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...]

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...]

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...]

Living a ‘Hygge’ Lifestyle

If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile, you’ll know that I’ve been crushing on all things Scandinavian for some time…. From gorgeous GreenGate stoneware collections to the adorable characters of Maileg and Tilda. I’ve also been entranced by the relaxed and cosy blogs of many Scandinavian … [Read more...]

A Maileg Look-a-like Mouse is in the House!

It’s no secret that I’m smitten with Scandinavian design… GreenGate, Tilda and Maileg are amongst my favourites. Australia is a whole world away from Denmark, so anything Maileg is both hard to get and very expensive… But I love the pure whimsy of their fabric toys, so I decided to set about … [Read more...]