Oh Joy! Christmas Apothecary Jars

Uncommon Joy Apothecary Jars 2010

They’re back and more festive than ever! Remember our Boo Apothecary Jars? Well, we promised to show you their transformation for Christmas and here they are! Our Christmas Apothecary Jars. The pictures just don’t do them justice. We took the same three apothecary jars from before and added some red microcheck gingham ribbon { you […]

The Perfect Gift: A Trio of Nativity Towels

Christmas Appliqued Nativity Towel uncommon

Our Nativity towels are a product of wanting to come up with the perfect combination of vibrance, scale, contrast, and trim. Each towel that we made sparked another idea and we ended up with three versions and we love them all! Check them out!   This flour sack towel is both sweet and funky. The […]

Give Thanks….. { Appliqued Turkey Towel }

Appliqued Turkey Towel uncommon 2010

Pumpkin pie…Turkey…Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade…Cranberry Sauce…Charlie Brown…Beautiful Colors…Falling Leaves…Family…Friends…Blessings… and God’s Grace! It is so easy to just breeze by Thanksgiving and head straight to Christmas. Take time to give thanks for all you have been blessed with… “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.” HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! Bonnie

Willow House Inspired Moss and Ribbon Cross Wreath

cross wreath

A great friend of ours asked us to create a very special wreath for her and we were thrilled to do so! She had been to a Willow House party and was just taken by their version of this cross wreath. Since the wreath was not available for purchase we set out to create our […]

A Family Commitment and Advent Calendar …{ A Mini Tutorial}

Advent Calendar

  Last Christmas, I set out to make teaching my children about the birth of Christ my main priority and focus. I wanted to celebrate Advent with my girls in a way that would be fun and thoughtful so a whimsical advent calendar was on the top of my to-do list. First, I sewed 25 […]

Pottery Barn Inspired Poinsettia Christmas Pillow…

pottery barn poinsettia pillow knockoff

When I saw the latest issue of the Pottery Barn catalog, I just knew I had to create this beautiful Pottery Barn Inspired Poinsettia Pillow. The simplicity of design and color are just perfect for my home decor. I found a wonderful tutorial over at Centsational Girl and gathered up my supplies to create this stunning […]

Falling for Fall… { Leaf Appliqued Towel }

Leaf Applique Fall Towel Uncommon 2010

This morning I felt a teeny tiny glimpse of Fall! I’m so ready for cooler weather and the fun holiday season that awaits us. The falling leaf flour sack towel that I have been working on is finished, too!  Don’t you just love how it is so elegant, but also has a touch of whimsy? […]

Pumpkin Pillows

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We LOVE fall…cool and crisp air, football, leaves changing colors, and PUMPKINS!! After seeing so many cute fabric pumpkins in blogland last year, we decided to make our own and have brought them back again this season! We have used gorgeous, simple home decor fabric and delicate ribbon to put a very upscale twist on […]

Uncommon Featured on “Reviewed By Mom” !

Ok guys…. I have to tell you that I am just on air right now! We recently made a ladies tunic top for Kristin of the blog Reviewed by Mom (she is wearing her shirt with her family in the picture above at a Yo Gabba Gabba show). She did a write up about us […]

Are You…Funky Floral or Preppy Polka Dot?

Funky Floral Pumpkin Appliqued Towel Uncommon 2010

There are days that I just can’t decide…am I preppy polka dot or funky floral? Think about it…we all are one or the other or maybe both on different days! We created these adorable flour sack towels with that in mind. On the days I feel “preppy polka dot”, I will hang that one and […]

Elegant Feather Wreath: A Mini Tutorial

Feather Boa Wreath

I just love this combination of black feathers and orange pumpkins used to create this Feather Wreath! Supplies Needed for Feather Wreath : 16″ Wire Wreath Form 1 Black Feather Boa (the thicker one, not the skinny guy) Black Pipe Cleaners 3 mini pumpkins w/ pick attached ribbon for bow Ok everyone, as the post […]

“BOO!!” Apothecary Jars

boo apothecary jars  tutorial uncommon 2012

When we saw the fall apothecary jars over at Shanty 2 Chic , we were inspired to create our own! Our Boo Apothecary Jars turned out just too cute! We love the traditional colors and prints of halloween, so the black and white gingham ribbons were simply the right touch! The pop of color from the candy […]

Fancy and Fun Witch Shoe Dish Towels …

Witch Shoe Towels Uncommon 2010

Just had to share the dishtowels that we have been working on! Aren’t they so adorable? These are a set of microfiber dishtowels with a witch shoe applique’ on top. The fabrics are so much fun and the bow and pom pom fringe are the perfect finishing touch. I’m so glad that in blogland it […]


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