Uncommon’s Best of 2011

Reindeer Ornaments uncommon Tutorial

2011 has been an amazing year for Uncommon.  We have grown by leaps and bounds and it is all because of our readers!  Thanks so much for letting this little dream of ours become reality.   We thought we’d share some of Uncommon’s Best of 2011 posts from the past year! Enjoy! Our  Mr. and Mrs. Fabric […]

Kid Friendly New Year’s Resolution Printable

Kid's New Year's Resolutions Printable

It is almost 2012!  I don’t know about you guys, but I love the feeling of a brand new year on the horizon.  It makes me feel like I can tackle anything and I can forgive myself for not doing them last year and press on! The  folks at My Memories were so kind to let us […]

How To Make a Jewelry Holder from a Thread Rack

Pink Jewelry Holder Thread Holder Uncommon 2011

I think I can…I think I can… This is the year that I get organized!  {or at least try!} This project is not original,hard, or time consuming…but it is one that I have promised my lovely daughter for some time!! As your little girls grow into pre-teens, the need for accessory storage grows as well! So, […]

Uncommonly Yours…{ Link Party #8 }

We hope that you had a wonderful Christmas!  Trish and I have really enjoyed spending quality time with friends and family and we hope that you have also!       It is time to link up your newest creations and ideas…please feel free to link up your  final Christmas projects, as well! You can find ours […]

Merry Christmas 2011

“For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”                         Isaiah 9:6 We hope that you will click on over to see the rest of this post!

Nativity Christmas Craft Ideas… The Reason for the Season

nativity towel

In all the hustle and bustle that this time of the year brings, I wanted to pause and remember the reason for the season…the birth of Jesus… “1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took […]

HOPE Yarn Letters…

HOPE Yarn Letters

Don’t you just LOVE yarn? To me, it screams winter and cozy! Trish and I were sent some wonderful yarns to try out from Lion Brand Yarns  and I created these adorable HOPE yarn letters to help my family celebrate the Christmas season!! The yarns I used were from the Martha Stewart Crafts Lofty Wool Blend […]

Uncommonly Yours… { Link Party #7}

Are you ready? Trish and I almost are!! I feel like the Christmas season just flies by! Sigh… Today, we begin our weekly link party… “Uncommonly Yours” First, let’s take a look at our features from our final “Home For The Holidays” link party… Jenn, at Clean and Scentsible made these adorable candy cane hot […]

The Tuesday Trade-Off: Balancing Home

Today on our Tuesday Trade-Off series are Megan and Ross from the blog, Balancing Home.  You are going to love what they did in their dining room!  The decor is fabulous and their transformation is stunning!  Here they are!….  We always envisioned a shelf on the gallery wall. Because this is such a popular walk […]

Mr. and Mrs. Reindeer Ornaments… { A Tutorial }

Mr. and Mrs. Reindeer Ornaments

Trish and I had the opportunity to participate in “Under The Table and Dreaming’s” Handmade Ornament Series last week! We thought we would re-post our sweet Mr. and Mrs. Reindeer Ornaments here for you to see!! We both have a small obsession with fabric and trims, and wanted to use them to create an adorable set of ornaments! […]

Advent..A Season to Reflect, Remember, and Rejoice

christmas advent table setting lit candles uncommon

A family tradition at our house, celebrating Advent… Reflect… Remember… Rejoice… “Follow the star to a place unexpected Would you believe after all we’ve projected A child in a manger Lowly and small, the weakest of all Unlikeliest hero, wrapped in his mother’s shawl Just a child Is this who we’ve waited for? How many kings, […]

{ Winner } Shabby Apple Key to Wonderland Necklace

Congratulations Jennifer!  You are the Winner of the Shabby Apple Key to Wonderland Necklace!  Jennifer said… I follow uncommon! Thanks for the giveaway! December 15, 2011 12:27 PM The kinds folks at Shabby Apple are also offering the followers of Uncommon a 10% discount until January 14, 2012. Use coupon code uncommon10off. We hope that […]

Glittered Initial Ornaments…

Glittered Initial ornaments

I just had to share the ornament that my youngest daughter and I made together for her little buddies at school.  We simply glittered wooden letters added a screw eye and some ribbon! Can these glittered initial ornaments get any easier? This would work perfectly for gifts for teachers, co-workers, neighbors, friends, or as an […]


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