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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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DIY Sewing

Sewing tutorials and free patterns to create unique, handmade items for your mommy, baby & home.

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Simple crafts to make for mommy, baby & home using paper, paint, fabric and more.

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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.

DIY Recipes

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

DIY Mommy Fashion »

French Inspired Wardrobe Basics – Petite Curvy Mom Style

August 28, 2015 – 7:00 am |
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 & Winter season lasts forever! You can wear sweaters, boots, and jeans for pretty much 10 months of the year around here. This year, I was inspired to give my wardrobe a bit of a “grown up” makeover. I’ll be traveling more and working more outside of our home, so I thought it was about time to top up the timeless, mature classics. I took my inspiration from the French (much like my Little C did for her back to school wardrobe this year)! Here are the basics I’m working on adding to my working mom wardrobe. Read the full story »

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 …

Back To School Clothes Shopping Tips + Little C’s French Inspired Wardrobe from Marshalls

August 11, 2015 – 10:00 am | 57 Comments
How to survive back to school clothes shopping + a cute French inspired kid's wardrobe from Marshalls Canada

It’s hard for me to take in, but my Little C is going to Grade 1 in September. That means she’ll go to school every weekday. Oh, I’m going to miss this girl! She’s so …

Men’s Shirt to a Crop Top & Skirt + Motivational Monday #59: DIY, Craft & Home Decor Link Party

August 9, 2015 – 7:00 pm | One Comment
men's shirt to a crop top and skirt DIY

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 …

Blogging Tips for Fall: Join Me on Periscope for #BlogPrep2015 This Month!

August 6, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
#BlogPrep2015: IDeas to Grow Your Blog this Fall via live chats on Periscope!

I’ve JUST started using Periscope, and it’s SO fun! If you haven’t heard of it yet, Periscope is a live video social network that’s connected to Twitter. You can send out a live stream of …