Elfing Your Neighbor A New Tradition

Enjoy this fun new tradition at work or in your neighborhood. Elfing your Neighbor is so much fun to do and we are sharing inspiring ideas and Free Printables! Find more at http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com #Christmas #HolidayTraditions #FamilyFun

Elfing your Neighbor has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MerryAndBright #CollectiveBias Elfing Your Neighbor is a blast! I love this wonderful season of gifting, but I love a gift that includes a little extra added fun.  You’ve seen that we love to “Boo your Neighbor“, now we are Elfing our neighbor with a little help from American

Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

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   ** Updated with new printable May 2, 2016** This week is Teacher Appreciation Week!   This is such a fun and quick idea for a gift for all those teachers in your life. And budget friendly too! Tip Junkie had the most adorable “smartie pants” Valentines and I really wanted to incorporate that idea into the gift for our special teachers.  I found this adorable glass jar at our

Our Favorite Valentine Gift Ideas

2016 Valentine Gifts

Valentine’s day is just around the corner, and we have some great Valentine Gift Ideas for you! Looking for the perfect Valentine gift ideas?  You will love these! Psst…we won’t even tell if you “accidentally” leave your computer open to this post while your special someone is around to help drop some hints… it will stay between us…mkay? Valentine’s Day is a time where you can

Last Minute Gift Ideas

There is still time to make these adorable handmade gift ideas! There is something for everyone on your list this year! | Uncommon Designs

Last Minute Holiday Gifts to the Rescue! Sometimes the holidays can creep up on us.  If you are like me, you may have every intention of making thoughtful handmade Christmas gifts, but time never seems to be on your side?  You are in luck!   You still have time to make these simple, but so very beautiful gifts for your loved ones!  Get ready to

Painted Mason Jar Mug


Give someone a cup of cheer this holiday season!  This adorable glass painted mason jar mug was so simple to make and will be perfect for anyone on your gift list this year!   I am always looking for a really simple and inexpensive gift idea that really stands out from the rest.  Whether it is a teacher gift, hostess gift, or for a family

Have a Ball This Christmas Printable Gift Tags

These printable tags are going to be perfect for so many gifts to make and give this year! Such a sweet mason jar gift idea! | Uncommon Designs #MadeFromHere

Have a Ball this Christmas with these printable gift tags!     Today we are unbelievably thrilled to be participating in Ball Brand’s 25 Days of Making and Giving.  You know how we feel about mason jars… we love them so so much! To me, they are the perfect canvas for creating the perfect gift and your creativity can go wild.  That is why we love

Creative Gift Ideas for Christmas

Creative gift ideas that you don't have to make! These simple ideas will light up your holidays! | Uncommon Designs

Light up your holidays with these great gift ideas! You guys know that Bonnie and I love Christmas more than any other holiday.  I also love Shutterfly and literally jump at the opportunity to collaborate with them.  Today I want to share some of my favorite gifts from Shutterfly that I’ll be giving to some of my favorite people in the world and one idea

Tween Easter Basket Ideas

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With two tween girls, I am always trying to think of neat gift ideas to fill up Easter baskets and Christmas stockings.  I hate to fill them full of sugar and usually try to include some things that they need and of course a little candy, too!  Today I am sharing what I think are some really great tween Easter basket ideas!

7 Last Minute Gift Ideas | Monday Funday


It is almost here….Christmas! It seems like right after the kids get out of school, everything moves in super speed! Our family Christmas celebrations started this weekend and we are ready to snuggle in for a few special days together. This week on Uncommon Designs, we shared a few projects you can still do for this year. A last minute Favorite Things Party might just