Uncommonly Yours Link Party {39}…

  Welcome friends! This week our Uncommonly Yours Link Party is brought to you by one of our lovely sponsors… Allie is the DIY gal behind This Yellow House, where she shares her love of home design, crafts, and her 3 little boys! Stop by and visit Allie and life in her yellow house!     Are you ready to show us what you have

How To Make Stitched Notebook Paper Tags

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Back-to-School time is on the horizon for us and I am attempting to get organized!  This year I would like to bring a little something special to my girls’ teachers for the first day of school.  What fits the bill better than apples?   Apples that are in a cute basket with these super cute personalized Stitched Notebook Paper Tags attached! I am all about the lovely  little

All Wrapped Up: July Edition

DIY Olympic Rings via www.uncommondesignsonline.com

Hey y’all!  I hope that you are enjoying your Summer!  It is hot, hot, hot here!  We have been so busy over the last few weeks spending time with our families and planning some fabulous new projects!  Although I have enjoyed the wonderful moments with my kiddos, I am a bit ready to get back to a normal routine. I think my children are, too! 

DIY Chalkboard Painted Plate Tutorial…

Chalkboard Plate Tutorial Uncommon 2012

I am finally completing some craft projects for my home that have been on my “to-do” list for sometime now. One of those was to turn a beautiful plate into an adorable chalkboard painted plate…. I absolutely love the way it turned out and it has a perfect home on the shelf in my kitchen bookcase! Here is how I created this simple but elegant

Olympic Gold Medal Treats

Olympic Gold Medal Treats via www.uncommondesignsonline.com

DIY Olympic Gold Medal Treats! A fabulous way to celebrate the games! Tomorrow is the big day… the opening ceremony for the Olympic games!  I can’t wait for everything to get started! I thought I would share one last Olympic tutorial for you…  Olympic Gold Medal Treats!

DIY Olympic Torch

Olympic Torch via www.uncommondesignsonline.com

DIY Olympic Torch was published first on Uncommon Designs. I was so excited after I made these DIY Olympic Torches today and just couldn’t wait to show them to you!  They are crazy easy, too!  Okay, so I never thought I would purchase one of these and especially not two of them… Yep, those are neon pink yard plastic “drinking” glasses from Dollar Tree!  So

Uncommonly Yours Link Party {38}…

Happy Tuesday friends! We are excited to welcome you back to another week of our Uncommonly Yours link party! If you are new to our little party….we are thrilled to have you join us! There are so many things happening in the blog world lately and you guys have made it increasingly difficult each week for us to pick out some favorites! Here are some

DIY Olympic Rings

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DIY Olympic Rings was published first on Uncommon Designs.  So…. I have to tell you that athletics has never been my strong suit. I like to think of myself as more the “creative” type… aka I am so uncoordinated it isn’t even funny! I have been to my fair share of sporting events, but my favorite part is usually the tailgating and socializing!     

Five Tips for Marketing your Blog


Hey Y’all! Several weeks ago we were asked to share some tips on how to market your blog on the Beginner Blogging Series at Simply Klassic Home.     Bonnie and I were so excited that Kristin asked us to be a part of this wonderful series! We are by no means experts on marketing, but are happy to share some tips with you guys, that have worked for us, on

Uncommonly Yours Link Party {37}

Hey y’all!  It is so good to be back with you after a much needed vacation with my family! We had so much fun and were complete lazy beach bums!   I did however, have time to check out all of the fabulous projects that were linked up last week! Here are some of my favorites… Finding Home created this gorgeous and clever vintage silver whirligig.