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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 Linen Napkins (+ How to Make a Rolled Hem with a Serger)

December 17, 2013 – 9:00 am |
DIY Cloth Napkin Tutorial + How to Make a Rolled Hem with a Serger - The DIY Mommy

Linen napkins are so sophisticated and gorgeous, and they’re a pretty way to formalize a table setting for Christmas dinner.
I’m hosting my first ever Christmas Day dinner at our home this year (hooray for a …

Make a DIY Santa Milk & Cookie Set (With a free stencil!)

December 16, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
DIY Santa Cookie Set - The DIY Mommy

You’re all in for a (literal) treat today – Erin from Made Urban is sharing the most adorable DIY Santa milk & cookie set tutorial with us! Wouldn’t this be the perfect neighbor gift or …

Christmas Nightgowns for My Girls (With ruffles & bows, of course!)

December 12, 2013 – 9:00 am |
Christmas Nightgowns with Ruffles and Bows by The DIY Mommy

Christmas is 2 weeks away. TWO WEEKS! Here I am, doing the same thing I always do: staring at my horrendously long crafty gift to-do list and wondering how I’ll get everything done by Christmas …

Sew a Padded Tablet Case (+ My Love for the Nexus 7!)

December 11, 2013 – 9:00 am |
Sew a Padded Tablet Case by The DIY Mommy

I’m a huge technology nut – I blame it on growing up with a Dad that works in the tech industry, and with three brothers who were also huge computer geeks (and are now all …

Make Glittery Cinnamon Stick Star Oranaments

December 10, 2013 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Glittery Cinnamon Stick Star Ornaments by The DIY Mommy

These glittery cinnamon stick Christmas tree ornaments are so sparkly and pretty, plus they smell divine! Here’s a fun and festive project that you can do with your child:

German Baking: Honey Cakes (Honigkuchen)

December 9, 2013 – 9:00 am |
German Baking: Honey Cakes (Honigkuchen) - The DIY Mommy

This German recipe for Honey Cakes (or “honigkuchen”) is from my Great Auntie Betty and it’s a cake traditionally made at Christmas time. I find the taste and texture of this cake very unique, and …

New House, New Christmas Traditions (+ Our Tree!) #SearsMom

December 7, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Colourful Christmas Tree - The DIY Mommy

This is our first Christmas in our new, DIY house. It’s also a Christmas where we’re starting new traditions for our little ones. Little C is 4 years old and Baby A is 2, so …

A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Food Gifts

December 6, 2013 – 9:00 am |
A Handmade Christmas: 9 More Favourite Food Gifts

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? Edible gifts are so much fun to give at Christmas time! I’m a huge baking fanatic, and I love to give trays of baking to …

Make DIY Christmas Photo Backdrops with Scrapbook Paper

December 5, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Scrapbook Paper Christmas Photo Backdrop - The DIY Mommy

Remember the lovely, sparkly pack of scrapbook paper I bought a few weeks ago and made these with? I found another use for it: a DIY Christmas photo backdrop for my girls’ Holiday pictures!

A Bake Shoppe Birthday Party (+ A Printable Party Pack Giveaway – Ends 12/31)

December 4, 2013 – 9:00 am | 9 Comments
Bake Shoppe Party - The DIY Mommy

Baby A turned 2 last month, and we had a super-fun party to celebrate! It was a “bake shoppe” themed party with lots of colourful, cupcake decor and toddler baking activities.