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, Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke, and The Pinning Mama .

3D Deer Head Art

3D Patterned Deer Head Art created with Silhouette CAMEO

  3D Deer Head Art Aaaand my deer head obsession continues. I’m over on the Silhouette blog today, showing you how to create this patterned 3D Deer Head Art with Chipboard and Scrapbook paper. I have it hanging in my craft room and it’s such a fun little addition to my wall! Pop over to the […]

Patterned Reindeer Printables

Patterned Reindeer Printable | ByDawnNicole.com

Patterned Reindeer Printables This was a post I originally did as a contributor for Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke and am now sharing here for anyone who missed it when I shared over there. With blogging I decorate for most Holidays at least a little but it’s not until Christmas that I really love to go all […]

DIY Simple Teacher’s Gift

DIY Simple Teacher's Gift

DIY Simple Teacher’s Gift If it seems like I’m all over the place these days, it’s because I am! In addition to contributing Silhouette projects to the Silhouette blog and printables to Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke, I’ll also be sharing one post a month over for Kimber over on The Pinning Mama. I’m so grateful for […]

DIY Homework Command Center

DIY Homework Command Center | bydawnnicole.com

The nook in our kitchen was organized at one point…and then we borrowed things from it for other spaces in the house. And then it just become a piling ground. My kids love to do art and all their homework on our kitchen table…and it’s ruining the top because they’re just rough on things! So I decided […]

DIY Finger Puppets (Silhouette PixScan™ Tutorial)

Silhouette Saturday | DIY Finger Puppets (PixScan™ Tutorial) | Tasty Happenings for bydawnnicole.com

Please welcome Gisela! She is incredibly talented and knows her way around the Silhouette for sure. She blogs over at Tasty Happenings. Stay tuned after her post for all the ways you can connect with her! DIY FINGER PUPPETS (PixScan™ Tutorial) I am delighted to be guest posting here today! Thank you, Dawn for this opportunity, […]

Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops

Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops. These are great as hot chocolate stirrers or just to eat on their own! | bydawnnicole.com

I love the combo of Peppermint and Chocolate! These Candy Cane Marshmallow Pops are as easy as they are tasty. I love them on their own but they also make perfect hot chocolate stirrers. Gift them with some gourmet hot chocolate for a great hostess, neighbor, or teacher Christmas gift. That’s what I’m planning to gift […]

Kraft Paper Table Runner

Kraft Paper Table Runner & Simple Thanksgiving Tablescape | bydawnnicole.com

We’re hosting my in-laws and sister-in-law for Thanksgiving this year so I’ve been working on a simple Tablescape. I set it up the other day to work on the table runner (and snap pics to share it with you guys, of course!). What I love about this Kraft Paper Table Runner is that it’s really […]

Snickerdoodle Martinis

Snickerdoodle Martinis. Like a cookie in a cocktail glass! | bydawnnicole.com

Snickerdoodle Martinis As a kid, Snickerdoodle cookies were always one of my very favorite treats my mom would bake. Who I am kidding? I still love going to mom’s house and finding a big plate of Snickerdoodles! This Snickerdoodle Martini is like a cookie in a cocktail glass. Yes, please! It’s a great little drink […]

DIY Customized Growth Chart

Silhouette Saturday DIY Growth Chart | Newlywoodwards for bydawnnicole.com

Please welcome my friend and fellow Silhouette Design Team member, Kim from NewlyWoodwards! I adore this guest post she’s sharing with us today. And she was kind enough to share the free cut file too! Hi, Dawn Nicole readers! I’m so happy to be a part of Silhouette Saturday. I’m Kim, and I blog at […]

Barrel Cane Chair Makeover (with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® Painted Fabric)

Barrel Cane Chair Makeover (with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® Painted Fabric) | bydawnnicole.com

We’ve received all kinds of fun hand-me-down furniture lately from my step-dad and this old Barrel Cane Chair is one of the many pieces I’ve made over (and posted about) in the past two months. Initially, it was very 70’s complete with red velvet. My husband dubbed it “the pimp chair” and wanted to keep it the […]

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