Monogrammed Recipe Box

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   I love a monogram, yep there is just something about a personalized item than makes it even more special. Whether it is something you wear or a little home decor item, the simple monogram just adds a little special accent to it. So, for a sweet Mother’s Day gift idea, I decided to create this monogrammed wooden recipe box…. Adorable and functional. I know

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

Have a Ball This Christmas Printable Gift Tags

These printable tags are going to be perfect for so many gifts to make and give this year! Such a sweet mason jar gift idea! | Uncommon Designs #MadeFromHere

Have a Ball this Christmas with these printable gift tags!     Today we are unbelievably thrilled to be participating in Ball Brand’s 25 Days of Making and Giving.  You know how we feel about mason jars… we love them so so much! To me, they are the perfect canvas for creating the perfect gift and your creativity can go wild.  That is why we love

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

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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

DIY Rustic Modern Metal Crafts Book Review

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Are you a crafter? How about a fixer upper? A DIYer? Or maybe just someone who loves being creative and making things for your home that are gorgeous? Well, I have the privilege of sharing a new book with you today from a friend, fellow blogger, and incredibly talented lady. Her new book is entitled DIY Rustic Modern Metal Crafts { 35 creative upcycling ideas for galvanized

Printable Summer Bucket List

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Who is ready for summer? Making a summer bucket list is a long time family tradition in our family. A few summers ago,  my daughter made her own bucket list and loved it. So our sweet contributor Jennifer is here today with a fabulous Printable Summer Bucket List …

T-Shirt Refashion

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Hey Y’all? Has the heat of late spring hit your area yet? We are having a warm May even for the south. Whew! I have an oldie but goodie for you today. This T-Shirt Refashion I did for my sweet girl a few years ago is still a favorite of hers, so I thought this was a great time to share the tutorial with our new