DIY Faux Rattan Beverage Coozies

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These DIY Faux Rattan Beverage Coozies are one of my favorite projects. They add both a bit of nostalgia and warmth to our outdoor dining and entertaining. I know how much our readers love a simple and quick project and this one is just that. Read on to learn how to create your own… I am a girl born in the 70’s. Yep…bell bottoms and

Painted Wooden Corbel Bookends

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We are proud to be a part of the DecoArt Core Blogging Team. We were given product and compensation but all craftiness and opinions are 100% our own. Sometimes a craft project is inspired by a memory from your childhood. For me, my grandparent’s house held a lot of incredible memories. The big band music that was always playing on a turntable, her in the

A Neutral Thanksgiving Tablescape

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I absolutely adore fall, like don’t tell summer, but it is my favorite…shhhh…that will be our secret! The colors, textures, crisp weather, and even football bring back amazing memories for me. Then when Thanksgiving arrives…perfection! This year, I decide to go neutral in my fall and Thanksgiving decor. Let me share my Neutral Thanksgiving Tablescape with you…  Yes, I have a very traditional dining room

How To Make a Wheat Bundle Centerpiece

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Simple, elegant, and timeless…that is what I think of when I see a wheat bundle. When I started thinking about decorating my home for fall, I knew I wanted to incorporate flowing wheat. The color and texture of it create a subtle feeling of cozy in your home. The combination of the wheat and burlap are just beautiful, don’t you think? The burlap bow tied

Framed Burlap GRATEFUL Sign … create a lasting family reminder

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I have a confession, as I have gotten older my optimism has waned a bit. Life can throw some pretty hard blows your way, and each one seems to increase my pessimism a bit more. So I need visual reminders in my life to take a deep breath…let it go…and learn to just be grateful. We may not have the perfect family, but I am

Fall Wheat and Burlap Wreath

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 Hey friends! If you are a regular visitor here at Uncommon Designs, then you will know that I used a theme of wheat in my fall decor this year. My Fall Home Tour had quite a few projects throughout our home that included wheat. So, what goes better with fall and wheat than a wreath and burlap? Isn’t she a beauty? I love the contrast

5 Fantastic DIY Makeovers and Fall Recipes | Monday Funday

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Welcome to Uncommon Designs and the weekly Monday Funday 8 Blog Link Party! We are so happy to have you join us. This past week here on Uncommon Designs was a busy one. The highlight of our week was being a part of the Finding Fall Home Tour series. If you missed my home tour, you can catch it HERE…  We also had an incredibly

Fall Home Tour

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Hey Y’all! Welcome to the 3rd day of the Finding Home Fall Home Tour! If you are stopping by from My Sweet Savannah or from Finding Home, Trish and I welcome you to our little home in blogland,  Uncommon Designs. I am so excited to share this special post with you today! Truly, this is a moment that I have approached with butterflies like a

100 Fall DIY Projects and Crafts | Fall Blog Hop

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Oh yes…..football has arrived and with it means….FALL!! I just love fall and everything about it. From the cool, crisp evenings to the sound of football, and the smell of all things pumpkin. Yep, I am a fall junkie. Trish and I are thrilled to have teamed up with 24 other bloggers to bring you a fabulous blog hop today. 100 Fall DIY Projects and Crafts

7 Fantastic DIYs and Fall Inspired Recipes | Monday Funday

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Well, Trish and I made it through the first week of school. It never fails around here, it gets soooo hot when the kids head back. I guess it is the last bit of summer before fall arrives. We are settling in to new routines, new teachers, and new classes. We hope that each of you with kids has a great beginning of the new