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Make a Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift

December 18, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
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 …

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

December 17, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
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:

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 a Ruffled Burlap Christmas Tree Cone (+ Our Vintage Woodland Christmas Mantel)

December 3, 2013 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
DIY Ruffled Burlap Christmas Tree by The DIY Mommy

I’m having so much fun decorating our new house for Christmas! This is the first time I’ve ever had a mantel to decorate, and my girls and I had a blast getting it all “Christmasy”:

Make DIY Scrapbook Paper Christmas Tree Cones

November 26, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Scrapbook Paper Christmas Tree Cones

The most gorgeous book of scrapbook paper was waiting for me at my last Michael’s trip. I don’t actually scrapbook at all anymore (it’s soooo time consuming), but I knew I had to snatch up …

A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Gifts for Men

November 21, 2013 – 9:23 am | 3 Comments
DIY Handmade Christmas Present Ideas for Men by The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? I find men particularly tricky to make handmade gifts for – I’m always worried that they’ll find a DIY gift slightly cheesy or useless. This …