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My Favourite Black Friday Deals 2016

Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? I’ve only just started, but I was patiently waiting until this weekend to do most of my shopping to take advantage of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales! I’ve been scouring the internet over the last few days so that I was ready to purchase the items on my family and friends’ wishlists this weekend, and I’ve compiled some of my most favourite sales. I’m sharing them with you here, and I’ll keep updating this list throughout the weekend so that you can take advantage of these Black Friday deals too!Continue reading

The DIY Mommy's Favourite Boxing Day Deals 2015
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My Favourite 2015 Boxing Day Deals

There’s no kind of shopping I enjoy more than sale shopping, so today I wanted to share with you some of my absolute favourite Boxing Day sales for 2015! These are all places I’ve personally shopped from this year, and I’d recommend all of them. These are all picks that are perfect for folks like me – the budget-savvy mama that loves a good dose of style. I’ve got my recommendations for everything from furniture to cosmetics to clothing to crafts… I hope you enjoy my favourite 2015 Boxing Day Deals!Continue reading

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Shopping Local & Handmade for Baby (+ Win Tickets to WeeStock – Ends 10/06)

Ever since I had Little C almost 6 years ago, I caught the Handmade Baby Stuff Bug. There is something beautiful and special about making things with love for your littles. Handmade baby products are more unique than mass produced ones, and they’re often higher quality so that they can be passed down as sentimental heirlooms.

If you’re not a crafty maven or don’t have the time to make things for your new little one, there are so many talented mammas and artisans that can make special things for you. And do you know what else is wonderful? If you buy handmade and locally made things, you’re supporting moms and families like yourself! I love that thought.Continue reading

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Craft Supply and Indie Fashion Black Friday Sales (or The Crafty Introvert Fashionista’s Guide to the Best Deals this Weekend!)

Raise your hand if you’re like me: you’re an introvert, you love to do crafts and you love unique fashion. Anyone? Good! I’m glad there are more people like me out there!

Because I’m a bit of a homebody and tend to avoid large crowds, I like to shop online during crazy times of year (like Black Friday – and like Boxing day for my fellow Canadians). I enjoy finding great deals on my favourite things!

The following Black Friday sales are from online shops that I’ve purchased from before (several times from some!) and have been so very happy with their products. You’ll find some great sales and coupon codes for crafty supplies for your handmade Christmas products, as well as unique fashions to treat yourself.

Amazing Craft Supply and Indie Fashion Black Friday Sales & Coupon Codes from The DIY Mommy

  1. Fabric.com is the place where I buy most of my fabric and sewing notions. They also have sewing patterns and yarn! This weekend, you can save up to 75% off select items from Fabric.comAND you can use the following coupon codes for an additional discount (until midnight on 11.26.2012):
    1. THX15 (15% off $50 or more with some exemptions)
    2. THX20 (20% off $100 or more with some exemptions)
    3. THX25 (25% off $200 or more with some exemptions)
      SHOP FABRIC.COM NOW
  2. ModCloth has really adorable fashions and accessories. They carry a lot of indie clothing labels, and my favourite coats have been purchased from ModCloth. This weekend, you can get 50% off hundreds of chic new arrivals until Sunday night!  Now is the time to stock up on great styles for the holidays and beyond! SHOP MODCLOTH NOW
  3. Craftsy is a relatively new site that I’ve recently discovered. They have fantastic deals on yarns and fabric bundles, and they have some excellent deals on some of them this weekend. They also have a massive library of knitting, crochet and sewing patterns! Plus, Craftsy has really neat video classes, and this weekend you can buy $19.95 Craftsy Classes!  SHOP CRAFTSY NOW
  4. Ruche also has gorgeous fashions that have a vintage and feminine touch. My favourite dresses and cardigans have been purchased at Ruche! This weekend, they are featuring some items on sale for under $25 each, plus you can use the following code this weekend to receive an extra 20% off: 2012BF20 SHOP RUCHE NOW
  5. GoJane.com has great fashion boots for affordable prices. I’ve bought a lot of cute shoes and boots from GoJane! They have some great styles for under $25 this weekend and up to 70% off a whole lot of other items too!   SHOP GOJANE.COM NOW

Enjoy shopping in your jammies this weekend! Have you found any other notable deals on craft supplies or fashion this weekend? Please comment below!

(Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you decide to purchase products via these links, a small percentage of the sale will be given to me at no extra cost to you. It’s a win-win – thanks for helping support thediymommy.com!)

 

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Order Adorable Christmas Photo Cards (and a Coupon Code for You!)

We had the most beautiful Fall photos taken of our family this year by my talented friend Tangible Moments. Here are some of my favourites (though I loved them all):

Photo by Tangible MomentsPhoto by Tangible Moments on The DIY Mommy
Photo by Tangible Moments on The DIY Mommy
Photo by Tangible Moments on The DIY Mommy

I’m determined this year to send off our Christmas cards in as timely of a fashion as possible (usually I’m much too late and my Christmas cards end up being New Year’s cards, or they’re even not sent out at all)!

Tiny Prints has the most beautiful and on-trend Christmas photo card layouts I’ve seen on the web, and I’ll be using our precious family photos to order some photo holiday cards from their site this year. There are so many sweet ones to choose from, but here are some of my absolute favourites:

Tiny Prints Christmas Cards featured on The DIY Mommy

The colours in this card just pop and I love the multi-photo layout so that we could pack as many photos into our cards as possible.

Tiny Prints Christmas Cards on The DIY Mommy

I’m a sucker for kraft paper, and this card features a kraft paper-ish background with sweet and simple text.

Tiny Prints Christmas Cards on The DIY Mommy

This concept is brilliant – you can add little text snippets of the highlight’s of your family’s year beside your photo!

Tiny Prints Christmas Cards on The DIY Mommy

Here’s another one with a similar layout idea. I love the thought of sharing little bits and pieces of your year with your family and friends.

Tiny Prints Christmas Cards on The DIY Mommy

Finally, the colours (hooray – it’s turquoise!) and the patterns in this last card caught my eye. It’s simple, but the family photo is center stage and the message is beautiful.

I’m am SO excited to fiddle around with different card layouts and get my cards out on time this year!

Are you also considering ordering your Holiday cards from Tiny Prints? Through the end of 2012, customers can get Free US Standard Delivery or $9.95 off Canada Economy shipping with your order using the code FS2012 at checkout. Enjoy shopping!

Tiny Prints Holiday Cards

(Disclaimer: This post contains Tiny Prints affiliate links. If you decide to purchase cards from Tiny Prints via these links, a small percentage of the sale will be given to me at no extra cost to you. It’s a win-win – thanks for helping support thediymommy.com!)

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