Simple Lace Tote Bag

Make a lace tote bag in just five minutes!

Make a lace tote bag in 5 minutes! I love a good tote bag.  They serve so many purposes and are such an easy thing to give a fancy upgrade in just  minutes.  This simple lace tote bag is one of my all time favorite totes! Seriously friends, I truly love it and it does actually only take a few minutes to make it. It

5 Minute No Sew Fabric Table Runner

easy no sew tablerunner square

Sometimes you just need a quick and easy solution when it comes to entertaining.  I absolutely adore fabric table runners.  To me, they add instant glamour to any table.  In an ideal world, I would show off my sewing skills and make a few runners perfectly stitched for my perfect table.  However, I don’t live in one of those worlds… do you?  I can tell

Color Block Tote

Make a Color Block Tote for Spring with Uncommon Designs

  Hey crafty friends!  I just adore DecoArt’s Americana Chalky Finish Paint.  By adore, I mean I am willing to paint just about anything with it.  Today I am going to share how I even used it on fabric with this DIY Color Block Tote! 

Kid’s Table Felt Thanksgiving Placemats


Happy November friends! The weather has turned quite cold on us suddenly here in the south. Bonnie and I are looking forward to all this month has to offer. Thanksgiving is one of our most favorite times of the year.  For us, Thanksgiving is centered around family, especially our children.  Today, we are going to show you how to create these simple  Kid’s Table Felt

No Sew Easter Bunny Pillow … Swing Into Spring Craft Link Party

Easter Bunny Pillow. Learn how to applique this easy bunny in no time! #Easter #Pillows

Hey y’all! Are you ready… ready to Swing into Spring?  We are!  Today is a special day for us.  We are sharing how to make an adorable Easter Bunny Pillow and we are also hosting the Swing Into Spring Craft Link Party! We can’t wait to see all of your amazing Spring Crafts!

Ombre’ Floral Tea Towel with Ink Effects


Hey Y’all! We are excited to be a part of the Craft Month A to Z series with Crafting in the Rain! H is for Home  ||  Organize and Decorate Everything I is for Ink Effects  ||  Uncommon Designs J is for Jar soap dispenser  ||  My Craftily Ever After K is for Kite cards  ||  Our Thrifty Ideas L is for Leather necklace  ||

No Sew Heart Mittens


Hello Uncommon Designs readers, my name is Rachel!  I blog at R & R Workshop and I’m so excited to be contributing on Uncommon Designs. I am a wife and mother to two cute kiddos ages 2 and 5.  Kids crafts are some of my favorite projects! Especially when its for my kids Today I am going to share how you can make No Sew Heart Mittens for

Anthropologie Inspired Valentine Tea Towel


Can I ask you a question? Is it just me, or do you browse catalogs too, to see what you can make yourself?  I know, it is contagious. You see it…love it…but then decide…the colors are not quite right…it needs one more detail…or the price is just too much.  This problem started for me in high school…just ask my mom about my teal blue sequinned

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 idea… No Sew Monogrammed Towels!

Elf on the Shelf Dress… Made from a Sock!

elf on the shelf dress

Hey y’all! How are your holiday projects coming along?  I am at that point where I still have so many ideas, yet the hours of the day don’t seem to be multiplying like I need them to.  I have been making sure to carve out some time for simple things really make my kiddos happy… that is what it is all about, right?!  Meet Sleighbell…