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

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 pillow printable holiday-themed project for the front entryway of the event (and I'll show you how you can make it, … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 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!

  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 to share this DIY Winter Shadowbox!! 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 … [Read more...]

Holiday Project — Painted Glass Advent Calendar and Pom Pom Tree

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. Today I'm sharing this Ornament Advent Calendar! 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 … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — Make Burlap and Ribbon Pom Poms

Happy Holidays - Make a Burlap and Ribbon Pom Pom 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 … [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...]