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Geometric Pillow (tutorial and Silhouette deal)

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)!!

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!

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...]

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

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

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!

 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...]

"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}

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...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea — Make Personalized Tote Bags!!

It's Teacher Appreciation Week!!  I'd love to share what we are giving our wonderful teachers this year. I recently saw some cute pillows on Freshly Picked and thought they were so funny and whimsical. {Freshly Picked} I thought I would take that concept and make some tote bags for my kids’ teachers this year. … [Read more...]

Spring Project – make a Washi Tape Topiary Centerpiece {tutorial}!

I am a little obsessed with Washi Tape.  Have you ever used it? Washi Tape is Japanese decorative tape -- Washi comes from wa meaning Japanese and shi meaning paper, and the term is used to describe paper made by hand in the traditional manner.  I love all of the different patterns and colors that are available in these tapes. I have seen some great ideas in packaging and gift cars, but … [Read more...]