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Clothing Refashion — Embellished Flowered Cardigan {tutorial}

Embellished Cardigan - She Wears Flowers

Hi I am Sachiko from Tea Rose Home! I am so thrilled to be here today, thank you for having me to your lovely blog Jen! On my blog I share sewing/craft ideas and tutorials and a little bit about my life. I love anything that lets me be creative, but my love is deeply rooted in beautiful fabrics, sewing and quilt making. I host weekly link parties too, so if you have something you have created … [Read more...]

Stenciled Pillows {tutorial} — New Martha Stewart Decorative Paint Line!!


Last week I came home to a big box of craftiness!!   It was the new Martha Stewart Crafts Decorative Paint Line. And let me tell you - this line has things that have never been available before!!  For one thing, the colors of this line are beautiful -- 160 colors to choose from, in all sorts of finishes: Glitter, Pearl, Satin and High Gloss!! I love this … [Read more...]

Stenciled Faux Roman Shades {tutorial} — Kitchen Sneak Peek


I'm still working on my kitchen redo. I decided I wanted to change things up and make a Roman Curtain for the window above my kitchen sink. And in the spirit of keeping it real, I just want to let you know that the first version was a total sewing fail. I tried to make it no-sew AND Faux and let's just say that hot glue and white canvas do not mix LOL! So I started over. Here's what … [Read more...]

Guest Project — make a Mod Peacock Pillow with PDF{tutorial}


Today's tutorial is from one of my favorite bloggers. Amy from Positively Splendid. Amy is adorable and she has SPLENDID ideas. I had the treat of meeting her at Blissdom this year and then again at Creative Estates a few weeks ago. She is as adorable in real life as she is on her blog.   {here we are with Emily of Decor Chick and Jess of Frugal with a Flourish at Blissdom} Hello, everyone! I … [Read more...]

Giveaway — Win a Giant Sewing Mat and an entry to win a Sewing Box {workspace that folds up} $1295 value!!


Update -- giveaway closed.  Winner was Mamakat50 #581 Check this out!  The Original Scrapbox is hosting a huge giveaway to celebrate the creation of their newest product--The Sewing Box! There will be 11 preliminary giveaways with a chance to win an entry into the Grand Prize Drawing for one Sewing Box!  The Sewing Box is available in Vanilla or Black BeadBoard. This … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Sewing Projects {1}


{I may be a little obsessed with making these Fabric Rosettes @ Kiki Creates } {Get the 411 on how to make this Ruffled Easter Tee @ Positively Splendid} {Find out how to make this adorable Ice Cream Shirt @ Serenity Now} {These Easter Sock Vases make me smile @ JC's Loft} … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Turn a Purse into a Stylish Camera Bag!!!


Hello, fellow readers of Tater Tots and Jello!  This is Valerie, from The Crafter's File Box.   I am super excited to hijack Jen's blog today and share with you my tutorial for making a regular purse go to fab camera bag! I am sure you have all see the amazing camera bags that have been out there lately. They look like a purse, so they are still feminine, but the insides are made to … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Dragon Tails {sewing tutorial}


My name is Jessica from Running With Scissors and I'm so thrilled to be guesting here today!   My blog is just a collection of projects I've been working on as I run around sewing, crafting, refinishing furniture, painting, building furniture, and trying to decorate, all for the least amount of money possible.  Being cheap motivates a lot of my creativity. Being a mom also gives me a lot of … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Stylish Purse Tutorial & giveaway!!


Update -- giveaway closed  Hi! I'm Priti from Arm Candy For You!    I am an Engineer, MBA, wife, mom, greatcook, craft fiend, a proud Indian, friend, blogger &much much more! And today I would love to share a purse tutorial with you.     The Mini Lauren  Mini Lauren comes with easily accessible pockets, snap closure, stylish flap cover & a trigger … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Ruffles!!


Check out this gorgeous Ruffled Burlap Chair Transformation @ Northwest Hospitality    Ruffle Necklace @ A Law Student's Journey Turn a Thrift Store Lamp into a Burlap Masterpiece @ A Little Piece of Heaven … [Read more...]