10 Summer Backyard Party Recipe Ideas and Monday Funday

Hey y’all and a very Happy Father’s Day! We hope that you are enjoying this special day with all the dads in your life. This day is not always an easy one for everyone and we understand that, as we miss Trish’s daddy especially this time of the year. Enjoy your special day all you dads out there!

This week we kicked off our summer series…

One Crafty Summer

One Crafty Summer at Uncommon Designs! A fabulous summer project each week! #summer #diycrafts #onecraftysummer

Be sure to follow along so that you do not miss a single fabulous project! On Instagram you can follow Uncommon Designs, and follow the hashtag… #onecraftysummer 

And did ya see this amazing Father’s Day project by Trish…


Ummm….yea….don’t let her brother { my husband } see that! Amazing Striped Workbench.


Now on to the Monday Funday Link Party!

We’re so glad you have joined us at our link party!

These amazing blogs host the weekly 8 blog Monday Funday link Party! #mondayfundayparty

C.R.A.F.T. ~
Lines Across ~ Uncommon Designs ~ That’s What Che Said ~ Creatively Living ~
Club Chica Circle ~ A Night Owl Blog ~ Setting for Four

The Monday Funday Link Party is an 8 Blog Party where you can share your creativity… diy projects, crafts, and recipes! You can linkup once and your projects will be seen on all 8 blogs.

What a great way to grow
your blog and share your craftiness!

This week’s features were chosen by Pauline from Club Chica Circle.

Pauline Molinari Monday Funday

You can find me here ~ Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram

I don’t know about you, but I am so ready for summer!

This week, I chose 10 fabulous backyard party recipe ideas that are sure to make your summer plans a little sweeter…and yummier!

10 Summer Backyard Party Recipe Ideas! Both sweet and savory for everyone at the party! #recipeideas #summer #mondayfundayparty

On the savory

Red, White & Blue Watermelon Salad
from Five Heart Home, Lemon Arugula Pasta Salad from Melanie Makes featured on This Silly Girl’s Life,
Chicken Caprese Salad from The Seasoned Mom, Fajita Lime Grilled Chicken from
I Thee Cook, Fresh Summer Corn Dip from Five Heart Home featured on Uncommon Designs

And on the sweet

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Sandwiches
from Pint Sized Baker, Cheeseburger Cupcakes from Sweet Bella Roos, Jell-O Popsicles from Poofy
, Pretzel Rod Sparklers from A Dose of Paige, Brown Sugar Strawberry Shortcake
from Your Homebased Mom



A huge “Thank
You!” to everyone who linked up with us last week! And if you were
featured today or thr
oughout the week on our
social media accounts— Please, grab a featured button!

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A few things to remember:
  • Please link to a specific post on your blog. Please no Etsy
    shops or items or you to pin the features, but please
    click through to the tutorial and pin from the original source!
  • By linking up to Monday Funday you are giving the 8 blogs,
    listed above, the right to feature one of your photos on all of our SM
    outlets and blogs.
  • Click on lots of links and leave some comment
    on posts you adore! That puts the FUN in
  • We love to pin your projects to our boards and to the

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Welcome to Uncommon Designs. I am Bonnie Mauney and the co-author here at Uncommon Designs. My love for creating crafts, home decor, seasonal decor, and sewing has led me to my desire to share that with you here at our blog. I am happy to have you stop by our little slice of the blog world and join us in Creating A Beautiful Life!

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  1. says

    Thanks SO much for hosting! I’m really excited about your new summer series! So many great blogs all working together, I know I’ll walk away with tons of inspiration! I’ve added your duct tape bookmark to our summer craft list! My boys are willing to try anything that involves duct tape! Have a fabulous week!


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