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It’s Pumpkin Week — DIY Polka Dot Pumpkins (Tutorial)!

plush minky pumpkins tutorial

Welcome to PUMPKIN WEEK!! (a pumpkin tutorial each and every day this week)   Today I am sharing my Polka Dot Pumpkins!! What could be better than polka dots AND pumpkins = two of my favorite things!   Here's how to make them: … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 Fall Door Decor Projects

little monster wreath

Happy Fall!! When I get ready to decorate for a season, the first thing I want to do is put something festive on my front door. I was excited to see so many Fall Door Decorating ideas linked up this week - I just had to share! Simple Burlap Fall Wreath @ create.craft.love.  Halloween Bat Frame @A Pumpkin & A Princess Yarn & Felt Fall Wreath @ My Girlish Whims … [Read more...]

12 Fall Family Ideas and Activities!

12 fall ideas

I just love this time of the year -- the scent of Fall is in the air. The leaves are changing, kids are going back to school, games are starting, it's time to tailgate!  I have 12 Fall Ideas to share that I love, but first -- my friends at Homes.com have  are giving away an ultimate tailgating package worth over $2,000 to one of their Facebook fans. Just visit the Homes.com Facebook page to … [Read more...]

Fall Project — Make a Back To School Mantel

chalkboard writing

Hi TT&J friends! My name is Rachelle and I blog over at a little place called Fingerprints on the Fridge. It's a little mix of the life and times of my family of four and some fun house projects we've been trying to tackle in our Michigan fixer-upper. I'm so excited to be here! I was super pumped when Jen asked me to share some of our back to school ideas. :) We're definitely getting in … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Ideas!!

candy cornucopica

Last Minute Preparations are happening all across the United States for a VERY thankful HOLIDAY. Families are preparing for relatives to arrive, lists are being made and checked off.   ...And Tatertots and Jello is no exception we are busy checking out the FABULOUS link ups.  Let us help you finish up those last minute decorating ideas with quick, easy, fast ideas.  Be sure to check out the … [Read more...]

Make a Thankful Jar Centerpiece {Thanksgiving Jars}!!

thanks jars on the table

While I am going through the awesome link-ups in the Weekend Wrap Up Party this week, here's an easy, inexpensive centerpiece for your Thanksgiving this year -- Thankful Jars: Here's a last-minute Thanksgiving centerpiece idea. You can make this for next to nothing. The first thing I did was I took some spaghetti jars and took the labels off Then I poured a small amount of paint in … [Read more...]

{{Gobble Gobble}} Thanksgiving Pillow tutorial

gobble gobble pillow

Here's a little Thanksgiving project I made up this morning. {Kind of fun for this time of year.} {Gobble Gobble Pillow} I made it with my Silhouette and Heat Transfer Material. But you could print out the letters and make a stencil too, then stencil the words on your pillow with fabric paint. I used the other side of my Pretty Witch Pillow -- I'm frugal like that. They are cotton Ikea … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Countdown Bunting Tutorial {and 28 grateful activities}

banner collage

It seems like Thanksgiving gets a little bit overlooked in the rush to Christmas crafts and ideas. This year I decided that I want to focus more on Thanksgiving and helping my kids be grateful for all of the blessings and good things in their lives. I had two ideas that I wanted to do, and then I thought -- why not combine the two?? A Thanksgiving Countdown Bunting. I think my favorite part of … [Read more...]

Fall Project — Make a Tree Button Shirt! {with free pattern}

tree shirt

Hi there fellow TT and J'ers, I'm Jen from My Own Road, and I'm so excited to be guest posting on Tatertots and Jello today! Thank you for having me, Jen! I'm a working mama of 2 who squeezes crafting in afterhours. My blog is a little of this and that, but you can usually find me making clothes for my two kids (who are growing out of clothes faster than I can make them lately!) Today, I … [Read more...]

Last Minute Halloween Party Food!

pumpkin gingerbread trifles

It's almost time for the big day!! If you are off to some spooky parties this weekend or on Monday, here are some fast and easy Halloween Party ideas that were linked up to make your party more spooktacular!! Halloween Party Punch @ The Letter 4 Candy Corn Cookie Sandwiches @ Hoosier Homemade Spooky Pops @ Purple Chocolat Home Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifles @ No Biggie … [Read more...]