Monogrammed Recipe Box


   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

Transform Phone Photos to Home Decor

Get those phone photos off of your device and displayed in your home | Uncommon Designs

Get those phone photos off of your device and displayed in your home! This post was sponsored by Groovebook, but all opinions are our own! My goal this year is to get all of those beautiful photos off of my phone and into the real world. I’m so grateful to team up with Groovebook to help meet that goal. I’ll be honest.  I’m on my

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

Stenciled DIY House Number Buckets


Need a little something creative for your covered porch or door stoop, that will bring instant curb appeal and provide a warm welcome? Well, then I have got a great project for you today. I created these simple but elegant Metallic Stenciled DIY House Number Buckets  for my own front porch this fall, and I am going to share with you have to create your very

Metallic Home Decor Ideas

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So, there was a time not long ago when the only place you might find metallics in home decor was in light fixtures and candle holders. Metals, whether in color or form can add a fun element that may be a bit unexpected to your traditional home decor. It may be in an accessory or a large piece of furniture. Strategically placing a few metallic

Patriotic Flag Mason Jar Lanterns

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Nothing says  summer is here more than evenings outside enjoying the warmth and breezes with family and friends. For your Fourth of July celebrations, these adorable and simple American Flag Mason Jar Lanterns are a perfect way to add a subtle glow and patriotic touch to your porch and party. Patriotic Flag Mason Jar Lanterns I made these quite a few years ago and they

Quatrefoil Design in Home Decor

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Today I am sharing one of my favorite decorating trends for home decor… quatrefoil. I love the unique shape and how it brings a touch of geometric lines in a traditional way. I have a few plates hanging in my foyer that are a simple, creamy white in the quatrefoil design. Also, my draperies in our den are a cinnamon color with a subtle, traditional quatrefoil

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


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

Make a Skirted Craft Table

Make a raised and skirted craft table with Uncommon Designs. Hide all of your junk and craft supplies with style!

It is no secret that I love DecoArt’s Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint.  It is one of my go-to craft supplies and today, with DecoArt, I am going to show you how I transformed an old kitchen table into a gorgeous raised and skirted craft table!