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Sew a Floor Pouf (With a Link to the Free Pattern Download)

September 6, 2013 – 10:11 pm | One Comment
Sew a Floor Pouf (with Link to Free Pattern Download!)

This last week was spent getting ready for Little C’s second year at playschool (which came with a barrage of meetings and shopping trips), setting up our September calendar (it’s PACKED) and sleeping. There are …

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 …

Make a Scrap Fabric Banner to Tutu – A Two-in-One Tutorial

January 21, 2013 – 8:00 am | 4 Comments
Easy DIY Scrap Fabric Banner to Tutu - A 2-in-1 tutorial!

We had the most fun Strawberry Shortcake birthday party a little over a week ago that I made a simple scrap fabric banner for. It was so very easy to make, and I constructed it …

Sew a Strawberry Shortcake Costume

October 23, 2012 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Sew a Strawberry Shortcake Costume by The DIY Mommy

My eldest daughter really wanted to be Strawberry Shortcake for Halloween (and also apparently for her birthday in January). She was very adamant that she wanted to be “that Strawberry Shortcake” (the “new” one with …

Sew a Tinkerbell Skirt & Top

September 17, 2012 – 8:00 am | 9 Comments
Sew a Tinkerbell Skirt & Top by The DIY Mommy

by Christina Dennis

My good friend asked me to help her make a Tinkerbell fairy costume for her little girl’s fourth birthday. We started with a gorgeous little green tutu made by Whimsical Elements, picked up …

Sew a One Yard Chevron Dress

July 5, 2012 – 11:31 pm | 3 Comments
One Yard Chevron Dress Tutorial by The DIY Mommy

I’m loving all things chevron lately (the retro-inspired zig-zag pattern) and my 3 year old daughter has a big thing for dresses. I thought I’d combine our two current loves and make a simple little girl’s dress for the summer! I purchased one yard of fabric and used almost every bit with hardly any waste (only the few inches I chopped off the straps). One yard of fabric could make a dress for a young baby (there would be extra fabric, then) all the way up to a size 5T (the dress would be shorter, then). This is a very easy project with tied shoulder straps, an elastic waist and sweet ruffle detailing on the hem – perfect for a summer picnic!

Dye Your Own Mint Jeans

June 28, 2012 – 11:32 pm | 8 Comments
DIY Mint Jeans by The DIY Mommy

My good friend and I had a crafty day of dying some inexpensive white jeans a gorgeous mint colour. It was easy and fun and the result was a high-fashion piece for a great price! Here’s how to dye your own jeans mint green for summer! The project cost less than $30 and only took one afternoon.

Free Nursery Wall Art Printable

March 3, 2012 – 6:09 am | 5 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.”

Crafting – 16 Creative Ideas For Repurposing Baby Food Jars Into Crafts

January 25, 2011 – 3:54 pm | 5 Comments

 By Shelly Hill
When it comes to frugal crafting, I like to repurpose regular household trash into new craft projects. One of the items I like to use are empty baby food jars. These little jars …