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Make a Faux Cowhide Rug for Under $50

April 8, 2015 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
DIY faux cowhide rug for under $50!

I seriously used to DESPISE cowhide rugs, but somehow they slowly knocked at my brain until I started liking them just a little bit. Then, I kept seeing them in home decor spaces that I …

Video Tutorial: Make Fancy Iced Cupcakes in 4 Seconds or Less

January 30, 2015 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Video: How to make fancy iced cupcakes in 4 seconds or less!

There’s something about a beautifully iced cupcake that’s so elegant and fun. I LOVE making fancy iced cupcakes for many occasions – swirly iced cupcakes are great for parties or special occasions like Valentine’s Day.

Wanderer Tunic Pattern Review + An Easy DIY Boho Headband

January 28, 2015 – 8:00 am |
Wanderer Tunic Pattern Review by The DIY Mommy

Last week, I had the opportunity to test out an adorable kid’s tunic pattern by Striped Swallow Designs. Meet the “Wanderer Tunic“. It’s a sweet, boho styled children’s top that features an adorably curved yoke, …

Make a Counter Top Phone Charging Station & Tablet Holder from a Picture Frame

January 19, 2015 – 8:00 am | 12 Comments
How to make a counter top tablet and phone holder and charging station out of a picture frame and some trim

I have to say that being “forced” to be extra thrifty over the past year or two because of a transition to double-self-employment has been a blessing in disguise. If you and/or your hubby are …

Video Tutorial: Make a Book Page Heart Wreath

January 14, 2015 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Video tutorial: How to make a heart book page wreath

Hearts, hearts, hearts. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I love ‘em. My daughters do too, but it’s one of those chicken & egg things – I’m not sure if they naturally …

Make an Easy DIY Faux Fur Cowl Scarf

December 5, 2014 – 1:00 pm | 2 Comments
How to make a DIY faux fur cowl - so easy!

Welcome to the final day of a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’ve shared with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf …

Make an Easy No Sew DIY Plaid Blanket Scarf

December 2, 2014 – 1:00 pm | 3 Comments
How to make a DIY plaid tartan blanket scarf - SO easy!

Welcome to a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From Monday to Friday, I’m sharing with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf tutorials that would make great …

Make an Arm Knit Scarf

December 1, 2014 – 1:00 pm | One Comment
DIY Easy Arm Knit Scarf Video Tutorial

Welcome to a week of easy, handmade scarf tutorials. It’s Scarf Week – like Shark Week, but far less frightening! From today until Friday, I’ll share with you 5 super-duper-simple handmade scarf tutorials that would …

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 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 …