DIY Herb Window Box

Silhouette Saturday: DIY Herb Window Box & How to Type Text on a Path | byDawnnicole.com #silhouettesaturdays

DIY Herb Window Box & How to Type Text on a Path Happy Saturday! For this week’s Silhouette Saturday, I’m showing you how to type text on a path. It’s how I got the “Herbs” text curved within the flourish frame on the box. With cooler weather arriving, it was time to create a window box […]

18 Shocking Craigslist Makeovers

18 Shocking Craigslist Makeovers | ByDawnNicole.com for #hometalk

If you’ve followed me a while, you know how much I love to give new life to a good Craigslist score! So when Hometalk asked me to curate a board of my favorites, I was really excited to find a variety of awesome before and after projects. Pop over to my Hometalk page to check […]

DIY Nautical Vintage Tray Makeover

DIY Nautical Vintage Tray Makeover | Dawn Nicole

Oh, how I love the chance to play with some new craft products and give new life to an old piece! For this project, I used the FolkArt® Stencil1® Stencils, Stencil Adhesive, and Stencil Crèmes. You can find the new FolkArt® Stencils and Paints (and more) at Michael’s stores. A few cool things to note about each product I tried: FolkArt® […]

DIY Vintage Frame Gallery Wall

DIY Vintage Frame Gallery Wall

It taken me several months, but I finally finished the other wall in my craft room/office space. The pegboard wall has been done for quite a while now (and was recently featured on Good Housekeeping!) but the rest of the room was completely undone until just last week. I was inspired by a bunch of old […]

Vintage Lazy Susan Makeover

Vintage Lazy Susan Makeover

If you saw my post last week on How I Made Over My Laundry Room for Less than $20, you saw the vintage wash boards and the large basket in the below picture getting made over and put to use. For this project, I used the raw wood lazy susan. All these goodies are things […]

Respect, Responsibility, Right Choices DIY Chore & Behavior System with Free Printables!

Respect, Responsibility, Right Choices DIY Chore & Behavior System with Free Printables!

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you’ve been seeing me post some sneak peeks of this system but today I’m revealing the whole thing! It’s not that our kids haven’t been expected to do anything but with having 3 kids in 3 ½ years, my main goal up until recently was keeping everyone alive […]

DIY Vintage-Style Farmer’s Market Crate & How to Stencil with Paper

DIY Vintage-Style Farmer's Market Crate

The wood crates like I used for this project are pretty easy to find at craft stores. Mine is actually my Kappa Delta sorority crate from college and it’s about 10 years old. It was already painted white and I didn’t really have to do any aging to it since it was a bit beat up […]

Colorful and Bright Porch Makeover on a Budget

Before & After: $100 and 24 hour Porch Makeover

With all three kids out of school right now and one who still naps, we spend a lot of time at home so we recently decided to get the kids a small trampoline. Our backyard is tiny so we needed something compact and I wanted something that let them burn some energy. The plus, they’re […]

DIY Craft Room: Jumbo Framed Pegboard Wall

DIY Craft Room: Jumbo Framed Pegboard Wall

DIY Craft Room: Jumbo Framed Pegboard Wall If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you’ve been getting a few sneak peeks of this project we completed last weekend. Prior to a week ago, my craft “space” was the laundry room, which was shared with the dogs and the laundry machines. As it only had […]

Antique Hutch Makeover {with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint}

Antique Hutch Makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

My husband loves browsing Craigslist, and lately it has been to my benefit! First, he found this old Tea Cart I made over and earlier this week he found this Antique Hutch for $100 (the former owner’s paid almost $300). We’ve been wanting to give the kid’s playroom (which is technically the dining room) a […]

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