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DIY Address and Patriotic Buoys!

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I have been a bit obsessed with ANYTHING nautical lately.  It's so bright and cheerful-looking. I made a Navy and Yellow Wreath. A Nautical Fourth of July Mantel. And recreated a dark basement bedroom into a Bright Nautical Teen Bedroom. I thought it would be fun to make some decorative buoys - which seem SO nautical.  It also turns out - the buoys are easier to make than you'd … [Read more...]

Make a Front Porch Let’s Play Sign!

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Good morning Tatertots & Jello readers! Today I'm going to share a little project I put together for our front porch. Now that the sun is shining and the weather is warming up the neighborhood kids are coming out to play! I love that even though my daughter is only 4, that the kids want to play with her. However I don't love that they come knocking at all times of the day, and usually … [Read more...]

How to Cut an Extra Large Vinyl Design with Your Silhouette Machine!

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Good morning Tatertots & Jello readers! I'm Anna, and I'm happy to be back here, on this beautiful March morning, sharing a tutorial with you of something I recently learned how to do. I absolutely love my Silhouette Cameo but a few months ago I was wanting to cut a custom piece, that was larger than the standard 12x12 square cut mat. Have you ever wondered how to do that? I've seen … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Monogrammed Lacy Spring Tote!

monogrammed spring tote

Hi, TT&J friends! It's Amy again from Positively Splendid, and I am thrilled to be here today to share a new spring project! Being a southern girl, there are few things I love more than to punch up an outfit with a feminine, flirty accessory. This lace-embellished tote features delicate lace and a bold monogram: the perfect combination of sweetness and sass! By using a pre-made tote … [Read more...]

How to Upcycle an Old Piece of Art Into Something Fabulous (Stenciled Typography Tutorial)

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Over at East Coast Creative, we love a good Upcycle!  We totally thrive on taking something junky, that we already owned, and giving it a new (and much cooler) life! I just finished a bathroom mini-makeover using all old things I already had on hand.  Today, I'm going to share one of the projects from the room, but you can check out the full reveal here. One of my favorite parts of the … [Read more...]

Special CHA Discount — 40% off ALL Silhouette Supplies!!

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Hi! I'm in Anaheim, CA at the CHA   (Craft and Hobby Association) Convention. I wanted to share a FABULOUS discount that Silhouette is running while they are here at the show! If you have a Silhouette or a Portrait, now's your time to stock up on supplies! … [Read more...]

Advent Calendar to Year-Round Instagram Display and Special Silhouette Discounts

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Didn't get a Silhouette Portrait™ for Christmas? Now's your chance to get yours! There's a special bundle available for tatertotsandjello.com readers -- but only until January 2! You can get $20 off a new, limited-edition Silhouette Portrait tote bag and a Silhouette Portrait ... only $219.99 (MSRP $239.98)! (This tote bag is brand new, and it's the first chance anyone has had to get … [Read more...]

My Scandinavian-ish Red and White Mantel

Winter Ice Skate Wreath

I love decorating my mantel for the holidays. Last year, my colors were red and turquoise and I went for a whimsical party theme. This year I thought it would be fun to go with a simpler Scandinavian-ish Red and White theme. I love the Scandinavian aesthetic - clean, simple and pretty. My husband spent two years in Finland and his love of the culture really inspired me. The first thing I … [Read more...]

My Christmas Porch #LowesCreator

Christmas porch with trees in pails

I love the challenges that Lowes give us each month. It's fun to think up projects that go along with the challenges and it gives me the push I need to get some things done around my home. This month the challenge was to create some holiday decor for our home. My front door and porch is always the first thing I decorate since it's the first thing people see when they come to my home. I am still … [Read more...]

My Winter White Family Photo Christmas Tree!!

Tatertots and jello Michael's tree

I love this time of the year!! I am SO excited to decorate for Christmas. So when Michael's contacted me and asked if I might want to design a tree for their tree challenge, I thought it would be SO fun. Michael's sent me a pre-lit 6-foot tree and a gift card and I headed over to the store to see what I could find. They have three different collections that they put together for the 2012 … [Read more...]