About By Dawn Nicole

Dawn is the DIY & Lifestyle blogger/Graphic Designer behind By Dawn Nicole. She is a mom of 3 who believes in "throwing kindness around like confetti". While Dawn loves all things creative, she has a passion for hand-lettered typography. A clean-eating foodie who loves cooking as much as a a good long outdoor run, she believes in balance and rarely lets a day go by without dark chocolate and over-caffeinating. She is also a contributor to the Silhouette Blog and Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke.

Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup

Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup with Thyme. This soup and easy and so good. It's Paleo and Whole30 as well!

Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup There’s nothing like a hot bowl of hearty soup on a cool evening! This one is loaded with veggies and is one of my favorites. It’s a spin on one my Mother-in-Law makes (it is both Paleo and Whole30 friendly!). The recipe is written for a double batch so you can freeze […]

Monthly Meal Plan: November

Monthly Meal Plan: November | bydawnnicole.com #cleaneating #paleo

Can you believe it’s about to be Holiday Season again and we are just weeks away from Thanksgiving? This year has gone so fast! Many of you asked for more Slow Cooker friendly meals so I tried to incorporate more. We try to make most of our meals Paleo-friendly so we often sub a Paleo […]

DIY Rustic Wood Craft Stick Coasters

Silhouette Saturday: DIY Rustic Wood Craft Stick Coasters

DIY Rustic Wood Craft Stick Coasters It’s Silhouette Saturday time again! I know not all of you have a Silhouette, but keep in mind that even if you don’t have a craft cutting machine, you can still do so many of these projects with some craft store stencils. And Christmas is coming and a Silhouette CAMEO would be a […]

DIY Gold Foil Thanksgiving Placecards

DIY Gold Foil Thanksgiving Placecards

Hey crafty friends! I’m over on the Silhouette blog today sharing the tutorial for how easy it easy to make these DIY Gold Foil Thanksgiving Placecards using with paper straws. Pop over to get the full how-to. Happy creating! Let’s Connect – Facebook – Google+ – Pinterest – Instagram – Twitter – Etsy  

Hand-Lettered Gratitude Printable

FREE Hand-Lettered Gratitude Printable | byDawnNicole.com

Hand-Lettered Gratitude Printable | Four Color Options! Hand-lettering has become a passion of mine since finishing Graphic Design school. It wasn’t something they taught but I’m just kind of going for it. I do them in pencil, then trace in marker and then digitize them and add colors in a program called Adobe Illustrator. This “Gratitude […]

Slow-Cooker Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (50 Easy Weeknight Meals Blog Hop!)

Slow-Cooker Thai Coconut Chicken Soup (Thom Kha Kai) | bydawnnicole.com

Happy Monday friends! I’m kicking off the week with a fun blog hop to share 50 Easy Week Night Meals from some of your favorite bloggers! (Special thanks to Sarah at Becoming Martha for putting this blog hop together). You can get my recipe below and then visit all the other links at the bottom […]

DIY Vinyl Placemats

Silhouette Saturdays: DIY Vinyl Placemats | Addicted2Savings4U for bydawnicole.com #silhouettesaturdays #silhouetteCAMEO

Happy Silhouette Saturday friends! Please welcome Brittany, my first guest poster in this series. She has an adorable project to share with us today. I’ll list all her social media at the end of the post so you can follow along with her projects if you’re not already. DIY Vinyl Placemats Hi everyone my name is […]

DIY TV Gallery Wall

DIY TV Gallery Wall | bydawnnicole.com

I’ve been teasing you with sneak peeks this week as I worked on this wall and I am so excited to share the whole thing with you today. For over a year this has been nothing but a plain white wall and a TV on a broken TV stand (thanks movers!). My step-dad gave us a raw […]

12 Awesome TV Gallery Walls

12 Awesome TV Gallery Walls | byDawnNicole.com

In my post yesterday, I shared my DIY Jumbo Wall Art Chalkboard-Style Wood Sign. It will become part of our TV Gallery Wall. I searched online for inspiration and thought it would be fun to share the 12 Awesome TV Gallery Walls I’ve gathered. A TV is a bit of an eyesore, but I’m the […]

Pinterest $300 Cash Giveaway

Pinterest $300 Cash Giveaway!

Pinterest $300 Cash Giveaway: 30+ People You Should Be Following on Pinterest Pinterest is one of the best places to find all kinds on inspiration all in one place! I’ve teamed up with some awesome bloggers and small businesses to do a $300 Cash Giveaway that you enter simply by following some great Pinners! Who […]

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