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A Shabby Chic Farmhouse Table with DIY Chalk Paint

January 17, 2014 – 9:00 am | 8 Comments
Shabby Chic Farmhouse Table with DIY Chalk Paint

When we moved into this house last summer, my Mom gave us their old oak farmhouse table that they had DIY’d about 20 years ago. I’m the oldest of 5 kids, and I have many …

Make Turkey Placeholders from Toilet Paper Rolls – A Kid’s Thanksgiving Craft (On the News!)

October 11, 2013 – 9:00 am |
Toilet Paper Roll Turkey Placeholder - A Kid's Thanksgiving Craft - The DIY Mommy

Little C and I had the honour again of going on CTV Edmonton Morning Live this week and sharing some Thanksgiving crafts! We shared our burlap banner, our thankful tree, and some fun turkey placeholders …

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

September 6, 2013 – 10:11 pm |
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 …

DIY Shabby Chic Butterfly Art For $1 (& A Value Village 50% Off Sale!)

August 24, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
DIY Shabby Chic Butterfly Art for $1. Spray paint vintage frames white and find printable vintage art books!

When Value Village asked me to swing by the grand opening of their new store in Sherwood Park last week to find some treasures to upcycle, of course I said “YES”! I completely enjoy the …

Make a Bird Feeder From A Tin Can (On The News!)

June 7, 2013 – 8:00 am | 5 Comments
Tin Can Bird Feeder from The DIY Mommy

This Saturday June 8th, I’ll be joining Modern Mama here in Edmonton at a fun Father’s Day Event. It’s a “Dad & Me Playdate and Photoshoot” at Cafe O’Play where guests can have their photos …

Make a Bird’s Nest from a Paper Plate – A Kid’s Craft

April 18, 2013 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments
A Bird's Nest Craft from Paper Plates by The DIY Mommy

Yesterday was really fun day. I had the absolute pleasure of crafting with a wonderful group of mamas and their babies with Modern Mama at Java Mama in St. Albert. We all made a craft …

Sew a New Cover for a Plush Kid’s Chair

April 3, 2013 – 3:52 pm | 5 Comments
Sew a New Cover for a Kid's Plush Chair by The DIY Mommy

Last week, I had a table at the Little Monster’s Swap Meet in Spruce Grove to sell my Golly Gee Baby goodies. The LMSM is a massive new & used kid’s items sale in our …

Make an Upcycled Easter Basket

March 27, 2013 – 8:22 pm |
DIY Upcycled Easter Basket from an Ice Cream Pail by The DIY Mommy.

My mom is incredibly creative and I simply had to share with you this amazing DIY Easter basket she made with Little C this week!
I get my thriftiness from my mom, and she reused an …

Use a Recycled Ice Cream Pail as a Craft Material

March 8, 2013 – 8:00 am |
Could you make a capiz shell light out of a recycled ice cream pail? - The DIY Mommy

I was chuckling to myself the other day as I was making this scalloped bunting banner for Baby A’s new room about how often I used recycled ice cream pails as my crafting material (I …

Make an Easy, Tactile Baby Toy from a Wipes Container

January 30, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
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 …