Bring on the Outdoor Color!

Bring on the color! Add beautiful plants to your decks and porches with plants to wake up your space and have your home ready for outdoor entertaining!

Outdoor Decorating with Plants I love this time of year. Our grass has finally turned green, the trees are filling out with vibrant foilage, and my back deck begins calling to be awaken. When that happens, I begin my search for beautiful full sun plants and today I am sharing my finds and how useful these plants can be for everyday outdoor decor and for entertaining!

Spice Tin Vase

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I don’t know about you, but I love a fresh flowers and really enjoy decorating around my home when I am able.  Sometimes, just having a few bountiful blooms can really make an impact.  I am sharing how to display those beautiful flowers using a vase made out of something everyone has in their kitchen cabinet.  Let’s learn how to make a Spice Tin Vase!

7 Indoor Spring Projects and Monday Funday {61}


Welcome to Uncommon Designs! Trish and I are happy to have you stop by our little place in the blog world. We have had a busy week, and welcomed spring with a huge smile! In case you missed anything last week, here are a few projects we shared… This adorable, and completely no-sew, Easter Bunny Pillow. And these amazingly yummy Bacon Wrapped Jalepenos. Everything is

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!

Printable St. Patricks Day Lunch Box Jokes

Free Printable Lunch Box Jokes for St. Patrick's Day

Knock-Knock. Who’s there? Irish! Irish who? Irish you a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Love a good joke? I bet your kids do, too! Now think of how much fun they’ll have when they discover these St. Patrick’s Day Lunch Box Jokes in their meals on Monday?

DIY Doily Flower Votive Holder


  Spring is in full swing here in the south. We are loving all the signs of spring…chirping birds, buds on trees, flowers poking through the ground. In celebration of spring, we created this adorable little DIY Doily Flower Votive Holder… Is that not the cutest little thing! Pair it with our Burlap Covered Vase and you have a gorgeous tablescape. It was really simple

Stenciled Summer Drink Pitcher

Uncommon Martha Stewart Glass Pitcher 2012

Here in the South, we spend lots of time outdoors in the spring and summer, and nothing is more refreshing than an ice cold glass of sweet tea or lemonade!  When Trish and I were invited to participate in the Martha Stewart Mother’s Day campaign, part of out project humbly accepted a position towards the back…our little glass, stenciled drink pitcher… Now, it would have

Welcoming Spring Wreaths

welcoming spring wreath

I have something to admit to you…are you sitting down…I don’t have a wreath up on my front door yet!! I know…I know…it is on my to do list this week!! Luckily, we had some incredible ones linked up to our “Uncommonly Yours” link party and I have my eye on quite a few… Adorable fabric scrap {you know you have a lot!} wreath by

Robin’s Egg Blue Easter Wreath { Easter Decorating Idea }

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Easter Decorating Idea I am just over the moon excited that Spring has made its appearance!  With the birds chirping and the blue skies shining… it was time to make an Easter wreath… a Robin’s Egg Blue Easter Wreath to be exact!    Here is how to make one for yourself… Supplies: Grapevine wreath form (mine was 18″) Moss Multi-sized eggs (I used five bags

Burlap Bunny Banner

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This Easter we have had so much fun showcasing two of our most favorite things: burlap and bunnies! We made a beautiful banner of bunny silhouettes that is both simple and elegant. Each little bunny has a sweet pink bunny nose, a cute bow, and of course a little cottontail! We hope that you all have a wonderful Easter spent with friends and family. Jesus