Shabby Fall Projects Using Fabric Scraps

I was in my craft room today when I sat back for a moment and admired my shabby fall decor…. it looks so soft and pretty. Whilst I was daydreaming about shabbilicious pretties, it struck me that nearly all of my fall projects utilised just small pieces of fabric and were perfect for those … [Read more...]

DIY: Shoes for Blossom

It was never actually in my plans to make Blossom a pair of sweet little shoes. But I like those projects that take you by surprise… don’t you? So it happened that I was looking at gorgeous baby shoes online and then it struck me… what if I could make a shoe pattern that would fit Blossom’s … [Read more...]

DIY: How to Dress Your ‘look-a-like’ Maileg Rabbit

Let me introduce you to Blossom… She’s a Maileg Rabbit doppelganger….  sort of ‘same, same but different’. While Blossom looks like one of those adorable Scandinavian Maileg Rabbits, she is actually a homemade version, but I think she is still pretty cute! At 22 inches tall, Blossom is the … [Read more...]

Celebrating Imperfection…

You might remember a few weeks ago, I shared a review of a pre-release book that I had the privilege of reading whilst on holidays. The book was ‘So Close to Amazing’ by the lovely KariAnne of Thistlewood Farm.   Well, today is the LAUNCH day of this book and I’m so excited for … [Read more...]

How To Make a Maileg ‘look-a-like’ Rabbit

For a long while now, I’ve been absolutely smitten with all things Scandinavian. My love of GreenGate and Tilda has filled my blog posts for many years now and I know that many of you love it all too. There’s another gorgeous Scandi item I’ve been coveting… the Maileg Rabbit. They are not … [Read more...]

DIY – Pincushion Angel

Back in 2011 I designed this sweet pincushion angel for use in my Studio classroom. Everyone that visited my studio fell in love with her…. so in 2013, after many requests I decided to make the design into an E-pattern to sell in my Boutique. My little Pincushion Angel was a huge hit and … [Read more...]

July to December Printable Vintage Calendar

Hello ‘shabbilicious’ friends! Can you believe that we are now halfway through 2017? I honestly do not know where that first half of the year went and frankly…. it’s a bit scary.   I’ve had a lot going on this past couple of weeks and would have been totally lost without my calendar … [Read more...]

DIY – Homemade Silk Flower Cards

Hello friends! I’ve been a little quiet online this past week, as I’m working on a really big project…. [squeal] I’m super excited to share it with you in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, I’m sharing another one of my greeting card crafts today. I love how these cards are more than just a card…. they … [Read more...]

Scrappy Fabric Flower Tags

Once or twice a year I get out my crafting supplies and make a large batch of handmade cards and tags, that will see me through the year. Last week I went to my card box to find a suitable card to send a friend and was horrified to find the box was empty. Soooo… this past week I’ve been making … [Read more...]

5 Last Minute Gifts for Creative Mothers

When I was growing up, my mum’s favourite Mother’s Day gifts were always the ones that I made…. (because, let’s face it, our mothers are always our biggest fans!!) It’s a tradition that has live on in our family and I still like to make my gifts and also receive handmade gifts from my … [Read more...]