18 Natural Home Solutions

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If you’ve been following me for awhile you’ll know I’m all about… Putting the homemade and home baked back into everyday living. And I’m always on the lookout for natural home solutions, so this week I made a clip board on Hometalk to store all the fabulous tips and homemade recipes I … [Read more...]

How to make… ‘faux’ French Macarons

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The world is in love with French Macarons. This confectionery is characterized by its smooth, domed top, ruffled circumference (referred to as the "foot"), and flat base. It is mildly moist and easily melts in the mouth. . . Unless of course it is a ‘faux’ French Macaron. Now you … [Read more...]

Sharing Saturday

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Thanks for joining me again for ‘Sharing Saturday’…. where I introduce friends to friends. Each week I share 3 or 4 blogs that I think you may like. They will be ‘shabbilicious’ of course and fit with the shabby, vintage, farmhouse or DIY niche.     Please feel free to … [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...]

New shabby vintage Christmas designs

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Amidst the dulcet tones of Michael Bublé and a liberal sprinkling of German Glass Glitter… There has been a general feeling of merriness in the Shabby Art Boutique craft room of late.     Three of the six new Christmas designs are now available in the Christmas Pattern Boutique. … [Read more...]

How to make a Halloween Candle Jar

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Welcome to Spookyville!!! [insert evil cackle]. Well, at least my take on a Halloween inspired village… it’s just a little spooky. I like the Halloween theme, yet it’s never been widely popular or celebrated here in Australia. Things are slowly changing, so now I like to add a little … [Read more...]

Sharing Saturday

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Thanks for joining me again for ‘Sharing Saturday’…. where I introduce friends to friends. Each week I’ll introduce you to 3 or 4 blogs that I think you may like. They will be ‘shabbilicious’ of course and fit with the shabby, vintage, farmhouse or DIY niche.     … [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...]

Shabbilicious apron love!

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Sometimes my projects don’t turn out they way they are meant to. That’s not to say I don’t like them… on the contrary, It’s more about my inability to follow someone else’s instructions without adding my own take on things.     Last week I made this apron. I LOVE it. … [Read more...]

My top 5 DIY scented home projects

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I’m all about keeping things as natural as possible in my home. This stems originally from raising a child with severe allergies to chemicals. It was a necessity in our home… but I’m sure now that we are all the better for it.     Today I am sharing my top 5 DIY projects to … [Read more...]