DIY Floral Grid

Good morning! I’m so excited to announce my very first contributor post for bydawnnicole.com today! There is such a great group of contributing ladies over there, and I couldn’t be happier to officially join the team today! I’m sharing a floral hack of sorts… I love saving money on flowers anywhere I can, and I’ll show […]

DIY Faux Copper Flower Pots

So I’ve really been loving copper these days. It’s been a great accent colour we’ve slowly been adding here and there to our front landscaping. And, I really loved the idea of having large copper flower pots of some kind. But — they aren’t really all that easy to come by. And, copper’s not really […]

DIY Burlap Christmas Wreath

Love Christmas? Love DIY? Are you ready to start flinging around some holiday spirit? It’s getting pretty close, so it’s a great time to flex your DIY muscle, Christmas-style with a DIY Burlap Christmas Wreath! Here is a great start. Super easy. Super fast. Completed and hung in 2 hours. And, that is for the over-sized […]

Hiding an eyesore.

I’d say something about lemons and lemonade, but I don’t want to think about food right now. About 15 steps from our front door, there is this… It’s just part of acreage living. We’re not tied into city plumbing, so it’s a septic system for us. I won’t go into any further unnecessaries… you know […]

DIY: Vinyl Decal Decor

So, what bathroom doesn’t seem to need additional storage? Floor plans often don’t allow for additional cabinets — so its time to look up. Waaaaay up. I decided, for my own, that a wall mounted cabinet was the way to go. I found a great, very affordable cabinet at Ikea. The Brimnes wall cabinet, with sliding […]

Green is better – Before and After

Hmm… House, check. Blue sky, check. Big rock, check. –– but something’s missing… Much better! Some fast colour with fresh laid sod, red lava rock, and a few baby shrubs. Oh, and maybe a tree? We have the luxury of having some fantastic neigbours that help move our tree into place. That’s the husband standing […]

Before & After: Flower Chair

This little beauty was destined for the landfill. We plucked it from the curb and brought her home. A little love, attention, (and elbow grease), and she’s good as new. Couldn’t be happier with the results here. What do you think? Like this post? Sign up for fresh content, and free printables!