DIY Snowflake Mug and Peppermint Hot Chocolate

DIY Snowflake Mug was written as a part of the DecoArt Core Blogging Team. All opinions and craftiness are our own. 

Ok folks…ready or not, the cooler weather is on the way. Around our home, those chilly nights are the perfect time for snuggling up in your jammies and watching a good movie. What goes better with that than a mug of yummy hot chocolate? Yea, it is the best!

We don’t get a lot of snow around here, so this year, we are bringing the snow inside. I made these simple and cute, DIY Snowflake Mugs for our family. If we can not have the real thing, we can dream of it while sipping away a mug of yumminess, right?

DIY Snowflake Mug via Uncommon Designs.  #snowflakes #decoart #decoartmugshots

Yummo! A little bit of winter wonderland right in your own home! This project is super simple, and requires 2 supplies, yep that is it! A perfect idea for a neighbor or teacher. Let’s get started….

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How to Organize Your Medicine Cabinet

How to Organized your Medicine Cabinet ~Uncommon Designs

Today we are going to chat about how to organize your medicine cabinet! Hello, it's Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday, coming at you with a new post! Thanks to Bonnie and Trish from letting me hang out with you today. Let's talk organization shall we? OK this is embarrassing. But this was our … {...Click Here to Read More...}

11 Last Minute Halloween Ideas | Monday Funday


Well hello friends! We are excited to have you stop by Uncommon Designs on one of our favorite nights....Monday Funday night! This little 8 blog link party really is the highlight of our many incredible ideas and recipes linked up each week. This week Trish and I have been trying to get … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Spirit Ribbons Hair Bow Tutorial

spirit ribbons hair bow tutorial

My girls both love to cheer and tumble. In fact,  we had a cheer birthday party for my  oldest.  We decided to make bows for all of the guests... every good cheerleader needs a pretty bow... right?  So, here is a spirit ribbons hair bow tutorial so you guys can make one, too! Before we begin, … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe ~ Uncommon Designs

Hi Uncommon Designs readers! I am Shannah from Just Us Four and I am so excited to be back sharing a new recipe with you again this month! I hope you enjoyed the Mediterranean Dip from last month. I know I've made it several times for get togethers we've had and it has been a big hit. This month, I … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Mini Pine Cone Kissing Ball Ornament and a Giveaway


Mini Pine Cone Kissing Ball Ornament is part of our design team work with Make It Fun  crafts.  All opinions and craftiness are our own! I know, I hear ya... "Bonnie, it is only October!". Give me a second to explain myself. See, actually Christmas will be here before you know it. It just has a way … {...Click Here to Read More...}

The Best Birthday Buttercream Icing Recipe

The Best Buttercream Icing Recipe! Your search for the perfect birthday cake frosting will end here! ~ Uncommon Designs

Hi everyone! This is Angela and I’m excited to be sharing my absolute favorite birthday buttercream icing recipe with you today!  . At my blog, Handmade in the Heartland, I share recipes, DIY and craft projects, parenting tips, home decor ideas, and lots of dessert recipes and the occasional fashion … {...Click Here to Read More...}

10 Sensational Fall Decorating Ideas | Monday Funday


It is Sunday night and you know what that means....Monday Funday! We are excited to have YOU join us to share your latest creativity and recipes or to just browse the fabulous link ups! This week here at Uncommon Designs, Trish and I were busy creating for Fall and Halloween. Trish created this … {...Click Here to Read More...}

How to Make Monogrammed Pumpkins

How to Make a Monogrammed Pumpkin... the Easy Way with Uncommon Designs #GlitteredPumpkin #Pumpkin Decorating

We are so thrilled to have made this project as part of DecoArt's core blogging team.  All opinions and craftiness are our own!  Hey y'all! You guys know how much I love a pretty monogram.  Well, I have passed on that love to my girls and they are all about them, too!  When it came time to … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Haunted Birdcage for Halloween

how-to-weather wood

Hey Y'all! I know that I say it all the time, but Halloween is my favorite holiday to decorate for and I can't wait to share this project with you!  You will not only have a creepy and beautiful Halloween decoration, but you will also learn how to weather wood to make any wood old and worn. … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Easy Skillet Apple Pie

Make an Easy Skillet Apple Pie... this Fall dessert recipe is amazing! ~ Uncommon Designs

Hi there friends! It's Laura from Inspiration for Moms back again with a wonderful Fall dessert. Everyone loves a sweet apple pie but who likes making crusts, peeling apples, and spending hours in the kitchen cooking just to make one? Not me! Let me introduce you to my Easy Skillet Apple Pie recipe. … {...Click Here to Read More...}

How To Make a Wheat Bundle Centerpiece


Simple, elegant, and timeless...that is what I think of when I see a wheat bundle. When I started thinking about decorating my home for fall, I knew I wanted to incorporate flowing wheat. The color and texture of it create a subtle feeling of cozy in your home. The combination of the wheat and … {...Click Here to Read More...}

A Pumpkin Painting Party

Throw a pumpkin painting party this Fall! via Uncommon Designs

Hi guys!  It's Kristy from The Life and Times.  Today, I'm excited to share with you a sweet pumpkin painting party I put together right in my very own backyard! … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Framed Burlap GRATEFUL Sign … create a lasting family reminder


I have a confession, as I have gotten older my optimism has waned a bit. Life can throw some pretty hard blows your way, and each one seems to increase my pessimism a bit more. So I need visual reminders in my life to take a deep breath...let it go...and learn to just be grateful. We may not have … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Halloween Crafts and Treats | Monday Funday


Whoa Nelly! Fall is already picking up the pace and speeding right by...have you seen that some stores are already putting up Christmas displays? I mean I completely understand craft stores, but some of the others....what about fall? Sorry but I get a bit protective of my fall holidays! This week … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Halloween Mason Jar Ideas

halloween mason jar ideas

Looking for great Halloween Mason Jar Ideas?  You have come to the right place!  Get ready to make some mason jars come to life with these not-so-spooky halloween decoration and treat ideas!  We have updated this post with the latest and most creative Halloween Mason Jar Ideas! … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Caramel Popcorn Marshmallow Treat

Mix up a few of your favorite treats with these Caramel Popcorn Marshmallow Treats via Uncommon Designs

Hi! It's Mallory again from Chocolate With Grace. I'm back to share another fun fall treat! Caramel popcorn has always been a favorite fall and winter treat of mine. It seemed to make an appearance on cold, rainy nights with a movie or book. Today I'm marrying caramel popcorn to marshmallows and … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Dollar Store Halloween Art

DIY Dollar Store Halloween Art by Uncommon Designs

Hey Y'all.  Today I am sharing a Halloween idea that is so easy to make and so affordable.  This past weekend I made the cutest Dollar Store Halloween Art!  We are also joining forces with some amazing blogs as part of the Delightfully Wicked Halloween Hop to share even more wickedly fabulous ideas! … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Fall Wheat and Burlap Wreath


 Hey friends! If you are a regular visitor here at Uncommon Designs, then you will know that I used a theme of wheat in my fall decor this year. My Fall Home Tour had quite a few projects throughout our home that included wheat. So, what goes better with fall and wheat than a wreath and … {...Click Here to Read More...}