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Our DIY House: 2015 Home Tour

Our DIY House: 2015 Home Tour

June 8, 2015 – 6:00 am | 24 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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Sewing tutorials and free patterns to create unique, handmade items for your mommy, baby & home.

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

DIY Business & Blogging

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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Women’s Swim Cover Up + Motivational Monday #56: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

July 5, 2015 – 7:00 pm |

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time. Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.

Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I truly enjoy seeing all of the projects linked here and I’m inspired by your creativity.

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How to Make Beautiful Chalkboard Art (Video)

June 29, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
A step by step video with tricks on how to make perfect, professional chalkboard art

Happy Monday! I wanted to make some fun chalkboard art for a project I’m working on, so I thought I’d share the video of me making it with you today. There are a couple of …

DIY Canvas Nursery Art + Motivational Monday #55: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 28, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 3 Comments

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time. Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I …

Strawberry Chocolate Fondue Popsicles

June 26, 2015 – 7:00 am |
Strawberry Chocolate Fondue Popsicle Recipe

It’s supposed to get to 32 degrees celcius up here this weekend, and I think my fellow Alberta girls (and boys) will agree – that is HOT for us! I’ve asked hubby to pick up …

Sew a Fitted Skirt for a Keyboard Stand Cover

June 24, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
How to cover an ugly keyboard stand with a fitted skirt - DIY tutorial.

When you enter our home, the first thing that you see is a short wall in our sitting room where my keyboard resides. It’s really the only spot on our main floor that suits the …

A 16 Minute At-Home Workout to Get Back to Pre-Preganancy Shape

June 22, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
16 Minute At-Home Workout to get back into pre-pregnancy shape

(Note: This post was originally published in January 2013 and has now been updated.)
A couple of summers ago, I attended some workout classes in my home town of Stony Plain, Alberta called “Workout in the …

Camping Party Ideas + Motivational Monday #54: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 21, 2015 – 7:00 pm |

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time. Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I …

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Coconut Cookies (An Aussie Bites Knockoff Recipe)

June 19, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
Aussie Bites knockoff recipe. This one's in cookie form - yum! Whole wheat flour, oats, coconut, dried apricots, flaxseed, butter, egg, vanilla, & brown sugar.

Have you ever tried those “Aussie Bites” from Costco? SO addicting. They’re like little mini cakelets (that’s a word in my books) filled with all sorts of flavourful ingredients like oats, coconut and dried fruit. …

Create a Low Maintenance Flower Bed (+ Our Front Yard Progress)

June 17, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
How to create a low maintenance flower bed. These are great basic tips, and some good ideas of zone 3 hardy, romantic plants!

Woohoo! It’s almost summer, folks. Can you feel it? Beach days? Popsicles? Kids swinging from the rafters? My girls and I can’t wait to soak in every bit of summer, and we’ve been working hard …

I Need Your Help! (Western Canada’s Next Top Stylist Challenge #1 + A Nautical Glam Master Retreat)

June 15, 2015 – 6:43 pm | One Comment
Nautical Glam Master Suite design featuring Urban Barn - Western Canada's Next Home Stylist Competition.

You guys!! I’m one of the three finalists in an exciting competition: Western Canada’s Next Home Stylist. If you follow me on any of my social media accounts, you’ll probably already know this, but I thought …

Stenciled Brick Wall + Motivational Monday #53: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

June 14, 2015 – 7:00 pm | One Comment
Realistic stenciled brick wall

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time. Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects last week. I …