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Geometric Pillow (tutorial and Silhouette deal)

geometric pillow and flower

Who loves pillows??? There's no easier way to change up the look of a room than switching out pillow covers. And what better feeling than to make the pillow yourself?? I was able to try out Silhouette's 24-inch mat this week. Wow is it big!! There are so many projects I can think of to use with this mat. The first thing I wanted to make of course was a pillow. And with Spring coming, I wanted … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Pallet Art and Doily Mantel (tutorial)!!

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Valentine's Day is becoming  one of my favorite holidays. It makes January and February a little less dull and blah. So when the girls at Adorn It Fabric sent me their Happy Hearts Fat Quarter stack, I was excited to make something for Valentine's Day. I have seen so many great pallet projects around lately. And I had recently found some very rough boards on the side of the road. I decided to … [Read more...]

Get Organized in 2012: How to Organize Your Spice Cabinet and Linen Closet Tips!

spice cabinet organizing

Happy Wednesday everyone!   I am so happy to here today, it feels like it has been forever!  This year I have dedicated January to getting cleaned up and organized.  I don't know about you but I get the organizing fever this time of year.  Over at my blog, Ask Anna, I have been running a 14 day challenge to help all of us get 2012 started off a little cleaner and a little more … [Read more...]

Bonus Giveaway — Silhouette CAMEO!!

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{{{Happy Monday}}} Silhouette America contacted me and asked if I might want to giveaway another CAMEO. Of course I want one of my readers to win one!! Wouldn't that be an AWESOME Thanksgiving surpise??? I really do love this new machine... I love the new blades and settings - they are much more sensitive. I love the wider rollers and the fact that you can cut mediums in … [Read more...]

Getting Organized — How to Organize Your Closet & Dresser!!

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Hello there Tatertots & Jello readers, I am super excited to be back here with you!  Today I am sharing with you how I organize my dresser and closet.  Yep, I am actually going to show you insidemy dresser and closet {gasp}!!! Usually dressers and closets look organized from the outside but do you ever wonder what is going on behind closed doors or inside the dresser drawers?  Well I … [Read more...]

{{Gobble Gobble}} Thanksgiving Pillow tutorial

gobble gobble pillow

Here's a little Thanksgiving project I made up this morning. {Kind of fun for this time of year.} {Gobble Gobble Pillow} I made it with my Silhouette and Heat Transfer Material. But you could print out the letters and make a stencil too, then stencil the words on your pillow with fabric paint. I used the other side of my Pretty Witch Pillow -- I'm frugal like that. They are cotton Ikea … [Read more...]

The New Silhouette Advent Calendar and discount code!

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 I am loving my new Silhouette Cameo. It cuts things so precisely and I love the larger cutting space. I spent the weekend working on this Silhouette Advent Calendar!!   It's a new product from Silhouette. When you buy the Advent calendar, it comes with a download card that gives you access to 25 different advent boxes and a background you can cut out!! I think this Countdown … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Project with the NEW Silhouette Cameo!! {and GIVEAWAY}

be grateful sign on the fireplace

Update - we have a winner!! The winner is Marie from Chocolate Covered Chaos!! Congratulations!! {I used And The Winner Is - a random generator to get the winner} And, if you didn't win… there is still time to get one before they sell out, all you have to do is head over to Silhouette and buy one! [[UPDATED: The promo code “TATER” is no longer valid -- sorry!]] The new Silhouette … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make a Mod Podge Silhouette Canvas!!

Hello! I’m Char from Crap I’ve Made, where I blog about….the crap I make.  I love fountain Diet Cokes and cookies. I also love Jen and I’m kind of mad that my step mom (who is her neighbor) didn’t introduce us like 7 or 8 years ago. I’m a mom to 4 insanely cute kids (See?) who are all home for the summer and driving me a *little* bit nuts. So, I wanted to come up … [Read more...]

A pretty wedding gift idea — Etched Chevron Glasses and Pitcher {Tutorial}

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You may have noticed that I have a new obsession lately -- Chevron or Zig Zag Patterns. {my painted Chevron Rug} {Chevron Pennants}   {Chevron Summertime Subway Art project} And since it’s Spring, with weddings in the air. I thought a really cool wedding or engagement gift would be a set of Etched Chevron Glasses with a matching Pitcher.   … [Read more...]