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Creating a Family Picture Wall — Step 1: The Placement

lay it out on the floor

I have been wanting to make a Family Picture Wall for awhile now. I loved Shelley's colorful wall that she unveiled last year. Over Thanksgiving we were able to book some time with my very-talented sister Wendy for a family photo shoot. I was so excited!! I wanted to get some really colorful family shots. My oldest son is a senior (where did the time go???) and I wanted to get a shot of the … [Read more...]

Get Organized in 2012 — Make DIY Canvas Bow Basket Liners for under $5 each!!

diy bow basket

Good Beautiful Day Tatertots and Jello Fans!  I'm Stacie from The Three Sweet Peas -- and I am glad to be back after a long winters nap, I had all of December off, no guest post, so  I am thrilled to be sharing this DARLING TUTORIAL with each of you. Make DIY Canvas Bow Basket Liners - perfect for organizing this year!!!   This should help with those organization projects that … [Read more...]

Valentine Glitter Mason Jar Tutorial!!

DIY Valentines Glitter Votives header

[pinit] Thanks for the nice comments on my Aqua and White Kitchen remodel. I am loving the lighter colors. Sorry my site was down some of the day yesterday. Here's a sparkly little Valentine idea. Over Christmas I had seen some tutorials on making DIY glitter ornaments using floor wax. I decided to try that with mason jars for Valentine's Day. I discovered that floor wax might work great … [Read more...]

Aqua and White Kitchen Reveal!!

aqua and white kitchen island

I love my new Aqua and White Kitchen. I had white cabinets at my last house and loved them. For some reason I thought since this house was a little more rustic that a white kitchen wouldn't work. But I am so happy with the way this remodel turned out. {NOTE -- lots of pictures to come} {The Keep Calm sign is from Barn Owl Primitives} Here's what the kitchen looked like when we bought the … [Read more...]

10 Sweet & Sassy Valentine Ideas!!

valentine's day party

My kitchen remodel project is coming up soon -- I promise!! I have a couple more shots I need to take and then I will post it. In the meantime, here are some great Valentine's Day ideas that I am crushing on right now. Be sure to click on the links to get the full tutorials :) Valentine Light -- Design Sponge Valentine's Day Mailboxes -- The Anderson Crew … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day ♥ Chevron & Sparkle Wreath (tutorial)

Valentine Chevron and Glitter Wreath

I love making wreaths!! Maybe it's a sickness. But each year I want to make a new wreath for each holiday. And Valentine's Day ♥ is becoming one of my favorite holidays to decorate for. In the fall I went crazy one night and ordered every single color of chevron I could find. And one of my favorite ones was the Hot Pink Chevron -- from Premier Fabrics. To make this wreath: … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 26 Before and After Room Reveals!

26 before and after room reveals

I was amazed at all of the Before & After rooms that were linked up this week. You are getting a start on 2012 projects with amazing results!! $73 Master Bedroom Redo @ Creatively Living  Master bedroom reveal @ Balanced Style  Hallway @ Harrison Home    Laundry Room @ A Step in the Journey DIY Boys Bedroom @ Homey Home Design Airplane Bedroom with Striped Walls @ Meadow Lake … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Valentine’s DAY ♥ Projects to Make!!

25 valentines day projects

Can you feel it?  No, not the freezing cold air!  The warm bubbly feeling in your heart!  Yes, it is that time of year, LOVE is in the air. That ever so precious holiday that makes us appreciate our significant other!  Here are some fabulous ideas to help spice up your holiday.  Don't forget to take a look at all of the lovely links this week.  They are {heart} stopping!  Paper Straw … [Read more...]

Make Love at Home Canvases ♥ (Valentine’s Day Tutorial)!!

love at home materials

Hello Tatertots and jello fans, (I'm one too.) I am Jennie from CraftOManiac, and I am MOST thrilled to be one of Jen's Contributors to TT&J. Today I am sharing with you my {{LOVE @ HOME}} Canvas Boards. I was inspired by two things Sunday mornings growing up, and my mother always singing "When there's Love at Home." Growing up there was always chaos in our home getting ready for … [Read more...]

Kitchen Remodel Project — DIY Kitchen Cabinet Update with Wrapping Paper!

wrapping paper backed cabinet

I am almost done with my Kitchen Remodel. One of the last things I wanted to do was change out my kitchen display cabinet. I had changed it out about three years ago - using wrapping paper instead of wallpaper. I love using heavy-duty wrapping paper instead of wallpaper because: It's cheap -- under $10 for the project. It's temporary. And I know that I like to change things up … [Read more...]