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5 Tips to Stenciling an Outdoor Planter!

stenciled succulent pot tutorial at tatertots and jello

I love to stencil. And I was so thrilled when I learned that one of my VERY Favorite people in the world - Amy from Mod Podge Rocks - was coming out with her own line of Mod Podge Rocks Stencils!! And not only stencils, but repositional stencils. They are sticky and that makes all the difference when you are stenciling, PLUS you can wash them off and they stay sticky. I love that you can use them … [Read more...]

Stencil a Lamp Shade With a Sharpie Marker!

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Hey, hey TT&J readers! It's me Jessica from Mom 4 Real, back with another fun home decor tutorial! It's summer, which means I am obsessed with all things sand and sea. I've spotted some really cute lamp shades with seashell and coral shapes on them lately, but shew...are they expensive or what? I spied a lamp shade with a coral design on it not too long ago and had a really hard time leaving … [Read more...]

Barn Door-Inspired Painted Chest (DIY Tutorial)

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Hey, hey TT&J readers! It's Jessica from Mom 4 Real, and I am so excited to be here! I've been working on sprucing up my living room a bit this Summer. I wanted to insert a little more color into my decor. I have a crazy love for aqua, and have recently been bitten by the the yellow bug as well, so these are the colors I decided to use in my gallery wall. There was one problem though...as … [Read more...]

Painting Stripes on a Focal Wall … and My Colortopia’s Color My Room Tool!

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I love the weekends!! It's time time when I am able to focus on my big DIY Projects. And I have some really fun news to share with what I have been working on the past EIGHT months. More on that later. This weekend, I have been working on my craftroom/office. This is what it looked like before:  I loved it, but the green did NOT go with anything else in the house and because I took my … [Read more...]

Ikea’s Scrolly Ung Frame — 13 Different Ways to Use It in YOUR home!

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My sister Ashley has one of the whimsical Ikea Ung Frames in her entryway. She painted it a pretty grey color and put some chicken wire inside. She keeps invitations, pictures and other pretty mementos in her frame. I have one sitting in my craft room. I couldn't resist picking it up the last time I was visiting Ikea. I have been debating where to use it. Here are 12 other ways I have … [Read more...]

How to Make a Rustic Board Focal Wall (Nautical Bedroom)

rustic board wall tutorial

Thanks for all of the sweet comments on Hayley's Nautical Room Redo!! This will be the last post on the room for awhile :) I had a lot of emails wondering how I made the Rustic Focal Board Wall in her room. Here's what I did: The whole room redo started off when I saw these boards at Lowe's: I brought them home and painted them three different colors: Valspar Spun Honey Valspar … [Read more...]

Design Dilemma — Choosing the Perfect Paint Color!!

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I love color!!  You may not have noticed that about me. LOL. Striped Painted Nautical Rug Aqua Pantry Door Dining Room Turned Craft Room Ella's Pink Asian Bedroom I love the look of an all-white home. But I CAN'T imagine living in a space devoid of color. So when I am planning a DIY project, of course there will be color. But it's HARD to come up with the PERFECT color for a room. That's … [Read more...]

Make a Holiday Stenciled Sign {Christmas tutorial}

merry christmas blue and red sign

I am getting so excited to get my Holiday Decorations out. It snowed a few days ago and I just couldn't resist making something festive and Christmas-y! I decided to make a Holiday project using some of the new MS paint and mediums. I had a broken, old shelf sitting out in my garage waiting for the trash. I cut off the broken part, then cut the good part half and  reattached the pieces … [Read more...]

Double-Sided Fall/Halloween Painted Pillows {tutorial}

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Hello Tatertot & Jello readers! I'm Katie from Sew Woodsy, and I can not express how excited I am to be visiting and sharing my latest craft project with all of you. Sew Woodsy is a "husband and wife craft team". We create Home/DIY projects along with some sewing projects in the mix. "Mr. Woodsy" is a home renovations expert and hobby wood worker. I love to show off his work (I can do … [Read more...]

DIY Entertainment Unit Remodel — Reveal!!

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 A month and a couple ruined shirts later, my DIY entertainment center is done!! Yay!  More details can be found in my update post here, but basically we moved into this house about 9 years ago. The original owners built it with custom maple cabinets. They are really nice, but I really love a more clean look. So finally I got up enough courage to paint them. The entertainment center was nice, … [Read more...]