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Make Modern Artwork from Thrift Store Canvas Art

September 3, 2014 – 8:00 am | 3 Comments
$13 DIY Silver & Black Modern Canvas Art from a Thrifted Painting

Last Tuesday evening, I was able to sneak away for a couple of hours with Baby B to visit the new Value Village in St. Albert. It was HUGE and awesome! I haven’t had the …

Make DIY Dark or Coloured Wax (+ My Upcycled Side Table)

May 2, 2014 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
DIY Dark or Tinted Furniture Wax by The DIY Mommy

So, painting things now takes about 1.3 billion times longer now that I have three kids and a newborn in the house. This little painted side table project took me about 2 weeks, and I …

Baby B’s Soft Boho Nursery

April 4, 2014 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Soft Boho Baby Nursery by The DIY Mommy

I’m simply obsessed with decorating kids’ rooms! There’s something so fun about childrens’ spaces – I feel like I can go a little crazy with colours, prints and patterns when I work on my girls’ …

A Shabby Chic Farmhouse Table with DIY Chalk Paint

January 17, 2014 – 9:00 am | 10 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 …

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 …

Sew A Ruffled Maternity Skirt from Jeans

August 19, 2013 – 8:00 am | One Comment
DIY Ruffled Maternity Skirt from Jeans - The DIY Mommy

During my second pregnancy, I was determined to refrain from buying new maternity clothes. I thought it would be much more fun to make from scratch and repurpose old clothes into new, DIY maternity clothes …

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 | 8 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 …