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The DIY Mommy is 5 Years Old – Win Over $500 in Prizes!

June 2, 2014 – 7:57 am | 109 Comments
The DIY Mommy is 5 years old! Win over $500 worth of some of my favourite things!

This month, The DIY Mommy is FIVE YEARS OLD! I’m so extremely excited and proud of this blog and how it’s changed and grown since 2009. I want to take a couple of weeks this …

Fabric Love: Laminated Cotton (+ Save Up To 20% Off at Fabric.com This Weekend!)

August 31, 2013 – 11:41 am |
Fabric Love: Laminated Cotton Fabrics for a great price!

I often get asked where I buy my fabrics because it’s difficult to find fashion-forward fabric for a great price. My answer? I buy the majority of my fabric online at Fabric.com.

Sew Simple Leggings with Ruffle Fabric

April 10, 2013 – 8:00 am |
Sew Simple Ruffled Leggings by The DIY Mommy. Use pre-ruffled fabric for adorable leggings in a flash!

I’ve only recently discovered ruffle fabric, and I’m starting to get quite addicted to it. I’ve been buying mine from Fabric.com – they have a great selection for a reasonable price (and it’s delivered to …

Make an Easy, Tactile Baby Toy from a Wipes Container

January 30, 2013 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Easy, Tactile Baby Toy from a Wipes Case by The DIY Mommy

Yesterday was a very, very cold day. It was -44 C with the windchill, Little C’s playschool was cancelled, and we were stuck inside (unless we wanted to lose all of our appendages outside)!
I had …

Fabric Love: For the Birds (Favourite Bird Print Fabrics)

January 19, 2013 – 8:00 am |
Fabric Love: Favourite Bird Fabrics by The DIY Mommy

It’s true: I’m obsessed with bird fabric. I’m not 100% sure what the psychology behind this obsession is, but there’s something about the adorable woodland-animal feel that fabric with birds on it brings. They’re just …

Update a Nursery Glider Rocking Chair

September 24, 2012 – 8:00 am | 22 Comments
Update a Nursery Glider Rocking Chair by The DIY Mommy

by Christina Dennis

You know the early-90’s-ish glider rocking chairs you can buy from big box stores for your nursery? The ones that are beige coloured and “blah”? We had to snap one up when our …

Sew Double Ruffle Leggings

August 29, 2012 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Sew Double Ruffle Leggings

by Anshu

Hello The DIY Mommy readers, this Anshu from Blooms And Bugs. I write about all things sewing over there, but sewing cool stuff for wee ones is what I love most. You could drop …

Make a Mail Holder Bulletin Board

June 18, 2012 – 11:36 pm | 2 Comments
DIY Mail Holder Bulletin Board by The DIY Mommy

Here’s how to make a DIY bulletin board that doubles as a mail holder using fabric, a bulletin board a glue gun, and a recycled ice cream pail! This is a cheap, easy and practical project for your home.

Sew a Ruffled Tie Dress

July 20, 2011 – 4:23 am |

By Christina Dennis
When it’s warm outside, nothing is more cute on a baby or toddler than a ruffly little dress! This dress design is based on the popular & very simple pillowcase dress idea, but …

Sew a Wet Bag

January 4, 2010 – 5:45 am | 19 Comments

by Christina Dennis
I’ve always thought that wet bags were only handy for cloth diapering mommies (which they are), but now I’ve gained an entirely new appreciation for them! They’re a great addition to Baby’s diaper …