New shabby vintage Christmas designs

Amidst the dulcet tones of Michael Bublé and a liberal sprinkling of German Glass Glitter… There has been a general feeling of merriness in the Shabby Art Boutique craft room of late.     Three of the six new Christmas designs are now available in the Christmas Pattern Boutique. … [Read more...]

What’s new for Christmas 2014

How’s your Christmas spirit? Are you even giving the season any thought yet?   Okay… so with 91 days to go, it’s not even on some peoples radar, But if you are a crafty person, you’ll already be tossing around ideas, themes and colour palettes by now.     I’ve been working on … [Read more...]

My shabby craft room ‘must haves’

I know that many of you are crafters, sewers or DIY’ers… So I have a question for you. What crafting tools can you not live without?     We all have our favourites… My two things are actually items I made a few years ago and are practical as well as pretty.   My first is my … [Read more...]

A ‘shabbilicious’ Easter

Hippity… hoppity…Easter is on the way. Do you decorate your home for the season? Here at Shabby Art Boutique, I introduce a few decorative touches to my usual décor to herald the season.     The bunnies are one of my original designs and are cut from wood using a scroll saw and … [Read more...]

The year that was… 2013

I think the end of the year is a time for reflection for many people… As one year ends… and a new one begins.   A lot of different things happened at Shabby Art Boutique this past year. Probably the biggest challenge and the most rewarding was the magazine ….Simply Shabbilicious … [Read more...]

My gift to You…

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to everyone for your thoughtful Christmas wishes. Kerry xx With only 9 sleeps to Christmas… I am rejoicing in all the gifts of the season.   I am blessed to have a beautiful home that sparkles with yuletide decorations. There are gifts under my tree … [Read more...]

Ho… Ho… Ho…

Or maybe that should be… Ho Ho Ho-oot!!   Meet ‘Squeak’. . . She’s an owlet and the youngest member of the new owl family at Shabby Art Boutique. Squeak loves frosty evenings, gingerbread and hot chocolates with candy cane stirrers. She’s part of a flock of owls that now … [Read more...]

Pretty things inspire me to…

DREAM… I’ve definitely been re-discovering my creativity in the past couple of weeks and I attribute that to being surrounded by my crafting supplies again.     My lace and ribbon boards are wound and neatly stacked. It’s a constantly growing collection. . . but can we ever have … [Read more...]