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Make a Dropcloth Sofa Sectional Slipcover!

diy dropcloth slipcovers

I have been obsessed with a white slipcover for my family room lately. My initial plan was to buy two loose slipovers and alter them to fit my giant family room couch. I quickly disovered that my couch was WAY bigger than any commercially-made slipcovers out there. And I've only been sewing for a couple of years, so sewing a HUGE tailored slipover was SO overwhelming. I didn't know what I … [Read more...]

Outdoor Swing Makeover!

outdoor swing makeover idea at tatertots and jello

I've been working hard trying to get my yard prettier. Last week I painted my brown and tan resin pots -- yellow. And I love the change that made in our yard. With all of the new pots and cushion covers, it really made my old, faded porch swing stick out. So I thought I would try recovering it. You know those projects that SEEM like they will be really easy to do?? This was one of … [Read more...]

Make a PVC Summer Cabana!

pvc summer cabana

Hello Tatertots and Jello Readers!  We are Elizabeth and liZ from over at  Simple Simon and Company.  We are two girls who married brothers and ended up with the exact same names!  We also are both former school teachers, have the same number of children, drive the same kind of mini vans, and live 5 minutes away from each other.  (We know...it's weird...just ask our mother-in-law :) Over at … [Read more...]

Valentine Puppy Love Pillow (Freezer Paper Stencil Tutorial)

puppy love pillow

 Hi all...I'm Jessica from Mom 4 Real, and I am beyond thrilled to be contributing here at Tatertots & Jello!  It has been a dream of mine, so I am currently pinching myself. Today I want to show you how to make a pillow using a freezer paper stencil.   This is one of the easiest ways to make your own custom pillows for very little money.   Here's how to make this pillow: … [Read more...]

Make a Duvet Cover from a Fabric Shower Curtain!

Duvet out of a shower curtain

Have you ever had a project in your mind and then you just can't find what you are looking for? That's what I ran into with my guest room redo. For the bedding I knew I wanted a grey duvet cover that had some ruffles but not too many - so it wouldn't be too "girly". And I wanted it to be a plain color so I could make some graphic pillows to go with the bedding. I looked and looked and couldn't … [Read more...]

Change Up Your Room — Make Easy Pillow Slipcovers (tutorial)

diy pillow slipcovers

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I'm Anna from Ask Anna -- and I am so excited to be here with you today and you're going to be shocked because I'm not sharing a cleaning tip with you, I'm actually going to share a sewing craft!!!  I will happily admit that I am not very crafty, which is why I have a cleaning and organizing blog, not a craft blog. However when I see a good idea I can usually do a … [Read more...]

Laminated Scalloped Tablecloth Tutorial (sewing project)!!

laminated scalloped tablecloth close up

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...]

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

diy bow basket

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)!

quilted christmas stocking header

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...]

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

14 ways to refashion a coat header

 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...]