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...]

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...]

Tilda Winter Skating Angel and a Giveaway

Hello friends, Over the weekend I made this sweet little Tilda Skating Angel doll…. and I’m besotted with her cuteness. She’s actually a combination of two Tilda dolls; Skating Angel and Chalet Girls.   The doll is the same pattern for both designs, but I incorporated the little … [Read more...]

Tilda Book Review – Sewing By Heart

As you know, I’ve long been a fan of all things Tilda. I think Tone Finnanger is an amazing and very inspiring designer and I have faithfully coveted every book she has written and every collection she has put out. Soooo…. today I’m a little nervous about my honest book review of her latest … [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...]

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...]

Hand Quilted Tilda Fabric Coasters

I often have several crafty projects on the go at once. I especially like the ones that are tucked away in the sewing basket and brought out every so often…. These gorgeous hand quilted Tilda fabric coasters were one of those projects and I finally finished them this week. Aren’t they sweet? … [Read more...]

Foxie Ladies

Here’s a peek at what’s on the work table in my craft room this week. Three gorgeous foxie ladies…   This pattern is of course a lovely Tilda pattern… But as you know, I suck at following patterns. I go off on tangents and like to add my own spin to things! I made these 3 … [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...]

Miss Foxie

Hello shabbilicious friends! Try as I might to get my blogging schedule back on track, it’s been so hit and miss of late. I’ve got lots of exciting things happening right now, which has had me travelling all over the place… but hopefully I’ll be staying put for a few weeks now and can share some … [Read more...]