Foxie Ladies

Here’s a peek at what’s on the work table in my craft room this week. Three gorgeous foxie ladies…     This pattern is of course a lovely Tilda pattern… But as you know, I suck at following patterns. I go off on tangents and like to add my own spin to things!     I … [Read more...]

Miss Foxie

Hello shabbilicious friends! Try as I might to get my blogging schedule back on track, it’s been so hit and miss of late. I’ve got lots of exciting things happening right now, which has had me travelling all over the place… but hopefully I’ll be staying put for a few weeks now and can share some of … [Read more...]

A Gift Guide for Crafters

Every year my family tell me I am so hard to buy for… And every year I say “No, I’m a crafter. There are a million things you could buy me”. Crafters are always happy to add to their stash… whether that be an item on their wish list or something they use all the time. We LOVE craft supplies!! … [Read more...]

Handmade Christmas Gift Wrapping

Hello friends, With just 2 weeks until Christmas, the countdown is definitely now on. I’m feeling fairly relaxed and ready… with just last minute things like baking left to do before family start arriving next week. Over the weekend I wrapped my gifts and today I thought I’d share a few of my … [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...]

12 Handmade Pincushion Ideas & Tutorials

If you sew, embroider, have visions of one day being able to sew….. or even just pretend to sew, then you probably have a pincushion! Pincushions just kind of go with needles and thread. Which brings me to an important question… how many pincushions are too many?     The answer is…. … [Read more...]

From shabby scraps to shabbilicious garland

You know all those tiny scraps and off-cuts of pretty papers you have left over from craft projects… Don’t throw them out!! I have storage bags specifically for scraps… both paper and fabric.     It’s amazing what you can make using pretty leftovers. When I store the scraps I don’t … [Read more...]

DIY – Shabby Brown Paper Bag Pockets

Hey there, Come on in and pull up a seat. I thought you might like to sit awhile here in my creative space with me today. I’m working on a little ‘quickie’ craft project that might interest you too.     What I love about this kind of project is that you use what you have on hand. No … [Read more...]

Take time to recharge your creativity!

Dear self…. Sometimes you need to stop, take a deep breathe and just relax. Seriously, you need to take better care of yourself. Please allow some quiet time for you creativity to recharge. Love, Your Inner Muse xx   There are lots of ways to give your creativity a boost. Just having … [Read more...]

How to make altered vintage aprons

Today we are going all granny chic… Although my inspiration for apron wearing comes from my grandmother, I’m pretty sure her aprons never looked anything like mine. My nan’s aprons were more the basic gingham variety with maybe a little simple pocket embroidery. Aprons of that era were generally … [Read more...]