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Winter Wonderland Evergreen Trees DIY!

winter wonderland trees at tatertots and jello

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!! And now it's time to decorate for Christmas. I love this time of the year! One of my favorite things to create is Christmas trees using foam tree forms. I love being part of the Floracraft Make It Fun Team. And when I found out that November our challenge was to use foam trees to create holiday decor, I was so excited!! Here's how I made these easy … [Read more...]

Merry and Bright Christmas Kitchen at the 1905 Cottage! {Free Printables!}

merry and bright holiday kitchen at tatertots and jello

I love decorating for the holidays. So when Big Lots contacted me and asked if I would make over a room for the holidays in their #BigHoliday challenge, I thought it would be fun to add some holiday cheer to the kitchen at the 1905 cottage. I think the main living room or family room usually gets decorated but I spend so much time in the kitchen during the holidays, I thought it would be exciting … [Read more...]

Christmas Porch at the #1905Cottage!

christmas porch decorating ideas at tatertots and jello

I love decorating my home for the holidays. And I think there's nothing that makes a statement quite like your front door. So when Lowes asked us if we could do a post about welcoming guests for the holidays, I immediately thought of the front porch at the #1905Cottage. This year I am going for a mostly red and white theme. I love how classic and happy red and white are together. I had such … [Read more...]

24 Fall and Halloween DIY Ideas!

24 fall and halloween diy projects at tatertots and jello

I just celebrated my blogiversary. When I think about all of the years I've been blogging I am just so grateful. Creating is something that has always been in my heart and having the opportunity to share my ideas and highlight all of the awesome ideas I come across in the world is just the best job in the world. I can't imagine being more happy than I am! And as I was thinking about the past … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Patterned Heart Printables #ShutterflyDecor

free valentine printables at tatertots and jello

This post is brought to you by Shutterfly. I just love Valentine's Day!! And this year I thought it would be so fun to go with a traditional red and white Valentine decor! I created THREE different hearts with bold happy patterns in stripes, polka dots and houndstooth. I printed them on canvases and mounted them on my vintage door mantel! I also created a printable with red hearts and one gold … [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...]

Holiday Decorating: My 2013 Sunburst Mirror Holiday Tree!

sunburst mirror tree at tatertots and jello

It's November 1st - so time to post my Christmas tree. LOL!! Seriously, for the second year in a row I am participating in Michael's Craft Stores #DreamTreeChallenge. It's so fun to see all of the amazing trees that bloggers create for this event. And I know it's a little early but it's fun to get inspired to decorate for the holidays!! I love this time of year. For my tree this year, I knew … [Read more...]

Shutterfly By Design – and a Free Pillow Printable For You!

NOEL shutterfly pillow

Earlier this month I  was in New York City (one of my favorite places EVER) for the Shutterfly By Design event. They were showcasing some of the new Home Decor ideas and I can't wait to tell you all about what they have been working on! I was also so thrilled to be able to make a holiday-themed project for the front entryway of the event (and I'll show you how you can make it, too, in a … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Ways to Ring in the New Year

25 ways to ring in the new year

How do YOU celebrate the New Year?  We love family game night with lots of yummy appetizers, decorations and party hats. Here are 25 DIY ways to RING in the New Year!! DIY New Year's Hat & Favors @ The 36th Avenue New Years Printables @ Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss Midnight Clock Cookies @ Pint Sized Baker DIY Party Hats @ A Pumpkin and a Princess … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — Make a Hot Cocoa/Tea Wreath!

hot cocoa wreath

  Hello Tatertots and Jello friends! I'm kirstin, half of the sister team that blogs at kojodesigns, and I'm so excited to be a part of Jen's Happy Holidays series! Our blog, kojodesigns, is full of party ideas, sewing adventures, knock off tutorials and even a recipe or two (my sister who co-authors the blog with me lives overseas and is always coming up with fabulous concoctions!). We … [Read more...]