Rustic Glam Rock Paperweight

Rustic Glam Rock Paperweight. It takes just 5 minutes or less to create this fun office décor or handmade paperweight gift! | bydawnicole.com

I always second-guess myself when it comes to posting such simple craft ideas, but I’m often surprised by how the posts I almost don’t post are some of my most successful ones! I have a big window right above my desk in my craft room office and when it’s open my papers blow everywhere so […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

DIY Post-It Note Holder

Silhouette Saturday: DIY Post-It Note Holder | bydawnnicole.com

I love this sweet little Post-It note holder and it’s so easy to make. It would be a great teacher or co-worker gift or even make one for your own use! Whenever I’m low on inspiration for a project, I just go spend some time searching the Silhouette Design Store until a design inspires me. That was totally […]

Tribal-Inspired Arrow Tray (and Silhouette Blog Hop Giveaway!)

Tribal Inspired Arrow Tray & Silhouette Design Team Blog Hop Giveaway | bydawnnicole.com

Tribal-Inspired Arrow Tray (and Silhouette Blog Hop Giveaway!) The Silhouette Design team is doing a “Favorite Things” Blog Hop Giveaway. We’re each sharing a tutorial featuring our favorite Silhouette product and then giving some away too! First, I’ll show you how I made this Tribal-Inspired Arrow Tray with my personal favorite product, Silhouette Stencil Material, […]

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 […]

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 […]

DIY Simple Teacher’s Gift

DIY Simple Teacher's Gift

DIY Simple Teacher’s Gift If it seems like I’m all over the place these days, it’s because I am! In addition to contributing Silhouette projects to the Silhouette blog and printables to Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke, I’ll also be sharing one post a month over for Kimber over on The Pinning Mama. I’m so grateful for […]

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 Finger Puppets (Silhouette PixScan™ Tutorial)

Silhouette Saturday | DIY Finger Puppets (PixScan™ Tutorial) | Tasty Happenings for bydawnnicole.com

Please welcome Gisela! She is incredibly talented and knows her way around the Silhouette for sure. She blogs over at Tasty Happenings. Stay tuned after her post for all the ways you can connect with her! DIY FINGER PUPPETS (PixScan™ Tutorial) I am delighted to be guest posting here today! Thank you, Dawn for this opportunity, […]

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 […]

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