The DIY Mommy is a crafty DIY, home decor and lifestyle blog about creating budget friendly, beautiful decor & DIY ideas to create a cozy home & life you'll love! It features DIY home decor tutorials, home organization ideas, unique craft ideas, upcycling ideas, easy family recipes, free printable artwork and more.
My mission is to help you make your house into a home that brings you joy – on a budget! I believe that anyone can be creative and stylish with the right inspiration and information. My vision is to inspire people around the world to create a home that brings them joy – one DIY project at a time.
Christina Dennis is a DIY & home decor expert and she created TheDIYMommy.com in June of 2009. She's a mom of three girls living on an acreage west of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Read about how The DIY Mommy grew from a part-time-passion to a full time dream job right here.
Christina has written for such print publications as RV Magazine, Urban Infant and Alive Magazine. She's appeared on local & national TV stations and presented at top Canadian home shows as a DIY and home decor expert. She's worked with top brands such as IKEA, The Home Depot Canada, The Brick, Cricut and Michaels.
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Awards & Accolades:
- Winner of Western Canada's Next Home Stylist
- Named one of the "24 most awesome parents on social media" by Today's Parent Magazine
- "...Christina... certainly earns our stylish laundry room badge with this successful bare-to-better makeover." - Good Housekeeping
- Winner of the "Best in Family or Parenting" Yeggie (Edmonton New Media Awards)
- "[Christina's] determination is a nod to how the mother of three young girls doesn't allow a tight schedule or a tight budget to interfere with her drive to create a beautiful and unique space for her family." - Edmonton Journal
- The U.S. Sun, April 2022: DI-WOW I’m a DIY expert and here’s 10 budget home hacks you can try to make your home look expensive – they’re all REALLY easy
- CTV Morning Live, March 2022: Spring Organizing Hacks
- CTV Edmonton, March 2022: Camp makeover: Volunteers give Yowochas, west of Edmonton, a new look
- Edmonton Journal, January 2022: Fix it up right with renovation inspiration from the experts - Bryan Baeumler, DIY Mommy and more offer ideas for making your home more comfortable
- WFXB Fox TV, January 2022: A Better Way to Clean Your Ceiling Fan and Other Hacks for The House
- Global News, January 2022: The Calgary Renovation Show looks to inspire DIYers
- Calgary Herald, January 2022: Find inspiration and expertise in one place at the Calgary Renovation Show
- Global News, December 2021: Hacks to ensure your gifts are wrapped with both care and flair
- Global News, December 2021: Crafty Christmas ideas with The DIY Mommy
- Global News, July 2020: DIY and Home decor expert Christina Dennis chats with GNM
- Country Living, July 2021: 8 Thanksgiving Tree Ideas That Celebrate Gratitude
- Edmonton Journal, March 2021: DIY Mommy inspires creative home improvements
- Global News, July 2021: How to upcycle and bring new life to old unwanted furniture
- Faith Strong Today, December 2017: Dealing with Distractions with “The DIY Mommy” Christina Dennis
- HGTV Canada, May 2017: Tour the Busy Alberta Home of The DIY Mommy and Her Family