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September 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | 18 Comments

I’m quite smitten with my front door. It’s bold, teal and lovely. It needed a pretty new wreath on it for Fall, but I wanted the wreath to tie-in with my door’s teal-ness while sill …

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Sew an Elsa Inspired Frozen Snow Princess Dress

September 10, 2014 – 8:00 am | 10 Comments
DIY Elsa Inspired Snow Princess Dress - Free Pattern & Tutorial

The girls and I have already been discussing what our Halloween costumes will be this year. Believe me, I’ve tried and tried and TRIED to steer them towards something unique like purple unicorns or construction worker …

Tour Through Blogland: The DIY Mommy

September 9, 2014 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Christina Dennis, The DIY Mommy

Today I’ve been nominated by the lovely Emily of Our House, Now A Home to take part in the Tour Through Blogland where bloggers have been connecting with eachother and sharing a bit about their …

Motivational Monday #15: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

September 8, 2014 – 4:00 am | 4 Comments
Fall Burlap and Berry Wreath

Happy, happy Monday, friends. It’s Motivational Monday craft, DIY & home decor link party time! Welcome to another week of linking up your favourite projects with me, Burlap and Babies, Dwelling in Happiness and Kent Heartstrings.
Thanks so much to those of …

Make Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

September 5, 2014 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies by The DIY Mommy

A few weekends ago, I went on a crazy baking bender. It was a little cooler than it had been previously, two of my friends just or were having babies, and I just had the urge …

18 Stunning Kitchen Designs

September 4, 2014 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Beautiful Kitchen Designs on Hometalk

We spend so much time in our kitchens. They’re without a doubt one of the most important spaces in our homes. Designing a stunning kitchen is a big job – not only do you have to …

Make Modern Artwork from Thrift Store Canvas Art

September 3, 2014 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
$13 DIY Silver & Black Modern Canvas Art from a Thrifted Painting

Last Tuesday evening, I was able to sneak away for a couple of hours with Baby B to visit the new Value Village in St. Albert. It was HUGE and awesome! I haven’t had the …

6 Back To School Tutorials and Free Printables

September 2, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Sew an Easy Reusable Snack Bag in 15 Minutes! #backtoschool #DIY

Who’s excited about back-to-school week?! Or, for those of you that have already started, how are your kids enjoying their new year of school so far? Little C starts kindergarten in a couple of days, …

Motivational Monday #14: Craft, DIY & Home Decor Link Party

September 1, 2014 – 2:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Napkin pillow covers

Happy Labour Day Monday, everyone! Can you believe summer is pretty much over and it’s the start of September already? Not me! I’m in a wee bit of denial thinking that Little C starts kindergarten …

Ideas for Preserving Summer Beach Memories #KinderMom

August 29, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY summer sand dollar art made from a picture frame, fabric and string

Summer is drawing to a close and my darling Little C starts kindergarten next Thursday. We had a good summer. While we didn’t go on any extravagant vacations, we were able to head to the …

Make a Rustic Wooden Sign (+ My New Intel AIO)

August 27, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
How to make a DIY rustic wooden sign - such a cute You Are My Sunshine sign!

We’re slowly working on finishing our bathrooms in Our DIY House. Bathrooms take FOREVER. There are so many little details! The kids’ bathroom is thisclose to being finished – I’m doing some finishing painting, working …