A ‘Shabbilicious’ Christmas

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These days Christmas themes come in all kinds of colours… And styles… from traditional to modern, vintage to…         You might recognize this little guy… he’s been around before in a different guise. In our home, we like to have a Santa and stockings, so … [Read more...]

Shabbilicious Friday Link Party

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Welcome to…   This is the place we come to each week to share all that is ‘Shabbilicious’ This includes anything pretty like romantic cottage, farmhouse, shabby chic transformations, decorating & DIY, room reveals, vintage finds, French inspired loveliness, yummy recipes . . . … [Read more...]

What’s new for Christmas 2014

Shabby Art Boutique Christmas sneak peek

How’s your Christmas spirit? Are you even giving the season any thought yet?   Okay… so with 91 days to go, it’s not even on some peoples radar, But if you are a crafty person, you’ll already be tossing around ideas, themes and colour palettes by now.     I’ve been … [Read more...]

It’s a little controversial… but it’s true!

Shabby Art Boutique - The Truth About Glues

Shh... Come a little closer… I’m going to share with you a trade secret. It’s something that a couple of big companies don’t want me to tell you.   As you know, I’ve worked in the art industry for 30+ years. I’ve worked in large art departments... small art boutiques... and had … [Read more...]

Best of DIY Link Party

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Welcome to the Best of DIY link party.     I’m thrilled to be included in this amazing line up of talented DIY bloggers. There are 27 bloggers co-hosting this link party, which is great news for you. Link up your DIY projects and they will appear on all 27 blogs… that’s lots … [Read more...]

Shabbilicious Friday link party

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Welcome to…   This is the place we come to each week to share all that is ‘Shabbilicious’ This includes anything pretty like romantic cottage, farmhouse, shabby chic transformations, decorating & DIY, room reveals, vintage finds, French inspired loveliness, yummy recipes . . . … [Read more...]

My top 5 sweet treats

Shabby Art Boutique - top 5 easy 'go-to' afternoon tea recipes

Doesn’t every mum have her special quick and easy GO-TO recipes! Well… if she likes to bake she does.     I’m never short on recipes and actually like to make a big variety of things… BUT, there are times when I need to make something in a hurry and I know these recipes are … [Read more...]

#BestofDIY

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As you know, I’m all about… ‘Putting the homemade and home baked back into everyday living’.     I prefer the old fashioned approach to cooking and making a home… And if I can make something myself, I definitely will.   So I’m honored to be joining with 27 DIY … [Read more...]

The Perfectly Imperfect World of Tilda

Shabby Art Boutique - Tilda at WD

My Tilda Boutique at Woodberry Designs is literally brimming with new stock. Ohhh….. I’ve had great pleasure unpacking it all…. and having a little play… trying out a few things before its release. Hmm… just one of the perks of stocking this gorgeous range I suppose [wink].   … [Read more...]

Shabbilicious Friday Link Party

2013 Shab Friday logo

Welcome to…   This is the place we come to each week to share all that is ‘Shabbilicious’ This includes anything pretty like romantic cottage, farmhouse, shabby chic transformations, decorating & DIY, room reveals, vintage finds, French inspired loveliness, yummy recipes . . . … [Read more...]