All Wrapped Up…May Edition

Burlap Covered Vase Mothers day (1)

May is behind us and summer is upon us! We are ready to tackle the heat and humidity, and create some incredible crafts all summer long! Here are some of the highlights at Uncommon for the month of May… We started the month of May with a simple tutorial on making a Burlap Covered Vase! We showed […]

5 Free Blogging Organizer Printables

5 free blogging organizer printables

Ok…. I’m being totally honest here.  I have been telling my kids that we are going to be on a schedule this Summer and are going to get lots of stuff done and also have fun, Fun, FUN!  You know who really needs to get her little tush in gear?  Me!   I need a Blogging Organizer like […]

Uncommonly Yours…Link Party {30}

It’s Tuesday night and you know what that means here at Uncommon…. Uncommonly Yours Link Party !! Trish and I wanted to take just a minute to fill you in on our plans for the summer months ahead. As much as we love, and I mean love, visiting each entry and leaving you all some comment […]

Bloglovin’ Blog Hop

Hey guys!  We are so excited to be co-hosting the DIY Dreamer’s Tuesday Blog Hop! This week is all about… Bloglovin’ ! Welcome to Tuesday’s Blog Hop – Let’s Have Fun #3!! Your Host: The DIY Dreamer This Week’s Co-Hosts: It’s Overflowing Southern Lovely Uncommon Lolly Jane For those of you who do not know […]

Can You Relate to….Nrelate?

Over time, each of you who blog will realize just how many posts you have created and it will amaze you! So what do you do to help your readers find those simply amazing old posts? Thumbnails at the bottom of each post are a great way to direct traffic to other related posts, so […]

3 Tips on Planning Children’s Birthday Parties on a Budget

butterfly lanterns table

3 Tips on Planning Children’s Birthday Parties on a Budget was published first on Uncommon Designs.   One of my favorite things in life is party planning, and today I can’t wait to share some tips for planning children’s parties on a budget!  Here are 3 tips to help you plan a beautiful children’s party on a budget… A Butterfly […]

Eclos Beauty Skin Care Giveaway Winner…

Thank you to everyone who entered our giveaway for a chance to win the Eclos skin care starter set! The winner, as chosen by, is… Congratulations to entry #6…  Kami@KamiandN8doggMay 19, 2012 8:32 AM OOOH! I would love to try some of the Moisture Therapy Regenerative Cream. My face has been so dry lately, […]

Sponsor Spotlight: Jones Street Press

Today we are so thrilled to spotlight our wonderful sponsor, Jones Street Press.  Chrissy creates the most beautiful stationary for each and every occasion. If you haven’t had a chance to stop by her Etsy shop, you will find beauties like these… These personalized baby cards are perfect for a gift for new moms to send thank […]

DIY Vintage Crate… Summer Reading Station Tutorial

Summer Reading Station

My children both have required summer reading from their schools. Each summer, it never fails….someone loses a book somewhere in the house! Can you relate? So, this summer I decided to create something new… A Summer Reading Station !!   Today, I am going to show you part 1 of my summer reading station. Part 1 is […]

How To Make a Tassel Garland from Tissue Paper


This was originally posted on Design Dazzle as a guest post!   Thought you guys might like it! Tassel Garland…  I love styling beautiful parties without breaking the bank.    One of my favorite elements to use is tissue paper.  It always amazes me how you can take a few sheets of flimsy, inexpensive paper and create […]

A Simple Teacher Gift Idea


So, the countdown is on at our house…7 days until summer break officially begins! My daughter will finish up her second year as a middle-schooler and wanted to give her teacher’s a little gift for all their hard work.  So here is the Teacher Gift we came up with… Now, middle school is not about “cute” little gifts […]

Uncommonly Yours… { Link Party #29 }

Hey y’all!   I hope you have had an amazing week!  We sure have!  Your fabulous projects have been so much fun to look at!  As always, we are just so thankful for your friendship and for linking up all of your beautiful creations.  You are one talented and inspiring group of ladies!    Lets take […]

Ruffled Table Runner from Plastic Tablecloths Tutorial

plastic tablecloth tablerunner front view

This Ruffled Table Runner will become the hit of the party… seriously!