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...]

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...]

Free Printable for Autumn and Fall

I get excited about creating Autumn/Fall decor. Maybe it is because I live in a climate that doesn’t really have a big change between seasons… so I miss out on the leaves changing colour and the kaleidoscope of changing scenery. Or, perhaps it is because I enjoy working with the subdued pastel … [Read more...]

Shades of a Pastel Autumn

Seasonal changes are on the way…. Here in Australia, we are a just a couple of weeks away from Spring, although it seems to have already bloomed early where I live. In the northern hemisphere, the falling leaves will soon signify the transcending season… do you call it Fall or Autumn where you … [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...]

A New Studio To Create In

You may have noticed that it’s been a little quiet here on Shabby Art Boutique for the past few weeks and that’s because I’ve been working on a big project that hasn’t left much time for anything else. I’ve been waiting to share our secret project with you.... So… we recently sold our … [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...]