Will We Have Rainbows, Day After Day? (Free Printable)

My Grandma Rose sang when she was happy, and it wasn’t until years later that I realized most of the songs she sang were by Doris Day. Que Sera, Sera was one of her favorites.

I thought it would make a sweet print for Eleanor, though I did take a little liberty with the lyrics. Doris asks her mother, “Will I be pretty, will I be rich?”, and she asks her sweetheart the line about rainbows. I transposed them because I thought it was better for a little girl’s room that way, and the fact that I could make “RAINBOWS” in rainbow colors may have swayed me a little too.

You may download and print this PDF for your own personal use. The file is 8″x10″, so it will print nicely on a sheet of paper. I used card stock and a white wooden frame from Target.

I’d love to see it if you put this print in your own home too!

149 Responses to “Will We Have Rainbows, Day After Day? (Free Printable)”

  1. Charisma May 24, 2011 at 2:49 pm #

    Thanks for posting this, Nicole. My mom sang that song to me all the time while I was growing up. Now that she’s moving out of the state next week, I’d be great to put it up in my one-year-old’s bedroom as a reminder of her grandmother. Thanks again!!

  2. mp May 24, 2011 at 5:57 pm #

    so cute!!

  3. This is so cute!!

  4. Ali May 25, 2011 at 11:12 am #

    I love those curtains!

    Did you change out the curtains in your daughter’s room?

    Are they from land of nod like the bedding for your daughter’s bed?

    ~ Ali

    • Making it Lovely May 25, 2011 at 10:44 pm #

      No, these are the curtains that are still up in the nursery (from Pottery Barn Kids). I took the photo there, but I’ve since moved the print into Eleanor’s room.

  5. luuvely May 25, 2011 at 3:28 pm #

    this is really sweet..posts like these make me wish i had a baby girl :)…

    but I’ll definitely put this in my office and send a pic! :)

  6. Kristen May 26, 2011 at 2:09 am #

    This is exactly what I’ve been looking for for a friend’s daughter’s birthday present – thank you! Would you mind sharing the fonts you used? I’m thinking of making a companion piece that I’d love to match. Cheers!

  7. Tracy May 26, 2011 at 11:47 am #

    I downloaded, printed, framed and hung it. Thanks, it’s really cute. :o)

  8. nic {luzia pimpinella} May 26, 2011 at 12:44 pm #

    thank you so much … this is so cute! <3

  9. DrBabyMamaDrama May 26, 2011 at 1:11 pm #

    I love it. I printed one out for my daughter’s room yesterday.

  10. Clara May 26, 2011 at 1:41 pm #

    I love that print! I tried to download, but am getting an error.

  11. Gladys May 26, 2011 at 3:20 pm #

    Thank you, this is lovely.

  12. Anne Marie May 26, 2011 at 5:58 pm #

    I will definitely use this!! Thanks for sharing :)

  13. melimba May 26, 2011 at 9:45 pm #

    thank you! what a sweet print!

  14. Jaime May 27, 2011 at 4:29 pm #

    I love this SOO much! My mom and I used to sing this song! I am sooo framing it!

  15. Rosa @ flutterflutter May 27, 2011 at 5:47 pm #

    Absolutely beautiful print. That is so sweet of you to share it with everyone!!

  16. Laura May 29, 2011 at 8:53 am #

    Love this print. I am framing it for my sister for her birthday. We used to sing the song with my mom when we were little girls. Thanks for sharing the print with us! :)

  17. Vanessa Paris May 30, 2011 at 6:08 pm #

    The link won’t download for me :( Her room is just darling ♥

  18. nina May 31, 2011 at 7:20 am #

    Thanks for sharing. I print it and love it;)

  19. Rachael May 31, 2011 at 2:06 pm #

    This just made my day! I love this song and actually have Doris Day on vinyl and play it on my record player pretty often. Thanks for the happy little bit of sunshine!

  20. Becky k May 31, 2011 at 8:28 pm #

    Oh I just love this but it’s not letting me download it. Do you know why? Am I doing something wrong ? :)

  21. QingyuanMama May 31, 2011 at 10:21 pm #

    Thanks from my 9-year old and me! I just sang her the song, she loves the print, and we’re going to print and hang. You’re so sweet to share these things.

