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 […]

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 […]

DIY Polaroids + Free Cut File!

Silhouette Saturday: DIY Polaroids + Free Cut File | bydawnnicole.com

DIY Polaroids + Free Cut File! This week’s Silhouette Saturday is a super simple project but I love how they turned out. *****BREAKING NEWS: For all of you silhouette lover’s out there, my friend Kimber of The Pinning Mama and I have created a new Silhouette Facebook Group where you can share what you are working on, get inspired by others, […]

Floral Ampersand Wood Sign

Silhouette Saturday: Floral Ampersand Wood Sign. Learn just how easy it is to make this wood sign with you Silhouette at bydawnnicole.com

This Floral Ampersand Wood Sign might look a little fancy but you can whip it up in no time at all thanks to the help of pretty papers and the Print and Cut Silhouette feature! I never get tired of making wood signs with my Silhouette CAMEO. And I love the ampersand. To me, it […]

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 […]

Soothing Sugar Scrub + Tag Printable

This DIY Soothing Sugar Scrub has vaporizing essential oils that are so welcoming when you're under the weather. Print and attach the "Be Well" tag for a wonderful handmade Get Well gift! bydawnnicole.com

Soothing Sugar Scrub + Tag Printable. This DIY scrub has vaporizing essential oils that are so comforting when you’re under the weather. Print and attach the “Be Well” tag for a wonderful handmade Get Well gift!  I love making sugar scrubs! They’re so easy and useful. Plus, it’s really fun coming up with different scent combos. […]

DIY Kid’s Room Reading Nook

DIY Kid's Room Reading Nook

This DIY Kid’s Room Reading Nook was a really easy and inexpensive way to add some character to our daughters’ room. Read on for all the details on how we put it together including the Ana White plans we used for the DIY Book Shelves (which cost about $10!).   One of the many things […]

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 […]

DIY Dog Leash Holder

Silhouette Saturday: DIY Dog Leash Holder at bydawnnicole.com

  This DIY Dog Leash Holder is a simple and inexpensive project to make with your Silhouette CAMEO! DIY Dog Leash Holder Do you have any furry friends in your home? We have two. Lola is a Carolina Dog who is almost 9 years old. We got her when she was 8 months old from […]

DIY Chalkboard Menu Cabinet

Silhouette Saturday! DIY Chalkboard Menu Cabinet. This renter-friendly project is super easy and helps you keep organized with a cute, weekly meal plan! bydawnnicole.com

One of the ways I keep organized, keep my grocery bill in check, and stay healthy is meal planning. And if I forget to update it each week, my 6 year old will harp on me until I do! Since so many people focus on making healthy changes in the new year, I thought this […]

DIY Winter Wood Shim Sign

Silhouette Saturday // Winter Wood Shim Sign // bydawnnicole.com

DIY Winter Wood Shim Sign I love making wood signs but for the small signs, craft wood can really add up! My husband came across long flat wood shims that are 1.5 inches wide and 0.25-inch thick for super cheap at the hardware store so I’ve started using those instead. They’re not as perfect as the […]

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 […]

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