Decorating for the Senses and a Cause with Thymes

This year decorate and give with a purpose with Thymes candles and their Buy One. Plant One. Campaign #ad #BestGiftEver #BuyOnePlantOne #FrasierFir #DiscoverThymes #SmellsLikeChristmas

The holiday festivities had begun and this year I’m decorating for the senses and a for a cause with Thymes. Can I tell you that I feel more in the spirit than ever? I love to decorate for the holidays, but I firmly believe that the environment that we create for the holidays involves all five senses and a purpose.  Here is a confession… I’ve

Elfing Your Neighbor A New Tradition

Enjoy this fun new tradition at work or in your neighborhood. Elfing your Neighbor is so much fun to do and we are sharing inspiring ideas and Free Printables! Find more at http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com #Christmas #HolidayTraditions #FamilyFun

Elfing your Neighbor has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MerryAndBright #CollectiveBias Elfing Your Neighbor is a blast! I love this wonderful season of gifting, but I love a gift that includes a little extra added fun.  You’ve seen that we love to “Boo your Neighbor“, now we are Elfing our neighbor with a little help from American

Easy Holiday Cookies for Santa

Get the kids in on the fun of creating a easy holiday cookies for Santa. Paired with delicious hot chocolate and this adorable downloadable placemat you are ready for Santa in an instant! See more on http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/ #ChristmasCookies #Christmas #NewforSanta #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #newforsanta #CollectiveBias You are in for a treat today of Easy Holiday Cookies for Santa! You guys know that I love preparing for Santa Clause to come with my girls. There is just something so special about creating something just for Santa to enjoy while he visits  my girls.

Peppermint Fluff Slime

Peppermint Fluff Slime is so simple to make. This one is so fluffy and soft and it makes a great Christmas gift with the free printable tags! See more at http://uncommondesignsonline.com/ #Christmas #Crafts #KidsCrafts

Peppermint Fluff Slime makes an awesome gift! Today my oldest daughter showed me how to make Peppermint Fluff Slime. It wasn’t exactly what I had planned to do today. I was going to finish decorating my house for Christmas. There were mountains of laundry to fold. I had a great deal of work to catch up on, too. I didn’t finish a single one of

Easy as Pie Glittered Initial Ornaments

Glittered Initial ornaments

For old time’s sake, I was browsing through some of our oldest posts and I came across this post about beautiful glittered initial ornaments. I loved this sweet ornament and the memories it brought back.

No-Sew Burlap Tree Skirt

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This post for my no-sew burlap tree skirt is one of our most popular posts in the history of Uncommon Designs.  This is the perfect time to share it again with you! There is absolutely still time to make this beauty just tin time for the holidays and your tree will love you for it.  After three years, I can promise you that my skirt

Simmering Potpourri Gift Idea

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I am now in love with simmering potpourri… Seriously…. I have channeled my inner 1970’s dinner party hack self and finally created my own recipe for simmering potpourri. My house smells amazing and I think this could be my favorite DIY gift idea ever! Everyone should enjoy the aroma of fresh fruit and spices and all the goodness of these wonderful seasons. Today I am

Last Minute Gift Ideas

There is still time to make these adorable handmade gift ideas! There is something for everyone on your list this year! | Uncommon Designs

Last Minute Holiday Gifts to the Rescue! Sometimes the holidays can creep up on us.  If you are like me, you may have every intention of making thoughtful handmade Christmas gifts, but time never seems to be on your side?  You are in luck!   You still have time to make these simple, but so very beautiful gifts for your loved ones!  Get ready to

Painted Mason Jar Mug

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Give someone a cup of cheer this holiday season!  This adorable glass painted mason jar mug was so simple to make and will be perfect for anyone on your gift list this year!   I am always looking for a really simple and inexpensive gift idea that really stands out from the rest.  Whether it is a teacher gift, hostess gift, or for a family

Easy and Memorable Kids Holiday Party

Throw the easiest and most memorable kids holiday party... ever! | Uncommon Designs

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #SnackPackMixIns #CollectiveBias Throw the best kids holiday party… ever!  We just had the time of our lives! Yes we did.  I just threw the coolest kids holiday party and we are still smiling!  We recently had a chance to partner with WALMART and the Mondelez International brand and I can’t