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...]

A little bit shabby… a little bit Maileg!

Shabby Art Boutique - A little bit Maileg

I’m smitten with all things Scandinavian… Especially their gorgeous homewares. I’m a collector of GreenGate ceramics… I lust after IB Laursen… And one of those large Maileg Bunnies takes pride of place at the top of my shabbilicious wish list.     I won’t be getting a … [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...]

Flash Giveaway…

Shabby Art Boutique FB Giveaway

Get in quick and enter the 24 hour Flash Giveaway! Pop over to my Facebook page and enter for your chance to win a $30 PayPal gift to buy a little something for yourself. But you have to be quick… it closes at 8pm Friday AEST (6am EST).   There are 10 bloggers in the Round Robin … [Read more...]

Bunny love…

Shabby Art Boutique handmade bunnies 1

For several weeks a pair of calico bunnies sat lifeless on my studio desk. Their arms and legs were unattached… Their ears lay limp and crumpled.     Then finally I had some free time to make then whole… But try as I might, I never seem able to follow someone else’s pattern. … [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...]

A ‘shabbilicious’ Easter

Shabby Art Boutique - Easter French Bunnies

Hippity… hoppity…Easter is on the way. Do you decorate your home for the season? Here at Shabby Art Boutique, I introduce a few decorative touches to my usual décor to herald the season.     The bunnies are one of my original designs and are cut from wood using a scroll saw … [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...]

Pass the milk please…

Shabby Art Boutique - milk jug cover

When I was a little girl there were a lot of things that intrigued me at my grandparents cottage in the country. From the wood fired stove to the deep claw footed bath…. the scullery, an outside toilet and tank water to name a few. All these things were truly wondrous when seen through the eyes … [Read more...]

Shabby ‘faux’ patchwork

Shabby Art Boutique - shabby 'faux' patchwork 2

Patchwork is so perfect for the shabby, cottage look… But it can be quite time consuming to make… And what if you can’t sew!     Well, I’m going to share with you a secret way to get this gorgeous look without all the hard work. I call it ‘faux’ patchwork. And for this … [Read more...]