It can be tricky to decorate your home in January. It’s too late for Christmas decor, and it’s a bit too early for Spring decorations (even though I’d love for spring to come now)! Here’s a quick tour of my living room with some tips on how to decorate during this often cold & dreary month.Continue reading
Macrame has made a big comeback this year in home decor, and I’ve enjoyed experimenting with some macrame DIY projects. You might remember the macrame table runner I made this Fall, and today I have another fun macrame tutorial to share with you: a soft macrame pillow cover! This ain’t your usual macrame – it’s soft and squishy and perfect as a cozy pillow. Read on to learn how to make your own soft macrame pillow cover for your Holiday decor or to give as a gift this season, and I’m also giving you a chance to win your own stash of gorgeous, chunky vegan roving yarn from Top Knot Style!Continue reading
Today is my 35th birthday, and I want to give a present to one of YOU! I always get sentimental and a little melancholy this time of year, and as I turn another year older I’m reminded how very privileged I am to be able to work at a job I love. Why can I design, create and blog? It’s because of all of YOU that read my posts, tune in to my YouTube videos and like & comment on my social shares. I appreciate all of you, and I want to show you my appreciation by hosting a long overdue… GIVEAWAY! It’s been far too long since I’ve done one of these, and I wanted to make this birthday giveaway truly epic. What’s the prize? It’s one of my favourite DIY tools: a Cricut! With the help of Cricut who’s sponsoring this giveaway, I’m giving one lucky winner a Cricut Explore Air 2 in Mint!Continue reading
I’ve teamed up with several of my blogging friends as we share some of our favourite things this week and give you a chance to win them! With Christmas holidays coming soon, one of my favourite ways to make my home look cozy and inviting is by introducing soft new throw pillows to my decor. Hands down, my favourite new pillow in my house is the Waikoloa Embroidered Pillow from Taylor Linens. I have it sitting on my special settee in our front room (which is still being finished and I hope to post a big reveal here one day) and it looks just darling there.Continue reading
This month, The DIY Mommy is FIVE YEARS OLD! I’m so extremely excited and proud of this blog and how it’s changed and grown since 2009. I want to take a couple of weeks this month to reflect and share some of my favourite posts over the last five years of blogging and also to celebrate this special anniversary with a HUGE giveaway! Read on to see how you can enter to win over $500 worth of some of my very favourite things. Continue reading
It’s been a long time coming, but I’m finally doing it. My baby clothing & accessories brand, Golly Gee! Baby, is going DIY and I’ll be releasing sewing patterns for my popular designs!
These sewing patterns are professionally drafted & size graded, print-at-home PDF’s with thorough instructions that include full colour step-by-step photos. The projects are far more involved than the tutorials you’d normally find on The DIY Mommy, so they are perfect for a PDF document format that you can print out and follow along.
They will be launching very soon and will be available for purchase on Etsy, the Golly Gee! Baby website and here, but before they’re released I want to give you a chance to win the entire initial set of Golly Gee! Baby sewing patterns!
To enter to win a PDF copy of ALL FIVE of these Golly Gee! Baby sewing patterns, all you need to do is comment below and tell me which pattern is your favourite and who you would sew it for.
If you’d like an extra entry, you can go “like” either The DIY Mommy or Golly Gee Baby page on Facebook and make an additional comment that you’ve done so (if you’re already a follower of either, that counts too)!