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 our pumpkins. These become a part of your decor, not

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 on her fantastic and informative site today. Bonnie and I

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 the days I feel “funky floral” , well you get

Elegant Feather Wreath: A Mini Tutorial

Feather Boa Wreath for Halloween by Uncommon Designs

I just love this combination of black feathers and orange pumpkins used to create this Feather Boa Wreath. It is the perfect way to celebrate a fun and whimsical Halloween and fall. 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

“BOO!!” Apothecary Jars

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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 corns ( a favorite of one of us!!) just really

Fancy and Fun Witch Shoe Dish Towels

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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 is not too early for Halloween! Happy crafting! Bonnie