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A Simple Gold & Natural Christmas Table

December 23, 2013 – 3:16 pm |
Simple Gold & Natural Christmas Table by The DIY Mommy

I’ve probably said it about a hundred times already, so I apologize in advance: I’m so excited for the first Christmas in our new house! So far, the Christmas season here has not disappointed me. …

Make a Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift

December 18, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
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 …

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!

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”: