Shabbilicious Sunday… A Christmas Mantel

Welcome to Shabbilicious Sunday. Each week in this series I share with you a visit to a home of one of our ‘shabbilicious’ friends…. I hope you are enjoying this series as much as I am. I believe a mantel provides a lovely focus point in a room and is ideal for setting the theme for your … [Read more...]

A Handmade Home for the Holidays

There’s no place I’d rather be for the holidays than at home. I’m such a homebody and I love that this year my family will all be here too. It will be a little crowded, but I love that we can all hang out in the kitchen baking, laughing and doing normal everyday family things…. together! I … [Read more...]

Shabbilicious Friday & Christmas Link Party

Happy Friday my friends and welcome to… Shabbilicious Friday & Christmas Link Party There are just 3 more Shabbilicious Friday link parties left before Christmas and then I’m having a short break over the Christmas/New Year period. I’m looking forward to presenting a new and different kind of … [Read more...]

2017 Free Vintage Planner Bundle

While technology has made everyone’s lives easier… There are still some of us that like to plan on paper, write things down… and be inspired by beautiful things. So, today I have my free 2017 planner and calendar bundle for you to download.     You may have downloaded many … [Read more...]

Free 2017 Vintage Printable Calendar

Hello friends, I don’t know about you… but for me this year flew by far quicker than I'd have liked. As the last month of 2016 is almost upon us, I’ve been thinking about the New Year ahead. Already I’ve been making a few plans for 2017 and I know many of you are too, because I’ve already had … [Read more...]

Shabbilicious Sunday

Welcome to Shabbilicious Sunday. Each week in this series I share with you a visit to a home of one of our ‘shabbilicious’ friends…. I hope you are enjoying this series as much as I am. There is so much inspiration around at Christmas, so rather than visiting just one home, I’m currently gathering … [Read more...]

How to shop handmade this Christmas

I think by now you know that I’m passionate about handmade. Even though I’m a crafter, I don’t have time to make everything on my list, so when I shop I try where possible to buy handmade. It not only supports small business, but it supports an artist… someone who creates through passion. Each … [Read more...]

Shabbilicious Friday & Christmas Link Party #247

Happy Friday my friends and welcome to… Shabbilicious Friday & Christmas Link Party Christmas is looming and almost everyone is now decorating for Christmas, so we’d love to see all your Christmas project posts this week! Happy Thanksgiving to my US friends today!! This is the place … [Read more...]

10 Handmade Gift Tutorials

There’s nothing more personal than a handmade gift. One that has been lovingly made my hand… No two can ever be exactly the same… And each one as special as the person you are gifting it to.      Here amongst the pages of Shabby Art Boutique you’ll find many creative … [Read more...]

DIY – Aroma Stone for Essential Oils

At this time of year everyone enjoys a quick and easy DIY project... This one is not only inexpensive, but can be made within a matter of minutes, And has the added bonus of being suitable to give as a handmade gift.     I’ve long been a fan of using essential oils in my home... I … [Read more...]