As we enter the year 2015, I feel very thankful. I’m thankful that I can continue use this little blog as a creative outlet, and I’m excited that it has even become a source of income to help support my little family! I cannot believe it, but The DIY Mommy received over 1.5 million page views in 2014. I’m blown away.

I’m thankful that there are people that come visit this blog, comment on posts, Pin my ideas and projects, and interact with me. I LOVE it, and I’m so happy to have found such a wonderful way to meet new friends and share all of my crazy projects.

I’m thankful for YOU, my readers and friends – without YOU, I would not be encouraged to create, photograph and write as much as I do. I really, truly appreciate you.

Here are the most visited posts from 2014. Survey says that you like my sewing projects for kids and my home decor, so I’ll definitely continue to post about these topics in 2015.

The 9 Favourite Posts of 2014 on The DIY Mommy: Lots of great sewing and home decor tutorials!

  1. A Gift In a Tin: Christmas Baking Gift
  2. Sew A DIY Teepee Play Tent
  3. Sew Fringed Leather Baby Booties
  4. Sew an Elsa Inspired Frozen Snow Princess Dress
  5. Sew Fabric Peonies and Cabbage Roses
  6. Our DIY House: 2014 Home Tour
  7. Our Vintage Industrial Kitchen – Now With More Colour!
  8. 2014 Christmas Home Tour: A Teal & Green Vintage Inspired Christmas
  9. Sew an Easy Baby Sleep Sack

Gift basket idea: A Christmas Baking Kit in a Tin! Put sprinkles, cookie mix, a cookie cutter, a wooden spoon and an apron in a pretty tin for a great gift idea. Comes with free printable labels and tags!

A Gift In a Tin: Christmas Baking Gift (230K+ page views!)

This post went crazy-viral (well, viral for me!) on Pinterest at the end of last year, so it really made me excited. I’m so glad you liked all of these easy Christmas gift ideas & the free printables to go along with them.

DIY Teepee Play Tent Tutorial by The DIY Mommy

Sew A DIY Teepee Play Tent

This is definitely one of my favourite sewing projects to date, so I’m really glad you all liked it too. I’ve seen so many great versions of my teepee project, so please keep ’em coming! You can post them to my Facebook page or send me a photo via email!

DIY Fringed Leather Baby Booties Moccasins Tutorial

Sew Fringed Leather Baby Booties

I sewed these for Baby B before she arrived, and I thought they were super cute. I think the metallic leather and fringe is so sweet and trendy!

DIY Elsa Inspired Snow Princess Dress - Free Pattern & Tutorial

Sew an Elsa Inspired Frozen Snow Princess Dress

I had a feeling this might be a well-visited post leading up to Halloween last year. 90% of little girls wanted to dress up like Elsa… including mine.

DIY Fabric Peonies or Cabbage Roses Tutorial by The DIY Mommy

Sew Fabric Peonies and Cabbage Roses

The popularity of this post surprised me a little, but I’m so glad you liked it because it was a special one! We made these flowers for my little sister’s wedding and they turned out so very pretty.

Our DIY House 2014 Home Tour

Our DIY House: 2014 Home Tour

This was my very first, official home tour EVER and the response was amazing and humbling. Thanks so much for browsing my first tour this year!

A black, white & turquoise vintage industrial kitchen filled with budget friendly DIY ideas.

Our Vintage Industrial Kitchen – Now With More Colour!

I was blown away by the response I’ve received from my kitchen completion early last year. There are so many of you that love turquoise and a bit of whimsy as much as I do – it’s so fun!

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2014 Christmas Home Tour: A Teal & Green Vintage Inspired Christmas

My first Christmas home tour was such a blast to photograph and write about. I was a little nervous about my non-traditional colour scheme, but I was so happy with all of the great feedback. Thank you!

Simple and cute baby sleep sack tutorial with a free pattern.

Sew an Easy Baby Sleep Sack

This was a simple little sewing project for Baby B. I love her sweet little face in this photo!

Thanks again for helping make 2014 a wonderful one for The DIY Mommy. I can’t wait to work on some more projects this year and continue to learn and grow. From the bottom of my heart: thanks for your love and support!