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35 Free & Frugal Summer Activities for Kids #KinderMom

July 2, 2014 – 9:00 am |
A great list of free things to do with kids in summer!

It’s summer time! I absolutely adore the summer. It’s relatively short here in Alberta, so we always need to seize each day and spend as much time doing summery activities together as possible before the …

9 Favourite Free Valentine Printables

February 8, 2013 – 8:00 am |
9 Favourite Free Valentine Printables by The DIY Mommy

With Valentine’s Day less than a week away, I wanted to share with all of you my very favourite free Valentine’s printables.
There are so many cute & lovely free Valentine’s Day card and treat designs …

9 Favourite Back-To-School DIY Tutorials

July 27, 2012 – 9:26 am | 6 Comments
9 Favourite Back-to-School Tutorials by The DIY Mommy

by Christina Dennis
Well, August is just around the corner… then September… then back-to-school! I’ve rounded up 9 of my most favourite back-to-school DIY free tutorials on the web to start working on this month:

KID PANTS: …

Make DIY Photo Backdrops with Fabric or Paper

July 17, 2012 – 8:59 pm | One Comment
DIY Photo Backdrops by The DIY Mommy

I love taking photos of my two girls! They’re just so darn cute and I want to capture every stage of their little lives with images that I can treasure forever. While I like to take photos with natural backgrounds (like the beautiful outdoors), I also like to experiment with creating interesting backdrops with easy and inexpensive materials that I have in my crafty arsenal. My favourite materials to use as backdrops are simple fabrics and white banner paper – both of which also work really well ask backdrops for product photography if you’re a DIY mommy that sells her creations!

The Easy Peasy Hair Clip Tutorial

March 6, 2012 – 11:15 pm |

Make simple, easy hair accessories for your baby or toddler using hair clips, ribbon and a glue gun. Add some sweet embellishments and you’ve got an adorable handmade accessory for your little girl or for a unique gift!

Free Nursery Wall Art Printable

March 3, 2012 – 6:09 am | 4 Comments

Download this free nursery wall artwork based on the 1958 poem by Ruth Hulbert Hamilton: “Oh cleaning and scrubbing
will wait till tomorrow, but children grow up, as I’ve learned with my sorrow. So quiet down, cobwebs. Dust go to sleep. I’m rocking my baby. Babies don’t keep.”

Sew an Upcycled Baby Headband

February 25, 2012 – 5:59 am |
Upcycled Headband

by Christina Dennis

My 3-year-old daughter loves her little craft scissors, and the other day when I turned my head for two seconds she cut several neat little slits in a pair of her cute leggings! …

Free Cupcake & Bird Printable Valentines

February 10, 2012 – 4:17 pm |

by Christina Dennis
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and here are some FREE printable Valentines just for you featuring a cupcake and a little bird that I’ve drawn.

To download a printable PDF of the …

DIY Potty Training Charts & Rewards

August 12, 2011 – 4:50 am | One Comment
DIY Potty Training Charts & Rewards

by Christina Dennis
Potty training has been a bit of a challenge in our home, and I’ve set out to find some interesting & free ways to make it more fun! There are a lot of …