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HAPPY Holidays — Make DIY Boutique Holiday Shirts with Free Templates!

diy boutique shirts

Hello! I am Samantha from Crafty Texas Girls and I cannot even begin to tell you how honored I am to be crafting today on Tatertots and Jello.    I feel like I am a guest on a fabulous talk show or something! Thank you Jen for including me in your Happy Holidays series. On my blog, Crafty Texas Girls, I chronicle my adventures in balancing motherhood, creativity, and a small … [Read more...]

Family Gallery Wall – Holiday Edition!

christmas family gallery wall

I just love our family gallery wall. It's so bright and happy-looking. I had a fun time making a spooky edition for Halloween. And I thought it would be fun to switch things up for the holidays. I wasn't sure what to do with the bright yellow table, and still work it into holiday colors. And then I remembered a colorful ball garland I bought last year -- it has all kinds of bright, … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — Make a Ginger Bread House Kit (Neighbor Gift Idea)

ginger bread house kit

Hello Tatertots & Jello Friends! This is Desirée from The 36th AVENUE. I’m so happy to be back here today and share with you our Ginger Bread House Kit. Every year as part of our Christmas tradition we love to make Homemade Ginger Bread and of course build with it our Ginger Bread Christmas Village. This year we made an extra house to give to one of our neighbors as a building … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Favorite Holiday Projects

20 favorite holiday projects

Every week I am blown away by the amazing projects linked up. It's SO inspiring!! Here are some of the amazing Holiday Projects that were linked up:  DIY Wood Slice Wreath @ East Coast Creative   DIY Ornaments @ The 36th Avenue … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 DIY Advent Calendars!!

15 advent calendar ideas

One of our favorite family traditions are our Advent Calendars.  We have a few and the kids get so excited to count down to Christmas. I was so excited to see so many Advent Calendars linked up this week -- here are a few of my favorites. (whip one up this weekend!) Treat Bag Advent Calendar @ The Linden Life Matchbox Advent Calendar @ Lookie What I Did … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays – Make DIY Faux Fur Trees!

faux fur trees

Hi! We're Nat and Holly from My Sister's Suitcase... We are thrilled to be here as a part of Jen's "Happy Holidays" series. This Christmas, I wanted to create some of the simple "cone" trees, but with a little texture and whimsy. The result is really quite elegant, but can go rustic or modern too... depending on your decor. Presenting our faux fur tree... If any of you have made … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — Make a Key for Santa (Free Printable)

key for santa

Hello everyone! I’m Sumo, or Summer if you wanna get formal. I blog over at Sumo’s Sweet Stuff. It’s my little place in the blogging world where you can come to find sewing and crafting inspiration. Sewing is my favorite creative outlet, but I’m not afraid to bust out the Mod Podge and paint when the mood strikes. You might also catch me professing my love of Target (or the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 34 Beautiful Holiday Projects

34 Holiday Ideas

How's your holiday decorating coming along?  I'm working on mine this weekend - -I love this time of year!! If you are looking for some inspiration, check out these 34 holiday ideas!!  And be sure to check out all of the ideas linked up this week -- there are so many more amazing holiday ideas, plus DIY projects, yummy recipes and more. I love seeing all of YOUR incredible ideas!! Joy to … [Read more...]

My Scandinavian-ish Red and White Mantel

Winter Ice Skate Wreath

I love decorating my mantel for the holidays. Last year, my colors were red and turquoise and I went for a whimsical party theme. This year I thought it would be fun to go with a simpler Scandinavian-ish Red and White theme. I love the Scandinavian aesthetic - clean, simple and pretty. My husband spent two years in Finland and his love of the culture really inspired me. The first thing I … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — DIY Photo Christmas Ornaments

diy ornaments

Hello friends of Tatertots and Jello. I'm Melissa from No. 2 Pencil, and I am so excited to be here again, and to be contributing to Jen's Happy Holidays series. There are so many great ideas and I'm thrilled to be a part of the fun. Today, I'm sharing a fun gift idea that everybody on your list will love, DIY Christmas Ornaments made from dollar store picture frames. Here is what you will … [Read more...]