How To Plant A Fall Window Box


Have I told you lately how much I love fall? Yea, it’s my favorite, but don’t tell summer…it will be our little secret. Summer is fun, but it is so hot here and by the end of it, my family is ready for a bit of a change. And is it just me, or do you tend to let a few things around the house

Stenciled DIY House Number Buckets


Need a little something creative for your covered porch or door stoop, that will bring instant curb appeal and provide a warm welcome? Well, then I have got a great project for you today. I created these simple but elegant Metallic Stenciled DIY House Number Buckets  for my own front porch this fall, and I am going to share with you have to create your very

Dress Up Your Tiki Torch

Dress up your tiki torches. These floral tiki torches would be gorgeous for a wedding or garden party. Add a few faux flowers and some striped ribbon and you are done! by Uncommon Designs

Sometimes my favorite  projects are a result of a totally last minute decision.  This was definitely case with these floral tiki torches. I ran to Wal-Mart the day of my daughter’s birthday party and spotted that gorgeous striped ribbon and the rest was history! Isn’t it amazing how things come together so easily some times?  I try to carefully map out each and every detail when party

Tips on Creating a Summer Dinner Al Fresco


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of  TIKI® Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. Our family loves the lazy evenings of summer. The air is warm, crickets are chirping, breezes are blowing, and the pace is slower. We spend more time outside our home than inside, and that includes summer dinners outside…or al fresco. We eat outside most evenings once the weather

5 Tips To Plan and Nurture Your Garden


It is that time of the year again…garden season! It is filled with a burst of colors and textures. Today I am going to share with you 5 Tips to Plan and Nurture Your Garden this year. The time you spend doing this will payoff for you in the enjoyment you have from your garden and plants all season long. I even have a new

Painting Confetti Dot Pots


 Warmer weather is coming and the kids will want to head outside. Want a fun project that you can get your kids involved in? DecoArt has an amazing line of Patio Paints in a rainbow of colors for all those outdoor craft and diy projects.  These adorable painted terra cotta Confetti Dot Pots are a great diy project to tackle with them. Fun colors, polka dots,

Vintage Stripe Aged Galvanized Buckets


I am proud to be a 3M, Behr®, and Wooster® – sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate products. Opinions are my own and additional product used in the project were selected by me. Hey Y’all! I adore this time of the year, and nothing makes me happier than a bit of DIY craftiness to celebrate the season.

Painted Outdoor Bench

Paint an Outdoor Bench in just a few easy steps with Americana Decor's Chalky Finish Paint by Uncommon Designs #chalkyfinish #decoartprojects @decoart @michaelsstores @homedepot @hobbylobby

This post was written on behalf of DecoArt.  All opinions and craftiness are our own!   Woo hoo!  Today I was able to complete a few projects around the house and it felt so good!  Do you ever have the feeling that your to-do list will never get done… me too!  Today, I decided to dive right in and tackle just one thing on my

10 Outdoor Crafts and Activities | Monday Funday


Welcome to Uncommon Designs and our weekly 8 blog Monday Funday Link Party! Trish and I are happy to have you stop by. We hope that you enjoy browsing all the incredible link ups below as well as the features from last week’s party. We love to look through all the links too to check out what y’all have been up to! We have been

Our Covered Porch and an Arctic Cove Review


This was the year, you know the one….where everything starts to break in your house and everything needs to be painted…yep…this was the year. We have been in our home almost 10 years and we have enjoyed our time here, and our children have grown up here. One of the best things we did when designing our home was to include a covered back porch.