5 Ways to Make Mundane Tasks More Fun

Five Ways To Make Mundane Tasks More Fun

5 Ways to Make Mundane Tasks More Fun Mundane tasks are a part of life but that doesn’t mean that you have to be miserable while you do them! Here are Five Ways I try to make the grown-up things I have to do each day a bit more fun. Music I used to always […]

April Printable Calendar + Desktop Wallpaper

April Printable Calendar + Desktop Wallpaper. Dress up your home or office space with these free Watercolor & Florals April designs. | bydawnnicole.com

April Printable Calendar + Desktop Wallpaper in Watercolor & Florals Many of you know my love of calendars, planners, and lists so I thought it might be fun to start doing a free monthly printable 8×10 Calendar and Desktop Wallpaper within the free print of the week series. I just can’t get enough of watercolors […]

DIY Easy Rustic Hook Rack

DIY Easy Rustic Hook Rack. $20 and 20 Minutes it all it takes to create these adorable hook racks that looks like old barn wood! bydawnnicole.com

DIY Easy Rustic Hook Rack. $20 and 20 Minutes it all it takes to create these adorable hook racks that look like old barn wood! DIY Easy Rustic Hook Rack I shared this post a few months ago on The Pinning Mama as one of my posts as a contributor and am now sharing it […]

10 Simple Tips for the Work at Home Mom

Ten Simple Tips for Work at Home Moms | bydawnnicole.com

10 Simple Tips for the Work at Home Mom. The number one question I get: How do you do it all?! Here’s the secret: I don’t! Here are a few ways I manage to work from home with kids…without losing my mind (most of the time). I love that I can work from home, but […]

DIY Washi Tape Organizer

DIY Washi Tape Organizer from old stamp box | bydawnnicole.com

This DIY Washi Tape Organizer was an easy upcycle that took about 5 minutes hands-on time and cost me nothing! My washi tape was once organized on a dowel rod on my craft room pegboard, but then I put a roll of kraft paper on it…so my washi tape got piled on a shelf haphazardly. But […]

Organizational Printables: Meal Plan & Grocery List

Organizational Printables: Meal Plan & Grocery List | bydawnnicole.com

Organizational Printables: Meal Plan & Grocery List I promised I’d be back with more organizational printables! Meal planning really helps us stay within our food budget and stick to healthier eating. It also cuts down on trips to the grocery since I can shop for actual meals. You know, versus when I just go to the […]

2015 Printable Mini Calendar

2015 Printable Mini Calendar with a different motivational message for each month! bydawnnicole.com

2015 Printable Mini Calendar I shared this printable mini calendar for 2015 a few weeks ago over on Capturing Joy (I’m a monthly contributor there if you’re new here!). In case you missed it over there. I’m sharing it today! I hand-lettered the name of each month and added a different motivational message to each month […]

Organizational Printables: Daily & Weekly

Free Organizational Printables: Daily & Weekly. A Daily To-Do List with spots for tracking workout/water intake and a Week-at-a-Glance calendar | bydawnnicole.com.

Organizational Printables: Daily & Weekly Happy 2015! One of my favorite things about a new year is the chance to get more organized. Over 2014, I found that keeping a daily to-do list helped me accomplish more and not forget anything (which I tend to do with so much going on these days!). In addition […]

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 Office Organizers

Silhouette Saturday| DIY Office Organizers & How to Create Your Own Shapes with the Trace Feature | ByDawnNicole.com

DIY Office Organizers Hello my crafty friends! I am SO excited to kick off Silhouette Saturdays here at By Dawn Nicole. Even if you’re not a Silhouette user, many of these ideas will be ones you can easily do with stickers, stencils, or other goodies from the craft store. This is a super simple project […]

DIY Craft Room: Jumbo Framed Pegboard Wall

DIY Craft Room: Jumbo Framed Pegboard Wall

DIY Craft Room: Jumbo Framed Pegboard Wall If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you’ve been getting a few sneak peeks of this project we completed last weekend. Prior to a week ago, my craft “space” was the laundry room, which was shared with the dogs and the laundry machines. As it only had […]

DIY Cabochon Push-Pins

DIY Cabochon Push Pins

I’ve had a bin of these pretty resin cabochons sitting in my craft supplies for months and finally figured out something simple and new to do with them (in a previous post I showed you how to make DIY Vintage Style Rings and Hair Pins with these). You can find these in abundance on Etsy […]

DIY Family Command Center

DIY Family Command Center

For the first few months in this house, this nook was more of a junk piling area. There just isn’t much storage in the house and no basement. So to help get organized, I asked my husband to put shelves…pretty much everywhere. A few weeks ago I shared our DIY Shelved Gallery Wall. I started […]

Getting Organized with Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery {and $50 Staples Gift Card Giveaway!}

Getting Organized with Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery

Oh, how an email from someone in the Martha Stewart offices always makes my day. This time I was offered to review a bunch of goodies from the Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery line (available at Staples). I’ve done several product reviews for Martha Stewart products and I never fail to be pleasantly surprised […]

Turn a Spare Room into an Organized Closet

One great thing about this home is that it has plenty of rooms. One thing is does not: closet space!  The upstairs has a bit of an awkward layout too, which I’m guessing is due to the time it was divided into several apartments.  You have to walk through the master bedroom to get into my craft room (a former […]

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