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 Reindeer Ornaments  were so sweet! Our Tabletop Ribbon Trees and our

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 try out the My Memories Suite digital scrapbooking software.  We

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, after much inspiration on pinterest, a little jewelry organization was

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 here! Here are our favorites from last week… Shabby Love

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 place whilea]”>[a] Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone

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 cocoa treats! { she has a printable too!! } Keeping

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 through we didn’t want a table. They were too deep

Mr. and Mrs. Reindeer Ornaments

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! So, today we would like to show you how to make these 

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

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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, stepped down from their thrones? How many lords have abandoned