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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...]

HAPPY Holidays: DIY 3-D Holiday Plate

diy 3-d plate

Hi Tatertots and Jello-ers! My name is Vivienne and I share tutorials, recipes and assorted funny stories over at The V Spot.  I  was so excited when Jen invited me to share a holiday craft with you!  It took me a while to decide what I wanted to make. You know what happened...?  It did NOT go according to plan.  Today I'm going to show you a very realistic side of crafting, and how … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — DIY Winter Shadowbox Sign

diy winter shadowbox idea

Hello TT&J Readers! I am super thrilled to be here today!! My name is Bev and I blog at Flamingo Toes. At Flamingo Toes I love doing jewelry, sewing, and home projects. I especially love crafting for the holidays. It's so much fun to create fun, cute decor projects - I think they make your decorations so much more personal! Today I'm sharing this sweet - and easy - little Winter … [Read more...]

Holiday Project — Painted Glass Advent Calendar and Pom Pom Tree

holiday wall tree and painted glass advent calendar

Advent calendars are one of our favorite Holiday family traditions -- I love the meaning  behind them and the JOY they bring my kids. So when Plaid sent me some of their new Martha Stewart  paints and stencils in the mail, I thought it might be fun to make some hand-painted ornaments as an advent calendar. And I thought the little beadboard display area that we created in our family room would … [Read more...]