Coffee Filter Christmas Trees

Coffee Filter Christmas Trees are the easiest Christmas decoration you will make this year! Grab some coffee filters and a little paint... the perfect kids holiday craft! | Uncommon Designs

These coffee filter Christmas trees are insanely easy! I love an easy kids holiday craft.  This one is for kids of all ages and is so simple you could make them in your sleep! We’ve teamed up with Floracraft to show you how to customize your holiday decor and really put your own spin on something that has been done before. 

Easy Holiday Baking with Kids

Holiday baking with the kids has never been easier! Surprise your children with an afternoon baking something easy and delicious. | Uncommon Designs

Holiday baking with kids just got a lot easier… This sponsored conversation is written by me on behalf of General Mills®. The opinions and text are all mine. I’ve given up on a dream guys. That one where the girls and I are  making beautifully hand-rolled cookies that are cut and dressed to perfection. Here is the deal… I actually don’t have the skills, mojo,

Top Tips for Simple Holiday Decorating


This post was sponsored in partnership with Air Wick, all ideas and opinions are our own. Ah the holidays! A time for friends, family, joy, and togetherness right? Yes, but they can also bring on stress and a hurried feeling wouldn’t you agree? As our children have gotten older, my husband and I have really learned that family time is precious and slips by quickly.

Creative Gift Ideas for Christmas

Creative gift ideas that you don't have to make! These simple ideas will light up your holidays! | Uncommon Designs

Light up your holidays with these great gift ideas! You guys know that Bonnie and I love Christmas more than any other holiday.  I also love Shutterfly and literally jump at the opportunity to collaborate with them.  Today I want to share some of my favorite gifts from Shutterfly that I’ll be giving to some of my favorite people in the world and one idea

Simple Neighbor Gift for Christmas


I know…we have not even had Thanksgiving yet. BUT for those of us who like to craft and create, we need a bit of a head start on the Christmas season to get all of our gifts and decor done. Our family loves a handmade Christmas and that includes neighbor gifts. My children enjoy helping me put them together and then delivering them on our

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

Stamped Clay Gift Tags

Make clay stamped gift tags for holiday gifts with Uncommon Designs

Stamped Clay Gift Tags was written on behalf of DecoArt Inc.  All opinions and craftiness are our own!  I have a fun craft for you guys today that you absolutely can make before Christmas gets here! This week I tried my hand at making stamped clay ornaments and gift tags and it really was so much fun and so easy to do.  The girls joined

Christmas Greenery Snowflake


Thank you Yahoo! for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Yahoo!, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. #YahooDiy Snow….I have a love/hate relationship with it. I LOVE it {for a limited amount of time}, and HATE that we do not get more of it here in South Carolina. When we do get the white stuff here, it is

Simple Holly Christmas Ornament


Simple Holly Christmas Ornament was written as a part of the DecoArt Core Blogging Team. All opinions and craftiness are our own.  I admit it…I am all about traditions. I love the things that bring a surge of memories to me during the holidays. We have traditions in our home, and every now and then add a few new ones. To me, holly greenery is one of

Kids Favorite Things Party

How to throw a favorite things party for the kids with Uncommon Designs!

Last week the girls and I had the most fun throwing a Kids Favorite Things Party!  I had no idea that a party like this could be so simple to throw together… and so much fun for all of the guests! Today I thought I’d share all of the details and how we put it all together.  Here we go!