GIVEAWAY! Vintage-Style “To the Beach” Wood Sign

Beach Sign Giveaway!!

Time for another handmade vintage-style wood sign giveaway! This sign is 12×24 and valued at $57 (including shipping). I was done with chalky paints and aged with various sanding and waxing techniques. It has a wire hanger on the back for easy hanging. You can find more styles in my Etsy shop and enter to […]

Start the Summer Off Right $1000 Cash Giveaway!

Start the Summer Off Right $1000 Cash Giveaway

When it comes to cash giveaways, I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who thinks this eCard might just sum up the sentiment perfectly: What fun things would you do with 1,000 extra dollars this summer? Notice I said “fun things”, because I’m sure most of us could pay off a few of those […]

You Are My Sunshine Vintage-Style Wood Sign Giveaway

You Are My Sunshine Vintage Style Wood Sign Giveaway

Last week I said I’d giveaway one of my 12×12 wood signs when I hit 1K followers in Instagram, but then I hit another big milestone this week, 5K on Pinterest! Plus, I’m only a few weeks away from the 3 year “blogiversary” of Designed by Dawn Nicole. I’m am so grateful for each and every […]

Vintage-Style “Live. Laugh. Love.” Wood Sign Giveaway {ends 4/19}

Vintage-Style Live.Laugh. Love. Handmade Wood Sign #Giveaway

Spring is finally here! I’m sitting outside blogging today while my girls play and figured I should celebrate Spring by doing a random giveaway for this Live…Laugh…Love Wood Sign from my Etsy shop. Thank you so much for following along with my little blog. Many more of these giveaways will be popping up so please […]

Thank Goodness It’s Spring $1100 Cash Giveaway!

T.G.I.S. Thank Goodness It's Spring $1100 Cash Giveaway!

If you won $1100 what would you do with it? Pretend you’re bill-free (ha!), your kids don’t need anything, your significant other doesn’t want anything, and all that’s left is you and the money to do spend how ever you wish. What would you do and/or buy? The biggie on my wish list is a Canon Rebel […]

Vintage-Style Wood Sign Giveaway!

As You Wish Sign

Many of you know this but there are a lot of new readers this month! I recently completed graphic design school and I started a small business called, Creative Type Designs, doing freelance design work. I focus on helping small businesses start up…designing logos, business cards, etc. I can also help bloggers with designing headers, buttons, […]

$1200 “Beat the Blahs” Cash Giveaway

Enter to win $1200 in the Beat the Blahs Cash Giveaway!

What’s better to “Beat the Blahs” than a giveaway? A CASH giveaway for $1200! That’s a nice chunk of change and so many of us could use a little extra money these days. Blogging is a lot of work but it’s fun work and we bloggers are so grateful for each and every one of […]

KutKloth Boutique Giveaway!

Kut Kloth Butique Giveaway: Handmade Accessories for Ladies & Littles

I’m so excited about this giveaway! Not only because I own and love goodies from KutKloth Boutique, but also because I adore the amazing woman behind it, Brette. We met when our husbands were both stationed in Oklahoma and she is one of the main people who inspired me to start sewing and running. She is […]

Burlap & Fabric Flower Wreath Giveaway!

Burlap & Fabric Flower Wreath Giveaway

Who could use a pop of bright color on their front door with Winter coming so soon? I wrapped this wreath in strips of burlap and then hand-sewed a few fabric yo-yos and a muslin flower to adorn it. Then I sewed a sash to create the turquoise bow and painted a canvas flag with […]

Getting Organized with Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery {and $50 Staples Gift Card Giveaway!}

Getting Organized with Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery

Oh, how an email from someone in the Martha Stewart offices always makes my day. This time I was offered to review a bunch of goodies from the Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery line (available at Staples). I’ve done several product reviews for Martha Stewart products and I never fail to be pleasantly surprised […]