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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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6 Ways to Survive Baby’s First Year (+ Win a $50 Sears Gift Card!) #SearsMom

February 17, 2014 – 9:00 am | 57 Comments
6 Ways to Survive Baby's First Year

As I anxiously await the arrival of our third daughter, it causes me to reminisce about my first two girls and those precious first weeks and months with them as new babies. Honestly, some of …

Our Vintage Industrial Kitchen – Now With More Colour!

February 15, 2014 – 10:12 pm | 23 Comments
A black, white & turquoise vintage industrial kitchen filled with budget friendly DIY ideas.

As much as I love the black and white bones of our DIY vintage industrial kitchen, I’ve been craving the addition of colour in the space for quite a while now. The last few weeks …

Our Coffee Nook (& A Last-Minute Valentine’s Gift Idea from Keurig)

February 13, 2014 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
A Valentine Themed Coffee Nook with chalkboard paint, gold sharpie mugs and a red Keurig Mini Plus.

Our original house plan had a “servery” nook between the kitchen and the dining room. When I saw it, I knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that it had to become a special little …

Make Easy Rose Cupcakes

February 12, 2014 – 9:00 am |
How to Make Easy Rose Cupcakes by The DIY Mommy

Valentine’s Day is this week, and one of the traditions my girls and I seem to be forming for VDay is making simple (but impressive looking!) rose cupcakes. I totally cheat and make cupcakes with …

An Organized Baby Closet with ClosetMaid ShelfTrack Elite

February 10, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
An Organized Baby Closet with Closetmaid ShelfTrack Elite

Want to know something that makes this 37 weeks pregnant mama happy? Having Baby’s closet ready and organized for her arrival! Because we have two girls already, we have an abundance of little baby clothes …

Our Breakfast Nook Rotating Art Wall (+ Free “Eat, Pray, Love” Printables)

February 7, 2014 – 9:10 am | 4 Comments
Breakfast Nook Rotating Art Wall by The DIY Mommy. Clip kid's art to a curtain rod installed on the wall!

My girls love to colour, stick stickers onto paper, paint, and glue. We have a stainless steel fridge, so I can’ t display their lovely artwork there, so I came up with another way to …

Sew an Easy Herringbone Baby Quilt

February 5, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
DIY Herringbone / Chevron Baby Quilt Tutorial - The DIY Mommy

I am by no means a quilter, but I think that every baby needs a special quilt that was made just for them. They’re so lovely to snuggle in and they make a wonderful heirloom …

Sew Super Absorbent Nursing Pads

February 3, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
How to sew super absorbent DIY nursing pads that actually work! There's a special fabric inner layer.

With Baby Three coming in three weeks (or less?!), I’m in full prep mode. I still have a relatively long list of things I’d love to make for her, but I’m at least trying to …

Make DIY Monogram Wall Art for a Nursery

January 29, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
How to make DIY monogram wall art for a nursery or kid's room with burlap, and Ikea frame and scrap fabric.

Just above Little A’s crib in her newly decorated bedroom, is a pretty monogram art made from an Ikea picture frame, some burlap fabric, an MDF letter “A”, Mod Podge, and some scrap fabric that …

Little A’s Sunny Woodland Nursery – Our DIY House

January 27, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 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 …