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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Creating A Vintage Christmas With Book Paper Projects

If you are someone who likes vintage crafting, there’s a good chance you have a stash of old books at the ready. There’s just something about browning book pages that adds character to a vintage project… especially at Christmas. So today I thought I’d share a few of my own vintage book paper … [Read more...]

Handmade Vintage Angel Christmas Ornament

Making handmade Christmas ornaments is like adding a little bit of your heart to the Christmas tree… And I like being able to make something that is original, one-of-a-kind and uniquely ‘me’. Handmade Christmas ornaments also make great gift tags too, so this is a project that does double … [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...]

DIY: Shoes for Blossom

It was never actually in my plans to make Blossom a pair of sweet little shoes. But I like those projects that take you by surprise… don’t you? So it happened that I was looking at gorgeous baby shoes online and then it struck me… what if I could make a shoe pattern that would fit Blossom’s … [Read more...]