Shabby Valentine Fabric Projects

We are one week out from Valentine’s Day… have you decorated or changed your decor in any way to celebrate the season? I thought today I’d do a bit of a throw back to two of my shabby cottage Valentine projects from a couple of years ago. I still love and use these Valentine mug rugs when I … [Read more...]

Handmade Vintage LOVE Banner

Once upon a time…. back in the last century (which makes me sound painfully old), as a young woman with my heart all aflutter, I eagerly awaited Valentine’s Day and the promise of flowers or jewellery and definitely a romantic dinner. But as the years march on my love and I, now nearing our 28th … [Read more...]

DIY–Shabby Wood Heart & Printable

How do you say ‘I love you’ on Valentine’s Day? I know for some the day is filled with red roses, candlelit dinners and quite a lot of fanfare. My hubby and I have had more than 30+ Valentine Days together… and while my man is a romantic at heart, we’ve never made a big fuss on the actual … [Read more...]

DIY ~ Faux Patchwork Shabby Valentine Heart

It’s been a busy and productive few days in my craft room [insert happy face here]. Following on from my Valentine mug rug project yesterday, I used the same pretty fabrics to make a shabby faux patchwork heart.   I first shared the shabby hearts project last year… and it has proved … [Read more...]

DIY ~ Valentine’s Mug Rug

Being a shabby loving cottage gal, I love the look of handmade patchwork. I wish I had more time to dedicate to fabric crafts… but alas, I don’t, So I turn to the closest thing possible… faux patchwork.     I don’t want to take anything away from those amazingly talented … [Read more...]