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Wanderer Tunic Pattern Review + An Easy DIY Boho Headband

January 28, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Wanderer Tunic Pattern Review by The DIY Mommy

Last week, I had the opportunity to test out an adorable kid’s tunic pattern by Striped Swallow Designs. Meet the “Wanderer Tunic“. It’s a sweet, boho styled children’s top that features an adorably curved yoke, …

Motivational Monday #33: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

January 25, 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 truly …

Valentine’s Day Play Dough Mat Printable (+ Cleaning Our White Table!)

January 23, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Free Valentine's Day Printable Play Dough Mat

What’s your philosophy when it comes to kids getting messy? I’m pretty relaxed about it. I think it’s fun to squish and smush and sprinkle, so we do A LOT of that at our house. …

Our Neutral Valentine’s Day Mantel Decor

January 21, 2015 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
DIY Neutral Valentine's Day Mantel Decor

Like I mentioned before, I never thought I’d take the time to decorate a mantel for Valentine’s Day, but here we are. Honestly? I think it’s pretty and Little C was just ecstatic when she …

Make a Counter Top Phone Charging Station & Tablet Holder from a Picture Frame

January 19, 2015 – 8:00 am | 9 Comments
How to make a counter top tablet and phone holder and charging station out of a picture frame and some trim

I have to say that being “forced” to be extra thrifty over the past year or two because of a transition to double-self-employment has been a blessing in disguise. If you and/or your hubby are …

Motivational Monday #32: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

January 18, 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 …

A Zero Dollar Spice Storage Solution

January 16, 2015 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
This spice organization idea costs zero dollars and it's so cute - recycle some baby food jars, paint the lids, and stick on some free farmhouse styled labels!

I’m following along this great declutting challenge from Home Storage Solutions 101 the best I can. It’s great! I love how the decluttering sessions are limited to around 15 minutes per day – now THAT …

Video Tutorial: Make a Book Page Heart Wreath

January 14, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Video tutorial: How to make a heart book page wreath

Hearts, hearts, hearts. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love ‘em. My daughters do too, but it’s one of those chicken & egg things – I’m not sure if they naturally …

9 Favourite Posts of 2014 from The DIY Mommy

January 5, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
The 9 Favourite Posts of 2014 on The DIY Mommy: Lots of great sewing and home decor tutorials!

As we enter the year 2015, I feel very thankful. I’m thankful that I can continue use this little blog as a creative outlet, and I’m excited that it has even become a source of …

Motivational Monday #30: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

January 4, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 2 Comments
Motivational Monday #30: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s celebration over the past couple of weeks. I took a glorious two weeks off of blogging and bookkeeping to relax with …