10 Adorable Craft Ideas |Monday Funday


It is Sunday night and if you are a follower of  Uncommon Designs, you know what that means! Time for the weekly Monday Funday Link Party! YOU are what makes this party so special and fun! Trish and I are always amazed at the projects and recipes that are shared each week. We hope that you guys … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Whole Wheat Banana Bread


We are excited to have the incredibly talented Angela, from Handmade in the Heartland, back again this month to share a bit of yumminess with you. This recipe for Whole Wheat Banana Bread is the perfect comfort food for those lazy weekend mornings or even an afternoon treat! Take it away … {...Click Here to Read More...}

A Southern Girl’s Guide to Sweet Tea

A Southern Girl's Guide to Sweet Tea... southern sweet tea recipe and flavoring ideas! www.uncommondesignsonline.com

Hey y'all! Bonnie and I are both from South Carolina and we were raised on good old sweet tea. After seeing countless recipes on Pinterest, I thought I'd share my thoughts and my family's super easy sweet tea recipe that is the perfect drink for summer entertaining. Let's call it a Southern Girl's … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Summer Inspired Flour Sack Towel

Make a Summer Inspired Flour Sack Towel www.uncommondesignsonline.com #OneCraftySummer

Welcome to another week of our One Crafty Summer series here on Uncommon Designs. We are so happy to have a different blogger visit us each week during the summer, and share a fabulous project with our readers. In case you missed any projects, you can see them all HERE!  Take it away KC! Hi … {...Click Here to Read More...}

10 Outdoor Crafts and Activities | Monday Funday


Welcome to Uncommon Designs and our weekly 8 blog Monday Funday Link Party! Trish and I are happy to have you stop by. We hope that you enjoy browsing all the incredible link ups below as well as the features from last week's party. We love to look through all the links too to check out what y'all … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Lace Trimmed Tshirt Refashion


 I have always enjoyed making my own clothes. Just ask my mom who, bless her heart, had to combine 2 patterns for my senior prom dress. She is the best! She taught me how to sew at a young age, and by high school I could whip out a skirt or shorts. I just love putting my personal touch on my … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Days of the Week Closet Organizers

Days of the Week Closet Organizers. Ease school morning stress with these functional and adorable chalkboard clothing dividers. www.uncommondesignsonline.com

Hey y'all.  I know it seems like school just got out, but I am really trying to get some projects completed that have been on my list forever.  Today, as part of DecoArt's core blogging team, I am sharing how to solve one of my family's biggest problems... school clothes!  I am hoping to really ease … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Mini Chevron Chalkboard and Frame


We love a simple project and this one is just that! My daughter was wanting to spruce up her room a bit, and add some touches of turquoise and chevron. In addition, she is all about chalkboards. So I took her inspiration and created this little Mini Chevron Chalkboard and Frame... It is the … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Arnold Palmer Popsicles

Arnold Palmer Popsicles... get refreshed with this cool and delicious recipe! #OneCraftySummer

Hey y'all!  Hope you had a wonderful Fourth of July Weekend! We are just so thankful to have so many of our dearest blogging friends join us for our One Crafty Summer Series.  Today we have the so sweet and SO talented Kimberly from A Night Owl Blog sharing her refreshing recipe for Arnold Palmer … {...Click Here to Read More...}

12 Delicious Summer Drink Recipes | Monday Funday


Happy Sunday friends! Trish and I hope that each of you here in the United States have enjoyed your Fourth of July weekend. We both celebrated with friends and family...and a few water balloons and fireworks. Good times! This past week on Uncommon Designs we had a few 4th of July projects as well … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Lemon Cooler Cookies

Tender, Buttery Lemon Cooler Cookies Recipe www.uncommondesignsonline.com

Tender, buttery Lemon Cooler Cookies are flavored with fresh lemon juice and generously coated with lemon zest-infused powdered sugar for sweet, citrus-y treats that are bursting with lemon in every bite! … {...Click Here to Read More...}

DIY Vintage Lake Sign

Go Jump in a Lake Vintage Lake Sign www.uncommondesignsonline.com #onecraftysummer

Hi, Uncommon Designs friends! Kristi here, from ishouldbemoppingthefloor.com. I'm just thrilled to be hanging out over here today...sharing my specialty, a homemade vintage sign. This one has a summer flair {or perhaps an attitude, if you will}...but we just think it's fun! I have a thang for … {...Click Here to Read More...}

10 Summer Decor Ideas | Monday Funday


Well hello friends! We are happy to have you stop by Uncommon Designs! Each Sunday evening we partner up with 7 of our favorite blogs to host the Monday Funday link party. We love seeing all the crazy clever crafts, projects, and recipes you guys have been up to. Helping to share your projects is … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Painted Patriotic Serving Utensils

Painted Patriotic Serving Utensils add a quick bit of style to your Fourth of July table or buffet! www.uncommondesignsonline.com

Fourth of July is almost here folks... almost.  There is still time to whip up some quick and easy painted patriotic serving utensils.  Go for it... they will add so much pizzazz to your table or July Fourth buffet. … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Summer Reading Station Organization

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School is out...let summer begin! But wait, alas, we have summer reading {and all the children say..."BOO!"}. I have already showed you the DIY Vintage Crates I created to help organize all of our summer reading essentials. Today, we will address part 2... Organizing A Summer Reading Station … {...Click Here to Read More...}

The Best Grilled Corn Recipe

The best grilled corn recipe ever! www.uncommondesignsonline.com #grillingrecipes #corn #grilled

Hello again Uncommon Designs fans! It's Jen again from Pink When. Today I am going to share with you one of my all time favorite, and easiest, grilling recipes. Not only is this easy, but if you do it JUST RIGHT, it will turn out to be The Best Grilled Corn recipe you will EVER taste! … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Kids Job Chart

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Our summer is off to a great, but busy start!  We just finished VBS at our church and are ready to have some fun and get organized.  There is so much fun to be had and work to do.   One way to do that is by getting the kids to pitch in and help.  This fun kids job chart is going in our kid's rooms … {...Click Here to Read More...}

Quick and Easy One Hour Picnic Quilt

Make a Quick and Easy One Hour Picnic Quilt #OneCraftySummer

It is officially Summer and time for another post in our One Crafty Summer Series!  Today we have the super sweet and talented Sara from Major Hoff Takes a Wife and she is sharing how to make a quick and easy one hour picnic quilt.  Take it away Sara...  I'm so excited to be sharing today's craft … {...Click Here to Read More...}

12 Patriotic Ideas for the Fourth of July | Monday Funday


Hello Friends! Welcome to Summer! Yep...hard to believe it did not officially start til yesterday. We have been HOT HOT HOT for a month! Trish and I have been up to our ears in VBS the last couple of weeks. Such a busy but fun time! Here on the blog we are thrilled to be hosting our One Crafty … {...Click Here to Read More...}