Using Burlap in your Christmas Decor


Trish and I have very different Christmas decorating styles. She loves a soft, beachy look and I like a nature inspired warm look. Yet, there is one element we both use…BURLAP! Incorporating burlap into your Christmas decor is a great way to bring in a bit of texture and a neutral color that goes with a lot of different styles and themes. So I know

Stenciled DIY House Number Buckets


Need a little something creative for your covered porch or door stoop, that will bring instant curb appeal and provide a warm welcome? Well, then I have got a great project for you today. I created these simple but elegant Metallic Stenciled DIY House Number Buckets  for my own front porch this fall, and I am going to share with you have to create your very

Monogrammed Burlap Clipboard


We are proud to be a part of the DecoArt core blogging team. We were given product and compensation but all craftiness is 100% ours.  Oh how my daughter loves a monogram! I really think she would put them on everything, from school stuff to clothes. Combine her love for them with a teen wanting to keep everything and display it all, and we came

Reindeer Silhouette Burlap Canvas


 Want to bring a bit of snow inside your home without the mess and drips? Then let me show you how to create this amazing Reindeer Silhouette Burlap Canvas using a fabulous product from DecoArt… Snow~Tex. This wonderful product is so much fun to work with and adds texture to your craft project. It is like adding snow to any craft without the worry of

A Neutral Thanksgiving Tablescape


I absolutely adore fall, like don’t tell summer, but it is my favorite…shhhh…that will be our secret! The colors, textures, crisp weather, and even football bring back amazing memories for me. Then when Thanksgiving arrives…perfection! This year, I decide to go neutral in my fall and Thanksgiving decor. Let me share my Neutral Thanksgiving Tablescape with you…  Yes, I have a very traditional dining room

How To Make a Wheat Bundle Centerpiece


Simple, elegant, and timeless…that is what I think of when I see a wheat bundle. When I started thinking about decorating my home for fall, I knew I wanted to incorporate flowing wheat. The color and texture of it create a subtle feeling of cozy in your home. The combination of the wheat and burlap are just beautiful, don’t you think? The burlap bow tied

Framed Burlap GRATEFUL Sign … create a lasting family reminder


I have a confession, as I have gotten older my optimism has waned a bit. Life can throw some pretty hard blows your way, and each one seems to increase my pessimism a bit more. So I need visual reminders in my life to take a deep breath…let it go…and learn to just be grateful. We may not have the perfect family, but I am

Fall Wheat and Burlap Wreath


 Hey friends! If you are a regular visitor here at Uncommon Designs, then you will know that I used a theme of wheat in my fall decor this year. My Fall Home Tour had quite a few projects throughout our home that included wheat. So, what goes better with fall and wheat than a wreath and burlap? Isn’t she a beauty? I love the contrast

Burlap Covered Letters

Burlap Vovered Monogram uncommon 2012 final

Do you need a quick, easy, and affordable home decor item? Well then we have the perfect little craft for you! We are all about burlap and monograms, the perfect combination, and these Burlap Covered Letters would be a fabulous accent in your home! Today we are going to show you how to create these adorable… Burlap Covered Letters  Supplies for Burlap Covered Letter…

DIY Monogrammed Burlap Canvas


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