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February 13, 2015 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments

This project has got to be one of my favourite because it’s just SO simple and easy, but it is just so satisfying. There’s just something about taking something utilitarian and a wee bit blah …

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Sew a Double Minky Satin Bound Baby Blanket

January 9, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
How to sew the softest DIY baby blanket with two layers of minky fabric and satin binding

For Christmas, I made Baby B some soft new blankies that I was hoping she’d like and grow to love as her special blankies. So far, my plan is working and she seems to really love …

Peace: My 2015 New Year’s Resolutions (+ A Free Printable)

January 7, 2015 – 8:00 am | 8 Comments

I didn’t write down and New Year’s resolutions last year and I kind of regret it. I know they’re cliche, they’re not usually successful and blah, blah, blah, but there’s something about physically declaring one’s goals …

9 Favourite Posts of 2014 from The DIY Mommy

January 5, 2015 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
The 9 Favourite Posts of 2014 on The DIY Mommy: Lots of great sewing and home decor tutorials!

As we enter the year 2015, I feel very thankful. I’m thankful that I can continue use this little blog as a creative outlet, and I’m excited that it has even become a source of …

Motivational Monday #30: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

January 4, 2015 – 7:00 pm | 2 Comments
Motivational Monday #30: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s celebration over the past couple of weeks. I took a glorious two weeks off of blogging and bookkeeping to relax with …

Make Hot Chocolate Reindeer and Snowman Jar Gifts – A Kid’s Craft

December 19, 2014 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Hot Chocolate Reindeer and Marshmallow Snowman from recycled baby food jars and socks. So easy and a cute Christmas gift and kid's craft!

With Christmas less than a week away, all of the kindergarten and dance class recitals complete, and our home decorated and ready to go, we are taking some time to relax and enjoy the season …

Sew a Frozen Inspired Kid’s Dance Costume

December 17, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Easy DIY Frozen Inspired Dance Costume (Bodysuit + Tutu)

Little C had her dance recital last Saturday and it was SO CUTE! It was Frozen themed (big surprise), and her dance teacher asked all of her students to wear something blue. With some leftovers …

A Black & White Christmas Hot Drink Station (+ Win a Keurig 2.0!)

December 15, 2014 – 8:00 am | 81 Comments
A black & white chalkboard coffee & hot chocolate station for Christmas

If you’ve been following my little blog, my Instagram or my Facebook page for a while you’ll know that I’m a coffee lover. Big time. I can’t get enough DIY vanilla lattes, and when we …

Motivational Monday #29: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

December 14, 2014 – 8:00 pm |
Wooden Snowflake from Scrap Wood

Happy, happy Sunday, friends! It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time – we’re starting the party early this week! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects.
Thanks so much to those …

Pretty Christmas Gift Tag Printables from Me to You

December 12, 2014 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
Turquoise, teal and green watercolor free printable Christmas gift tags

This weekend is the “weekend of concerts” for our family. Little C has her dance recital on Saturday, and then her Kindergarten Christmas concert is on Monday. She’s so excited, and we are too! I’m …

A Gold & Black Christmas and New Year’s Dessert Table

December 8, 2014 – 8:00 am | 33 Comments
Gold and black glamorous Christmas or New Year's dessert table with Ferrero Rocher

We’ll be hosting Christmas Day dinner at our house this year, and I’m so excited to have my family over to celebrate with us! I love decorating dessert tables to make parties and get-togethers extra …