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November 24, 2014 – 4:00 am | 34 Comments

Christmas is a month away. Can you believe it?! This will be our second Christmas in Our DIY House, and we’re all very excited about it. This year, I had the pleasure of decorating our …

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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 | 11 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 | 42 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. …