DIY Printable Vintage Lavender Sachets

Hello friends, Traditionally, at the beginning of a new year we get busy re-organising our homes after putting away all the seasonal decorations. Once I’ve completed my big post-Christmas clean, I take some time to add all the pretties back into my decor; like new candles, pillow covers, … [Read more...]

Printable 2018 Vintage Planner

Happy New Year friends!! I’ve been enjoying a quiet and relaxing start to 2018. It’s been very hot here, so I’ve eased into the New Year by packing up all the Christmas decor and organising the year ahead. I don’t know about you, but I LOVE getting a new planner put together, sorting out my … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

More Vintage Printables… A Giftbox… And A Winner

Hello shabbilicious friends, Can you believe we are just one week out from Christmas. I still had so many projects I wanted to share with you… but I’m just about out of days! So, today is a mixed bag of free printables and other offerings. First up, I have two more printable sheets to add to your … [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...]

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...]

Printable Tags for Handmade Projects

I always appreciate when I receive handmade gifts. As a crafter, I know just how many hours go into making something by hand.... plus the patience and expertise it takes to make an item from scratch. These gifts are indeed special... they are individual and something that can’t be found just … [Read more...]

Every Tilda Pattern You Ever Wanted

Won’t you come with me into the magical handmade world of designer Tone Finnanger? Tone formed the Tilda brand in 1999 when she was just 25 years old. It is now well known for its whimsical, comical and naive characters in the form of animals and dolls, as well as beautiful collections of fabric … [Read more...]

How to Paint Shabby Fall Owls

Personally, I feel owls fit in perfectly with fall and winter decor. Although I have mine out all year round, I do tend to make a feature of them more in the cooler months. This year they are sitting in the hydrangea corner in a show of soft mauves, greys and greens. Today I’m sharing a … [Read more...]

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...]