Gumball Flowers… A Valentine’s Treat

Gumball Flowers An Adorable #Valentines Treat! www.uncommondesignsonline.com #valentinestreat #kidscrafts

After polling the girls, they have decided that their favorite Valentine treat to date are these Gumball Flowers. Apparently they were quite a hit for both of their classes and they loved them, too! I thought I’d share this fun idea again so you could grab the supplies and make them this year! Gumball Flowers Tutorial Hey y’all!  I hope that you are warming up

A Decadent Chocolate Bar

How to Create An Elegant Chocolate Bar for Entertaining, No Baking Required! http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/ #Chocoalte #Entertaining #DessertBar

This post was sponsored by Martha Stewart Living.  All opinions are 100% my own. What does one do when sent a plethora of divine Swiss chocolate from Chocolat Frey?  Make a chocolate bar, of course! Today I am sharing how you can put together a chocolate bar in less than 30 minutes and you will be armed with all you need for a dessert bar this

Simple and Elegant Holiday Appetizer Board

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 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BoursinCheese #CollectiveBias Do you entertain a good bit during the holidays?  We do and today I am going to share one of my go-to entertaining tricks… a beautiful appetizer board.  A few years back, I invested in a large beautiful cutting board and I have used it countless

Holiday Brunch Bacon Bar

Throw a fun holiday brunch with a themed bacon bar. It is so much fun and who doesn't love bacon? You can also enter to win bacon for a year!

Calling all bacon lovers. Host a holiday brunch featuring a bacon bar! I love bacon… like LOVE bacon. When I heard about Smithfield’s Bacon Bar, I totally was on board to work with them to share this fabulous idea. I’ve done all sorts of parties, but I thought a bacon bar would be the perfect idea for a holiday brunch! It doesn’t take much to

Halloween Party Ideas

Halloween Party Ideas

 Hey guys!  Do you love a good party?  Bonnie and I sure do! Whether it is a classroom party, family get together, or neighborhood event…the ideas are endless.   Today we are sharing some of our absolute favorite Halloween Party Ideas!  We know that you will love them, too.  Get ready to be wowed! Halloween can be spooky and creepy, or cute and adorable. Either

Dress Up Your Tiki Torch

Dress up your tiki torches. These floral tiki torches would be gorgeous for a wedding or garden party. Add a few faux flowers and some striped ribbon and you are done! by Uncommon Designs

Sometimes my favorite  projects are a result of a totally last minute decision.  This was definitely case with these floral tiki torches. I ran to Wal-Mart the day of my daughter’s birthday party and spotted that gorgeous striped ribbon and the rest was history! Isn’t it amazing how things come together so easily some times?  I try to carefully map out each and every detail when party

Personalized Cupcake Stands

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I love this time of year because of so many things, but it is a really special time for our family.  See, it is a celebration time for so many of us…. birthday celebration time!  I created these fun, colorful, and Personalized Cupcake Stands to help everyone have their own little party! They also match my full size cake stands… score!! Everyone should feel extra special

DIY Faux Rattan Beverage Coozies

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These DIY Faux Rattan Beverage Coozies are one of my favorite projects. They add both a bit of nostalgia and warmth to our outdoor dining and entertaining. I know how much our readers love a simple and quick project and this one is just that. Read on to learn how to create your own… I am a girl born in the 70’s. Yep…bell bottoms and

Lit Floral DIY Photo Backdrop

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So, my daughter just turned eleven a few weeks ago and I have noticed one major thing.  These tween girls love to get their picture taken!  So different from my youth, when I literally ran away from my mom when she came at me with a camera.  All that being said, for Ann’s 11th birthday party, I knew we needed a spot for pictures of

5 Minute No Sew Fabric Table Runner

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Sometimes you just need a quick and easy solution when it comes to entertaining.  I absolutely adore fabric table runners.  To me, they add instant glamour to any table.  In an ideal world, I would show off my sewing skills and make a few runners perfectly stitched for my perfect table.  However, I don’t live in one of those worlds… do you?  I can tell