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{{Gobble Gobble}} Thanksgiving Pillow tutorial

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Here's a little Thanksgiving project I made up this morning. {Kind of fun for this time of year.} {Gobble Gobble Pillow} I made it with my Silhouette and Heat Transfer Material. But you could print out the letters and make a stencil too, then stencil the words on your pillow with fabric paint. I used the other side of my Pretty Witch Pillow -- I'm frugal like that. They are cotton Ikea … [Read more...]

Silhouette Heat Transfer Project and $250+ GIVEAWAY!!!

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UPDATE -- GIVEAWAY CLOSED. Winner is #3850 Jess @ If Only They Would Nap.   Have I ever told you about my Airstream Dream?? {Pinterest} It's always in the back of my mind. I have a folder of camper ideas on Pinterest and I've  posted about it too.  I would love to get an old Airstream and restore it.   It's one of my life dreams. {Pinterest} My husband? He's not on board yet - … [Read more...]

A pretty wedding gift idea — Etched Chevron Glasses and Pitcher {Tutorial}

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You may have noticed that I have a new obsession lately -- Chevron or Zig Zag Patterns. {my painted Chevron Rug} {Chevron Pennants}   {Chevron Summertime Subway Art project} And since it’s Spring, with weddings in the air. I thought a really cool wedding or engagement gift would be a set of Etched Chevron Glasses with a matching Pitcher.   … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea — Make Personalized Tote Bags!!

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It's Teacher Appreciation Week!!  I'd love to share what we are giving our wonderful teachers this year. I recently saw some cute pillows on Freshly Picked and thought they were so funny and whimsical. {Freshly Picked} I thought I would take that concept and make some tote bags for my kids’ teachers this year. … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Love Birds Wall Hanging {tutorial}

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 Hello all you wonderful Tatertots &Jello followers! I am beyond excited to be here sharing a tutorial with you today. I met Jen at CHA this past January and wasn't a bit surprised at how nice she was. If you get a chance to meet her you won't be sorry.  My name is Dresden and I absolutely love blogging! My blog is dresdencarrie where I share tutorials, my favorite things, recipes, … [Read more...]

Give clothes new life with Rhinestones {and a sparkly Silhouette deal}

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In honor of Earth Day I have a little project that will help add some new life to hand-me-down clothes.   You might know that I have four kids. Well, if any of you had older siblings you might know what it's like to get hand-me-downs. Ella, my youngest has two older sisters and she is very familiar with hand-me-downs... So when Silhouette sent me a really fabulous Rhinestone kit and asked me … [Read more...]

Spring Project – make a Washi Tape Topiary Centerpiece {tutorial}!

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I am a little obsessed with Washi Tape.  Have you ever used it? Washi Tape is Japanese decorative tape -- Washi comes from wa meaning Japanese and shi meaning paper, and the term is used to describe paper made by hand in the traditional manner.  I love all of the different patterns and colors that are available in these tapes. I have seen some great ideas in packaging and gift cars, but … [Read more...]

Spring Project — Make Chevron Subway Art!! {Tutorial}

 I have been ooohing and aaaahing over all of the Chevron projects around blogland lately. It got me motivated to make some Chevron art for my home. And since the weather here has been so dreary and grey, I was aching for some happy, sunny art to lift my mood. And what better song than the Beatle’s “Here Comes The Sun”? … [Read more...]

30-minute Textured Embellishment Pillow

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 I made this little pillow the other night. I guess I didn't realize that St. Patrick's Day is so close!   But you could actually make this pillow for any occasion -- just change the word out to whatever you want to say.   This is a basic, envelope pillow which requires no zipper. Cheryl from A Pretty Cool Life has a great 10-minute Pillow Cover Tutorial that will show you how to make … [Read more...]

A Decorating Solution {project} and some Silhouette information!

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You might know that we turned our Dining Room into my Craft Room/Office, And I LOVE it. It was one of the best decisions that we ever made. In doing it, we filled in a big arch with drywall and installed big french doors. I love the french doors because they let in the light from both directions. The drawback is having your craft room visible from the front door -- eeeeek! {Dining Room … [Read more...]