Have a Fabulous School Year Printable Tags

It is back to school time! These printable tags are great for a little treat for your child, teacher, bus driver... anyone!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CreatewithHP #CollectiveBias As I write this post, I can hear my eight year old snoring like a tiny beautiful bear in the next room.  It is nearly ten o’clock in the morning and school starts in six days.  I know that we should have been waking up early

5 Tips for Stress Free School Mornings


It is almost that time! Shhh….don’t tell the kids! Before you know it, the back to school shopping will be done and the kids will be heading out to school each morning. Even if you are a homeschooler, those back to school mornings can be a routine that is difficult to get back into. Trish and I have kids in elementary, middle, and high school

Portable Crate Homework Station

Homework Station ~ uncommon Designs

Quick…send your children away from the computer! Yes, it is that time of the year when the dreaded HOMEWORK begins again! Today I am going to show you how we handle homework on the go… DIY Portable Homework Station For our family, we have a need to carry our homework supplies with us. I have a daughter and son, and their activities after school are

Back to School Mason Jar

Give your favorite student or teacher a treat with this adorable painted back to school painted mason jar by Uncommon Designs!

Hey y’all!  It’s Trish!  I hope you guys have had an amazing summer so far.  I hate to admit it, but the time is near…  Back to School!  Although I’m said for those awesome summer days to end,  I’m super excited to share this awesome Back to School Mason Jar with you today!  Get out a mason jar and a little bit of paint and get

How To Make Chalkboard Clipboards


Hey Y’all!  I am excited to be here today to share these fun Chalkboard Clipboards with you and how you can make some for your home too. In our house, we lose things all the time. I have a preteen and teen and needless to say, things seem to walk away which means missing some important dates and deadlines at times. Well, this fun diy

12 Back to School Crafts and Monday Funday


Hey Y’all! Trish and I just got home from an awesome trip to the DecoArt headquarters. We love being part of their blogger team, and had a wonderful weekend learning a few new techniques and seeing how all the magic happens at DecoArt. We had a blast with the sister duo team, Kelli and Kristi,  from Lolly Jane too… There were laughs, giggles, and lots

Good Luck this School Year!

Sharpie Monogrammed Pots with Bamboo... wishing everyone luck during the Back to School frenzy! via Uncommon Designs

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Sharpie, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #StaplesBTS  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV“   Hey y’all!  It is me… your average mama desperately trying to get all of my ducks in a row for my kids to head back to school. Please tell me I’m not the only one who gets

Help your Teacher Have an Awesome School Year!

Have an Awesome School Year Back to School Printable Perfect for a Pencil Mason Jar! via Uncommon Designs

Yep… it’s official.  At our house, school is just ahead on the horizon.  We have the school supplies,  have shoes that fit, and we know who our teachers are going to be.  All we need now is the perfect little treat to bless them with.  How sweet is this back to school mason jar?  My favorite part is this awesome free back to school mason

DIY Wooden Homework Caddy

Get ready for back to school with a homework caddy! The most dreaded part of the school day just got a little less chaotic and a lot more stylish! via uncommon designs

I can’t believe it is the end of July… why does summer break go by so fast! Back to school time is almost here and we are sharing a great way to get started back in the right direction! For many of you, the one thing you dread most is homework.  Whether your children enjoy the task at hand, it is always helpful to be fully prepared

Days of the Week Closet Organizers

Days of the Week Closet Organizers. Ease school morning stress with these functional and adorable chalkboard clothing dividers. www.uncommondesignsonline.com

Hey y’all.  I know it seems like school just got out, but I am really trying to get some projects completed that have been on my list forever.  Today, as part of DecoArt’s core blogging team, I am sharing how to solve one of my family’s biggest problems… school clothes!  I am hoping to really ease some stressful mornings with these Days of the Week