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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 …

Make Turkey Placeholders from Toilet Paper Rolls – A Kid’s Thanksgiving Craft (On the News!)

October 11, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Toilet Paper Roll Turkey Placeholder - A Kid's Thanksgiving Craft - The DIY Mommy

Little C and I had the honour again of going on CTV Edmonton Morning Live this week and sharing some Thanksgiving crafts! We shared our burlap banner, our thankful tree, and some fun turkey placeholders …

Make a Thankful Tree – A Thankgiving Kid’s Craft

October 8, 2013 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Make a Thankful Tree - A Kid's Thanksgiving Craft - The DIY Mommy

Thanksgiving Day is next Monday (for us Canadians), and it’s one of my favourite holidays.
It’s not just for the pumpkin pie and turkey (which I am SO looking forward to this year as it will …

Sew a 15 Minute Reusable Snack Bag

August 27, 2013 – 9:29 pm | 16 Comments
Sew an Easy Reusable Snack Bag in 15 Minutes! #backtoschool #DIY

With the start of playschool drawing near for Little C, I’m starting to think about packing snacks and how I can make them fun for her. I’m also working towards making snacks and lunches I …

Make Chevron & Sticker Quote Wall Art

June 25, 2013 – 9:50 am | One Comment
Chevron & Sticker Quote Art by The DIY Mommy

If you can paint between two lines and wield a small paint roller, you can make this easy & inexpensive chevron + sticker quote wall art!
All you require is a canvas (any size you prefer), …

Make a Bird Feeder From A Tin Can (On The News!)

June 7, 2013 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Tin Can Bird Feeder from The DIY Mommy

This Saturday June 8th, I’ll be joining Modern Mama here in Edmonton at a fun Father’s Day Event. It’s a “Dad & Me Playdate and Photoshoot” at Cafe O’Play where guests can have their photos …

Make DIY Glittery Cloud Dough (with Vegetable Oil + Flour)

June 4, 2013 – 8:00 am | 10 Comments
DIY Glittery Cloud Dough with Vegetable Oil and Flour from The DIY Mommy

The thing about having girls is that there is a lot of glitter.
We make sparkly artwork, we have glittery shoes, we put sparkling barrettes in our hair… the list is endless. I love it.

Make a No-Sew Scalloped Bunting Banner (On the News!)

April 19, 2013 – 12:20 pm | 6 Comments
The DIY Mommy on CTV Morning Live News Edmonton

I had a really fun morning. It was my pleasure to be on CTV Morning Live here in Edmonton with one of my favourite girls in the whole world – my 4 year old Little …

Make a Bird’s Nest from a Paper Plate – A Kid’s Craft

April 18, 2013 – 8:00 am | 8 Comments
A Bird's Nest Craft from Paper Plates by The DIY Mommy

Yesterday was really fun day. I had the absolute pleasure of crafting with a wonderful group of mamas and their babies with Modern Mama at Java Mama in St. Albert. We all made a craft …