Scratch and Sniff Painting

It is time for another fun Summer project tutorial as part of our One Crafty Summer series.  Today the so so sweet Jenny from The NY Melrose Family is here sharing her scratch and sniff painting.  Let check it out!

Over at The NY Melrose Family, we try to stay as busy as possible over the summer. As a teacher mama, my girls {4.5 and 15 months} relish our Summers because “it’s a mama day” everyday! I try to keep my girls involved in our recipes as well as with our crafts. Riley especially loves it when we turn our attention to creating a fun activity for her. She absolutely loved creating our Scratch & Sniff Painting. Plus, it’s so easy to do that you probably have the supplies at home!

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12 Back to School Crafts and Monday Funday

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Hey Y'all! Trish and I just got home from an awesome trip to the DecoArt headquarters. We love being part of their blogger team, and had a wonderful weekend learning a few new techniques and seeing how all the magic happens at DecoArt. We had a blast with the sister duo team, Kelli and Kristi,  from … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Burlap Covered Letters

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Do you need a quick, easy, and affordable home decor item? Well then we have the perfect little craft for you! We are all about burlap and monograms, the perfect combination, and these Burlap Covered Letters would be a fabulous accent in your home! Today we are going to show you how to create these … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Good Luck this School Year!

Sharpie Monogrammed Pots with Bamboo... wishing everyone luck during the Back to School frenzy! via Uncommon Designs

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Sharpie, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #StaplesBTS  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV"   Hey y'all!  It is me... your average mama desperately trying to get all of my ducks in a row for my … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Easy Distressed Photo Plaque

Easy Distressed Photo Frame

Today is another One Crafty Summer Monday!  Are you ready for a gorgeous project from a sweet talented friend?  Take it away Amber with with a beautiful distressed photo plaque! Hi friends! I am Kimber from The Pinning Mama. I am so excited to be over at Uncommon Designs today. I almost feel like … {...Click Here to Read More...}

11 Upcycle DIY Ideas and 7 Dessert Ideas to Drool Over!

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Oh my word! I had no idea the wave of emotion that would come over me as I sat in the DMV waiting for my oldest to take her permit test last week. Where has the time gone? Wow! She passed, and was so incredibly cute and proud of herself, she almost could not stand it. Now the fun … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Help your Teacher Have an Awesome School Year!

Have an Awesome School Year Back to School Printable Perfect for a Pencil Mason Jar! via Uncommon Designs

Yep... it's official.  At our house, school is just ahead on the horizon.  We have the school supplies,  have shoes that fit, and we know who our teachers are going to be.  All we need now is the perfect little treat to bless them with.  How sweet is this back to school mason jar?  My favorite part … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Whole Wheat Zucchini Banana Muffins

Whole Wheat Zucchini Banana Muffins... so good with Chocolate Chips, too! via Uncommon Designs

Hi there, Uncommon Designs friends! It's Samantha from Five Heart Home, and I've just loved having the opportunity to visit with y'all this summer. I'm back today with a yummy Whole Wheat Zucchini Banana Muffins recipe that will not only make good use of those over-ripe bananas on the counter, but … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Painted Fox Treasures and a Giveaway

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Do you have a weakness for a certain type of home decor item? Is it a basket you can not pass up, even though you have like 3 dozen? Are you totally into anything to organize that is vintage inspired? For me, it is trays. Yep, I love them. They offer so many different uses and come in all types of … {...Click Here to Read More...}

DIY Ring Toss Game

DIY Ring Toss Game... get your game on for your wedding, bbq, or backyard party!

It is Monday and time for another edition of One Crafty Summer!  Today we have the fabulous Megan from Megan Brooke Handmade sharing  a DIY Ring Toss!   Hi Uncommon Design readers! It's Megan popping over from Megan Brooke Handmade. I'm so excited to be part of One Crafty Summer. Summer is … {...Click Here to Read More...}

12 Thirty Minute Crafts | Monday Funday

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Can someone please press the pause button for this summer? It has flown by for our family. My kiddos are only a few weeks away from the beginning of a new school year. Sigh.... Trish and I are happy to have each of you stop by Uncommon Designs. Sunday night is a fun time here on the blog! We have a … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Framed Vacation Memory Art

Don't pack those vacation mementos away... frame them and enjoy them all year round! via Uncommon Designs

We are so proud to be a part of the core blogging team for DecoArt and are so grateful to use their products.  All opinions are our own!  Hey folks! My family just returned last week from another amazing vacation!  I felt like a kid at camp, because I was ready to come home, but so sad for it to … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Glass Stained Frame Suncatchers

Homemade Stained Glass Frame Suncatchers

It is Monday and Summer... you know what that means... time for another edition of One Crafty Summer!  Today we have the crazy-talented and oozing with creativity Club Chica Circle and she is sharing how to make glass stained frame suncatchers!  Let's craft! Hey ya'll! It's Pauline from Club … {...Click Here to Read More...}

10 Fabulous Makeovers and DIY Projects | Monday Funday

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 Where the heck has July gone? Our families have been soaking up summertime, and it is hard to believe that those words...Back to School...have begun to be heard around these parts! So we plan on enjoying every last minute of these glorious free days! You guys have been busy creating some amazing … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe... so moist and delicious! via Uncommon Designs

Get excited, y'all!  Jennifer from Pink When is back today sharing some soft and chewy peanut butter cookies! Take it away Jennifer.... I love these soft and chewy peanut butter cookies so much, it's hard to share. They are so easy to make, and the family can't get enough of them! With school … {...Click Here to Read More...}

DIY Wooden Homework Caddy

Get ready for back to school with a homework caddy! The most dreaded part of the school day just got a little less chaotic and a lot more stylish! via uncommon designs

I can't believe it is the end of July... why does summer break go by so fast! Back to school time is almost here and we are sharing a great way to get started back in the right direction! For many of you, the one thing you dread most is homework.  Whether your children enjoy the task at hand, it is … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Summer Fabric Wreath

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Do you love mixing colors and patterns as much as we do? Fabric is one of our absolute favorite crafting items to work with. Today we have the sweet Amy from Delineate Your Dwelling here as part of our summer series...One Crafty Summer. She has the most adorable projects on her blog and this one is … {...Click Here to Read More...}

10 Adorable Craft Ideas |Monday Funday

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It is Sunday night and if you are a follower of  Uncommon Designs, you know what that means! Time for the weekly Monday Funday Link Party! YOU are what makes this party so special and fun! Trish and I are always amazed at the projects and recipes that are shared each week. We hope that you guys … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Whole Wheat Banana Bread

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We are excited to have the incredibly talented Angela, from Handmade in the Heartland, back again this month to share a bit of yumminess with you. This recipe for Whole Wheat Banana Bread is the perfect comfort food for those lazy weekend mornings or even an afternoon treat! Take it away … {...Click Here to Read More...}


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