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Giveaway Monday — Jessica N Designs {Custom handstamped Jewelry & Silverware}


Update-- winner is #396 -- Erin from A Bird and A Bean Happy Monday! It's dark and dreary here, but hopefully this giveaway will brighten up your day a little.... This week's giveaway is from a beautiful shop -- Jessica N Designs! Custom Hand stamped Jewelry and Silverware! Beautiful gifts for birthdays, weddings and anyone in your life!  How wonderful are these for a … [Read more...]

Valentine Gift Idea — Make Handmade ♥ Heart ♥ Jewelry! {plus a bunch of winners}


I made it back from my trip.  Blissdom and CHA were such fun!  {I can't wait to tell you all about it. } Meanwhile, here's a fun, handmade Valentine gift idea to make for a special person in your life!  Beaded Heart Jewelry You can make these beaded hearts and then make them into earrings or different necklaces. And you can make them different sizes -- for any taste or age!!  … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Anthropologie-inspired Bib Necklace!!


I think I'll spare you all the mushy details about the admiration, respect and general happy feelings I have towards Jen and the fabulous TT&J blog.  She is basically pure awesome {but you all know that}, so I'll skip to the real reason I am here today...   To teach you how to make this super duper, crazy easy, Anthropologie inspired, lace and pearl bib necklace. … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make a $70 J. Crew-inspired necklace for $10


Jcrew Knock off Necklace Tutorial By LOVE STITCHED Ok lets get started....  Here is the $70 (ouch) original necklace Now here is how to make one for only $10 SUPPLIES: Chains (I chose gold because I wear it a lot but silver would look awesome too) *please note all the chain was originally purchased at JOANNS on a 40% jewelery clearance - there will be left over chain from this … [Read more...]

Guest Project: Accordion-style Bracelet Tutorial


     This is one of those pinch-me-I'm-dreaming moments.  Am I really guest posting on Tatertots and Jello?  Cue panic . . . Okay, I'm back.  I had to go to my happy place for a brief moment because right now I feel like the new kid in school . . . if you've ever been the new kid, you know what I'm talking about.  That moment when you walk into the classroom and everyone stares … [Read more...]

Guest Project: Gingham & Pearl Necklace Tutorial


Hi! My name is Elizabeth and I'm so happy to be here on Tatertots and Jello today. I am the author of the blog, To Be Charmed. I post crafty tutorials, decor and just about anything else I find inspiring in hopes I inspire you too!  Come on over and take a peek at my blog! Today I am going to show you how you can create a cute, very easy Gingham and Pearl necklace for you or that little gal … [Read more...]

Project To Try: Personalized Silhouette Jewelry

I love this idea! Take pictures of your children and turn them into a silhouette necklace or earrings! Corner Crafts has tutorial on how to make them!  Have a Happy Sunday! XOXOTweet … [Read more...]

Project to Try: Make Jewelry out of old Glasses

Here's a great use for old glasses!  Go over to In My Own Style to see the tutorial. I am thinking this would be a fun project to get together with girlfriends and try!Update: A wonderful shop on etsy,   Gotart also makes necklaces out of eyeglass lenses. So many possibilities! I hope you are having a Wonderful Saturday!XOXO Tweet … [Read more...]

Wonderful Wednesdays: Boden-inspired Bracelet


 Welcome to the second Wonderful Wednesday, where I highlight a fantastic crafter. Today I would like to introduce you to the amazing  Lei @ My Many Colored Days!****Hey there everybody!  My name is Lei.  I come from a land called My Many Colored Days.   I'm a mom to 4 colorful children and I live a wildly colorful life... I love running, reading, writing, mothering, … [Read more...]

Spring Project: Ribbon Wristlets!

This project has been on my to-do list for awhile now. My bloggy friend Cristin @ ser.en.d.ip.i.ty did a post on cute wristlets that she had made before Christmas and I was immediately enamored. I quickly put an ad on Freecycle to see if anyone had any leftover ribbon or trim so I could make some. I never got any response to my ad, so that project was put in my to-do pile. I came upon some … [Read more...]