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 […]

Floral Chalkboard Easter Prints

Free Print of the Week: Floral Chalkboard Easter Prints | bydawnnicole.com

These Floral Chalkboard Easter Prints are this week’s Free Print of the Week. Plus, Bethany of Pitter & Glink has organized an Easter Blog Hop with ideas and freebies from a great group of talented bloggers! This year we’re spending Easter Sunday in a very non-traditional manner. We’ll be driving home from Destin Beach, FL where […]

Happy Spring Floral Print

This Happy Spring Hand-Lettered Floral Print (in two design options!) is this week's Free Print of the Week! | bydawnnicole.com

This week’s “Happy Spring Floral Print” free print of the week combines hand-lettered text with graphic design elements! Spring was in the air last Friday while my kids were at school and it inspired me to create a “Happy Spring” print to share as the free print of the week! (By that I mean that […]

Glitter Color Block Wooden Easter Eggs

Glitter Color Block Wooden Easter Eggs | These are festive, fun, and simple to make for kids or adults! bydawnnicole.com

These Glitter Color Block Wooden Easter Eggs are festive, fun, and simple to make for kids or adults!  Dying Easter eggs is one of my favorite childhood memories and my kids love doing it too but we’ll be traveling home from Florida on Easter this year (and they won’t eat hard-boiled eggs, so there’s that). I […]

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 […]

Dollar Bin Wooden Heart Sign

Silhouette Saturday - $1 Bin Antler Heart Wood Sign | bydawnnicole.com

Run to Target! This Dollar Bin Wooden Heart Sign was inspired by these adorable wooden hearts I found for $3 each in the dollar(ish) bins there. If you go to the same Target I do, sorry, I might have bought them all up. For one day holidays like Valentine’s, I’m a fan of décor that’s […]

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 […]

EOS Lip Balm™ Valentine’s Day Cards

EOS Lip Balm™ Valentine's Day Cards. These sweet V-Day Cards are so simple and cute! Find out how to make them in this week's Silhouette Saturday tutorial at bydawnnicole.com

EOS Lip Balm™ Valentine’s Day Cards. These sweet V-Day Cards are so simple and cute! Find out how to make them in this week’s Silhouette Saturday tutorial! (This post is in no way affiliated with EOS Lip Balm™). I’m a big fan of the EOS Lip Balms™ so when I came across these shapes in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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