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Make DIY Wood Votives — great neighbor gifts for under $1.50/each!!

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It's almost time to start handing out your neighbor gifts. Here's a little gift idea I came up with – DIY Votive Pillar Candles. Who couldn’t use a cute candle holder in the cold winter months, right? And, this project is super inexpensive. Each pillar candle ends up being about $1.50. Yes, $1.50 for a neighbor gift isn’t too bad! And if you really like someone, you can give them a set of three … [Read more...]

PJs & Pancakes Birthday Party!!

hot chocolate bar condiments in a row

Ella turned 7 last week - I still can't believe that! It's kind of tricky having a child with a birthday in December. I always feel like I am throwing something together for her at the last minute. This year I decided that I really wanted to plan a memorable birthday party. She came up with the idea of having a PJ party. And then when I hosted a giveaway for Libby Lane Press - I saw Nicolle's … [Read more...]

Handmade Gift Ideas Linky Party!!

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{{{Happy Monday}}}  It's time for one of my favorite days of the year!! It's  Holly Bloggy Christmas Week and time for the Handmade Gift Ideas Link Up!! This is the third year that I've hosted this festive event. Last year we had almost 500 gift ideas linked up. It's so fun to see all of the beautiful handmade gifts that are linked up! Plus, it's a great way for people to find your … [Read more...]

Make a Gorgeous Quilted Christmas Stocking (Holiday Tutorial)!

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Hi everyone! My name is Ashley. I blog over at mommy by day {crafter} by night. The name of my blog pretty much sums up my life at the moment (except I am a mommy by night too- of course!) I have 2 little girls that are 3 and under. As you can imagine, with a baby and a toddler, my life is pretty crazy- but I love every minute of it. To keep myself sane, I craft! I love to push myself … [Read more...]

Make Monogrammed Holiday Napkins with Bleach Pens! (tutorial)

Bleach Pen Holiday Monogrammed Napkins

I know I have mentioned that I love Bleach Pens for taking on trips and cleaning the grout in my tile. I have wanted to try making some crafts with Bleach Pens for a while. This week I made some Holiday Napkins with my Bleach Pen. Here's what I did: I used .99 bandanas from Hobby Lobby and then sewed two colorful ribbon to the bottom of the bandanas. … [Read more...]

Wina $100 Target Card, $25 Visa Card and more in the #BleachItAway Messy Craft Fail and Bleach Project Link Up!!

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The day is finally here!! I am so excited to hear about YOUR Messy Moments, craft fails or crafty projects using Bleach!! If you link up one of these type of projects in the linky below, you will be entered to win: A $100 Target Gift Card. Who couldn't use one of those this time of the year? A $25 Visa Card -- good anywhere. A big @Clorox gift Basket -- filled with all sorts of … [Read more...]

Make Typography Ornaments {Holiday Tutorial}!!

typogrpahy ornaments

Hello, lovely Tatertots & Jello readers! This is Linda, from burlap+blue, and I have a fun and quick tutorial to share with you all today! Typography Ornaments Use them as ornaments, gift toppers, or just display them in a pretty bowl (or maybe on a pretty pedestal?) for easy holiday decorating. Materials: felt white cotton fabric stamps and ink embroidery thread and needle poly … [Read more...]

Quatrefoil Screen Printed Pillow {tutorial}!!

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I may have a slight obsession with pillows! I love making them. I love changing them up in my home. They are such an easy and inexpensive way to change the look of a room or decorate for different Holidays. I have been moving my family room into a turquoise and grey color scheme. So when I was sent Plaids Simply Screen system -- I was excited to make a pillow that fit into my new color … [Read more...]

Easy and Inexpensive Holiday Party Mantel Decor!!

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Happy Holidays everyone!! I love changing up my Holiday mantel each year - but it can be expensive. I would love to share with you an inexpensive way to brighten up your mantel. And if you don't have a mantel, you can use this idea on a shelf or even use it for a dessert table for a party!! Holiday Party Mantel The main part of this project are paper tissue fans -- you can get them at … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 AMAZING Holiday Advent Calendars!!

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 How many days until Christmas?   Today's special feature will help you keep track of that important day.   ADVENT CALENDARS!  Do you know where the tradition started?  It started  long before we used candy to count down the days until Christmas.  There is a lot of meaning and significance  to the tradition!   Be sure to check out all of the Advent Calendars that are linked up!  There are some … [Read more...]