared one of my favorite ornament crafts, my DIY North Pole Ornament. I just loved taking those out of storage to put back on our tree this year. This year I am back with a … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Easy Christmas Centerpiece Idea

Hello TTAJ readers and happy holidays! I’m Chris from Just a Girl. I just love to share anything I can with Jen’s readers, and this is one of the easiest yet. Raise your hand if you’re up for an easy idea at Christmas time! Me too. :) … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: Lavender Bath Salt Gift in a Jar

Hello, I'm Amy Locurto from Living Locurto and so happy to be sharing a fun and easy DIY Lavender Bath Salt Gift in a Jar with you today! We'll be making Lavender Bath Salts and decorating mason jars with washi tape for a simple and quick Christmas gift. Homemade bath salts are simple to make with only a few ingredients and always a great gift for teachers, neighbors or that hard to buy for … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays: DIY Distressed Wood Christmas Block

Hi there! I'm Amy, from Mod Podge Rocks and DIY Candy - and very excited to share a holiday project with you today. There are so many good projects to be had this holiday season – so many incorporating tons of paint! I feel like over the past few years I have forgotten my love of painting. Honestly I love just sitting down with a few paint colors and a surfaces . . . it's so relaxing. I’m also … [Read more...]