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September 10, 2014 – 8:00 am | 10 Comments

The girls and I have already been discussing what our Halloween costumes will be this year. Believe me, I’ve tried and tried and TRIED to steer them towards something unique like purple unicorns or construction worker …

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Sew a DIY Teepee Play Tent

January 10, 2014 – 9:00 am | 35 Comments
DIY Teepee Play Tent Tutorial by The DIY Mommy

My Little A loves to read already and she’s only just turned two years old! Her reading, mind you, is staring at picture books lovingly but I’m thrilled that she’s showing such a love for …

Make Boutique Nursery Drapes with Pre-Made Curtains and Pom-Pom Trim

January 8, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Pom-Pom Trimmed Nursery Drapes

With Baby Three arriving in about 7 weeks (give or take), I’m bound and determined to finish decorating my second daughter’s bedroom before that day comes. Little C had hers finished first, and I want …

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 …

Make Glittery New Year’s Kid’s Crafts – On The News!

December 28, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Glittery New Year's Kid's Crafts - The DIY Mommy

New Year’s Eve is coming up next week, and here are some fun craft ideas you can do with your kids to prepare to celebrate the arrival of 2014 together – glittery party hats, a …

A Simple Gold & Natural Christmas Table

December 23, 2013 – 3:16 pm |
Simple Gold & Natural Christmas Table by The DIY Mommy

I’ve probably said it about a hundred times already, so I apologize in advance: I’m so excited for the first Christmas in our new house! So far, the Christmas season here has not disappointed me. …

Make a Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift

December 18, 2013 – 9:00 am |
DIY Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift - sugar cookies in a jar, a cookie cutter, hot chocolate mix in a jar, and hot chocolate spoons!

We have had far too many Snow Days here for my liking lately. A couple of weeks ago, the temperature dropped to -44 degrees (celcius) with the windchill! We’ve also had several feet of snow …

Sew Linen Napkins (+ How to Make a Rolled Hem with a Serger)

December 17, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
DIY Cloth Napkin Tutorial + How to Make a Rolled Hem with a Serger - The DIY Mommy

Linen napkins are so sophisticated and gorgeous, and they’re a pretty way to formalize a table setting for Christmas dinner.
I’m hosting my first ever Christmas Day dinner at our home this year (hooray for a …

Make a DIY Santa Milk & Cookie Set (With a free stencil!)

December 16, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
DIY Santa Cookie Set - The DIY Mommy

You’re all in for a (literal) treat today – Erin from Made Urban is sharing the most adorable DIY Santa milk & cookie set tutorial with us! Wouldn’t this be the perfect neighbor gift or …

Christmas Nightgowns for My Girls (With ruffles & bows, of course!)

December 12, 2013 – 9:00 am |
Christmas Nightgowns with Ruffles and Bows by The DIY Mommy

Christmas is 2 weeks away. TWO WEEKS! Here I am, doing the same thing I always do: staring at my horrendously long crafty gift to-do list and wondering how I’ll get everything done by Christmas …