DIY – Homemade Silk Flower Cards

Hello friends! I’ve been a little quiet online this past week, as I’m working on a really big project…. [squeal] I’m super excited to share it with you in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, I’m sharing another one of my greeting card crafts today. I love how these cards are more than just a card…. they … [Read more...]

Scrappy Fabric Flower Tags

Once or twice a year I get out my crafting supplies and make a large batch of handmade cards and tags, that will see me through the year. Last week I went to my card box to find a suitable card to send a friend and was horrified to find the box was empty. Soooo… this past week I’ve been making … [Read more...]

Hand Quilted Tilda Fabric Coasters

I often have several crafty projects on the go at once. I especially like the ones that are tucked away in the sewing basket and brought out every so often…. These gorgeous hand quilted Tilda fabric coasters were one of those projects and I finally finished them this week. Aren’t they sweet? … [Read more...]

5 Last Minute Gifts for Creative Mothers

When I was growing up, my mum’s favourite Mother’s Day gifts were always the ones that I made…. (because, let’s face it, our mothers are always our biggest fans!!) It’s a tradition that has live on in our family and I still like to make my gifts and also receive handmade gifts from my … [Read more...]

New Shabby Cottage Designs in my Shop

I really enjoy the comfortable feel of shabby chic and cottage style decorating. Combining a mismatch of pretty florals, checks and spots creates a relaxed casual style that is easy to live with…. Especially when you combine your favourite pastels palette.     This week I’ve … [Read more...]

Handmade Projects for Creating a Spring Cottage

One of the things I love about Spring is how easy it is to brighten up your decor. As you know, I’m all about the neutral white background for decorating, which is the perfect backdrop for adding a splash of colour with accessories. So, I’ve grouped together a few of my handmade projects and … [Read more...]

Shabby Bunnies and Rose Printables

With Easter just around the corner, I got busy in the craft room this week making some sweet shabby tags. Bunnies and roses are perfect right throughout Spring, so these little sweeties could stay out all season.   I put them together on a free A4 printable sheet that you can … [Read more...]

250+ Creative Project Tutorials

Hello ‘shabbilicious’ friends! I’ve just returned from a trip away again and I’m relishing in the peace and quiet that precedes the school holidays. I know it won’t last, so this week I feel compelled to tick off as many of the items on my ‘To-Do’ list that I can. I feel so guilty that I’ve been … [Read more...]

Adding Cottage Elements for Easter

As we approach Easter, I like to add a few Easter and spring elements to my decorating. I have a box of Easter pretties that I add to each year.... white china bunnies, handmade tags, bunnies and fabric eggs etc. They are perfect for bringing a touch of Easter to the vignettes I already have … [Read more...]

New Spring Designs in my Shop

Over the weekend I added a couple of new spring designs to my Shabby Art Boutique Society6 shop. My bunny design was updated with a pretty floral garland and is perfect for Easter, as well as spring decorating.     There are so many different items to choose from at Society6; from a … [Read more...]