Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Hot Chocolate Cupcakes in a Mug by #Cupcakes #HotChocolate

Brrrr… it has been cold outside! I hope that you have been staying warm this week.  Even here in South Carolina it has has been bitter cold, but things are looking up.  After all… there is always the perk of enjoying hot chocolate. These Hot Chocolate Cupcakes are sure to warm you up!

Snowflake and Glitter Place Card Holders


Big plans for New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day? We have a super simple and oh so elegant and sparkly accent for your party table! How can you go wrong with snow, snowflakes,  and glitter  at New Years! Let me show you these adorable Snowflake and Glitter Place Card Holders.. They are just perfect […]

DIY New Year’s Glittered Votives


Now that the Christmas season is concluding, we wanted to create something simple and elegant for the upcoming New Year’s holiday celebration.Our kiddos are finally old enough to stay up and welcome the New Year,but we do it family style, all together. But that does not mean we can’t be fancy and sparkly, right?!  So […]

7 Printables for Last Minute Christmas Gifts and Monday Funday {49}


Hey Y’all and Merry Christmas! Thank you for joining us for the last Monday Funday link party of 2013! We all will be taking next week off, so this is the final party of the year! But don’t worry, we will be back at it in 2014! Trish and I are almost ready for the […]

Edible Snow Recipe… Perfect for Holiday Baking!

Recipe to make edible snow for your holiday baking! This works great on cookies, cakes, cupcakes & so much more! #Baking #Christmas via

For many of you, today will be the official start of your holiday.  For us, our kids will have their Christmas parties at school and then we will be off and ready to have some fun.  We have plans to spend time with family, but we also are hoping to do some baking.  I have […]

5 Fast and Fabulous Gift Wrap Ideas


Hello readers of Uncommon Designs! It is Krista from The Happy Housie back again to share some Fast and Fab Last Minute Gift Wrapping Ideas for you to use this holiday season! If you are anything like me, you have a mountain of gift wrapping to do in the few days ahead before Christmas…. and […]

Sleigh Ride Christmas Cupcakes

Sleigh Ride Christmas Cupcakes. Add a few graham cracker reindeer and a santa... you have the easiest Christmas cupcakes ever! Perfect for classroom parties and holiday gatherings! Via

Happy week before Christmas!  Are you running around trying to get everything done before Christmas?  I sure am!  Today I have a really simple and fun holiday treat that is perfect for classroom parties and all of your holiday gatherings… Sleigh Ride Christmas Cupcakes!

Fabric Angel Christmas Ornament


Hey Y’all! We decorated our tree the other night and my kids absolutely loved all the ornaments we put on our family tree. They just were amazed that I had saved all the sweet ornaments made by their little hands from preschool til now. Sigh.. I admit I got a wee bit emotional…sniff! By far […]

No Sew Monogrammed Towels… the Perfect Holiday Gift!

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 I have had so much fun working with JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores over the last few months.  They really do know how to help you celebrate the holidays and make it possible for you to have the most creative and sweet handmade holiday gifts and decorations.  Today, I am sharing a really easy gift […]

10 Tasty Holiday Treats and the Monday Funday Link Party { 48 }


Hey Y’all! We hope that each of you are enjoying this festive time of the year! Christmas is just around the corner. Anyone else wish they could squeeze a few ore hours out of each day? Yea, us too! This week at Uncommon Designs we shared some fun projects including… An adorable tutorial on creating […]

Our Top Creative Gifts for Crafting and DIYs


Looking for those perfect creative gifts for the crafter, DIYer, or blogger in your life? We have got you covered! Trish and I have put together a collection of out top craft/DIY supplies and tools that we feel would make great gifts for those people on your list! Of course, the list could go on […]

Chalkboard Christmas Cards and Pillows

Chalkboard Christmas Card

It’s Friday… and I’m in love! Seriously… in love… with my new Christmas cards from Zazzle.  I have never loved my cards before, but not this year. As we say in the South, I could just sop these cuties up with a biscuit!  There is still time for you to order from Zazzle  and today […]

Christmas Tree Cake Pops


It’s time for parties, gatherings, and social events. Are you prepared to bring a sweet treat to WOW your friends and family? Today is my last monthly contribution for Uncommon Designs, and I’m kinda bummed about that. I’ve enjoyed sharing my cookies, brownies, and cake pops with Bonnie and Trish. The ladies said that my […]