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Great Ideas — 33 Christmas Cookie Recipes for Santa!

33 Cookie For Santa Recipes

We love making cookies for Santa and leaving them out Christmas Eve on a special plate.  Each year we try to make a couple different types of cookies. And sometimes Santa even leave a little note for the kids after he nibbles a few :)  Here are 33 Cookie Ideas that might be fun to make this year. Merry Christmas!!  Peppermint Whoopie Pies @ Practically Functional Peppermint Patty Cake … [Read more...]

HAPPY Holidays — Make DIY Boutique Holiday Shirts with Free Templates!

diy boutique shirts

Hello! I am Samantha from Crafty Texas Girls and I cannot even begin to tell you how honored I am to be crafting today on Tatertots and Jello.    I feel like I am a guest on a fabulous talk show or something! Thank you Jen for including me in your Happy Holidays series. On my blog, Crafty Texas Girls, I chronicle my adventures in balancing motherhood, creativity, and a small … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 34 Beautiful Holiday Projects

34 Holiday Ideas

How's your holiday decorating coming along?  I'm working on mine this weekend - -I love this time of year!! If you are looking for some inspiration, check out these 34 holiday ideas!!  And be sure to check out all of the ideas linked up this week -- there are so many more amazing holiday ideas, plus DIY projects, yummy recipes and more. I love seeing all of YOUR incredible ideas!! Joy to … [Read more...]

Make a DIY Pumpkin Garland!!

pumpkin garland

Hello Friends! This is Desirée from The 36th AVENUE. As always I am honored to be here visiting with our beautiful Jen and you wonderful people. Summer days are almost officially behind us and Fall is literally around the corner. MATERIALS Ribbon. Screw Driver. Bobby Pin. Acrylic Black Paint and brush. Small Pumpkins. {I found these little ones at my local Wal-Mart and the box came … [Read more...]

Make Halloween Ruffle Trees (tutorial)

halloween ruffle trees and chains

I made some Christmas Ruffle Trees a couple years ago and ever since then I have been wanting to make some Halloween Ruffle Trees. I decided that this is the year. And they were so fast and FUN to make!! (felt Christmas Tree tutorial) Such a fun way to bring some Whimsical Halloween Color to your decor this year! And, they are super easy to make too!! Plus, they are no-sew. All you need … [Read more...]

It’s Pumpkin Week — DIY Halloween Plate Wall

halloween plate wall

It's Day Four of PUMPKIN WEEK. Thanks for joining in!!! I have been meaning to make a plate wall for about 2 years. And since then I've been collecting plates to use on a potential plate wall. So whenever I saw a black and white plate on clearance I would snatch it up. I ended up having too many plates at the end. But I am sure I will use them all eventually hahaha! Last year we added … [Read more...]

It’s Pumpkin Week — DIY Polka Dot Pumpkins (Tutorial)!

plush minky 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...]

Great Ideas — 25 Last-Minute Valentine Ideas!!

25 last minute valentine ideas

Are your Valentine's Day plans made? Whether you are planning a hot date or staying in and having a nice quiet evening, you HAVE to check out these AMAZING last minute Valentines ideas.  The BEST News is that no DATE is required to enjoy all of the ideas!  Be sure to check out all of the links! What a Romantic Dessert to Make @ Tidy Mom  Puppy Love @ Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons Red Hot … [Read more...]

Make a Bakers Twine & Felt Mini Heart Banner (tutorial)

mini heart banner

Hi I'm Heather Dawn from Just Lovely Things and today I'm going to share with you a quick and simple project that is easy to do alone, with kids or even with your girlfriends. This project is great because most of us already have the supplies, and you can make it as little or as big as you want it. The supplies include:  your color choice of felt, thread (embroidery floss or bakers … [Read more...]

Free Chevron Valentine’s Day Party Printables!!

valentine party collage

Hello Tatertots and Jello readers! I am Carli, owner of DimplePrints. I am pumped to be guest blogging on TT&J. Jen was my first introduction to the crafting blog world and has been a great inspiration & supporter (thanks, Jen!). I love anything creative; designing, crafting, decorating, sewing and throwing parties. I am fortunate to be able to design & create on a daily basis … [Read more...]