Free printable Christmas Wrap Paper and Tags

Hello friends, I’ve been away for the past week visiting one of my daughters. As she can’t make it home for Christmas this year, we had an early Christmas get-together at her home in North Queensland. Now that I’m back home and we are quickly sliding into the last 2 weeks before Christmas, I’m … [Read more...]

A Christmas filled with Shabbilicious DIY Projects

Hello friends, I was looking back at some older Christmas photos and projects this weekend and realised there’s quite a few that aren’t listed on my tutorials page. It’s funny how we sometimes forget about the decorating of previous years… or maybe all the Christmases have merged into one, but … [Read more...]

Create, Bake, Grow & Gather Party #293

Welcome friends! Do you love homemade, home baked, home grown and all things gathered? Then please join us each week for… I’m loving our weekly ‘homemade’ get-together and being able to see everyone’s crafty projects, recipes and make-overs…. & let’s not forget, it’s time to share all … [Read more...]

Handmade Truffles That Will Delight Everyone

One of my favourite aspects of Christmas is this universal need to ‘catch up before Christmas’…. and all that it entails with lots of eating, casual dining, end of year parties, eating, drinks, more eating. It truly is the ‘silly season’, but oh what fun it all is. I love to bake at … [Read more...]

2018 Mini Calendars

Every year I put out a vintage calendar, which is always hugely popular. There’s one in the works now for 2018, but today I have a mini calendar for you. Back in 2013 I shared a vintage mini fridge calendar printable…. and I’ve had lots of requests for it ever since.   These mini … [Read more...]

The Handmade Deer Are Gathering

Hello friends, Since I shared my Reindeer trio on my bHome for the Holidays post last week, I’ve had so many people enquiring about them. They’re certainly fun and a whole lot of cute…. so let me tell you about this handmade gathering of deer.   [This post contains affiliate … [Read more...]

Printable Christmas Food Gift Tags

Hello friends, I’m just popping in quickly today to share a free printable with you for your home baked gifts. Christmas baking is one of our families traditions and I love being able to share food gifts with friends and neighbours. I find these gifts are the perfect token gift when you … [Read more...]

Putting Homemade Back Into The Holidays

Christmas is a season filled with fond memories…. from family traditions to picking a tree, singing carols, visiting family and even the familiar aroma of baking Christmas cookies. I believe it is these wonderful childhood memories that keeps the Christmas spirit in our hearts for evermore. I … [Read more...]

Christmas Gift Ideas For Her

Wondering what to give to that ‘shabbiliciously gorgeous’ friend or family member? Perhaps the most girly girl on the shopping list is actually YOU… then you might like to pop a few of these gift ideas on your wish list and leave it out for prying eyes. This post contains affiliate links – … [Read more...]

How To Make Twig Christmas Trees

I accidentally stumbled upon a theme for my family room this year. It started when I set up my snowy flocked Christmas trees and garland a few weeks ago. They sat there bare and unadorned, except for a single strand of lights. I really liked the parred back look… it was simple and kind of … [Read more...]