Simple Holly Christmas Ornament

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Simple Holly Christmas Ornament was written as a part of the DecoArt Core Blogging Team. All opinions and craftiness are our own.  I admit it…I am all about traditions. I love the things that bring a surge of memories to me during the holidays. We have traditions in our home, and every now and then add a […]

Mason Jar Lid Christmas Ornament

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 I am so excited to share with you a sweet little ornament you can create for your family tree or as a gift for a special someone. This Mason Jar Lid Christmas Ornament is just adorable… I just love the combination of the glitter and the vintage looking bottle brush tree. I also like to incorporate […]

12 Handmade Holiday Ornaments | Monday Funday

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Hey Y’all! We hope that each of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We enjoyed time with our families and friends and a ton of great food. Our beloved Clemson Tigers won our in state rivalry football game, and it was a beautiful day in Clemson, South Carolina for football, food, and friends! Go Tigers! Meanwhile […]

Deer Head Christmas Ornament

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Oh yes, it is that time of the year. Christmas! Trish and I always look forward to this time of the year. We enjoy decorating our homes, celebrating with friends and family, and crafting. Each year we add a few more homemade ornaments to our family trees. It may be whimsical, colorful, or rustic…but we […]

Glass Glitter Snowflakes

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Hey Y’all! Welcome to Uncommon Designs. We are thrilled to be part of the Craft Lightning series this month. We are sharing a gorgeous craft that you can do lightning fast!  There is something magical about this time of the year. Bonnie and I are always up to something creative, and adore the holidays.  You […]

Mini Pine Cone Kissing Ball Ornament and a Giveaway

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Mini Pine Cone Kissing Ball Ornament is part of our design team work with Make It Fun  crafts.  All opinions and craftiness are our own! I know, I hear ya… “Bonnie, it is only October!”. Give me a second to explain myself. See, actually Christmas will be here before you know it. It just has a way […]

DIY Faux Moss Heart Valentines

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Do you remember when you were little and daydreamed about that boy…you know…the one you wanted to carve your initials in the tree…just like the movies? Sigh, yea, that was a magical feeling. I just love that nostalgic feeling, and wanted to make something extra special for my loved ones this year for Valentine’s Day. […]

Top 13 Craft and DIY Projects of 2013

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Happy New Year!! Trish and I want to say a huge “THANK YOU” to our readers for an amazing 2013! Y’all are the best! Throughout the year, we have new readers that discover us, and sometimes it is easy to miss a project. So today we have put together our Top 13 Craft and Diy […]

Fabric Angel Christmas Ornament

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Hey Y’all! We decorated our tree the other night and my kids absolutely loved all the ornaments we put on our family tree. They just were amazed that I had saved all the sweet ornaments made by their little hands from preschool til now. Sigh.. I admit I got a wee bit emotional…sniff! By far […]

Candy Filled Ornaments… A Quick and Easy Gift Idea

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Woo hoo!  The holidays are well underway at this point and we have just been crafting away! I don’t know about you guys, but we have some little friends in our life that we like to give a little something special to each year.  Friends from church, school, and around our neighborhood.  Today, I am […]

Snow Tipped and Stained Wooden Snowflake Ornaments

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Disclosure: We are members of the DecoArt Core Blogging team and received compensation and supplies for this adorable project, but all opinions are 100% our own. Are you getting ready for the Christmas decorating to begin? We are in the midst of it all at my home. It helps to plan a Christmas party for […]

Silhouette Angel Ornament and Black Friday Silhouette Deals

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I am a little obsessed… with my new Silhouette.  I can’t thank Silhouette enough for sponsoring this post and for finally getting me to try out this machine.  I really can’t believe I waited so long.  Here is my very first project… Isn’t she so sweet?  Here is what is even sweeter… Silhouette’s Black Friday […]

Making Perfect Bows for Ornaments with Bowdabra

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One of the most important aspects of crafting is learning how to make a great bow.  Recently, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to work with Bowdabra and got to play with the Bowdabra and the Mini Bowdabra.  I am going to share with you how to make perfect bows for ornaments using […]


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