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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...]

How to Make Leather Tassels (DIY Gift Idea)

diy leather tassels tutorial at tatertots and jello

I am in love with tassels. I just want to put a tassel on everything -- purses, keychains, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, even gifts. So when Leather Hide Store contacted me to see if I was interested in making something with their leather, I immediately thought of tassels!! I especially loved their GOLD leather - how pretty!! Another thing I love about tassels is you can make them in so … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili Recipe!

pumpkin why chili was served

This is one of my favorite recipes! And I can honestly say that it is the ONE cooking award that I have ever won! About 6 years ago we had a neighborhood retreat where we all brought a Fall Chili recipe and they gave out prizes. So I brought my Pumpkin Chili ..... And. I. won. So fun!! I have been promising the recipe ever since. And what I love about this recipe is that it is SUPER easy … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Fall Wreaths!

20 DIY Fall Wreath Ideas

Happy Fall!  I love making wreaths for ANY time of the year. I look forward to making a new Fall Wreath each Autumn. So I was so excited to see so many Fall wreaths linked up this week. Here are 20 Fall Wreath Ideas for inspiration!!  Be sure to click on the link below each picture to go directly to each tutorial! Fall Pumpkin Wreath @ Nest of Posies Pottery Barn-Inspired Wreath @ … [Read more...]

Make a Giant Typography Sign for Autumn!

easy typography sign at tatertots and jello

I love a graphic sign. And I have a spot on the wall as you come into my family room that is the perfect size for a long sign. I decided to make a tyoography sign for Fall!   This is a really easy project. All you need is a piece of unfinished wood, 2 colors of spraypaint, vinyl and a vinyl cutter.   You can make it for ANY time of the year. Spell out your last name, … [Read more...]

Create a Fun Fall Vignette with Washi Tape and Shutters!

fall washi tape decorating

Hey, hey TT&J peeps! I'm Jessica from Mom 4 Real, and I am so excited to be back here sharing some fun home decor! It's my favorite season...I adore Fall. I live in Kentucky, and it's already nice and cool here, and the pumpkins are ready to harvest. I am in a Fall decorating frenzy for sure! I started with my mantel last week, and somehow Fall ended up taking over my entire house. Today I … [Read more...]

State Pride Tour – New York State of Mind Pillows and Free Printables!

new york state pillow and printables at tatertots and jello

I'm so excited for this week! Beckie from Infarrantly Creative is hosting a FUN State Tour blog hop with bloggers representing 30 states!! I have been BLOWN away by the projects so far!! Be sure to go over to IC and find out all the details! Yesterday the tour ended with Tricia from Simplicity in the South and her AMAZING map art from South Carolina I am doing a project from New York. … [Read more...]

Halloween Mason Jar Ring and Washi Tape Wreath!

halloween mason jar washi tape wreath

Halloween is my favorite!    Here's a fun little idea. You know how mason jars are all the rage? Well save those lids and make a little wreath.  My friend Donna from Funky Junk shared a rusted one and I thought it might be fun to take the concept and create a Halloween canning jar lid wreath with paint and washi tape. I just love the way it turned out!! … [Read more...]