Thanksgiving Napkin Rings


Do you want to create an instant conversation piece at your Thanksgiving table? Add words to the decor. Yep, there is something about words that sparks conversations at our table. It is almost like having already opened fortune cookies…you just gotta know what the other person’s says, right? It is all about sharing at our […]

A Neutral Thanksgiving Tablescape


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 […]

Beach Themed Summer Tablescape


Hey Y’all! Welcome to Uncommon Designs! If you are popping in from Better Homes and Gardens, we are excited to have you check us out! Our Beach Themed Summer Tablescape is one of our favorites… We sure do hope ya’ll will cast a little vote for it the week of June 30th!   Living here in South […]

How To Make Beaded Napkin Rings


Hello Uncommon Design readers! Today I have a Christmas Holiday DIY to share with you – these were so much fun to make, I hope you’ll make some too! When it comes to creating an inviting and beautiful dining environment for my family and guests, one of the first things I add to my table […]

DIY Burlap Painted Ticking Stripe Utensil Holder


Trish and I are part of the DecoArt team and have been given product to create these beautiful Burlap Painted Ticking Stripe Utensil Holders. I have a love affair with burlap {seriously I love it} and fall is the perfect time to use it in crafts and diy projects. Thanksgiving is right around the corner […]

DIY Faux Rattan Beverage Coozies


I am a girl born in the 70′s. Yep…bell bottoms and all! I grew up in the 80′s…big hair and all! But, I have fond memories of my parent’s cabin and some ice cream colored tumblers they had from the 60′s or 70′s…you remember, they were mint green, pepto pink, and sherbet orange. They were […]

Summer Beach Tablescape and a Summer Tablescape Party


Trish and I love summer and with it, trips to the beach. South Carolina has some beautiful beaches and we are so blessed to be just an afternoon drive away from our incredible coastline. We are super excited to have been asked by our friend and fellow blogger, Laura from Finding Home to participate in […]

Summer Porch Tablescape and a Summer Tablescape Link Party


Summer is here! And all the children yell “YEA! “ Around these parts, summer means dinners outside in the warmth and hopefully, light breezes. My family loves eating outside on our porch on these lazy evenings of summer… We truly use our porch as an extension of our home. I love setting a simple place […]

Fourth of July Tablescape

bandana placesetting

Hello everybody here at Uncommon Designs! My name is Jennifer Carroll and I blog over at Celebrating Everyday Life and as my blog’s name implies, I love to CELEBRATE! I believe you can find reasons to celebrate and make the most of your life! But, I’m super-duper busy so I always look for ways […]

All Wrapped Up… March DIY Projects

easter wreath

Do you ever feel like time just gets away from you? We sure do, March is in the books and we are already a week into April. Before we know it..summer will be here. Trish and I truly love creating all the things you guys see here on Uncommon Designs. March was no exception. We […]