DIY Candlestick Pumpkins

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Folks, it is a Halloween miracle!  I finally finished a project that has been on my to-make list since 2009. You heard that right, when my 2nd grader was just learning how to walk, I saw these beautiful pumpkins in a magazine and I was smitten.  Fast forward through the terrible two’s, three’s, and all the way to elementary school.  My dream of putting battery

Silhouette Trick or Treat Bags

Silhouette Trick or Treat Bags

Want to create a fun project that also captures a memory for a life time? Yea, me too! I adore anything with a monogram or a silhouette, call it being a girl raised in the south { GRITS }. So to capture a memory of my sweet girls, I decided to make a tote bag that is also a trick or treat bag. I combined

10 Minute Fall Leaf Wreath

Make a fall leaf wreath in just minutes! Grab a few garlands and a grapevine wreath and you can create this beauty with Uncommon Designs

A Fall wreath in just minutes! Yes…Fall is finally here and we are ready!  Even here in South Carolina we are feeling a little relief from the heat and can see a tiny glimpse of Fall.  Are you ready for this beautiful season? 

Patriotic Flag Mason Jar Lanterns

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Nothing says  summer is here more than evenings outside enjoying the warmth and breezes with family and friends. For your Fourth of July celebrations, these adorable and simple American Flag Mason Jar Lanterns are a perfect way to add a subtle glow and patriotic touch to your porch and party. Patriotic Flag Mason Jar Lanterns I made these quite a few years ago and they

DIY Faux Rattan Beverage Coozies


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

Make a Skirted Craft Table

Make a raised and skirted craft table with Uncommon Designs. Hide all of your junk and craft supplies with style!

It is no secret that I love DecoArt’s Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint.  It is one of my go-to craft supplies and today, with DecoArt, I am going to show you how I transformed an old kitchen table into a gorgeous raised and skirted craft table!

10 Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts

Handmade Mother's Day Gift Ideas that anyone can make by Uncommon Designs

Hey y’all!  Mother’s Day will be here in just a few short weeks and we thought we’d share a few handmade Mother’s Day gift ideas.   My favorite thing about all of these gift ideas for Mom is that they are SO simple, but look like you spent a ton of time making them.  Such a great thing during this busy time of year.  Let’s

How To Make Chalkboard Clipboards


Hey Y’all!  I am excited to be here today to share these fun Chalkboard Clipboards with you and how you can make some for your home too. In our house, we lose things all the time. I have a preteen and teen and needless to say, things seem to walk away which means missing some important dates and deadlines at times. Well, this fun diy

5 Tips for Sewing Curtains

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5 Tips for Sewing Curtains  is sponsored by Zazzle.  All opinions and craftiness are our own.  Hey friends! Today I am sharing a project that has been on my to-do list for far too long.  I have been sewing up a storm and have made some curtains for my daughter’s room.  I thought I’d share some tips for sewing curtains with you!  We are also

Painted Wooden Corbel Bookends


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