Barrel Cane Chair Makeover (with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® Painted Fabric)

Barrel Cane Chair Makeover (with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint® Painted Fabric) | bydawnnicole.com

We’ve received all kinds of fun hand-me-down furniture lately from my step-dad and this old Barrel Cane Chair is one of the many pieces I’ve made over (and posted about) in the past two months. Initially, it was very 70’s complete with red velvet. My husband dubbed it “the pimp chair” and wanted to keep it the […]

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® […]

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 […]

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 […]

DIY Glittery Cups

These Pinspired cups were so fun and easy (albeit a bit messy thanks to all the glitter)! Even my 4 year old helped make them. They make a great homemade gift too (I’m thinking my kids teachers would love these)!  Just pop a Starbucks gift card inside. As far as I can tell, the original […]

DIY Spider Web Vase

It was a windy, overcast, very “Fall-ish” day when I took the pics of this project yesterday and the historic style of our new home certainly adds to the spooky factor of Halloween!  It looks like a long list of supplies but a lot of them are things most of you crafters should have on-hand […]