Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

teacher appreciation week

   ** Updated with new printable May 2, 2016** This week is Teacher Appreciation Week!   This is such a fun and quick idea for a gift for all those teachers in your life. And budget friendly too! Tip Junkie had the most adorable “smartie pants” Valentines and I really wanted to incorporate that idea into the gift for our special teachers.  I found this adorable glass jar at our

Transform Phone Photos to Home Decor

Get those phone photos off of your device and displayed in your home | Uncommon Designs

Get those phone photos off of your device and displayed in your home! This post was sponsored by Groovebook, but all opinions are our own! My goal this year is to get all of those beautiful photos off of my phone and into the real world. I’m so grateful to team up with Groovebook to help meet that goal. I’ll be honest.  I’m on my

Love One Another a Valentine Pillow

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Update: So, this Valentine’s Pillow was a post that I shared a few years ago.  It was about a year after my dad passed away unexpectedly.  A lot has happened since that time, but the heart of the matter still remains true… we need to love one another.  I still miss my dad so incredibly much.  Most of the time I am fine and can

Free Printable Nativity Banner

Free Printable Nativity Banner | Uncommon Designs

Our free printable nativity banner is waiting for you! We are so glad that you are here today as part of this wonderful blog hop hosted by Hometalk and Country Living.Com!  It is the most wonderful time of the year and there is so much to do, so much to enjoy.  It is easy to overlook the real meaning of Christmas.  Things are busy, there

HOPE Yarn Letters

HOPE Yarn Letters

Easy DIY Yarn Letters for Christmas Don’t you just LOVE yarn? To me, it screams winter and cozy! This project was created using Lion Brand Yarns  and I made these adorable HOPE yarn letters to help my family celebrate the Christmas season!! They are just adorable and oversized and just a dream! My kitchen is more festive than ever and I can thank  these bright letters

Have a Ball This Christmas Printable Gift Tags

These printable tags are going to be perfect for so many gifts to make and give this year! Such a sweet mason jar gift idea! | Uncommon Designs #MadeFromHere

Have a Ball this Christmas with these printable gift tags!     Today we are unbelievably thrilled to be participating in Ball Brand’s 25 Days of Making and Giving.  You know how we feel about mason jars… we love them so so much! To me, they are the perfect canvas for creating the perfect gift and your creativity can go wild.  That is why we love

Coffee Filter Christmas Trees

Coffee Filter Christmas Trees are the easiest Christmas decoration you will make this year! Grab some coffee filters and a little paint... the perfect kids holiday craft! | Uncommon Designs

These coffee filter Christmas trees are insanely easy! I love an easy kids holiday craft.  This one is for kids of all ages and is so simple you could make them in your sleep! We’ve teamed up with Floracraft to show you how to customize your holiday decor and really put your own spin on something that has been done before. 

Portable Crate Homework Station

Homework Station ~ uncommon Designs

Quick…send your children away from the computer! Yes, it is that time of the year when the dreaded HOMEWORK begins again! Today I am going to show you how we handle homework on the go… DIY Portable Homework Station For our family, we have a need to carry our homework supplies with us. I have a daughter and son, and their activities after school are

T-Shirt Refashion

tshirt top refashion

Hey Y’all? Has the heat of late spring hit your area yet? We are having a warm May even for the south. Whew! I have an oldie but goodie for you today. This T-Shirt Refashion I did for my sweet girl a few years ago is still a favorite of hers, so I thought this was a great time to share the tutorial with our new

Make your Own Carrot Patch for Easter Treats

carrot patch easter treats square

A few years ago, I created a very sweet carrot patch filled with Easter treats.  It has been one of our most popular Easter posts.  I thought I’d share how we put it together and how simple it is for you to bring to your next egg hunt or Easter gathering!