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August 25, 2014 – 8:00 am | 9 Comments

Fall is my favourite season. I love the crisp air, the beautiful colours of the leaves, sipping hot coffee and starting new things (Little C starts kindergarten in a couple of weeks!). I wanted to …

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A Quick DIY Master Bed Refresh

May 26, 2014 – 9:30 am | 6 Comments
A serene grey and white master bedroom with DIY pillows.

Hands down, my most favourite social media platform right now is Instagram. There’s something about it that is so positive and inspiring. Unlike other social media platforms, negative trolls rarely gather there, and there’s just …

Make Faux Succulents out of Felt

May 22, 2014 – 9:00 am |
Easy DIY Felt Succulents

My little sister’s wedding is in a month! I’m so excited for her, and we’ve been working busily on some of her wedding decor. It’s been one of my favourite crafty projects ever to work …

What’s In My Diaper Bag (+ Stylish Baby Wipes) #HuggiesMomStyle

May 16, 2014 – 3:34 pm |
In My Diaper Bag Huggies Clutch 'n' Clean stylish baby wipes

Let’s play a game. It’s like “What’s in Your Purse?”, but for moms. Let’s play “What’s In Your Diaper Bag?”! I admit that I have a rather large diaper bag right now (it’s a big, …

Sew the Easiest Shirred Summer Dress Ever

May 14, 2014 – 10:34 pm | 7 Comments
Sew an easy summer dress with pre-shirred fabric.

In the spring and summer, I like to wear dresses. I like to wear them A LOT. There’s something to be said about throwing on something that’s just one piece and lightweight and breezy… ahhhh. …

Sew Fabric Peonies and Cabbage Roses

May 12, 2014 – 8:16 am | 23 Comments
DIY Fabric Peonies or Cabbage Roses Tutorial by The DIY Mommy

I’m having so much fun helping my little sis prepare for her wedding next month. I adore weddings and I adore my sister, so making crafts with and for her is simply the ultimate level …

Mood Board: A Downton Inspired Vintage Wedding

May 7, 2014 – 9:00 am |
A Downton Abbey Inspired Vintage Wedding Mood Board. Colours of blush, mint and ivory are teamed with vintage inspired jewels, dresses, a fabric bouquet, birdcage centerpieces, and art deco invitations.

Let’s take a short break from babies and houses and transport ourselves back a few years to our wedding day. Remember how fun it was to plan? Remember how stressed you felt as you went …

Make DIY Dark or Coloured Wax (+ My Upcycled Side Table)

May 2, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
DIY Dark or Tinted Furniture Wax by The DIY Mommy

So, painting things now takes about 1.3 billion times longer now that I have three kids and a newborn in the house. This little painted side table project took me about 2 weeks, and I …

Mood Board: A White & Brights Playroom

April 30, 2014 – 9:00 am |
Mood Board: White & Bright Playroom

Our basement is almost finished, and I’m SO EXCITED to have a dedicated play space down there for my girls! We had the entire house including our basement drywalled at one time when we built, …

Less Is More: What I’ve Learned About Nursery Nesting After 3 Babies #SearsMom

April 25, 2014 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Soft Boho Baby Nursery by The DIY Mommy

Baby B is *kind of * sleeping through the night now. It feels wonderful. Sure, I love those soft and quiet moments with only her as I nurse her in the stillness of 2 am, …

Sew a 3-in-1 Nursing Cover, Carseat Canopy and Stroller Shade

April 23, 2014 – 9:00 am |
Sew a 3-in-1 Nursing Cover, Stroller Shade and Carseat Canopy

The more babies I have, the more I realize that less is more when it comes to baby gear. If I can use one item for a number of uses, I’m all over it. That’s …