DIY Glitter Vintage Map Canvas for Christmas
Christmas Decor, DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor, DIY Parties & Holidays, Free Printables

Our Vintage Inspired Glam Christmas Mantel + Make Glittered Canvas Art

This year’s Christmas mantel decor is almost a throwback to my 2014 Christmas mantel. I found decorating for Christmas a little hard this year, so I went back to my decor roots – rustic glam in my favourite shades of warm blues! I dug up my glittery “JOY” DIY artwork and our Anthropologie inspired stockings, added some fresh greenery, used a couple of old and thrifted items and topped it all off with some twinkly LED lights to complete the look. Come have a look at our mantel decor this year, see how YOU can make this glittery DIY art, and get a free printable to do it!

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Free Printable Summer Artwork (& Random Summer Musings)

The fact that Little C is starting kindergarten in just over a month just hit me like a brick last night. I’ve been really excited up until now (and so is she), but suddenly I’m feeling terribly melancholy about the whole situation. We’re already half way through summer, I have some back-to-school tutorials lined up for next week already (gah!), and my baby is going to be gone for two or three whole days a week. I’m excited. No, I’m so sad. No, I’m thrilled. Actually, I’m going to miss her so much! I’m a mess, and I didn’t think I would be.Continue reading

How to make Restoration Hardware inspired vintage blueprint artwork from your house plan
DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor

Make Vintage Blueprint Artwork from Your House Plan (With Photoshop)

I’m a tad bit obsessed with anything from Restoration Hardware. I’m a big fan of the “vintage industrial” look (mixed in with all sorts of random decor looks that I love), and all of the furniture and art from RH is definitely the epitome of this style. Something that I’ve wanted to do for a long time is make some Restoration Hardware inspired vintage blueprint artwork for my wall from our house plan. Our DIY House was a huge labour of love (well, it still is), and I thought it would be special to display the plan that started it all in a fun and chic way. With a bit of Photoshopping, I made it happen and I love my new art!Continue reading

DIY Fabric Feather Wall Art - just use wire, fabric, & some Heat 'N Bond for unique artwork!
DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor

Make Fabric Feather Wall Art

Baby B’s nursery is almost done! I’m just working on the finishing touches this week, and then I can proudly say that ALL of my girls’ rooms are completely decorated. (I cannot claim that they are ever tidy, however, so I’m kind of glad that I’m immortalizing clean versions of them in photos on this blog.) Something I love to make is custom, DIY wall art. It’s fun to create something unique and something that’s a potential conversation piece! For Baby B’s room, I highlighted the “soft boho” theme of her decor with this fun fabric feather DIY artwork.
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Chevron & Sticker Quote Art by The DIY Mommy
DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor

Make Chevron & Sticker Quote Wall Art

If you can paint between two lines and wield a small paint roller, you can make this easy & inexpensive chevron + sticker quote wall art!

All you require is a canvas (any size you prefer), acrylic paints (I picked mine up at our local crafts store for $1 each) a craft paint brush, some letter stickers and a small foam paint roller and you’re ready to make some DIY unique art for your home. This would look adorable in a nursery or even over a mantel!Continue reading

"You Are Loved" Free Nursery Printable by The DIY Mommy
Free Printables

“You Are Loved” Free Nursery Printable

Yesterday was one of those days with my children where my patience was non-existent.

I was extra snappy, extra tired, and I wasn’t exactly the mother that I’d like to be.

I’m sure you have these moments too. You go to sleep with some regrets and hope to wake up in the morning with extra hugs and kisses for their little faces, a kinder voice, and more patience to hear their wee requests.Continue reading

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“Welcome to My Loose Interpretation of Clean” Free Printable (& How to Make Your Own Chalkboard Art)

If you’re a buddy of mine (or even if you’ve been following my blog for a little while), you’ll know that I’m a terrible housekeeper. Sew some dresses or craft a banner? Sure! Wash pots or mop my floor? Booooooring!

Now that spring is here and I hope to be moving into Our DIY House within the next month (or four?) I want to embark on a nice, deep spring clean of our current garage house.Continue reading