Something Wicked This Way Comes!

Are y’all completely spooked yet?  Yeah, I didn’t think so!  Bonnie and I are so excited to announce a new series that we will be hosting over the next couple of months! Wicked Wednesdays at Uncommon! Every Wednesday during the months of September and October we will have special posts coming to you about my […]

The Tuesday Trade-Off…{ A New Series At Uncommon }

Hi Everyone!  Uncommon will be starting a new series next week, The Tuesday Trade-Off!  Every Tuesday we will be swapping spots with some fabulous bloggers out there and we can’t wait for you to meet them!  Next week we will be featuring the adorable Holly from Life As a Thrifter.  You won’t want to miss it!  If you […]

A Hoodie Makeover…

Uncommon fabric Hoodie Tutorial 3 2011

WELL… let’s talk… So, I had this fabulous idea for transforming a plain (but very cute) hoodie into something with ruffles and lots of color!! I just loved the look of these!! Here’s where I messed up  things changed a bit! I started with a soft, cozy teal blue hoodie that I found at my […]

Uncommon Events: Back To School Ice Cream Social


 We All Scream For Ice Cream!  Last Sunday I hosted the Back-to-School Ice Cream Social for our neighborhood and it was such a blast!  We used the traditional red, black, and white colors and added little touches here and there of school supplies and apples, of course. I found the idea for the fabulous pencil vases here. I have […]

Uncommon Events: A Butterfly Breakfast

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This Summer I had the pleasure of styling a party for one of my sweet neighbors.  For her sixth birthday, she wanted a party in her backyard with all of her gal pals and face painting.  Now… I have to tell you…this child cracks me up.  Seriously, cracks me up.  She is hysterically funny, strikingly […]

Lace Trimmed Tshirt Refashion…

Uncommon Navy Lace Tshirt Tutorial 1 2011

  OK…let’s be super honest here…I am not one of those young  20 somethin’ girls. I have had the, umm, “big” , birthday!! I am past the point of certain clothing options…. Anyway, I always love it when I find something that I love and can be worn no matter what age you are and is not […]

Uncommon Events: Beach Inspired Baby Shower


It’s Thursday and time for another Uncommon Event…a  Beach Inspired Baby Shower!  This week’s feature is of a couple’s baby shower that I planned a while back for one of my dearest friends.  Holly loves the beach more than anyone I know, so this was the perfect theme for her greatly anticipated baby boy! The focus […]

Towel Apron

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So, this one has been on my “to do” list for a while! I first saw this apron in  “Southern Living” magazine and since then, all over blogland! It is soooo cute and very practical! Now, before you go thinkin’, “Man, she’s skinny!”…. my daughter is doing the modeling, since neither of my children could […]

Uncommon Events: American Girl Ladybug Picnic

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This is the first post in our new series, Uncommon Events.  Every Thursday we will feature one of my passions, party design!  I am so excited to showcase a fabulous party that I styled with a good friend of mine this past weekend. Madeline wanted to invite her friends to a picnic for her birthday with […]

Uncommon Events: Magical Mermaid