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Baby B’s Soft Boho Nursery

April 4, 2014 – 9:00 am |
Soft Boho Baby Nursery by The DIY Mommy

I’m simply obsessed with decorating kids’ rooms! There’s something so fun about childrens’ spaces – I feel like I can go a little crazy with colours, prints and patterns when I work on my girls’ …

Make Fabric Feather Wall Art

April 2, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
DIY Fabric Feather Wall Art - just use wire, fabric, & some Heat 'N Bond for unique artwork!

Baby B’s nursery is almost done! I’m just working on the finishing touches this week, and then I can proudly say that ALL of my girls’ rooms are completely decorated. (I cannot claim that they …

Big House, Small Bills: How We Built an Energy Efficient Home #DEsmarthome

March 31, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
How to build an energy efficient house and save money!

When we were planning the build of Our DIY House, we knew right from day one that we wanted to build as “smartly” and as energy efficiently as possible. Since we were moving from an …

Our DIY House: The Progress (Taking It One Room at a Time)

March 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | 9 Comments
Our DIY House: The Progress (Taking It One Room At A Time)

It’s hard to believe that a year and a half has gone by since we started building Our DIY House. What a long process, an exciting adventure, and a labour of love! I thought it …

Welcome, Baby B! (+ A Free Nursery Printable)

March 12, 2014 – 2:11 pm | 14 Comments
Love You Forever Free Nursery Printable Art by The DIY Mommy

My new baby girl is finally, finally here.
And I am madly in love with her.

Sew Grommet Topped Drapes

February 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
How to Sew DIY Grommet Topped Drapes

Last week was filled with a roller coaster of emotions. Baby Three’s due date is tomorrow, and my other two babies were born at 36 weeks and 39 weeks. This is the longest I’ve ever …

Our Vintage Industrial Kitchen – Now With More Colour!

February 15, 2014 – 10:12 pm | 3 Comments
A black, white & turquoise vintage industrial kitchen filled with budget friendly DIY ideas.

As much as I love the black and white bones of our DIY vintage industrial kitchen, I’ve been craving the addition of colour in the space for quite a while now. The last few weeks …

Our Coffee Nook (& A Last-Minute Valentine’s Gift Idea from Keurig)

February 13, 2014 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
A Valentine Themed Coffee Nook with chalkboard paint, gold sharpie mugs and a red Keurig Mini Plus.

Our original house plan had a “servery” nook between the kitchen and the dining room. When I saw it, I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that it had to become a special little …

An Organized Baby Closet with ClosetMaid ShelfTrack Elite

February 10, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
An Organized Baby Closet with Closetmaid ShelfTrack Elite

Want to know something that makes this 37 weeks pregnant mama happy? Having Baby’s closet ready and organized for her arrival! Because we have two girls already, we have an abundance of little baby clothes …

Our Breakfast Nook Rotating Art Wall (+ Free “Eat, Pray, Love” Printables)

February 7, 2014 – 9:10 am | 4 Comments
Breakfast Nook Rotating Art Wall by The DIY Mommy. Clip kid's art to a curtain rod installed on the wall!

My girls love to colour, stick stickers onto paper, paint, and glue. We have a stainless steel fridge, so I can’ t display their lovely artwork there, so I came up with another way to …