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Sweet 16 Party (reveal)!!

sweet 16 table

Here's the secret project I was working on last week. A SURPRISE Sweet 16 Party for my daughter!! A little mom moment -- {I am so proud of my Hayley. The teenage years seemed so scary to me when my kids were young. And we did have a couple bumpy years when she was about 12 or 13. But it is so fun to have this beautiful girl in my life. She has been working so hard. She has been trying to … [Read more...]

Great Ideas–20 Fashion/Refashon Projects to Make!!

20 fashionRefashion Projects to Make

Thread, check, fabric, check and definitely some amazing ideas, CHECK, CHECK!   Get inspired with these darling FASHION inspired ideas.  If you haven't used your sewing machine for a while, THAT'S OK.  Get it out, the ideas are INCLUDED!  Check out all of the AMAZING LINKS!  Chain Necklace @ Vintage Wanna Bee Easy Chunky Cuff @ Crafting Rebellion  Bit by the Sewing Bug @ Tales of a … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Stenciled Grocery Tote! (tutorial)

stenciled grocery bag

Hello Friends! I'm so happy to be here another month sharing with you one of my latest little projects. Lately I've been super busy working on my kitchen makeover and inspired by it I made this tote. The best part about it is that you can purchase these totes at your local Wal-Mart for about $6.00 for 3 of them. We are just going to give them a quick makeover using paint, ribbon and … [Read more...]

Get Organized in 2012 — How to Organize Sweaters!!

organizing sweaters

Happy Wednesday everyone!  I'm so excited to be here again and this time I'm sharing another great organizing trick!A couple months ago I received this great question from one of my readers: "Do you have any good ideas on how to organize sweaters? I don't like to hang them up because they lose their shape and they aren't in a drawer because I don't have the space.  I currently have them folded in … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Tic-Tac-Toe Gameboard (tutorial)!!

diy tic tac toe gameboard

{{{Happy Valentine's Day}}} Hello Tatertots and jello readers - Jen here from CraftOManiac and I am soooo tickled to be here on TT&J today.  Today I am sharing with you guys my  "DIY Tic-Tac-Toe game board" You can play it with your two favorite treats anytime of the year and the winner gets to eat his/or her treats! Just don't play to many rounds you may get a tummy ache. winks. If … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 DIY Decorating Solutions!!

decorating Entryway

The Projects are HOT this week!  It is definitely because Valentine's Day is just TWO days away!  Have a SUPER Valentine's Day, it has been AMAZING to highlight so many terrific projects this year!  Don't forget to check out all of the hot link ups! Kitchen Reveal @ Homey Home Design   Wood Stain and White kitchen Table @ Liz Marie Blog  Stenciled Parsons Chair @ Imperfectly Polished   $10.00 … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Last-Minute Valentine Ideas!!

25 last minute valentine ideas

Are your Valentine's Day plans made? Whether you are planning a hot date or staying in and having a nice quiet evening, you HAVE to check out these AMAZING last minute Valentines ideas.  The BEST News is that no DATE is required to enjoy all of the ideas!  Be sure to check out all of the links! What a Romantic Dessert to Make @ Tidy Mom  Puppy Love @ Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons Red Hot … [Read more...]

Making Projects with Covered Buttons!

covered button project ideas

I love covered buttons -- maybe it's the shape?  There are so many fun things you can make with those little round disks. When I was at the CHA show last week I found a really cool tool that I fell in love with -- the iTop from Imaginisce. I have made covered button projects before with those little sets you can find at your fabric store. The iTop makes things so much easier. And, the best part -- … [Read more...]

Make a Bakers Twine & Felt Mini Heart Banner (tutorial)

mini heart banner

Hi I'm Heather Dawn from Just Lovely Things and today I'm going to share with you a quick and simple project that is easy to do alone, with kids or even with your girlfriends. This project is great because most of us already have the supplies, and you can make it as little or as big as you want it. The supplies include:  your color choice of felt, thread (embroidery floss or bakers … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Valentine Gifts to Make!!

20 diy valentine gifts to make

Make DIY Valentine gifts for those important people in your life -- from your sweetheart, neighbor or co-workers, even your child's teacher. There are so many great DIY Valentine gift ideas this year, here are 20 of my favorites: Peg Doll Valentines @ Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line Valentine Date Jar @ PaperVine Cute as a Button Gift @ 30 Handmade Days … [Read more...]