Best of 2017 Creative Projects from Shabby Art Boutique

Hello friends,

I hope you’ve had a fabulous Christmas and holiday period.

Traditionally, during this week between Christmas and New Year I like to reflect upon the year that was…

taking time to review my creative projects and blog posts… and plan and prepare for the coming year.

Today I’m recapping the ‘Best of 2017’ projects I shared with you throughout the year.

Get the patterns and tutorials to make this sweet Maileg look-a-like Rabbit with dress and shoes from Shabby Art Boutique

Blossom, my look-a-like Maileg Rabbit was a very popular pattern and tutorial.

So were the patterns for Blossom’s dress and Blossom’s shoes.

Free printable Spring watercolour art for Shabby Art Boutique

We welcomed spring with a sweet Nest of Bunnies printable

Shabby bunnies and rose tags by Shabby Art Boutique

And these Shabby Bunny and Rose Tags were just in time for Easter.

FB Tags

A fabulous use for all those fabric scraps was this project, Scrappy Fabric Flower Tags.

Handmade HELLO card by Shabby Art Boutique

Another really popular one was the homemade silk flower cards.

Pincushion Angel Tutorial and Pattern available from Shabby Art Boutique

The Pincushion Angel has always been one of my most favourite designs,
so it was a pleasure to finally shared her as a free project.

Free Vintage Bird Postcard Printable from Shabby Art Boutique

This Vintage Bird Postcard printable is perfect for any time of the year.

Free 8 x 10 watercolor printable for Autumn-Fall from Shabby Art Boutique

This pastel Autumn 8” x 10” printable was very popular,
especially as it matched the Autumn products in my Society6 Store.

How to paint fall owls - full tutorial and pattern by Shabby Art Boutique

These painted Wood Owls are perfect for Fall, Winter or Christmas decor.

Handmade Vintage Angel Ornament Tutorial from Shabby Art Boutique

It was a big year for printables from Shabby Art Boutique;
adding this Vintage Christmas Angel Ornament printable…

free printable graphics for 2018 minii calendars from Shabby Art Boutique

A Mini 2018 Calendar (above) and
the larger 2018 Vintage Calendar.

Free 2018 Vintage Calendar from Shabby Art Boutique

Did you try some or these creative projects or printables this year?

PIN for later.

Best of 2017 DIY tutorials and patterns from Shabby Art Boutique

If you liked these. there are more creative projects on my Tutorials Page.



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  1. All so beautiful Kerryanne. You have so much talents and make the most beautiful creations. Wishing you a brand new year filled with many new creative projects, finding joy in all you do and lots of great health and happiness. Thank you for your sweet blog and sharing your talents and friendship. Happy New Year.

    • Kris, you are such a darling. All are beautiful wishes for a brand new year and I don’t mind saying that I’m feel excited for 2018 to begin.
      Sending you and Terry every good wish for a fabulous 2018. Happy New Year my friend xxx

  2. They are all so incredibly sweet! Thank you for reflecting with us! Wishing you many sweet creative moments in the New Year!

    • Thank you Rebecca. I’m often surprised when I look back over the year and see the direction my creativity took and what colour palettes were my favourites. Happy New Year to you and I hope it is a creative one!

  3. Thank you for sharing so many wonderful ideas and inspiration this year!

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