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 […]

Fabric and Felt DIY Fall Wreath


Hey Y’all! I hope each of you that went trick-or-treating last night had an awesome time! Our house was a little under the weather, so my sweet daughter had candy duties { and loved every minute of it! }. Earlier this week, I shared a little sneak peek on Instagram of my Fabric and Felt […]

DIY Chalkboard Pillow


Hello readers of Uncommon Designs!! It’s Krista from The Happy Housie back again and I am so excited to be here sharing this fun, easy DIY Chalkboard Pillow project that will add a whimsical touch to your home for the upcoming holiday season. To make this DIY Chalkboard Pillow you will need:

Fabric Covered Aluminum Can Organizers


This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and All You, but all my opinions are my own. #lifeforless #pmedia I was in my local Bi-Lo grocery store doing my weekly shopping, and picked up the new July All You Magazine . I really love All You Magazine and […]

Inexpensive Wall Art for my Laundry Room

embroidery hoop wall gallery

You may remember how I got honest about laundry this week.  Well, I decided that my laundry room needed a little sprucing up.  I am hoping that with my new laundry detergent and a new look, laundry won’t be such a pain!  I painted the walls and used some fabulous fabric from Jo Ann’s HGTV HOME™ […]

Easter Tablescape …. Bunnies and Burlap


Happy Sunday friends! We are so happy to have you stopping by. Today we are beginning a week long series, featuring Easter Tablescapes from some of our favorite bloggers. We know that you will enjoy each of these fabulous ladies and be inspired by each of their Easter Tablescapes. So without further ado, Trish and I are […]

Felt Heart Valentine Napkin Rings


Felt Heart Valentine Napkin Rings was first seen on Uncommon Designs Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone! We hope that each of you squeeze those who are near and dear to you today and tell them how much they mean to you! Today, at our house, I am finishing up some last minute plans for a family […]

Handmade Holiday Market: Our Shop… Uncommon Fabrics

handmade holiday market

We are so incredibly excited to kick-off our first annual Handmade Holiday Market today!   We have a group of amazing women, who are not only some of your favorite bloggers, but also own online shops that are stocked full of  amazing creations!  Each day this week, we will be highlighting one shop and next […]

Apple Basket Pennant Garland Tutorial


Hey y’all!   We have a really fun craft to share with you that we orginally posted on Positively Splendid.  This one is sure to get you excited about the start of a new school year! An apple basket pennant garland! I love to have a little something for my child to bring when we go […]

Fabric Inspired Easter Eggs

fabric inspired painted eggs

Creating Fabric Inspired Painted Easter Eggs… Hey y’all!  I hope that you are having a great weekend!  We just had to share our Fabric-Inspired Easter Eggs that were a part of It’s Overflowing’s Easter Egg Hunt last week!   Our husbands would say that we have an addiction to modern quilting fabric, but we prefer to see it […]

An Upcycled American Girl Doll Bed for My Girls…

doll beds

My girls are totally in to American Girl dolls and their faux friends.  Santa brought La La an 18″ Madame Alexander Favorite Friends doll { seriously cheaper than AG and for my four year old who I fully anticipate giving her a haircut or amputating some of her limbs } and she loves it.  I really wanted […]

A Hoodie Makeover…

Uncommon fabric Hoodie Tutorial 3 2011

WELL… let’s talk… So, I had this fabulous idea for transforming a plain (but very cute) hoodie into something with ruffles and lots of color!! I just loved the look of these!! Here’s where I messed up  things changed a bit! I started with a soft, cozy teal blue hoodie that I found at my […]

For the Love of Fabric

love floral tunic

Many women have a passion for shoes, others have a love of handbags, for Bonnie and I it is a love affair with beautiful fabric. There is something about how simple fibers can be woven into the most gorgeous combinations and truly become works of art. After countless hours of looking online and at local […]