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Our DIY House: 2015 Home Tour

Our DIY House: 2015 Home Tour

June 8, 2015 – 6:00 am | 29 Comments

It’s that time again – time for to give you a glimpse into Our DIY House for a yearly home tour! Please come in, grab yourself a cup of coffee and let me show you …

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Decorating ideas, mood boards, renovation and building tutorials, and making a house a home on a budget.

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Read inspirational stories of DIY Mommies selling their creations for profit and learn more about the "business" of DIYing here.

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Do-it-yourself recipes for homemade food, craft products and skincare for mommy & baby.

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Make DIY Velvet Fabric Pumpkins (Video)

September 3, 2015 – 7:00 am |
How to make DIY velvet fabric pumpkins for Fall decor - video tutorial

Happy September, everyone! This is my favourite month of the year. I love that it’s still warm enough to enjoy the great outdoors in comfort, but there’s that exhilarating crisp feeling in the air that calls for hot drinks and tall boots. It’s also my birthday month, so I always feel like September is a great month for resolutions and fresh beginnings. It’s also the month for Fall themed decor. I usually don’t do a lot of Autumn decorating (I save my big decorating switch for Christmas), but this year I’m going to spend a little more time on some simple Fall touches around our home. For starters? These adorable DIY velvet pumpkins are so easy and inexpensive to make. Read the full story »

DIY Porch Columns + Working On The Curb Appeal of Our DIY House

August 31, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Craftsman Foursquare Home with Grey Siding, Porch with DIY Columns and a Dark Teal Door

This was the summer of “let’s work on curb appeal“. In my head I’d skip outside, dig up the perfect little flower beds in a day (maybe two days?), my hubby would slap up the …

Craft Room Makeover+ The Creative Corner #62: DIY, Craft & Home Decor Link Party

August 30, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 2 Comments

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s craft, DIY & home decor link party time – welcome to  The Creative Corner! It’s time for another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your …

French Inspired Wardrobe Basics – Petite Curvy Mom Style

August 28, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
French Inspired Wardrobe Basics: Petite Curvy Mom Style

I don’t know about you, but Fall always makes me feel like giving my wardrobe a once-over. I LOVE Fall clothes, and I can usually justify purchasing some new pieces each year because our Fall …

How to Make a New Sew Blanket Scarf (Video)

August 24, 2015 – 7:00 am |
How to make a new-sew blanket scarf: DIY video tutorial

I LOVE a good blanket scarf when the temperature starts to drop! This easy DIY blanket scarf is super simple to make – you don’t need a sewing machine OR much DIY skill at all. …

Vintage Wall Art + The Creative Corner #61: DIY, Craft & Home Decor Link Party

August 23, 2015 – 7:00 pm |
Vintage Wall Art for less than $10!

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s craft, DIY & home decor link party time – welcome to  The Creative Corner! It’s time for another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your …

Where Did I Get My Teal & Green Kitchen Curtains?

August 21, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
A black, white & turquoise vintage industrial kitchen filled with budget friendly DIY ideas.

“Where did you get your kitchen drapes?!”
This is a question I’ve been constantly asked lately – my kitchen curtains are often seen in the background of my video tutorials. Well, I’m so glad you asked! …

Make a Family Pasta Bar

August 19, 2015 – 7:00 am |
Family Supper Idea: A DIY Pasta Bar

My hubby and kids absolutely love pasta in all forms, and I enjoy making it when we have guests over. It’s a favourite of adults and kids alike, and here’s a fun way to make …

Western Canada’s Next Home Stylist: Thank You

August 17, 2015 – 12:57 pm |
Western Canada's Next Home Stylist: Thank You

I have an exciting announcement for you, friends:

To read more details, please visit the official announcement here.
Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

Bench Makeover + Creative Corner #60: DIY, Craft & Home Decor Link Party

August 16, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 2 Comments
Bench Makeover

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s craft, DIY & home decor link party time, and we’ve changed our party name… introducing The Creative Corner! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of …

Sew a Simple Preschool Art Smock

August 13, 2015 – 5:00 am | 3 Comments
How to sew a preschool art smock: free pattern and tutorial!

Life is going to feel really weird starting next month – with Little C going to grade one and Little A going to preschool a couple of days a week, our home is going to …