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DIY Kits from ETSY Canada

The One of a Kind Show and Sale wrapped up recently and of course the ETSY Marketplace was a buzz with people. I can’t help but feel inspired to call on my own creativity but the hardest part of DIY projects for me is not the doing but rather coming up with the creative idea. That takes talent and what better spot for creativity than Etsy Canada. These DIY kits contain everything you need to feed your inner crafter. […]

DIY Saran Wrap Painted Coasters

Well hey, y’all! I’m Olivia from DIY Mother and today I’m sharing a little painting experiment I conducted over the weekend: saran wrap-painted coasters. […]

My Style. First Sewing Project

As you know I was sent a sewing machine from Brother. I wrote about some beginner sewing projects I could try with my new machine . Through my after school sewing club I tried using my machine on my first own sewing projects. […]

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Wash Buddy for Dad

There are lots of great ways to remember dad, we even shared some craft and DIY ideas, but since my husband has been really busy lately I wanted to find a gift that the kids could give to and enjoy with their dad. […]

DIY Community for Kids

My kids love playing Minecraft ; even our own Junior Style Blogger has expressed a little bit of an obsession with the game. Similar to our love of LEGO, Minecraft has a way of encouraging creativity and community with my kids. While looking for ways to expand on their interest, I stumbled upon a fabulous online DIY community just for kids. […]

Upcycle. Bathroom Stand to Book Display

Sometimes all it takes is a different perspective to upcycle a discarded household item, adding new life. […]

Study Spaces: 11 Homework Spaces for Kids

After a full summer of fun and freedom, it can be hard for kids to settle back into routines and desks, even harder still when it comes to focusing on homework. We know from Building Homework Habits that setting up a spot to work on homework is key. Even if your kids are just starting kindergarten, having a functional space to work on projects, printing, and even colouring is a great idea. […]

Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

Salad lives a double life. When it’s being good it fills us up so we eat fewer calories at dinner, while adding a vitamin punch in every bite. Dark greens like spinach add extra nutrition, and you can even sneak some shredded Swiss chard or kale in for extra potassium. It’s the perfect vitamin and mineral dense food. No one doubts the extra punch of vitamins (and slight feeling of smugness) that you get when eating this virtuous treat. All salads start off as a healthy shopping trip that’s stored in your crisper drawer. […]