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I never thought I’d be this excited about a laundry room before, but I am seriously FREAKING OUT. I am so, so incredibly happy with how our laundry makeover turned out that I couldn’t wait …

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Motivational Monday #9 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Party

July 28, 2014 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
DIY Play house from a closet

Happy Monday, friends! I hope you had a great week and a wonderful weekend. I spent the week policing mothering my busy little girls, updating our entry, and getting to work on our TV gallery …

Our Small Entry: Before And After – Our DIY House

July 25, 2014 – 8:00 am | 10 Comments
Before and After: Making the most of a narrow, small entry

We have a slightly awkward shaped, narrow entry hall in Our DIY House. When you walk into our home, you’ll see a hallway leading straight to the kitchen directly in front of you, and to …

How to Finish Baby Receiving Blankets with a Serger

July 23, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
This is the easiest way to make adorable baby receiving blankets! Use a serger, and make a narrow rolled hem.

One of my most favourite and practical baby gifts to give and receive are flannel receiving blankets. And not just regular old baby blankets – extra large receiving blankets that are perfect for swaddling newborns. …

Motivational Monday #8 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Part

July 21, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Kids Interchangeable Gallery Wall

Happy Monday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time with Joy in Our Home and Burlap and Babies. Thanks so much to those of you that linked up your projects …

Sew an Easy Baby Sleep Sack

July 18, 2014 – 8:00 am | 8 Comments
Simple and cute baby sleep sack tutorial with a free pattern.

Now that Baby B is too wiggly to swaddle, we’ve moved on to sleep sacks. I always find this transition a little tricky and slightly sad. (Baby says, “Oooo! I’m free to wiggle and wake …

Make Vintage Blueprint Artwork from Your House Plan (With Photoshop)

July 16, 2014 – 8:00 am | 6 Comments
How to make Restoration Hardware inspired vintage blueprint artwork from your house plan

I’m a tad bit obsessed with anything from Restoration Hardware. I’m a big fan of the “vintage industrial” look (mixed in with all sorts of random decor looks that I love), and all of the …

Motivational Monday #7 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

July 14, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Anniversary Sign

Happy Monday to you! After a long week of volunteering in the sweltering heat at our church’s Vacation Bible School (it was exhausting but AWESOME), I’m ready to take it easy this week. Bring on …

Sew an Easy Ruffled Crib Dust Ruffle

July 11, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Sew an easy ruffled dust ruffle - just use pre-ruffled fabric!

Okay, the title of this post sounds horribly redundant (a ruffled dust ruffle), but there are some dust ruffles that aren’t ruffly at all. Right? Right. Today, I want to share with you how I …

No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies – My Family’s Recipe

July 9, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Chocolate Oatmeal No Bake Cookies by The DIY Mommy

What do people obsessed with baking make when it’s too hot outside to turn on the oven? They make no-bake cookies, of course! I know that chocolate oatmeal no bake cookies aren’t anything new, but …

Motivational Monday #6 – Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

July 7, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments

Aren’t you glad it’s summer? I’m just loving the weather, spending lazy afternoons with my girls, and playing outside! What about you? What are your favourite family summer activities? If you need ideas for some …