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Winter Wonderland Evergreen Trees DIY!

winter wonderland trees at tatertots and jello

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!! And now it's time to decorate for Christmas. I love this time of the year! One of my favorite things to create is Christmas trees using foam tree forms. I love being part of the Floracraft Make It Fun Team. And when I found out that November our challenge was to use foam trees to create holiday decor, I was so excited!! Here's how I made these easy … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas Advent Tree!!

12 days of christmas advent tree at tatertots and jello

I love being a part of the Michaels Makers team. It's so fun to come up with a project each month with a theme! And so when Michaels asked if I would take part in their #DreamTree Challenge I was so excited. This is the third year that I have partnered with Michaels to create a tree. And it really is one of the highlights of my year. I love decorating for Christmas and it's so fun to think up a … [Read more...]

Mercury Glass Paper Christmas Trees Tutorial!

mercury glass paper christmas tree tutorial DIY at tatertots and jello

  One of my very favorite things to do as a blogger are challenges. They always stretch my imagination. I love participating in Krylon's Mystery Box Challenges. Krylon sends me a box filled with different things that usually don't go together at all and they ask me to come up with a project using at least 5 of the items in the box! And thanks to Krylon for sponsoring this … [Read more...]

“Happy Owl-oween” Free Printables!!

Happy Owleen free printable at tatertots and jello

I just love working with Krylon. Their Mystery box Challenges are always so fun!! They send me some items and spray paint and ask me to create something seasonally for my home. It really expands my creativity!!   Here's what they sent for Fall:   After thinking about it for a while - I wanted to touch on the OWL theme. Perfect for Fall!! So I created this free … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Waffle Crepes! (And Free Printables!)

happy birthday waffle crepe bar at tatertots and jello

I shared last week that my daughter's Sweet 16th birthday is coming up soon. I've been trying to think of a fun idea for a party. And I was thinking a Happy Birthday Waffle Bar would be fun, using cake mix for the batter. I think stacking the waffles up like a birthday cake is fun, but I also thought it might be festive to make some waffle crepes. And then her friends can add whatever kind … [Read more...]

Inspirational DIY Chalkboard Hat Displays!

inspirational chalkboard hat display at tatertots and jello

This post brought to you by FloraCraft I'm so excited to be part of the 2014 Make it Fun Team with FloraCraft! FloraCraft has all kinds of fun foam wreath forms, balls, cones and more! This month they challenged the team to craft something using these foam heads. LOL!!! I was going to make something Halloween themed, but then I thought they might be fun to use as hat stands in … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Orzo Salad Recipe!

mediterranean orzo pasta salad at tatertots and jello

I am addicted to orzo pasta. Maybe it's the shape or the texture?? I have an Orzo Artichoke Pasta Salad that I make all the time and I can't get enough of it! As I was buying ingredients to make it yet AGAIN, I decided to switch things up and make a Mediterranean version of this favorite salad. And I have to say that I love it. And the best part of this salad? It gets better the … [Read more...]

Hit Snooze – Back to School T-Shirts!

back to school snooze shirts

My kids started school yesterday. Where did the summer go???  It's so hard getting back into the early morning routine! I thought it would be fun to make a funny Back to School shirt. We all hate hearing the alarm clock go off so early. I hit the snooze button way too many times. So I created a little graphic and used my Cricut Explorer machine to cut two out using heat transfer material. So … [Read more...]

Back to School DIY Burlap Corkboard and Pushpin Tutorial!

back to school diy burlap corboard and push pin tutorial

This post sponsored by Michaels. I love being part of the Michaels Makers team! This month the theme was "Back to School". My kids go back to school on Monday, so this was perfect for us!!   I made this DIY Back to School Organization Door last week and I wanted to make a corkboard for the organization door. A place to put "to-do lists", grocery lists, inspirational art and more! … [Read more...]

Make an Easy Back to School Organization Station!

back to school organization DIY at tatertots and jello

This project is brought to you by Lowes.  This Summer has flown by. My kids go back to school in just a couple of weeks. And I always struggle with keeping everything organized. So this month when Lowe's gave us the topic of Back To School - I knew I wanted to create a Back to School Organization Station to help us stay on top of things this coming school year. And something that I love about … [Read more...]