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Mommy & Baby Spring Fashion – Petite Curvy Mom Style #SearsMom

March 26, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Mommy & Baby Spring Fashion - Petite Curvy Mom Style #SearsMom

Spring is officially here, but my backyard says otherwise – it’s still covered in about 2 feet of snow. Boo! While I wait for the “big melt”, I’m dreaming about wearing Springy clothes and playing …

Sew Super Absorbent Nursing Pads

February 3, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
How to sew super absorbent DIY nursing pads that actually work! There's a special fabric inner layer.

With Baby Three coming in three weeks (or less?!), I’m in full prep mode. I still have a relatively long list of things I’d love to make for her, but I’m at least trying to …

DIY Floral Nails (+ Win Some Jamberry Nail Wraps – Giveaway Ends 01/25)

January 6, 2014 – 9:00 am | 12 Comments
Jamberry Nails

Now that the Christmas season is over, I’m ready for two things:

Baby Three to come (she’s due February 25th)
Spring

As pretty as the knee-deep snow is here, I’m already tired of the -30 C weather and …

9 Favourite Tutorials of 2013 from The DIY Mommy

December 30, 2013 – 9:00 am |
9 Favourite Tutorials of 2013 from The DIY Mommy. Dolly diaper bag and accessories, granny square baby blanket, road map busy bag printable, fabric covered roller shade, easy baby quilt, infinity dress, craftsman trim, installing laminate flooring, jewelry holder from a cutlery tray.

As the year 2013 comes to a close, I feel very thankful. I’m thankful that I can use this little blog as a creative outlet, and I’m excited that it has even become a small …

Video Tutorial: Sew a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf

November 19, 2013 – 4:04 pm | 7 Comments
Video Tutorial: 15 Minute Infinity Scarf by The DIY Mommy

One of the most popular tutorials on The DIY Mommy (and one of my most favourite DIY gifts to make!) is the 15 minute infinity scarf. It’s a really simple project to sew, and such …

My Non-Maternity Fall Maternity Uniform (& On Turning 31)

September 20, 2013 – 9:00 am | 8 Comments
Non-Maternity Fall Maternity Uniform - The DIY Mommy

Today I turn 31 years old and… guess what? I’m ready for it.
I was a little freaked out at the prospect of turning 30, but 31 feels pretty good.

Sew A Ruffled Maternity Skirt from Jeans

August 19, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
DIY Ruffled Maternity Skirt from Jeans - The DIY Mommy

During my second pregnancy, I was determined to refrain from buying new maternity clothes. I thought it would be much more fun to make from scratch and repurpose old clothes into new, DIY maternity clothes …

Sew an Infinity Dress with a Built-In Tube Top

April 30, 2013 – 8:00 am | 13 Comments
Sew an Infnity Dress with a Built-In Tube Top by The DIY Mommy

Once upon a time, we weren’t building a house and I had one baby instead of two. I had time to sew things for other people and sell them.
One of my most popular creations was …

Can curvy moms wear skinny jeans? – Petite Curvy Mom Style

February 1, 2013 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
What to wear with skinny jeans - petite curvy mom style - The DIY Mommy

I saw a quote online a few days ago:
“Don’t wear skinny jeans unless you have skinny genes.”
I’ll admit I did laugh (because I’m a sucker for a good pun), but I really don’t agree with …

Make a Jewelry Holder from a Cutlery Tray

January 28, 2013 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
DIY Jewelry Holder from a Cutlery Tray by The DIY Mommy

The materials for this project have been hiding under my kitchen table (a.k.a. my craft table, a.k.a. our microwave table) for several months and I finally had a chance this weekend to put them all …