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Laminated Scalloped Tablecloth Tutorial (sewing project)!!

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I am thrilled to be on the Riley Blake Design Team. And, to tell you the truth, I'm also a little intimidated to be on the team with such talented women. I've only been sewing for a couple of years and I'm still learning.  I have a black table in my kitchen that gets used about 1,809,483 times a day. We eat on it. We do homework on it. I catch my kids painting their nails on it. It pretty … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Stenciled Grocery Tote! (tutorial)

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Hello Friends! I'm so happy to be here another month sharing with you one of my latest little projects. Lately I've been super busy working on my kitchen makeover and inspired by it I made this tote. The best part about it is that you can purchase these totes at your local Wal-Mart for about $6.00 for 3 of them. We are just going to give them a quick makeover using paint, ribbon and … [Read more...]

Get Organized in 2012 — Make DIY Canvas Bow Basket Liners for under $5 each!!

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Good Beautiful Day Tatertots and Jello Fans!  I'm Stacie from The Three Sweet Peas -- and I am glad to be back after a long winters nap, I had all of December off, no guest post, so  I am thrilled to be sharing this DARLING TUTORIAL with each of you. Make DIY Canvas Bow Basket Liners - perfect for organizing this year!!!   This should help with those organization projects that … [Read more...]

Make a Gorgeous Quilted Christmas Stocking (Holiday Tutorial)!

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Hi everyone! My name is Ashley. I blog over at mommy by day {crafter} by night. The name of my blog pretty much sums up my life at the moment (except I am a mommy by night too- of course!) I have 2 little girls that are 3 and under. As you can imagine, with a baby and a toddler, my life is pretty crazy- but I love every minute of it. To keep myself sane, I craft! I love to push myself … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Countdown Bunting Tutorial {and 28 grateful activities}

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It seems like Thanksgiving gets a little bit overlooked in the rush to Christmas crafts and ideas. This year I decided that I want to focus more on Thanksgiving and helping my kids be grateful for all of the blessings and good things in their lives. I had two ideas that I wanted to do, and then I thought -- why not combine the two?? A Thanksgiving Countdown Bunting. I think my favorite part of … [Read more...]

14 Easy Ways to Refashion a Winter Coat!! {tutorial}

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 I love a good refashion. I've refashioned shirts, sweaters, skirts and accessories. And with the Winter months coming, I thought it would be fun to try some Coat Refashions!! We all have a coat that we've had for years. It's good quality, and keep us warm, but it might be a little on the blah side or a little outdated. Instead of giving it to the thrift store and spending money on a new … [Read more...]

Make Interchangeable Envelope Message Pillows! {tutorial}

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Hello Tatertots & Jello readers... Do you know how HAPPY I am to be visiting here today? I am a LUCKY girl! I'll be sharing my "Message Pillow" with you wonderful people, I hope you like it as much as we do... .But first let me introduce myself.. I am Desirée and I blog at The 36th Avenue. The inspiration behind these pillows came from a sign that I made for my girls bedroom from a … [Read more...]

Make an Easy Halloween Ribbon Table Runner!!

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Happy Monday! Giveaway Monday is coming up tomorrow. Today, I have a special treat for you. I am taking part in a FESTIVE holiday collaboration with NINE other bloggers, sharing tips and ideas for HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING IDEAS -- from food and drinks, to decorations and etiquette. This Holiday Series will share great entertaining ideas from Halloween through the Holiday Season!! I'd love … [Read more...]

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!!

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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...]