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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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Sew Fringed Leather Baby Booties

January 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 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 | 8 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 …

Sew a DIY Teepee Play Tent

January 10, 2014 – 9:00 am | 24 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 …

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. …

Make a Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift

December 18, 2013 – 9:00 am |
DIY Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift - sugar cookies in a jar, a cookie cutter, hot chocolate mix in a jar, and hot chocolate spoons!

We have had far too many Snow Days here for my liking lately. A couple of weeks ago, the temperature dropped to -44 degrees (celcius) with the windchill! We’ve also had several feet of snow …