French Country inspired lavender & floral Mother's Day printable card and gift tags
DIY Parties & Holidays, Free Printables

French Country Inspired Mother’s Day Printable Card & Tags

Happy 1st of May! I love this month because it means that the grass will turn green, the leaves will leaf out and we’ll start to see flowers blooming. And, just as exciting: Mother’s Day is coming soon! Later this week I’ll share a Mothers Day idea for YOU, but today I wanted to share something that you could give to your own mom. These printable gift tags, labels and Mother’s Day card are French Country inspired and FREE for you to download!Continue reading

DIY Faux Floral and Leaf Garland for a Fall Tablescape
DIY Home Decor

Make a Faux Floral & Leaf Garland for a Fall Tablescape #12MonthsofDIY

I’m so excited that we’re heading into Fall and that I get to break out all of the rich, jewel toned colours for my crafts and decor! This year, we’re hosting both Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner at our home, so I’m really looking forward to making our house feel festive and cozy for our guests. First on the list? Creating a fun tablescape for our Thanksgiving Dinner! (For my American friends, we have Thanksgiving in early October.) I’ve already made a simple DIY table runner, so now I wanted to dress it up with some real and faux flowers. Come see how I made a pretty faux floral & leaf garland for my Fall table, plus make sure to head down to the bottom of this post to see what some of my favourite blogging friends made with faux flowers!Continue reading

How to make easy DIY cafe curtains
DIY Home Decor, DIY Sewing

Sew Easy Cafe Curtains

I’ve always wanted to sew up some cute little cafe curtains, and I finally got the chance to make some for our laundry room a few weeks ago! I think that cafe curtains are so understated and country chic. They look right at home with the new vintage-inspired decor in our laundry room. These guys are SO easy to make – they would make a great beginning sewing project if you’re just starting out. All that’s required to sew these easy DIY cafe curtains is a bit of measuring, some pressing, and some machine hemming. Simple!Continue reading

Video Tutorial: How to make fabric cabbage roses and peony flowers. So realistic & gorgeous!
DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor, DIY Parties & Holidays, DIY Sewing

Video Tutorial: Make DIY Fabric Cabbage Roses or Peony Flowers

Spring is in the air. I can just smell it. Yum. I simply can’t wait for puddle jumping, leaf explosions, and garden flowers. How about you? Last year at this time, I was working on making fabric flowers with my sister for her upcoming wedding. Here’s the tutorial I wrote about making these fabric roses and peonies, and today I’m going to share with you the video tutorial version. These are of course really beautiful in a bridal bouquet (I’ll share the DIY for that soon), or they also are pretty to use as home decor accessories.Continue reading

Sew an easy summer dress with pre-shirred fabric.
DIY Pregnancy, DIY Sewing, Fashion, Life

Sew the Easiest Shirred Summer Dress Ever

In the spring and summer, I like to wear dresses. I like to wear them A LOT. There’s something to be said about throwing on something that’s just one piece and lightweight and breezy… ahhhh. Plus, if I find just the right dress I can even wear it when I’m nursing Baby B! I made this sweet, floral shirred dress in less than 20 minutes. No joke! There’s a secret, though: I used pre-shirred fabric. It was such an incredibly fast and fulfilling project – perfect for a busy mom.
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DIY Fabric Peonies or Cabbage Roses Tutorial by The DIY Mommy
DIY Crafts, DIY Home Decor, DIY Sewing

Sew Fabric Peonies and Cabbage Roses

I’m having so much fun helping my little sis prepare for her wedding next month. I adore weddings and I adore my sister, so making crafts with and for her is simply the ultimate level of DIY for me these days! Currently, we’re working on making gorgeous fabric flowers to use in her wedding bouquets, boutonnieres, and wedding decor. My mom, my sister and I have come up with our favourite way to make either perfect fabric peonies or lovely fabric cabbage roses, and I want to share the how-to with you today.

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