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A free soft baby slippers / booties pattern and tutorial with video

Video: Sew Soft Baby Slippers

May 22, 2015 – 7:00 am |

One of the very first tutorials and sewing patterns that I published to this blog was this one – how to sew soft baby slippers. Even after almost 6 years, it’s still one of my most visited …

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Your DIY Blog: How to Choose a Web Host & Install WordPress

May 29, 2015 – 7:00 am |
Your DIY Blog: Blogging tips from The DIY Mommy

Welcome to Your DIY Blog – a collection of information I’ll be posting over the next few weeks about blogging. This new series on my blog and my YouTube channel will explore how to have your own successful DIY blog. I’ve had many questions about blogging and how to turn it into a part time job, and I want to share my experiences that I’ve gleaned from almost 6 years of blogging with you! I hope you find this new series helpful and please comment below if you have any specific questions about blogging that you’d like me to cover.

Today I’m sharing with you how to choose a web host and install WordPress – my blog engine of choice. Scroll down to the bottom of this post to watch a video chat about this topic. Read the full story »

Pretty AND Practical: How to Decorate with Kids in Mind

May 27, 2015 – 7:00 am |
Family & Kid Friendly Home Decor Tips

When you have one or two or more children running through your home on a daily basis, it’s important to think of them when you’re decorating your home. I believe that you can create a …

Make an Easy & Inexpensive Fairy Garden

May 25, 2015 – 7:00 am |
Easy + Inexpensive Fairy Garden: A broken pot, some props made of sticks, and some imagination make a sweet potted fairy garden that doesn't break the bank!

My girls and I have been LOVING the gorgeous spring weather we’ve been having here lately! It’s been so therapeutic to be out in the sunshine, work on our yard, and do a bit of …

Motivational Monday #50: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

May 24, 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 …

A Vintage Cane Chair Pair Makeover in Grey Velvet

May 20, 2015 – 7:00 am | 2 Comments
Vintage midcentury cane chairs painted white and reupholstered in grey cotton velvet.

Once upon a time – well, almost exactly one year ago – an avid Vintage Treasures Hunter spotted a pair of mid-century cane chairs on Kijiji. “Dear husband,” she said as she peered up at …

Chalky Finish Mint and Floral Buffet + Motivational Monday #49: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

May 17, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 2 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 …

Your DIY Blog: How to Choose a Blog Topic and a Blog Name

May 15, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Your DIY Blog: Blogging tips from The DIY Mommy

Welcome to Your DIY Blog – a collection of information I’ll be posting over the next few weeks about blogging. This new series on my blog and my YouTube channel will explore how to have your …

Sew Baby Crawler Jeans with Leather Knee Patches

May 13, 2015 – 8:00 am | One Comment
DIY baby crawler jeans with cute leather knee patches - tutorial.

I’ve been telling my friends lately that I used to feel so proud of myself a couple of months ago when I thought I had mothering three kids all figured out. Things have changed. Baby …

Easy Mommy Snack Ideas

May 11, 2015 – 10:00 am |
Easy, High Fiber Snack Ideas

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. As always, all of the opinions here are solely my own.
Mommies need snacks too! Sometimes we’re doling out snacks so often to our kids, that we forget to give …

Cotton & Tulle Skirt Tutorial + Motivational Monday #48: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

May 10, 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 …

Sew Easy Cafe Curtains

May 6, 2015 – 7:00 am | One Comment
How to make easy DIY cafe curtains

I’ve always wanted to sew up some cute little cafe curtains, and I finally got the chance to make some for our laundry room a few weeks ago! I think that cafe curtains are so …