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Make a Whimsical Halloween Spider Wreath!

My kids and I had a fun time making this simple Halloween Spider Wreath! It's no sew and only takes a few minutes to put together!   Here's how to make it: … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 19 Halloween Party Ideas!

One of the best parts of October is going to Halloween gatherings around the neighborhood. I'm always on the lookout for new treats and decorations for these celebrations, so here are... 19 Halloween Party Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * * Mummy Twinkie Pops @ Love Bakes Good Cakes via I Dig Pinterest Jack o Lantern Cocktail @ Cooking with Curls Acorn Treat Bag @ … [Read more...]

10 Minute “Robber” Halloween Costume [and Free Cuttable File!]

Happy October 1st!! Halloween is coming up and I'm always curious to see what Ella wants to "be" for the holiday. Last year it was an elaborate Black and White Swan creature which was a little tricky to create. This year she decided that being a Robber would be the coolest idea. And it's perfect because this month the Michaels Makers challenge is costumes! So off to Michaels we went. I'll show … [Read more...]

How to Paint a Rug in Less Than an Hour [and free template]!

I'm SO thrilled to be part of Glidden's Colortopia team! If you've been reading my blog for long you know that I LOVE paint! And not only do I love a painted wall, I love to use paint on unusual surfaces. One of my favorite things to paint in the last few years has been rugs. I had a hard time finding the colors or patterns of rugs I wanted for different room projects so I started painting my … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Halloween Projects!

It's just beginning to feel like fall here, and Halloween is only 5 weeks away! That seems like a lot of time, but if you're like me and are known to procrastinate, it's time to start putting together all the spooky decor late October is known for! Here are... 20 DIY Halloween Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * * Broomstick Party Skewers @ Giggles Galore Glitter … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Free Halloween and Fall Printables!

October is finally just around the corner... one of my favorite times of the year for printables! Since you all shared so many excellent printables this week, here are... 15 Free Halloween and Fall Printables from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * * Autumn Chalkboard Printable @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor Trick or Treat Printable @ Liz on Call Pumpkin Pie Sugar Scrub & … [Read more...]

Easy Halloween “Bat” Porch Decor

I'm getting my Halloween decorations out this weekend. One of my favorite parts of decorating is my front porch at the #1905Cottage. I was looking over some of the ways I've decorated it in the past to get inspired. Here's what it looked like last year with my BAT theme.  I got out my chevron bat wreath and my Halloween countdown calendar (with bats!). And then I added some new elements! I … [Read more...]

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Party Free Printable Invitations!

I love this time of the year! Fall is in the air and Halloween is coming soon! One of my favorite things to do at Halloween is carve pumpkins! I thought it would be super fun to have a Pumpkin Carving Party. So I've made these Halloween Pumpkin Carving Party Free Printable Invitations! So I made up some Halloween Pumpkin Carving Party invitations and I am sharing them with YOU! … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Halloween Ideas!

I love Halloween -- I was at the grocery store today and I spent almost half an hour in the Halloween section thinking about new projects and treats I want to create before October 31st! This week you all shared my enthusiasm for playful spookiness, so here are... 20 DIY Halloween Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! Button Spiders Garland @ Simply Wright Black Cat Wreath @ Shaken … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Countdown Board!

Hello everyone! We are Jen and Jodie from the blog Eighteen25 and we are excited to be visiting the fabulous Tatertots & Jello today. We are in love with Jen's new Home + Made line and we have been having so much fun creating with it! Our first project we decided to makes was a countdown because who doesn't love counting down to the fun and exciting things in life! We used: … [Read more...]