Shabbilicious Friday & Christmas link party

Shabbilicious-Friday Christmas

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

Vintage Angels

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Angels played an important role in the first Christmas… So many of us like to have them in our homes at Christmas time, whether that be sitting at the top of the tree or amongst our home décor.     I designed this Vintage Cone Angel a few years ago for a Guest Post and have made … [Read more...]

Gifts for the Shabby Cottage Chic Lover

Shabby Art Boutique - Gift Giving Guide - Shabby Cottage Chic Lovers

Almost everyone has that one person on their gift list that is hard to buy for. My family tell me that I’m their hard to buy for person… no seriously, they do! They know I love anything shabby, vintage or cottage chic… but apparently they can’t find anything I’d like. Hmm… I looked… … [Read more...]

‘Decadent’ Christmas Cookies

Shabby Art Boutqiue - Oreo Balls

It doesn’t matter whether you call these Oreo balls, truffles or cake pops…. The fact remains, they are deliciously decadent! Strictly speaking… they are not cookies, but they are perfect for Christmas!     Thank you for joining my friends and I as we share our favourite … [Read more...]

Let the Christmas baking begin!

Shabby Art Boutique Cookie Exchange 1

Tis the season to be baking… Fa la la la la… la la la la. I’ve got my pretty apron on and I’m all set to start my Christmas baking.   I love to bake all year round, but really enjoy making delicious offerings during the Christmas season.   See my 2013 Wreath Sugar Cookie … [Read more...]

Shabbilicious Friday Link Party

Shabbilicious-Friday Christmas

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

Handmade gifts… made with love!

Shabby Art Boutique - fabric covered diary tutorial

I’ve always been a lover of handmade gifts… Whether that be something made by my children at school… Or an intricate item made by a crafty friend.   It’s the love, time and thought that goes into those gifts that make them special.     I’m a little more time … [Read more...]

How to make Vintage Christmas Blocks

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I’ve always liked blocks… And I especially love Christmas blocks.     I think this block appreciation started when I was a small child. I had a set of 16 blocks that had a different picture on every face of the block… when turned over they could create 6 different fairy tale … [Read more...]

Creativity in bloom at Craftberry Bush

Shabby Art Boutique printed magazine

Thank you again for the amazing support of the latest Simply Shabbilicious magazine. If you haven’t yet had a chance to flick through the pages for Christmas inspiration, you can read it FREE online HERE. Or like me, pick up a printed or digital copy HERE.     I feel incredibly … [Read more...]

6 quick & easy Christmas home decorating projects

Shabby Art Boutique - 6 quick and easy home decorating projects

With just 37 sleeps until Christmas, I know many of you are now starting to work on some homemade Christmas décor. I’m always inspired by my creative friends and the incredibly clever ideas they come up with for putting homemade into the holidays. Today I’m sharing some of their quick and … [Read more...]