Faux Patchwork Christmas Coasters

Hello friends, Today’s project is another in my collection of faux patchwork pieces. These projects have proven really popular and I get why… they are super easy, use basic sewing skills and are a fabulous way to use up fabric scraps.   You told me you loved my pumpkin coasters … [Read more...]

A Handmade Shabby Pastel Christmas

It’s that time of year again when crafters start planning and preparing for the Christmas season. The weeks are counting down now and I know personally, there are more handmade projects on my To-Do list than are even possible, but I’ll endeavour to make as many as I can. I’ve already started work … [Read more...]

Easy Faux Patchwork Pumpkin Coasters

Fall is definitely on the lighter, pastel side in my home this year. I’m still crushing over my fabric pumpkin trio and while there are still a few Tilda fabric remnants left, I’ll keep making pretty things out of the scraps. Today’s addition were super easy, faux patchwork fabric coasters…. in a … [Read more...]

12 Shabbilicious Instagram Accounts to Follow

Once upon a time…. Well, about a decade ago for me, which of course in technology terms is the equivalent of  ‘the Dark Ages’, blogs started popping up all over the world. And we reveled in their newness and sharing capabilities. Then over the years more new things came along… Facebook, … [Read more...]

New in the shop… Pink Peonies & Roses

Today I have added lots of new things to my Society 6 store and I will continue to add more items over the next week. The first two designs, ‘Pink Peonies’ and ‘Peonies and Roses’ have a lovely shabby and romantic feel to them. They are very feminine and perfect for the shabby at heart girl. For … [Read more...]

From shabby scraps to shabbilicious garland

You know all those tiny scraps and off-cuts of pretty papers you have left over from craft projects… Don’t throw them out!! I have storage bags specifically for scraps… both paper and fabric.     It’s amazing what you can make using pretty leftovers. When I store the scraps I don’t … [Read more...]

Timeless White Styling

While I love my cottage colours and pretty pastels, timeless whites are still my go-to for shabby chic decorating. Whites are timeless, simple, clean and easy to look at!     I have collected a lot of whites over the years. Everything from jugs, ironstone, vintage plates, serving … [Read more...]

Let’s have a chat about all things ‘shabby’

Hi shabbilicious friends, I always seem to be popping in with projects and DIY’s, so I thought I’d do a regular coffee and chat date with you here on the blog… You know, so I can keep you up to date on all the ‘little things’ that don’t warrant a post of their own, but still good to know. So grab … [Read more...]

How to make altered vintage aprons

Today we are going all granny chic… Although my inspiration for apron wearing comes from my grandmother, I’m pretty sure her aprons never looked anything like mine. My nan’s aprons were more the basic gingham variety with maybe a little simple pocket embroidery. Aprons of that era were … [Read more...]

DIY – Clock Face Coasters

Thank you for all the lovely comments on the free clock face pintables I shared with you HERE.  I love hearing about how you plan to use them. Several people have said they are making actual clocks with them and that sounds wonderful. I thought you might like to see what I’ve made with some … [Read more...]