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Guest Project – Make a Beaded Spider!

  Hello! I am SO EXCITED to be guest-posting on Tatertots and Jello today! This is my first-ever guest-post and my first-ever tutorial, so it is an honor to have them featured on a blog that I have loved for AGES!  Walking through a store the other day, I spied some decorative spiders ($5 apiece!) that had plastic bodies and colorful beaded legs. I really liked them but I have two rules about … [Read more...]

My Spookified Mantle — eeeeeek!

I finally got my Halloween boxes out and spookified my mantle!! Ella was thrilled - she's been asking me to get the boxes out for a few weeks :)  And, it ended up working out perfectly -- because the delightful Beth @ Stories of A to Z is having a Spooktacular Mantle Party today!! So much fun!! I just had to link up and join in the festivities! A couple little projects I did … [Read more...]

Guest Project — 5 Minute Halloween Craft

Do you find yourself looking around at home decor stores or flipping through catalogs thinking, "I know I could do this myself, but how?"   Saturday Mornings is full of ways to do just that!  I show you step by step how to get the looks you want for less, often with things you already have around the house!  I was so thrilled for the opportunity to do a tutorial for TT&J and I decided … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make an Incredibly Cool Halloween Wreath!

  Hi Tatertots and Jello readers! Who am I? I am Madigan, the author of Madigan Made. I started my blog this past spring as a little creative journal. I enjoy chatting about my cooking, crafting and decorating projects. (Oh, and the occasional misadventure.) When I made this Halloween wreath, I immediately thought of Jen at TT&J. She has loads of great wreath ideas. I am so excited to be … [Read more...]

13 Days of Halloween Fun!

Happy Sunday & Halloween Fun!  Have you heard of the 13 Days of Halloween at Kirstikoo Handmade? Kirsti has 13 days of cute Halloween projects from guest bloggers with fun tutorials like: And giveaways too!  And today I am sharing a tutorial on how to make a Halloween Luminary Tree.  Come over and see the ideas. Have a {Spooky} Day!   xoxo … [Read more...]

An Inexpensive, Feminine Gift Idea to make this Holiday Season!

Hi! Welcome to the First week of the Housewife Bliss Holiday Party! This is a wonderful collection of Holiday ideas by 10 fabulous bloggers who will be covering all the parts of How to Have a Successful Holiday Season. Today I want to talk about a really inexpensive, easy gift idea that you can make. And it can be customized so many ways.  Rolled Flower Brooches Once you start making … [Read more...]

{Creepy} Halloween Specimen Art w/printable

  I am sure you have all seen the Ali Edward's Awesome Butterfly Art. Genius, pure genius.    I had one of those nights the other night where all I did was dream about projects. Craaaazy! And when I woke up I wanted to make a project similar to this but with a Halloween theme.  So I headed off to Michael's to see what kind of frames I could find.  And it was my lucky day -- all of their … [Read more...]

Fall Project — Reversible Candy Corn Bunting!

I love my Ruffled Burlap Pennant, but wanted to make something kind of Fall-ish and festive for this season. I thought Candy Corn would be fun since it's the same shape as a pennant and reminds me of Fall. I bought some cotton material in orange and yellow and then used some left over canvas from my Halloween Pennant Pillows for the fabric. Supplies: Orange, yellow and white fabric … [Read more...]

{Happy} Halloween Wreath Tutorial

 Have I mentioned that I love Halloween - lol? I do -- but I don't really care for the gruesome, bloody side of Halloween decor. I like to keep my Halloween cute and lighthearted. I was trying to come up with a new Halloween Wreath and really wanted to make something with polka dots -- you know how I love those. Plus some glitter -- nothing says Halloween like glitter :) I had a Dollar Store … [Read more...]

Painted Halloween Pennant Pillow Tutorial

{Say that 10 times fast - lol!} As you might have guessed - I LOVE Halloween! There's something so fun about black and orange decorations and dressing up every year! So in honor of one of my favorite holidays, I'd like to share a little project. **Painted Halloween Pennant Pillows**   I had some pillow forms that I wanted to use. So I took those pillow forms and added 1 inch to each … [Read more...]