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Submerged Color DIY Wall Art! #LowesCreator

submerged color wall sconces DIY at tatertots and jello

I love being a part of Lowes' Creative Ideas blogger team. I love seeing what monthly themes they give us. It really lets me use my creativity. This month a couple of the themes we were given were Submerged Colors and Outdoor Wall Art. I decided to combine the two together and make some Submerged Color Wood Slad Sconces. I think they will be perfect hung on my patio once the weather warms up a … [Read more...]

Make a Giant Spring Sign with Paper Flowers!

giant sign with paper flowers tutorial at tatertots and jello

I am addicted to making giant signs. And they are so inexpensive to make - only about $5 for the wood. I wanted to put a spin on the project for Spring. I thought adding paper flowers to the sign would be fun. And I was excited to use my new Cricut Explore cutting machine. It was such a fun project to make! Here's how I made the sign: … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Shim Dresser Tutorial!!

wood shim dresser

I'm Holly from My Sister's Suitcase, and I am thrilled to be a member of Jen's contributor team this year! I can't wait to share some of my home decor and DIY ideas with all of you over the next few months. One thing you should know about me... when it comes to home decor, I have West Elm taste on a thrift store budget! I have been drooling over some of the gorgeous pieces in the West Elm … [Read more...]

DIY Wood Succulent Planter #LowesCreator #SpringIsCalling

diy succulent planter orchid at tatertots and jello

  I love being part of the Lowes Creative Ideas Team. This month we were asked to create something for our home using Pantone's color of the year  - Radiant Orchid. I recently posted some home decor ideas using Radiant Orchid. When I originally saw the color of the year, I didn't think I could incorporate it into my home's decor. It seemed a little too vibrant. But after doing some … [Read more...]

How to Create “Faux” Mercury Glass with Krylon’s Looking Glass Spray Paint!

How to make Faux Mercury Glass with Krylon's Looking Glass Spray Paint. #DIY #MercuryGlass

I am so excited to be teaming up with Krylon to show you how to make faux mercury glass. And it's so easy! Don't you love the look of Mercury Glass?? But it can be so expensive. Now you can turn practically anyglass surface into mercury glass. Krylon sent me some of their Looking Glass Spray Paint. I was so excited to try it out. I've tried to make mercury glass before with other brands of … [Read more...]

Faux Stained Glass Holiday Sign #LowesCreator

Tatertots and Jello Holiday in a Hurry Wall or Door Hanging

For our December post, Lowes gave us the topic of "Holidays in a Hurry:" ways to spruce up our homes for holiday guests. I thought it would be fun to make a festive sign for a wall or even to hang on our door. I walked the aisles of Lowe's and stumbled upon these pebbly-textured panels that are used underneath fluorescent light fixtures in kitchens and bathrooms. It reminded me of stained … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays: Distressed Scrabble Tile Decorations

Easy-tutorial-on-ow-to-make-these-DIY-Scrabble-Tile-Decorations-via-@tarynatddd

Hi Everyone! It's SUCH an honor to be here at Tatertots and Jello sharing a craft for the upcoming holiday season. I don't know what it is but I am just itching to bring out the Christmas décor this year! I'm Taryn from Design, Dining and Diapers, a place where I share DIY projects and tutorials, seasonal crafts and easy recipes. Today, I'm going to show you how to make these Distressed … [Read more...]

Sunburst Mirror Ornament DIY Tutorial

sunburst mirror ornaments out of popsicle sticks at tatertots and jello

This post is brought to you by Michaels. I had such a fun time creating my Sunburst Mirror Holiday Tree. Thanks Michaels for the gift card to create this tree. I know Sunburst Mirrors have been so popular lately -- I thought it would be fun to create a Sunburst Mirror Ornament. I went over to Michaels wood section and found their huge selection of different sizes of popsicles sticks - … [Read more...]

Holiday Decorating: My 2013 Sunburst Mirror Holiday Tree!

sunburst mirror tree at tatertots and jello

It's November 1st - so time to post my Christmas tree. LOL!! Seriously, for the second year in a row I am participating in Michael's Craft Stores #DreamTreeChallenge. It's so fun to see all of the amazing trees that bloggers create for this event. And I know it's a little early but it's fun to get inspired to decorate for the holidays!! I love this time of year. For my tree this year, I knew … [Read more...]

Ballard Designs Christmas Holiday Sign Knock-Off!

Ballard Designs Knock Off Christmas Sign at Tatertots and Jello

I'm working on a Christmas Tree through Michaels. It's so fun!! Of course I want to channel GOLD, but also white and grey. I think it's going to be so pretty! I will be revealing the full tree on November 1st!! And as part of this Holiday Tree - I thought it would be a challenge to recreate this Ballard Designs Christmas sign. I changed the colors to reflect my Christmas 2013 theme of Gold, … [Read more...]