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Woodland Christmas Tree Wreath & Blog Hop!

2014 woodland tree christmas wreath at tatertots and jello

There's nothing I like more than creating a new wreath for each holiday. I guess I'm just a wreath girl LOL. Last year I was all about gold and glitter. This year I thought it would be fun to create a more rustic, colorful wreath with natural elements for the holidays!   There's something so beautiful about natural wood. And I'll share links to all of these beautiful wreaths -- so you can get … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Bring a Pop of Color Into Your Home!

Easy Decor Tips

I love a clean look -- whites and grays are my favorites! But the reason they work so well for me is that I love a hint of color!   The #1905Cottage is so small - I knew a white overall color palette was the way to go. I painted all of the rooms white and concentrated on very simple decor. And I love the way it turned out. I love bringing in different POPS of color for different … [Read more...]

Free Printable Fall Signs

Fall-Signs

Hello! It's Kristin here again from Yellow Bliss Road with some free fall printables to help you get in the autumn mood. And trust me, here in Southern California, we need help getting into the autumn mood - it's 101 degrees outside! While we are having our annual heat wave, many other parts of the country are enjoying cooler temps, falling leaves and Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Since it doesn't … [Read more...]

Shutterfly’s new Design A Wall, free printable and $200 Shutterfly giveaway!

metal print gallery wall at tatertots and jello

  I absolutely love gallery walls! There's something so fun about creating a wall around the special people in your life. I have found that sometimes it's tricky to get the spacing of frames all figured out and straight. So when I heard about Shutterfly's Design-A-Wall, I was blown away with how easy it is to create a perfect wall. There are more than 45 different configurations - perfect … [Read more...]

Better Homes and Gardens Behind-the-Scenes Tour!

better homes and gardens line at walmart

  I have been DYING to share this with you!! A couple of weeks ago I got to travel to Iowa and meet with Better Homes and Gardens. It really was a dream come true. I am still pinching myself that I got to do that. Better Homes and Gardens has a beautiful line of products at Walmart (BHG at Walmart) and they reached out to a few bloggers to help them get the word out about these … [Read more...]

How to Decorate with Spray Paint!!

how to decorate with spray paint

I have an addiction. I admit it. I love COLOR!! Bright colors to me = HAPPY!! And one of the easiest ways to bring color into your home is through paint!  I'm so excited to take part in Beth from Home Stories AtoZ's How to Decorate Series with 25 bloggers each sharing a different aspect of decorating. The posts are so informative and inspiring! Be sure to go over to Beth's blog and get all … [Read more...]

Summer at the #1905Cottage! #STOH2014

summer at the 1905cottage tatertots and jello close up

This is my favorite time of year! The weather is warm, the flowers are blooming, the kids are getting out of school for the summer! I'm thrilled to be joining in with Gina from Shabby Creek Cottage in her Summer Tour of Homes and sharing some of my favorite spots at the #1905Cottage. You might have read about my little love affair with this home. I've spent the last couple of years fixing … [Read more...]

“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...]