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Make a Snow Day Survival Kit Christmas Gift

December 18, 2013 – 9:00 am | 12 Comments
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 | 6 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 …

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 | 4 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 | 3 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 …

Sew a Deluxe Dolly Diaper Bag and Accessories (Dolly Diapers, Wipes Case, Changemat & Bib)

December 10, 2012 – 8:00 am | 19 Comments
Sew a Deluxe Dolly Diaper Bag & Accessories (Cloth Diapers, Wipes Case, Wipes, Bib, Changemat) by The DIY Mommy

Some of my most sacred childhood possessions were the handmade doll accessories and clothing my mom (who’s taught me everything I know about sewing) made for me.
I wanted to make something hopefully as special for …