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Great Ideas — 20 DIY Painted Projects for YOUR home!

20 painted projects

Paint is such a simple and cheap way to change up a room or project!!  It's my favorite way to change up a space. Here are 20 ways to use PAINT to change up YOUR Home!!  DIY Outdoor Planters @ Bigger Than the Three of Us Old Brick Wall Painted Advertising Reveal @ AKA Design Living Room Budget Gallery Wall @ Love Grows Wild Table Top Stencil Tutorial @ DIY Beautify … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Succulent Planter #LowesCreator #SpringIsCalling

diy succulent planter orchid at tatertots and jello

  I love being part of the Lowes Creative Ideas Team. This month we were asked to create something for our home using Pantone's color of the year  - Radiant Orchid. I recently posted some home decor ideas using Radiant Orchid. When I originally saw the color of the year, I didn't think I could incorporate it into my home's decor. It seemed a little too vibrant. But after doing some … [Read more...]

Striped Wall Guest Bedroom – Reveal!

guest room redo at tatertots and jello

I've had such a fun time working on our new guest room. At the start of the school year all of my kids wanted to switch rooms around and my middle daughter took over what used to be our guest bedroom in the basement. My son is away at college and since his room is the largest bedroom and has its own bathroom, I thought it would be a great space to turn into a guest room. I consulted my son … [Read more...]

How to Paint Perfect Stripes in 5 Easy Steps, Plus a Valspar Paint Giveaway!

guest room stripes

  When you're undertaking a major painting project, spending a little extra time on paint prep goes a long way. Today I'm going to share not only 5 great tips for paint prep, but I'll also show you my tips for making straight stripes on a wall - every time! (Well, nothing's ever perfect, but these tips help your walls look their best!) Thanks to Valspar Paint, I've been working on … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 22 Painted Projects!

22 Painted Projects

I am always amazed at the difference a coat of paint can make. Here are 22 ways you can spruce up YOUR home with paint.  So go grab a can and get started!!  Industrial Rustic Dresser @ Just a Girl Anthro-Inspired Atom Art Bowls @ Lolly Jane Kids' School Art Display @ A Night Owl … [Read more...]

Paint a Chevron Side Table!

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Hey, hey TT&J peeps! It's Jessica from Mom 4 Real again, and I'm so excited to be back here! Today I want to share this little chevron painted side table. This really was the fastest and easiest table I have ever painted, and I can't wait to show you how I did it! I started with this little blue side table that used to live in my son's bathroom. He got a new shelf, and this little table has … [Read more...]

Barn Door-Inspired Painted Chest (DIY Tutorial)

barn door inspired chest

Hey, hey TT&J readers! It's Jessica from Mom 4 Real, and I am so excited to be here! I've been working on sprucing up my living room a bit this Summer. I wanted to insert a little more color into my decor. I have a crazy love for aqua, and have recently been bitten by the the yellow bug as well, so these are the colors I decided to use in my gallery wall. There was one problem though...as … [Read more...]

DIY Red and White Buffalo Check Painted Fabric — End of School Summer Party!

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  My kids are out for Summer this week -- and I can't wait for summer to officially begin! What screams summer more than a Red and White Party??  I love large Buffalo check. And I thought it would be fun to try to make a DIY painted Buffalo Check fabric for a little End-0f-School Party!! Here's how I made the decorations with ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape -- and it's easy: You can do it, too, … [Read more...]

Color With Confidence — a DIY Challenge with Lowes, Valspar + Pantone!

painted yellow table at tatertots and jello

A couple weeks ago I had the FUN opportunity to travel to New York City - one of my favorite places. I lived in upstate NY and CT in my teenage years, so NYC has always held a special place in my heart. Ever since I can remember I anticipate Pantone's "Color of the Year". So when I was asked to attend an event put on by Lowes, Valspar AND Pantone - I was super thrilled and excited. The … [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...]