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HAPPY Holidays — Make a Hot Cocoa/Tea 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

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

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

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...]

HAPPY Holidays — Make Burlap and Ribbon Pom Poms

Burlap and Ribbon Pom Pom  Hi all! I’m so happy to be here at Jen’s place today! My name is Tracie and I am author of CleverlyInspired where I share all sorts of projects, crafts, recipes and all things home. Be inspired to be clever :) I love using things that are already hanging around the ole craft room. These pompoms would be great to use on a gift, on a mantlescape…or maybe bunched … [Read more...]

It’s Pumpkin Week — DIY Polka Dot 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...]

Throw a Patriotic Picnic — Food, Decorations, Party Favors and More!! (tutorial)

HELLO fans of Tatertots and Jello and many thanks to Jen for inviting me to spotlight one of my upcoming holiday themes. My name is Eileen and I blog at The Seasonal Home, where we celebrate the ART of Decorating around the JOY of celebrating. This post is all about the ol' Red, White and Blue and with July 4th around the corner, I hope it inspires you with its patriotic spirit... enjoy! … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day ♥ Chevron & Sparkle Wreath (tutorial)

I love making wreaths!! Maybe it's a sickness. But each year I want to make a new wreath for each holiday. And Valentine's Day ♥ is becoming one of my favorite holidays to decorate for. In the fall I went crazy one night and ordered every single color of chevron I could find. And one of my favorite ones was the Hot Pink Chevron -- from Premier Fabrics. To make this wreath: … [Read more...]

Make a Vintage Ornament Wreath (tutorial)!!

Do you have a collection that you love to display at Christmas? I bought some vintage Christmas ornaments about 10 years ago. They are scratched up with wear but beautiful to me. I love to think of all of the Christmases these ornaments have seen, the memories they have made in all of those years!! I have put them on my tree over the years, but sadly a few have been dropped and been broken. … [Read more...]

Make Sparkly Snowman Ornaments plus 12 of my Favorite Ornament Tutorials!

I am going with a Red, Turquoise and White color scheme this year. I looked through my ornaments and decided that I needed a few more to fill in the gaps. Luckily last year I bought a bunch of those pretty, clear glass ornaments on clearance last year. I decided to take those clear ornaments and turn them into sparkly snow balls. I'd love to share my Snowball Ornament tutorial with you. You … [Read more...]