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Shopping Local & Handmade for Baby (+ Win Tickets to WeeStock – Ends 09/30)

September 19, 2014 – 8:00 am | 13 Comments
WeeStock 2014 Indie & Boutique Baby Show in Edmonton Area

Ever since I had Little C almost 6¬†years ago, I caught the Handmade Baby Stuff Bug. There is something beautiful and special about making things with love for your littles. Handmade baby products are more …

How to Finish Baby Receiving Blankets with a Serger

July 23, 2014 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
This is the easiest way to make adorable baby receiving blankets! Use a serger, and make a narrow rolled hem.

One of my most favourite and practical baby gifts to give and receive are flannel receiving blankets. And not just regular old baby blankets – extra large receiving blankets that are perfect for swaddling newborns. …

Sew an Easy Baby Sleep Sack

July 18, 2014 – 8:00 am |
Simple and cute baby sleep sack tutorial with a free pattern.

Now that Baby B is too wiggly to swaddle, we’ve moved on to sleep sacks. I always find this transition a little tricky and slightly sad. (Baby says, “Oooo! I’m free to wiggle and wake …

Sew an Easy Ruffled Crib Dust Ruffle

July 11, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Sew an easy ruffled dust ruffle - just use pre-ruffled fabric!

Okay, the title of this post sounds horribly redundant (a ruffled dust ruffle), but there are some dust ruffles that aren’t ruffly at all. Right? Right. Today, I want to share with you how I …

9 Favourite DIY Baby Tutorials (From 2009-2014)

June 4, 2014 – 3:19 pm | 2 Comments
The 9 Favourite DIY Baby Tutorials on The DIY Mommy from 2009-2014

We’re celebrating 5 years of The DIY Mommy this month! Have you entered my celebratory giveaway yet worth over $500? Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to share with you some of the …

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 …

Baby B’s First Bath & Cherishing The Moments #AveenoBabies

April 7, 2014 – 9:00 am |
Baby B's First Bath

It’s hard to believe, but Baby B is a month old today. *Insert soft sobbing here.*
She’s my third baby girl, and I’ve determined to take more time to smell the roses during this newborn stage …

6 Ways to Survive Baby’s First Year (+ Win a $50 Sears Gift Card!) #SearsMom

February 17, 2014 – 9:00 am | 57 Comments
6 Ways to Survive Baby's First Year

As I anxiously await the arrival of our third daughter, it causes me to reminisce about my first two girls and those precious first weeks and months with them as new babies. Honestly, some of …

Sew Super Absorbent Nursing Pads

February 3, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
How to sew super absorbent DIY nursing pads that actually work! There's a special fabric inner layer.

With Baby Three coming in three weeks (or less?!), I’m in full prep mode. I still have a relatively long list of things I’d love to make for her, but I’m at least trying to …