  22. Alichia June 5, 2011 at 10:23 am #

    Totally going to print and frame for my 3 month old niece, Lacey Olivia :)

  23. jenny June 7, 2011 at 1:12 am #

    Thanks! I found the jpeg copy for my girls’ room. My grandmother used to play her Doris Day albums all the time and I used to tell my grandpa that I loved him “1 million purple rainbows” -my two favorite things when I was 5. Rainbows are special in my house. Sweet memories of the world’s greatest grandparents. Thanks!

  24. Rachel June 7, 2011 at 8:58 am #

    This reminded me a great brazilian song, “O que Será?”, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gjv64g6_oc&feature=related

  25. Sharon June 7, 2011 at 9:39 pm #

    I was wondering how you got the rainbow text have that water color effect.

  26. charmaine June 11, 2011 at 2:06 pm #

    so absolutely pretty! I’m gonna have it printed and mounted on my wall.

    thank you so much nicole! it will definitely bring a nice burst of lovely color to my room!:) thank u thank u.:)

  27. Shannon@amomsyear June 24, 2011 at 9:03 am #

    Thank you for the print download! I love this song AND Doris Day. (And the movie she sang it in.) Gorgeous nursery…we’ve passed through the nursery stage (sigh), but it’s still fun to look. :-)

  28. Abby June 26, 2011 at 11:53 am #

    This is just lovely, how kind to share it! x

  29. Sammi July 5, 2011 at 1:39 am #

    I just printed this and framed it in an Ikea white frame for my friend’s little girl who recently turned 5… and it turned out so pretty! Thanks for sharing your gorgeous creation :)

  30. Deebi27 July 10, 2011 at 8:35 pm #

    Que Sera, Sera – this rings so loud in my memory. This is one of those Mom (has been gone 31 yrs now :o() memories that I don’t have the chance to bring back so easily. YOU made that spark this evening! Thank you for this, as I heard my Mother say this to be oh so many times as a child/ teenager growing up!

  31. Robin July 24, 2011 at 8:46 am #

    My mom recently passed away and will miss seeing her first great grandchild. She sang this to us as kids- the song is well known in the family….I’m going to print this and give it as a gift next Saturday at the baby shower. It’s sure to bring lots of happy tears! Thank you! And thank you for changing up the lyrics!

  32. Ashley S September 8, 2011 at 1:41 pm #

    I absolutely adore this. It reminds me so much of grandma. I’m definitely going to print and hang it up somewhere. :)

  33. Elle September 19, 2011 at 1:43 pm #

    Thank you for this. I used it as part of my living room gallery wall.

  34. Laura @Ms Smartie Pants October 19, 2011 at 8:23 pm #

    I’m new to your blog and just saw this. I love it! I sang that song to all 4 of my kids when they were little. The oldest is about to turn 31 and the youngest is 17. Great memories! And as for taking liberty with the lyrics, my first 3 were boys so yep I have done that too! This is just lovely, I will have to print it and keep it in my “one day I’ll be a grandma” box!

  35. Kaelie March 29, 2012 at 1:46 am #

    Talent. That’s what you have: Talent. How did you create the water color effect? Did you use photoshop or illustrator?

  36. Oum May 3, 2012 at 3:36 am #

    I just love how you made the song lyrics your own ! Will definitely keep this in my favorite for my girl’s next bedroom :)

  37. Mery September 4, 2012 at 8:28 am #

    I really love this print and I really want to display it on my daughter’s birthday party. But I can’t download it (it seems there is a file damage or something like that). Could you please email me the file to meryatmodjo@gmail.com. I really appreciate your help. Thanks…

  38. Rian van Alebeek November 28, 2012 at 8:22 am #


    Really nice!
    Can i use it for my wooden blocks to sell?

    Like this:


    Are they rights free?

    Like to hear from you! Like you’re site!


  39. Maggie Zam April 2, 2013 at 10:41 pm #

    I love this! Thank you!

  40. Shona Baird November 14, 2013 at 4:56 am #

    The Que Sera Sera print is wonderful – I sing this to my little ones as my Mum used to sing this to me when I was young, and she is no longer here so this will be a great way to have a happy memory around the house. Thank you xxx

  41. Ilaria January 10, 2014 at 2:23 am #

    This is so sweet!
    I like singing “Que sera, sera” too! Loved Doris Day’s movies!


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