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Instagram-friendly Project Life Kit and DIY Photo Tips!!

2x2 photo crop tricks at tatertots and jello

Instagram is one of my new favorite things! I just love sharing ideas over there!! So I was so thrilled when I heard one of my other favorite things - Project Life - was creating a kit that was Instagram-friendly. Awesome!!   The new Just Add Color Kit Project Life Kits is perfect for your Instagram pictures -- with its 2x2-inch and 4x4-inch square pockets and cool inserts. (My teenagers … [Read more...]

Make Gold Geometric Pumpkins for Fall!

carved gold tribal pumpkis

I am in love with Gold for FALL.   And I love the way gold looks with my light family room.   I created a Grey and turqouoise Porch for Fall. I shared my Plaid Pumpkin and Ruffle Wreath yesterday. And with my NEW dropcloth slipcovers that I just made, I wanted to create something really neutral for Fall that would go with my White and Grey Family Room! So I took three carvable … [Read more...]

Throw a Back to School Party and a Party Package Giveaway!!

back to school giveaway

Every year when school begins we love to throw a Back to School Party. The past couple of years it's been a Crepe Party. This year I thought it would be fun to have one where my kids could invite their friends. My contributors, Dimple Prints make the most amazing party packages and I was so exicited to use their printables for this party!! I used Dimple Prints -- Back to School Party … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Details: Make a Cozy Office Nook!

master bedroom office nook at tatertots and jello

One of my favorite parts of our new Bedroom Makeover is the office nook we carved out in the room. It's my favorite spot to sit in the mornings and check email. This is our peaceful retreat. I got a lot of questions on the Bedroom Reveal post about the rug and the desk in that area. Both are from one of my favorite furniture sources - DownEast Home. DownEast has amazing clothes, … [Read more...]

Master Bedroom Details – How to Make a Herringbone Wall!

scattered herringbone wall vinyl

Thanks for all of the nice comments on my Master Bedroom Makeover. We love spending time in our new room!! In the Bedroom Reveal post, I had a lot of people ask questions about the Herringbone Focal Wall. It's one of my favorite parts of the room. Here's how that wall was created: … [Read more...]

30 Day Challenge Reveal – Master Bedroom Makeover!

joanns master bedroom right side smaller  size

The past 30 days have FLOWN by as I have been working hard to complete our Master Bedroom Makeover for the Jo-Ann and HGTV HOME™ Magic with Fabric & Trim challenge. It's been a whirlwind of activity, but SO much fun too!!! I have loved seeing my room transform every day into something new. You see, with three teenagers in the house, sometimes things get a little LOUD and CRAZY around … [Read more...]

How to Make Easy Envelope-Back Pillow Covers (with Cording)!

corded envelope back pillow tutorial DIY

This is easy sewing -- if I can do it, you can do it!   I have always loved the look of corded pillows, but as a beginning sewer I've been afraid to make them because they seemed so out of my skill range.  As part of our bedroom redo for the HGTV Home™ fabric and trim Challenge, I knew I wanted to make some pretty corded pillow covers for our bed. So I worked up my nerve and made a few. … [Read more...]

How to Upholster a Chair Seat and Our Master Bedroom Nook – Sneak Peek!

how to upholster a chair at tatertots and jello

We moved to Utah from the Bay Area, where we had a 1970's-era house that we completely remodeled. We were so excited to move to a home with more room for our 3 growing kids. And our master bedroom in our new home was a nice big space. I always meant to work on my bedroom but somehow I never got around to it. Fast forward 11 years. We are still in this home that we really love and our kids … [Read more...]

Back To School Chalkboard Printables!

back to school chalkboard printables from dimple prints

Hello Tatertots and Jello readers! It's Carli here from DimplePrints! I'm so excited to be back here this month sharing another free printable! With Back to School coming very soon, if not already, for many of your children, we thought we'd share some easy prints for a Back to School breakfast! Breakfast doesn't have to be over the top or super time consuming, make some apple plates, … [Read more...]

Free Yard Sale Sign Printables!!

free yard sale free printables

I've been working on my master bedroom makeover and it's sparked a whole house clean-out. So I thought it was time for a yard sale. And while I was thinking about it, I thought why not make up some cute yard sale printable signs to share?? We tried to make them easy to read but cute too! And there's a blank one so you can add details like the address and/or hours/days. And the arrow signs … [Read more...]