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How to Upcycle an Old Piece of Art Into Something Fabulous (Stenciled Typography Tutorial)

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Over at East Coast Creative, we love a good Upcycle!  We totally thrive on taking something junky, that we already owned, and giving it a new (and much cooler) life! I just finished a bathroom mini-makeover using all old things I already had on hand.  Today, I'm going to share one of the projects from the room, but you can check out the full reveal here. One of my favorite parts of the … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Furniture Transformations!!

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Have you been hitting the yard sales this summer? *** Here are 20 ways you can turn a yard sale bargain into a beautiful showpiece for your home! Vintage Tea Chest @ Desire Empire Book Page Table @ Our Prairie Home How to Paint Laminate Furniture @ Love, Pomegranate House … [Read more...]

21 Beautiful DIY Project Ideas!!

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Looking for a DIY project to make?  There are a few weeks of summer left! It's the perfect time to tackle a new project Beautify that room you've been meaning to get to And put the kids to work before they head back to school (LOL)! Check out these FAB ideas -- everything from small project to big!! Painted Wood Floors @ Mom 4 Real Dutch Door @ Organizing Made Fun Grey and Yellow … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Before & After Projects: part two!!

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There were so many amazing before & after projects this week-- I simply couldn't fit all of my favorites into one post!! So here are more inspiring projects that make something new out of something else: Pink Dresser Update @ Krafty Kat   Ombre Quilled Monogram @ Always Springtime Flowers … [Read more...]

#LowesCreator — Make a DIY Outdoor Privacy Screen and Subway Tile Planter Boxes!!

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  This month Lowe's challenged their Creative Network to make something beautiful and functional in our outdoor space. This was a great challenge. I enjoy indoor projects more than outdoor ones for some reason. So this month's challenge really made me put my thinking cap on.   I was inspired by the FOUR old closet doors that were sitting in my garage. I recently switched out the closet … [Read more...]

Rainbow Ruffle Shirt Refashion (tutorial)!!

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I have three girls, and consequently we have a lot of hand-me-down shirts that get donated after being worn by all three sisters. Most of the shirts are not really something that can be worn again, since they are stained or worn out. But I hated to see them sent to the landfills. So I thought it might be fun to take the t-shirts and make something with them. … [Read more...]

Make a Bejeweled Christmas Tree {holiday tutorial}!!

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Hi, my name is Anna, and I blog at My Life and Kids. I'm thrilled to be visiting at Tatertots & Jello today! I had three kids in three years and whew has my life changed! Just a few years ago I had a job I loved, a house in the city and a social life. Now I stay home with my three kids, I live in the suburbs, I wear mom jeans, AND I drive a minivan! In my spare time, I blog about it all … [Read more...]

Summer Mantel:Take Two {adding reclaimed shutters}

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  There was something missing from my "Beachy" mantel. I couldn't put my finger on it yesterday. Then last night as I was getting ready for bed I remembered some free shutters that I picked up by the side of the road on trash day a few months ago. Perfect!! You know how a flashbulb goes off in your mind? A fast, easy and free solution to my decorating dilemma!  Before So this morning I … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Fabulous Projects you can make for under $10!!

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Hi TT&Jers, I am Taylor from Taylor Made. I'm so excited to be here today because I adore Tatertots and Jello; it was one of my very first blogs to read and inspired me to start my own blog. In honor of Jen's fabulous London trip, I thought I would share my tutorial on how to make your very own Union Jack Stationery. Maybe this will help with our trip envy? Taylor Made is about all of my … [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...]