Watercolor Paper Poinsettias

Silhouette Saturday: Watercolor Paper Poinsettias | bydawnnicole.com

It’s Silhouette Saturday time again! Have you tried making paper flowers with your Silhouette Machine yet? It’s one of my favorite things to do with my machine. I added a little twist to them by painting my paper with watercolor first. They’re so pretty on a package but they’d also be lovely on a wreath […]

Rudolph Printable and Gift Tags

Merry & Bright Rudolph Print & Gift Tags | bydawnnicole.com

Rudolph Printable and Gift Tags If you haven’t already noticed from some of my holiday posts, our décor theme this year is black, white, and bright…and reindeer everything! This printable was inspired by the wood sign I made to hang above my mantel. I also designed free printable gift tags you can use for your gift giving this […]

Watercolor Printable DIY Gift Tags

Watercolor Printable DIY Gift Tags | byDawnNicole.com

Watercolor Printable DIY Gift Tags I’m so excited to be a part of the Brown Paper Packages: DIY Gift Wrap Ideas series organized by Rachel of Lines Across. She recently started a second blog called, Let’s Wrap Stuff and it’s so cool! She gathered about 24 bloggers together to participate in this series to celebrate the […]

Candy Cane Martinis

Candy Cane Martinis | bydawnnicole.com

Holiday decorating, cooking, gift wrapping, etc. is a lot more fun with one of these to sip on! Plus, they look so pretty and festive! They’re a great drink to serve to guests this holiday season. I found bags of crushed peppermint at World Market and it’s been inspiring a lot of recipes! I also […]

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 […]

Gag Gift Idea: Ho & Me Mug

Silhouette Saturday: Gag Gift Idea | ByDawnNicole.com

Gag Gift Idea: Ho & Me Mug I hope you brought your sense of humor to this week’s Silhouette Saturday! I got a little cheeky with this week’s tutorial. Gag gift parties (also know as White Elephant parties) are prevalent this time of year and I have a hard time coming up with something cheap […]

Vintage-Style Wood Pie Sign

Vintage-Style Wood Pie Sign created using the Silhouette Free Shape of the Week!

Vintage-Style Wood Pie Sign Pop over to the Silhouette blog to see how I used part of this week’s Silhouette Free Design of the Week to create this vintage-style wood pie sign. I’m also showing you how to type text on a path to get the curved “Baked Fresh” text. Get the full tutorial here. Happy […]

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 […]

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 […]

Peppermint Mocha Coffee Scrub & Free Tag Printables

Peppermint Mocha Coffee Scrub & Free Tag Printables | bydawnnicole.com

Do you look forward to Peppermint Mocha Lattes over the Holiday Season? I love them! My DIY Vanilla Coffee Sugar scrub continues to be a really popular post  so I thought it would be fun to create a body scrub with the same elements as a Peppermint Mocha Latte. This scrub not only smell yummy, it works […]

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