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...]

Printable Christmas Food Gift Tags

Hello friends, I’m just popping in quickly today to share a free printable with you for your home baked gifts. Christmas baking is one of our families traditions and I love being able to share food gifts with friends and neighbours. I find these gifts are the perfect token gift when you … [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...]

How To Plan For Christmas

Getting organised for Christmas isn’t difficult… a little forward planning and making an early start is all that is needed to pace yourself for a stress free holidays. For the past 8 years I’ve shared a printable Christmas Planner on day 1 of my Simply Christmas event. It’s always incredibly … [Read more...]

Simply Christmas – 2017 Vintage Christmas Planner

Welcome friends…. Every year on the 1st November we come together for Simply Christmas. This is the 8th Annual Simply Christmas event and I’m just as excited to present this series, as I have been in the previous years. Like most people, this is my absolute favourite time of year... and I … [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...]

Free Vintage Fall Printable to Download

Hello shabbilicious friends, I had planed to share a fall sewing project with you today, but it’s unfortunately been ‘one of those’ days! One by one we’ve all succumbed to the flu in our household, dragging out for about 6 weeks now. Just when I thought I had dodged the dreaded lurgy, I woke … [Read more...]

July to December Printable Vintage Calendar

Hello ‘shabbilicious’ friends! Can you believe that we are now halfway through 2017? I honestly do not know where that first half of the year went and frankly…. it’s a bit scary.   I’ve had a lot going on this past couple of weeks and would have been totally lost without my calendar … [Read more...]

5 Last Minute Gifts for Creative Mothers

When I was growing up, my mum’s favourite Mother’s Day gifts were always the ones that I made…. (because, let’s face it, our mothers are always our biggest fans!!) It’s a tradition that has live on in our family and I still like to make my gifts and also receive handmade gifts from my … [Read more...]

DIY Vintage Sewing Needle Book

I’ve made a lot of craft projects over the years, but there are a few that remain absolute favourites. Back in 2012 I designed and made this vintage look needle book. I still use it every week in my studio.     It appeals to me on many levels… it’s got a shabby, vintage time … [Read more...]