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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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Little A’s Sunny Woodland Nursery – Our DIY House

January 27, 2014 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
A Sunny Woodland Nursery. This sweet nursery is decorated in aqua, yellow, blush pink and chocolate brown and features a ton of inexpensive DIY decor elements.

It feels so good to get rooms completely decorated! That seems to be how I’ve been working best as we slowly finish Our DIY House: one room at a time. Little A’s room is probably …

Sew Fringed Leather Baby Booties

January 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | 8 Comments
DIY Fringed Leather Baby Booties Moccasins Tutorial

With just over a month until d-day, I’ve finally found some time to sew for Baby Three! In line with her boho themed nursery that I’m planning, I made these uber-adorable fringed baby booties in …

Sew a Shabby Chic, Pleated Table Runner from a Drop Cloth

January 22, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Shabby Chic Pleated Table Runner from Painter's Drop Cloth

I’ve recently fallen in love with using painter’s drop cloth as a decor fabric.
It’s such an amazing colour – a cool, grey-taupe with a rustic finish. It’s not TOO rustic (like burlap can be), but …

A Love Bug Kinder Surprise Valentine – Free Printable #KinderMom

January 20, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Love Bug Kinder Surprise Valentine - Free Printable!

Valentine’s Day is one of my favourite holidays to spend with my girls! We love making sweet Valentine’s crafts, baking and giving little gifts to our friends. This year, Little C and I thought it …

A Shabby Chic Farmhouse Table with DIY Chalk Paint

January 17, 2014 – 9:00 am | 10 Comments
Shabby Chic Farmhouse Table with DIY Chalk Paint

When we moved into this house last summer, my Mom gave us their old oak farmhouse table that they had DIY’d about 20 years ago. I’m the oldest of 5 kids, and I have many …

A Winter Ballerina Birthday Party

January 15, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
A Winter Ballerina Birthday Party

My 5 year old is a very particular girl. She specified several months ago that she wanted a “ballerina birthday party” this year. Then, a month or so ago, she clarified that she wanted a …

Mood Board: A Soft Bohemian Nursery (+ Baby Days at Sears!) #SearsMom

January 13, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Mood Board: Soft, Eclectic Boho Nursery. Natural elements like feathers and burlap with soft, pastel colours like peach, coral, yellow and green.

The idea that Baby Three is coming in 6 short weeks or so is starting to sink in. All of the sudden, I feel like I need to frantically “nest” and prepare for her arrival! …

Sew a DIY Teepee Play Tent

January 10, 2014 – 9:00 am | 36 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 …