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 […]

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 […]

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