Kids Piano Makeover

Kids Piano Makeover via

Hello Uncommon Design Readers! I’m Rachel from R & R Workshop and I’m glad to be back today to share  project! I have 3 sisters and when we were kids we had a little piano. I still remember playing it and wish we would have saved it. So I have been on the lookout for […]

No Sew Heart Mittens


Hello Uncommon Designs readers, my name is Rachel!  I blog at R & R Workshop and I’m so excited to be contributing on Uncommon Designs. I am a wife and mother to two cute kiddos ages 2 and 5.  Kids crafts are some of my favorite projects! Especially when its for my kids Today I am going to […]

Valentine Heart Pom Pom Necklace

DIY Pom Pom Heart Necklace... a cute and easy Valentine's craft. via #PomPom #ValentinesDay

 Today I am sharing one of my favorite Valentine’s Day projects… an adorable DIY heart pom pom necklace! I really do adore pom poms.  There is just something about them that screams fun!  Surprisingly, they are incredibly easy to make and even easier if you pick up a pom pom maker.

Cake Pop Candy Corn Treats

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Are you excited for HALLOWEEN!! We are!  Today I am sharing a sweet recipe for these adorable Cake Pop Candy Corn Treats… We’ve gotten the outside lights hung up. We’ve got the mantle decorated. There are mini pumpkin lights up in my daughter’s room and there are HUGE cat eyes that look out of our […]

DecoArt Multi-Surface Satin Paint Giveaway

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Do you love crafts? Do you love DIY projects? Do you love paint? We do too! DecoArt has a full line of Multi-Surface Satin paints that are beautiful, and work on a variety of painting surfaces including wood, styrofoam, and fabric just to name a few. They also can be used indoors and outdoors. Think […]

Monogrammed Glass Wall Art using Glass Paint

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As part of the DecoArt core blogging team, I had the opportunity to try out a few products from their glass paint collection.  I wanted to make a monogrammed art piece for my nine-year old’s room, so I decided to try out the products on a floating glass frame.  It couldn’t have been easier! The […]

Printable Summer Bucket List


 ** Printable Summer Bucket List appeared first on Uncommon Designs ** Who is ready for summer? Well, it will be here before you know it! Last summer my daughter made her own bucket list and loved it. So our sweet contributor Jennifer is here today with a fabulous Printable Summer Bucket List … Make the […]

Paper Treat Cones


Hey y’all! We have been sharing with you some simple ideas for a slumber party or any time.  One of our favorite activities to get the kiddos to settle down a bit is to watch a movie.  If you are going to watch a good movie, you must have popcorn! Today, we are going to […]

Slumber Party Tips and Ideas


So recently my girls had a very special event… a Slumber Party! Ah yes…the good ole days….staying up ’til the wee hours giggling and telling stories…good times! Anyway..flash forward 25 or so years and here we are…no longer the participant, but rather the hostess. So I took full advantage of becoming the hostess with the […]

Spirit Ribbons Hair Bow Tutorial and I-Top Review

spirit ribbons hair bow tutorial

My sweet Ann just turned eight and we had a cheer birthday party for her.  We decided to make bows for all of the guests… every good cheerleader needs a pretty bow… right?  So, here is a spirit ribbons hair bow tutorial so you guys can make one, too! Before we begin, I just had […]

DIY Bleach Drum Set T-Shirt Tutorial…

Bleached Drum Set t-shirt tutorial Uncommon 2012

     And Party Everyday! My children are in love with music! My son started taking drums lessons a few months ago…he’s hooked! So here is the second part of the gift I made for his teacher!   Earlier this week I posted part one…Appliqued Drum Set Onesie!   See….I just could not leave out his precious son […]

An Upcycled American Girl Doll Bed for My Girls…

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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 […]

Cutting Edge Stencils Review and Giveaway… { Stenciled Hoodie Tutorial }

How many of you have tried stenciling? I am a newbie and when Cutting Edge Stencils offered us an opportunity to try out one of their fabulous stencils, well, I took the plunge! They have so many beautiful stencils to choose from, in both craft and wall sizes!  I knew I wanted to do something a […]