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April 2, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment

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 …

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Get Online Craft Classes for up to 75% Off This Weekend – The Craftsy Spring Sale!

April 5, 2013 – 8:00 am |
Jame & Marmalade Craftsy Class

Have you heard about Craftsy yet? Craftsy is a community of people who love to make things. They’re learning from, inspiring and helping each other. They are dedicated to providing the best education and resources …

The DIY Mommy Does The Ultimate Blog Party 2013

April 4, 2013 – 8:19 pm | 42 Comments
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Welcome, 2013 Ultimate Blog Party-goers!
I’m happy that I found out about this virtual event via Twitter. A party I can “go to” in my jammies? Score!
If you don’t know what this is, the 2013 Ultimate …

“Welcome to My Loose Interpretation of Clean” Free Printable (& How to Make Your Own Chalkboard Art)

April 4, 2013 – 3:19 pm | 2 Comments

If you’re a buddy of mine (or even if you’ve been following my blog for a little while), you’ll know that I’m a terrible housekeeper. Sew some dresses or craft a banner? Sure! Wash pots …

Sew a New Cover for a Plush Kid’s Chair

April 3, 2013 – 3:52 pm | 5 Comments
Sew a New Cover for a Kid's Plush Chair by The DIY Mommy

Last week, I had a table at the Little Monster’s Swap Meet in Spruce Grove to sell my Golly Gee Baby goodies. The LMSM is a massive new & used kid’s items sale in our …

Mood Board: Sunny Woodland Nursery – Our DIY House

April 2, 2013 – 10:46 pm | 6 Comments
Mood Board: Sunny Woodland Nursery - Our DIY House by The DIY Mommy. Sorbet inspired shades of yellow, pink, coral and mint with retro woodland animals make a fun and sweet little nursery.

I’m excited about every single room in our new house (because we’ll actually have rooms for individual things and people), but this nursery for Baby A is one of my favourites.
Baby A has never had …

Healthy Mommy Challenge: 3 Month Check-In (I’m losing it… and I don’t mean the weight.)

April 1, 2013 – 7:47 pm | 10 Comments
The DIY Mommy needs help

Cue the violins.
In January, I committed to a Healthy Mommy Challenge for myself. My goal was to have 30 minutes of cardio activity each day, 3 days a week of strength training, and eat healthy …

Make Spring Cupcakes and Flag Toppers

March 28, 2013 – 8:00 am | 11 Comments
DIY Spring Cupcakes and Cupcake Flag Toppers by The DIY Mommy

It’s no secret that we love cupcakes in this house.
For Easter weekend, we made these Springy cupcakes with purple rosette icing, chocolate eggs and DIY flag toppers.

Make an Upcycled Easter Basket

March 27, 2013 – 8:22 pm |
DIY Upcycled Easter Basket from an Ice Cream Pail by The DIY Mommy.

My mom is incredibly creative and I simply had to share with you this amazing DIY Easter basket she made with Little C this week!
I get my thriftiness from my mom, and she reused an …

Mood Board: Bright Jewel Toned Kid’s Bedroom – Our DIY House

March 26, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Mood Board: Bright Jewel Toned Kid's Bedroom - Our DIY House by The DIY Mommy.

One of the first things that Little C said to me when I told her that we were building a new house that would have a new room of her very own was:
“I want a …

Make an Easy Spring Banner with Scrapbook Paper

March 25, 2013 – 8:00 am |
Make an Easy Spring Banner out of Scrapbook Paper by The DIY Mommy

We’re officially addicted to making banners at our house.
Apparently we now need a banner for every major holiday, and we decorate the side of our kitchen pantry with the banner and related seasonal artwork that …