Crib Spring Porch Display

Turn an old crib spring into an adorable copper porch display! | bydawnnicole.com

Crib Spring Porch Display | Turn an old crib spring into an adorably shabby chic porch display with Copper Foil Metallic Spray paint! After turning part of my youngest’s old crib into a Chore Chart , I saved the other pieces to up-cycle as well. Inspiration struck after I saw this Krylon Foil Metallic Copper Spray […]

Shelved Gallery Wall

DIY Shelved Gallery Wall + a Free Printable | bydawnnicole.com

This Shelved Gallery Wall is actually take two. This is how it originally looked (along with 5 tips for creating a shelved gallery wall). A big thank you to artist Lesley Grainger for the lovely colorful abstract art piece you see below. One of the best parts about a shelved gallery wall is that it’s […]

Rustic Glam LOVE Mantel

Rustic Glam LOVE Mantel | bydawnnicole.com

This Rustic Glam LOVE Mantel is just more evidence of my love for mixing vintage-style with more modern elements. Shabby Chic, Rustic Glam, Farmhouse Chic…whatever you want to call it, I love it! I love the idea of celebrating love, but I really like the “just because” moments even more. Still, adding a little love décor this […]

All of Me Print

All of Me Print | This week's free hand-lettered print of the week at bydawnnicole.com #freeprintoftheweek

Surprise! An extra #freeprintoftheweek! With Valentine’s Day coming, I had to share the All of Me Print with you. It’s hand-lettered and then digitized to create a print. If you’re new here, I release a new free print each week so be sure to sign up for the free bi-weekly newsletter in the right sidebar.  Print […]

DIY Kid’s Room Reading Nook

DIY Kid's Room Reading Nook

This DIY Kid’s Room Reading Nook was a really easy and inexpensive way to add some character to our daughters’ room. Read on for all the details on how we put it together including the Ana White plans we used for the DIY Book Shelves (which cost about $10!).   One of the many things […]

Winter Wreath

Winter Wreath Tutorial | bydawnnicole.com

Are you a wreath person? I didn’t use to be but I’ve grown to love them. Read on to see how easy it is to put together a statement-making Deco Mesh Winter Wreath. You saw this Winter Wreath Tuesday in my post about my Simple Winter Porch, but today I’m showing you exactly how I made […]

Winter Porch

Winter Porch | bydawnnicole.com

Out with the Christmas décor and in with a seasonal Winter Porch that’s simple and festive! Taking down the Christmas Décor is always a little sad, so to cheer myself up, I worked on a simple new Winter Porch to replace the holiday stuff. I love teal and red together which ended up working out really well […]

DIY Chalkboard Menu Cabinet

Silhouette Saturday! DIY Chalkboard Menu Cabinet. This renter-friendly project is super easy and helps you keep organized with a cute, weekly meal plan! bydawnnicole.com

One of the ways I keep organized, keep my grocery bill in check, and stay healthy is meal planning. And if I forget to update it each week, my 6 year old will harp on me until I do! Since so many people focus on making healthy changes in the new year, I thought this […]

DIY Rustic Hook Rack

DIY Rustic Hook Rack

DIY Rustic Hook Rack I’m over on The Pinning Mama today sharing the tutorial for this rustic hook rack. Head on over to see how easy it is to make your own for about $20 in 20 minutes. Get the tutorial here. I made two for our entry way to hang all the kids coats […]

Merry & Bright Christmas Décor

Merry and Bright Christmas Décor | bydawnnicole.com

It’s been several years since we’ve put a full-sized tree up (due to traveling and toddlers) and I’m so excited to have a whole wall and Christmas display this year! For many years, we did red and gold, but this year I went with black & white stripes with bright pops of color and I […]

Joy to the World Printable

Joy to the World Printable in 4 Color Options | bydawnnicole.com

Joy to the World Printable Printables are such an easy way to add festivity to your home! I created the “JOY” text by hand and added some fun details to create this free 8×10 printable. It’s available in four color options. Just click your favorite color scheme(s) to download the PDF below. Printables are for […]

Designer Insights Interview

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I was recently asked to give an Interview as part of the Designer Insights Interview Series for UK-based company, Terry’s Blinds. They did a feature on their site and I thought it would be fun to share the interview and cool graphic they put together with you all! Image Courtesy of: Terrys Blinds The sources for my […]

Wood Tilt-Out Trash Can Cabinet

Wood Tilt Out Trash Can Cabinet | bydawnnicole.com

Until a few weeks ago, we had a nice stainless steel trash can. Nice…but still a bit of an eyesore being a trashcan and all. Then one day, I went to step on the pedal to raise the lid and the pedal broke right off. So we began looking a new trashcans and I just […]

DIY Chalkboard Wood Sign

Silhouette Saturday: DIY Chalkboard Sign | How to create professional-looking chalk art with the help of your Silhouette. And the sign is re-useable too! bydawnnicole.com

DIY Chalkboard Wood Sign For this week’s Silhouette Saturday, I’m showing you how easy it is to create professional-looking chalk art. First we’ll make a reusable wood chalkboard sign. I love this because all you have to do it erase the design and change it for the next season/holiday! Here are the supplies you’ll need […]

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 […]

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