My shabby craft room ‘must haves’

Shabby Art Boutique - Vintage Needlebook 1

I know that many of you are crafters, sewers or DIY’ers… So I have a question for you. What crafting tools can you not live without?     We all have our favourites… My two things are actually items I made a few years ago and are practical as well as pretty.   My first … [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 . . . or … [Read more...]

When you call my name…

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Hello my ‘shabbilicious’ friends… Just popping in with a little SAB update.     It’s fast becoming one of those ‘crazy’ type weeks here… Which, in the scheme of things, is sort of becoming the norm around here these days. So with this crazy mixed up schedule of mine, … [Read more...]

The thing I do… when I just have to be doing ‘something’

I’m a bit of a non-relaxer. Yeah I know, that’s a bit crazy… but you probably already know this about me anyway. I’m Guest Posting over at Live Creatively Inspired today and I’m chatting about my non relaxing ways and what I do to keep my hands busy.     Pop on over and … [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 . . . or … [Read more...]

All the ‘shabby’ days of my life

Shabby Art Boutique - Vintage Creative Planner 2014 - August

With the general busyness around here, I have been honing my juggling and tightrope walking skills. I recon I could probably try out for the travelling circus… Although… The visual of a woman of my age wearing fishnet tights and a leotard while swinging above your head may be too disturbing … [Read more...]

A shabby tea for two and a ASCP Giveaway

Shabby Art Boutique - Picnic basket make-over

I’m lucky enough to live in a gorgeous part of the world that enjoys a year round temperate climate. This means that most days are picnic worthy… and we love a good picnic!     As you would expect, we have quite a variety of family sized picnic baskets… but nothing that was … [Read more...]

Where Bloggers Create 2014

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Every year Karen from My Desert Cottage hosts the ‘Where Bloggers Create’  blog party tour… And this year I’m pleased to be joining in.     If you are new here at Shabby Art Boutique, thank you for visiting. I hope you’ll enjoy seeing where I create.     … [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...]

Shabby twine holders

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Sometimes others don’t share our visions. Well… that would be quite often if you lived in my house. I seem to be the only visionary with a creative edge…[sigh].     Like this for example… I see two empty tomato cans waiting to go out to the recycle bin and I say…. … [Read more...]