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 you 6 Ideas for Burlap for the summer, including this

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 nobody’s business!  Thankfully, you ladies have not left me in

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 love, we know that will be impossible during the summer

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 what Bloglovin’ is… You use Bloglovin’ to follow your favorite

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 when we were asked to try out nrelate, a plug-in

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

butterfly lanterns table

One of my favorite things in life is party planning, and today I can’t wait to share some tips for planning birthday parties on a budget! Here are 3 tips to help you plan a beautiful children’s birthday party on a budget… A Butterfly Breakfast 1.Location of the party…  I know that these days most people do not have their child’s birthday party at home, but this is hands

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, and everything I have tried just doesn’t work for me.

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 you’s! Planning a wedding?  These frameable photo table number cards

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 I created the vintage crates to store all of

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 something that is  pretty and so memorable! I have been making