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Make a Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift

December 18, 2013 – 9:00 am |
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 …

A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Gifts for Men

November 21, 2013 – 9:23 am | 2 Comments
DIY Handmade Christmas Present Ideas for Men by The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? I find men particularly tricky to make handmade gifts for – I’m always worried that they’ll find a DIY gift slightly cheesy or useless. This …

A Handmade Christmas: More DIY Gifts for Women

November 13, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
9 More Favourite DIY Christmas Gifts for Women - The DIY Mommy

Are you joining me in A Handmade Christmas this year? I’m so excited to finally be done my crazy-busy last couple of weeks (due to WeeStock) and ready to get crafting for my family and …

9 Favourite (Last Minute) Printable Father’s Day Gifts

June 14, 2013 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
9 Favoutie Last Minute Printable Father's Day Gift Ideas

When I was scouring the web this week for last minute Father’s Day gift ideas (for my hubby from the kids and also for my dad), I was so impressed with how many great, free …

Flower Pot Wrapper & Tags Teacher Gift – Free Printable

June 11, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Flower Pot Wrapper + Tags Teacher Gift - Free Printable!

Sadly, my Little C had to miss her last day of playschool this year because of her hospital stay. She was not happy at all about that, and I don’t blame her! Thankfully, we were …

Free Printable “Sweet & Tweet” Valentine’s Day Tags

February 6, 2013 – 10:03 am | 2 Comments
Free Printable Valentine Tags by The DIY Mommy

For a simple and budget-friendly Valentine for friends and family this year, print out my free bird & cupcake Valentines (found here) and cut them out into squares. You can punch holes in the tops, …

Make Decoupage Fabric Coasters

January 2, 2013 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Make Decoupage Coasters with Fabric by The DIY Mommy

DIY drink coasters have been popping up all over Pinterest and the web lately and I think they’re great! What a fun way to incorporate your decor scheme into your table/coffee settings.
I picked up some …

A Handmade Christmas: Make a Snowman Hot Chocolate Jar Gift

December 19, 2012 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
DIY Hot Chocolate Snowman Jar Gifts by The DIY Mommy

My adorable daughter has been loving our crafty days lately – she almost expects a daily craft time now, which I think is the cutest thing in the universe!
Yesterday during “quiet time” we whipped up …

Sew the 15 Minute Infinity Scarf in 3 More Ways: Striped, Woven Plaid & Lace Overlay

December 17, 2012 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Sew a 15 Minute Infinity Scarf in 3 More Ways: Striped Sweater Knit, Woven Plaid & Lace Overlay

Can you believe Christmas is in just over a week? I certainly can’t, and I’ve been busily finishing up some last minute handmade Christmas gifts for my family and friends.
Something I’m making this year are …

Make Candy Cane Mice – A Kid’s Christmas Craft

December 12, 2012 – 8:00 am | 2 Comments
Candy Cane Mice Craft a la Martha Stewart on The DIY Mommy

If you’re looking for a fun little Christmas holiday craft for your toddler or preschooler, these candy cane mice are really easy and cute!

My Little C (she’s 3 going on 4 in January) made these …