Love Your Curls with Dove Hair


This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Dove Hair, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #LoveYourCurls #pmgdove Curls!! Beautiful, unique curls! The day I gave birth to my now 16 year old daughter I secretly hoped for red curly hair, but alas she ended up with her daddy’s hair. All my life I

Announcing Our Contributor Team!


Hey Y’all!  Trish and I are just busting at the seams to let you in on a little secret…our contributor team! We just adore all these gals { they are incredibly talented }, and know that our readers will absolutely love them as well. Over the next few months, they each will be sharing some fun, yummy, beautiful projects with you. Make sure and visit

Holiday Contributor… We Want You!

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Hey y’all!  Hope you are having a marvelous week! Bonnie and I have some exciting news to share… The holidays will be here before we know it and we are adding on to our team here at Uncommon Designs.  We are looking for someone to become one of our holiday contributors!! During the months of September, October, November, and December, we need someone who is

12 St. Patrick’s Day DIY Ideas


Now that Valentine’s Day has come and gone, St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. We collected a dozen sweet St.Patrick’s Day DIY Ideas from this past week’s Monday Funday Link  Party… There is so much creativity at Monday Funday each week! If you have never joined us, we would love to have you! Here are 12 St.Patrick’s Day Ideas for you… Smart School

We’d love your vote!

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Hey y’all! Bonnie and I were so excited to receive an email this week letting us know that we had been nominated for Circle of Mom’s Top 25 Creative Moms for 2013!! Circle of Moms is an incredible online community that helps Mom’s connect with each other and to their families.  They are a fabulous resource for all things Mom.  We are just so honored

Socks for Sandy…a time to help


Normally, each Monday morning  you will find a new tutorial here at Uncommon Designs, but not today. So many were affected by Hurricane Sandy, and we wanted to take some time to share with you all something that we are involved in… You know that feeling you get when your feet are cold and slip on a pair of warm socks? Or you can warm

Holiday Advertising Special…

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The Holiday Season is right around the corner! We would love for you to join us as a sponsor during the entire Holiday Season!  We are offereing our 3 month sidebar button sponsorship for $50! Limited number of spots available. Use code : UNCOMMON2012 All of our advertising is through passionfruit ads. Visit our advertising page to see our stats and purchase your advertising!  We

Sponsor Spotlight: Feeding My Temple

Bonnie and I  are so excited to introduce you to Allison, one of our newest sponsors…. Feeding My Temple   I’m Allison. Born and raised in Oklahoma, married to my best friend, and mom to the light of my life. I am a full time working mom, Beachbody Fitness Coach, and social media addict. I am attending the Institute of Integrative Nutrition with emphasis on  Holistic

Can You Relate to….Nrelate?

Over time, each of you who blog will realize just how many posts you have created and it will amaze you! So what do you do to help your readers find those simply amazing old posts? Thumbnails at the bottom of each post are a great way to direct traffic to other related posts, so when we were asked to try out nrelate, a plug-in

Do You Have a Skin Care Routine? #EclosBeauty Skin Care Giveaway…

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of éclos Skin Care for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you heard of éclos Skin Care ? Well, neither had I until I got a chance to try it out and offer a giveaway. I really don’t have a set facial care routine and so this was the perfect opportunity to try out something