All Wrapped Up: April Edition

Uncommon Washi Tape Project 4 2012

April…. sweet, sweet April… where did you go?  This past month may have hit the record books for me as being the fastest month in history!  I had visions of spring cleaning, updating outdoor spaces, and getting my life organized.  Alas, I did not get any of those lofty goals accomplished, but Bonnie and I have been busy with one fun craft project after another!  Here

Appliances Online Giveaway Winner…

Thank you to each of you who linked up and entered our $50.00 Amazon gift card giveaway sponsored by Appliances Online and their Bosch Washing Machines ! The winner, as determined by, is entry… #8 Dori @ The Red Feedsack “Thanks for your fabulous link party and for your give-away, which I’ve entered! (Link #8)   Dori Congrats to Dori! We will be contacting you by

A Little “SNAP” of Color…{Leviton’s Newest Product : Renu}

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Leviton for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Want to decorate your home in a “snap”? Leviton’s newest product Renu can do just that! As seen on the DIY Network, Renu is a great way to update the look of a room in a “snap”. Renu products are available in 20 paint colors, picked out

Appliqued Apple Towel…{ A Teacher Gift }

teacher gift idea

Can you believe May 1st is Tuesday? The month of May is always such a busy time for everyone with performances, sports, school wrapping up, not to mention incredible weather!  I wanted to get a jump on the end of the year gifts for teacher’s and this is my sweet, little appliqued apple towel I made! The fun fabrics and ric-rac just make me smile! Are you ready

Teacher Appreciation Ice Cream Social { From the Vault }

Show the teachers at your school that they really made the grade this year by hosting an Ice Cream Social!  These pictures were from a back to school party I planned at the end of the Summer last year, but it would be perfect for a Teacher Appreciation surprise!  Everyone loves ice cream and these extra “cool” school inspired touches { like this pencil vase and

Goodwill “Hunting”… { A Repurposed Frame }

Goodwill  Chicken Frame 2 Uncommon 2012

  Goodwill, our local thrift store, is such a great place to find unique items to transform into something new. Trish and I visit Goodwill with different “glasses” on than we would have in a traditional store, it is less about what we see that we need or want, and more about how can we take something plain and turn it into something great! Today, I am

Uncommonly Yours…{ Link Party 25 and a Giveaway }

**GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED!** Seriously…25 weeks! This little link party has been so much fun and we enjoy you being here! So this week, we have something special for you… This week’s Uncommonly Yours link party is sponsored by Appliances Online and their Bosch Washing Machines. and Appliances Online is generously offering Uncommon readers a chance to win a…  $50 gift card to Amazon! Want

How To Make a Tiered Vintage Tray

Uncommon green tiered tray tutorial 2011 (1)

     I have a confession…I seem to have acquired ADD as an adult ( or maybe I just now am willing to admit it!! ) !! I just LOVE all the ideas all over the blog world and it makes my head spin at times. I WANT TO MAKE THEM ALL!! But, alas, I am only one woman with a family… steps!        My

DIY Monogrammed Plates

Uncommon Martha Stewart 2012 monogrammed plate 1

Mother’s Day is such a special time for us. So, when we were selected to create a special Mother’s Day craft idea by Plaid ~ Martha Stewart Mother’s Day  campaign, well we were thrilled! You would have thought we had won the lottery when our box arrived from Plaid  containing a huge assortment of Martha Stewart crafting items… These supplies are just incredible…brushes,sponges, multi-surface acrylic paints,stencils… many great items! We knew

Uncommonly Yours…{ Link Party 24 }

Spring Break is over for both of us and now we are on the homestretch to the end of school! Where does the time go? Thank you again for taking the time to share your creativity here at Uncommon! We really enjoy supporting our fellow bloggers by showcasing your outstanding projects! Here are some of our favorites from last week’s party… Super clever idea to