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Great Ideas — 22 Sunny Summer Projects!

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What a great time of year! I was so inspired by all of the projects linked up this week. I'm in the middle of a couple of summer projects -- and I'm sharing 22 sunny summer projects from this week's party with you today! Back Deck/Pergola @ Love of Family and Home Starfish Garland at Remodelando la Casa Mint Painted Nightstand @ Making Home Base … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 22 Beachy Decorating Ideas

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I love nautical themes -- and beachy decor! Even if it's not summer, something about the warm, weather-worn look adds color and cheer. I'm featuring 22 beachy decorating ideas -- amazing, beach-themed projects that will work with all kinds of decor, nautical or not! Get inspired for your summer decor: Sisal Rope Flower Pots @ Clean & Scentsible Anchor Wall Printables @ Michelle … [Read more...]

DIY Red and White Buffalo Check Painted Fabric — End of School Summer Party!

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  My kids are out for Summer this week -- and I can't wait for summer to officially begin! What screams summer more than a Red and White Party??  I love large Buffalo check. And I thought it would be fun to try to make a DIY painted Buffalo Check fabric for a little End-0f-School Party!! Here's how I made the decorations with ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape -- and it's easy: You can do it, too, … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Happy Projects!!

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The warmer weather always makes me feel happy ... and so do all of the happy projects linked up this week! Here are 20 of my favorites: Painted Berry Boxes @ While Wearing Heels Colorful Wooden Magnets @ She's Crafty Metallic Mason Jars @ It All Started with Paint Easy Patterned Pillows @ Teal and Lime … [Read more...]

12 FUN Outdoor Projects to Make With Kids!

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One of  my favorite projects ever was the DIY Bubbles we made for the first time two years ago. We had seen someone in New York City making GIANT bubbles in Central Park and I thought that would be so fun to try at home. And it was! And in honor of the coming FOURTH holiday tomorrow, Here are 12 FUN projects you can make that will bring smiles to your kids' faces this summer!! Make … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Things to Do With The Kids This Summer!!

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The kids are out for summer! What are you going to do to make this Summer the Summer to Remember? Here are 25+ awesome ideas for FUN this Summer!! Check them out. And also check out the other HUNDREDS of ideas that were linked up this week. SO much inspiration!!  Sponge Water Ball @ Its Overflowing   DIY Water Table @ Cheap Crafty Mama  DIY Sundae Bar @ Katie's Nesting Spot   Patriotic … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 21 Weekend Outdoor Projects to Make!

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend! How will you be spending the weekend? Do you need any OUTDOOR inspiration, if so check out these HOT summer projects! DIY House Number Planter Box @ The Scrap Shoppe Painted Pots and Porch Steps @ It all Started with Paint   Garden Potting Center @ Art is Beauty  Window Box Recipe @ Easier Than I thought  … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make Handmade Berrylicious Popsicles!!

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Hey TT&J readers!!! I'm Cheryl, aka TidyMom! When I am not baking, crafting or running around with my camera you can find me over in my little corner of the universe at TidyMom.net Like all of you I'm a HUGE fan of Jen's and SO impressed with how much that girl can do!! I've had the pleasure of meeting Jen a few times, and let me tell you, she's every bit as sweet, if not more, in … [Read more...]

Summer Cooking — The Most Delicious Corn Salad Recipe!!

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I don't post a lot of recipes here at Tatertots and Jello. So if I do post one, you know that it is delicious!! This is my favorite Summer Salad Recipe EVER!  It's perfect for this time of year. Be sure to use fresh cilantro and tomatoes. I use frozen corn, just because it's easy, but fresh corn is even better!!  This is a dish that people will talk about and … [Read more...]

"Summer Social" Guest Project — Make Pinwheel Placemats!!

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Hello, everyone!  My name is Amy, and my blogging home is Positively Splendid, a little creative haven where you'll find everything from simple craft ideas to sewing projects, and just about everything in between. I would love for you to stop in for a visit! I am so excited to be taking part in Jen's Summer Social! Today I'm going to share a quick project with you to punch … [Read more...]