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“Let’s Go Fly A Kite” Free Spring Printables!

lets go fly a kite free printables at tatertots and jello

I have always loved that song from "Mary Poppins" - Let's go Fly a Kite. That song just reminds me of Spring. And watching "Mr. Banks" the other night - I thought it would be fun to make that song into a little printable.       And here are the printables!! I have two versions in both 4x6-inch and 8x10-inch sizes. The trim marks are in gray on each one! … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Make A Small Kitchen Seem Larger!!

10 ways to make a small kitchen seem larger at tatertots and jello

I've had so many emails and comments on the #1905Cottage remodel kitchen. I thought it might be fun to show some different ways that we used design and planning to make the space seem bigger.     1. Use open shelving to maximize storage but also keep the room as open as possible. We used custom-made shelving that we added before the tile was laid; it was custom-made to match the cabinetry and the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Ways to Bring Patterns into Your Home!

20 ways to bring patterns into your home

I love bold patterns and colors. Here are 20 different ways to bring patterns into YOUR home! DIY Colorful Raindrop Decals @ his & hers Gold Herringbone Pillow Tutorial @ Burlap + Blue Custom Storage Ottomans @ Bombshell Bling DIY Glitter Mod Podge Stencils @ homework … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 23 DIY Wood Projects!!

23 wood projects

Whether you have a few pieces of scrap wood in your garage, or big planks, check out these Wood Projects and get inspired to make something for your home!  Scrap Wood Photo Blocks @ Juggling Act Industrial Pipe Built-ins @ Primitive and Proper DIY Growth Chart Tutorial @ The Idea Room DIY Plank Wall @ Lovely Etc. … [Read more...]

Paper and Ribbon Chandelier Tutorial!

paper and ribbon chandelier tutorial at tatertots and jello

I have had such a fun time designing my new line of scrapbook paper and embellishments for American Crafts!! It's going to be a scrapbook paper line that has a modern home decor spin! I can't wait to tell you more soon!! I was able to go down to the Craft and Hobby Association show - CHA a few weeks ago. And I made a little chandelier out of some pretty Pebbles scrapbook paper for the … [Read more...]

Create a Valentine Heart and Arrow Aluminum Wall Hanging!

valentine industrical bow and heart wall hanging tutorial

You know I love a pretty wreath. But sometimes it's fun to experiment and come up with something that you can still hang on a door or wall that's a little different than a wreath. That's what happened when I spied some galvanized ducting at the hardware store. I wondered if there was some way to bend it into a heart shape. I bought some and experimented. I am really happy with my kind of … [Read more...]

Five Tips to Creating the Perfect Guest Room!

5 tips for the perfect guest room

When school started this year all of my kids wanted to switch bedrooms around! My middle daughter started high school and wanted to be down in the basement with my oldest daughter. So she took over our guest room. And my youngest daughter took over her "Tween" room. And my oldest son is away at college, so we decided to turn his room into the new guest room. It's the biggest bedroom … [Read more...]

Tatertots and Jello Holiday Home Tour!

tatertots and jello holiday home tour

I love this time of year! Decorating our home is always so much fun. I think I have decorating ADD because I can never decide what my "style" is. This year I had this vision of a gold and white Christmas. I sewed our dropcloth slipcover so I could have this neutral holiday decor. But I also love BRIGHT holiday too. So in kitchen/family room area of our home I went with a gold and white theme, and … [Read more...]

My Summer Home Tour!

tatertots and jello home tour

I have never posted a home tour. Why? I never think my home is ready. There seems to always be a room that needs a face-lift or things just aren't "done". So I was thrilled to be invited to Gina's Summer Home Tour Series. And even though about half of my home is either in the process of a makeover or in need of one, I am so excited to join in!! I also have to say that yesterday was day 1 of the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 DIY Projects to Inspire (Part 1)!!

21 DIY projects for inspiration

Spring is my favorite time of the year to get things done around my home.  Maybe it's the warmer weather and sunshine??  Here are 21 Inspirational DIY Projects YOU can make.  Check them out for inspiration in YOUR home!! And be sure to stop by the PARTY and see all of the amazing ideas linked up.  Canvas Letter Wall Art @ View Along the Way Vintage-Inspired Painted Mason Jars @ Live. … [Read more...]