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Giveaway Monday — $40 to Rosie Posie Designs {custom platters and more!!}

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UPDATE -- Winner of the giveaway is #145 -- April. Happy Monday!!  We are filming our webshow today. Eeek - so exciting.  Meanwhile, I have a fun Monday Giveaway from one of my favorite etsy shops: Rosie Posie Designs {Can you guess how much I want this cell phone cover?? Love.} This cell phone cover is so cool … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make an Embellished Grocery Bag Container!! {great item to keep in your car}

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Jen is my bloggy bestie.  We run The CSI Project together, Crafterminds, and we are doing a web show together in the fall.  Yet I have never guest posted on her blog.  I wanted to have the perfect project before I posted here.  Well that day of perfection will never come. However, I did come to share with you a fun little gift to give yourself or a friend for the summer…an embellished grocery … [Read more...]

Make a Beachy Rosette Button Necklace {tutorial}

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  Here's my Summer Necklace #2. I have loved seeing all of those pretty Rosette necklaces around, I really wanted to make one for summer. So I took some of the material left over from my Flirty Summer Button Necklace #1 and made some rosettes. {I have a Rosette Tutorial here if you want to learn how to make the rosettes.} Beachy Rosette Button Necklace … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Father’s Day "Tee-rrific" Gift Idea! {and free printable}

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Hi Everyone!  I am so happy to be here guest posting today! I have been a fan of Jen's for a long time and LOVE all of her great ideas!  My name is Lindsey, and I blog over at Inspiring Creations.  I have been crafting since I can remember and I love inspiring others to be creative.  I use my blog to share crafts, tutorials, recipes and I also host a weekly linky party! Today I am … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make Stamped Initial Cuff Links!! {Father’s Day gift idea}

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  Hi, everyone!  I'm Julie from Less-Than-Perfect Life of Bliss & I'm happy to be here today to show you how to make Dad some    Stamped Initial Cuff Links for Father's Day! Even beginner crafters can do this project in less than 20 minutes, & when you're done, you'll have a great personalized gift that will really show Dad how much you love him! You'll … [Read more...]

J Crew-Inspired Threaded Necklace (with rosette)!

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I was window shopping at one of my favorite stores the other day – J Crew. I love their relaxed, classic style!  I stumbled across a really simple, but elegant necklace and noticed that the beads were threaded onto the chain. I loved the look of it. I took this picture with my phone, and unfortunately it’s a little blurry. I wasn't able to find the same necklace on their website … [Read more...]

Guest Project – Make a Starburst Pencil Mirror! {teacher gift idea}

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Somebody pinch us! We're on Tatertots and Jello!! Seriously, we've been followers, bookmarkers, pinners, (Go Pinterest!), and creaters of her inspiring projects for a long time! Thanks for having us Jen!! Allow us to introduce... I'm Staci. I've been married 7 and 1/2 years to a man I met in Bolivia. You know, just some man. J/K!! We were missionaries together over in the Santa Cruz … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make DIY Typography Wall Art {tutorial}

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Hi Tatertots and Jello!  I am Lindsay, editor of the blog, Lee La La. I am delighted to be here with you all today! This is me: If you stop by my blog, I am sure to be talking about being the momma to this little girl, The wife to this handsome, or all things in between. I am a domestic work in progress, learning the ropes of … [Read more...]

A pretty wedding gift idea — Etched Chevron Glasses and Pitcher {Tutorial}

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You may have noticed that I have a new obsession lately -- Chevron or Zig Zag Patterns. {my painted Chevron Rug} {Chevron Pennants}   {Chevron Summertime Subway Art project} And since it’s Spring, with weddings in the air. I thought a really cool wedding or engagement gift would be a set of Etched Chevron Glasses with a matching Pitcher.   … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea — Make Personalized Tote Bags!!

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It's Teacher Appreciation Week!!  I'd love to share what we are giving our wonderful teachers this year. I recently saw some cute pillows on Freshly Picked and thought they were so funny and whimsical. {Freshly Picked} I thought I would take that concept and make some tote bags for my kids’ teachers this year. … [Read more...]