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Make a Mini Road Map Busy Bag – Free Printable

March 1, 2013 – 8:00 am | 10 Comments
Road Map Busy Bag by The DIY Mommy - Free Printable!

One of my very creative mommy friends, Jenni (she was the one who created this gorgeous tree skirt this past Christmas), organized a “Busy Bag Swap” to take place later today. It’s such a neat …

Sew a Scalloped Bunting Banner

February 27, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
DIY Scalloped Bunting Banner by The DIY Mommy

We’re in the midst of building our new home, and I’m attempting to work on the girls’ room decor now so that it will be ready to pop in their new rooms when our house …

Sew A Simple Change Mat Cover

February 25, 2013 – 8:00 am |
Sew a Simple Change Mat Cover by The DIY Mommy

Sometimes I like to spend a lot of time on DIY projects, and sometimes I just want to make them as simple as possible and get them done.
This easy minky change mat cover was one …

Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket – Part 2: Joining the Squares & Finishing

January 9, 2013 – 8:00 am | 11 Comments
Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket by The DIY Mommy

After crocheting what seems like a bazillion little granny squares, this is the fun part – putting them all together and finishing off the blanket!
(If you missed part one of this tutorial on how to …

Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket – Part 1: The Squares

January 7, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Crochet an Organic Cotton Granny Square Baby Blanket by The DIY Mommy

I fell in love with vintage-looking granny square blankets last spring when I saw them all over Pinterest. I especially liked the ones with vibrantly coloured squares surrounded by white or cream stitches. So pretty!
I …

9 Favourite Tutorials of 2012 from The DIY Mommy

December 28, 2012 – 8:00 am | One Comment
9 Favourite Tutorials of 2012 from The DIY Mommy. Boutique blanket, baby necktie, I am Loved The Help Onesie, Infinity Scarf, Soother Clips, Glider Recover, Upcycled Baby Headband, DIY Photo backdrop and Princess Dress.

This year was awesome. It was the year that I settled into being a mommy of two, the year that I turned 30 and finally began to be confident in who I was as a …

Sew Easy Pajama Pants for Baby (or Anyone Else in Your Family!)

November 28, 2012 – 8:00 am |
Sew Easy Pajama Pants for Baby (or anyone else in your family!) by The DIY Mommy

PJ pants are such a classic handmade Christmas Eve present that I enjoy making and giving  to my hubby and kids each year. I “cheat” a little and don’t use a pattern – I simply …

A Handmade Christmas: DIY Toddler Gifts

November 7, 2012 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
A Handmade Christmas: DIY Toddler Gift Ideas by The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in committing to a handmade Christmas this year? I’ve found the absolute sweetest and most creative DIY ideas for toddler gifts! From easy homemade play dough to a super hero fort …

A Handmade Christmas: DIY Baby Gifts

November 5, 2012 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
A Handmade Christmas: 9 Favourite Christmas Gifts for Baby by The DIY Mommy

Christmas is in 7 weeks; can you believe it? It’s week one of our “A Handmade Christmas” commitment, and I’ve put together some fun and simple ideas for DIY baby Christmas presents. All of these …

Sew a Boutique Blanket – For Baby!

October 16, 2012 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments
Sew a Boutique Blanket for Baby from The DIY Mommy - Tips on choosing baby-friendly fabric and sewing with minky

by Christina Dennis

This post on how to sew a generously fluffy boutique blanket has been quite popular for the last few months, and I’ve also received a few questions via comments and emails on how …