DIY Cottage Style Easter Eggs

As much as I love Easter decorating… [And who wouldn’t with the promise of chocolate and lashings of cutie-pie bunnies and sweet baby chicks] I’ve never been one to go overboard with decorating for this season. I keep it simple and restrained, with just a few touches here and there around my … [Read more...]

Adding soft pastels for a cottage Easter

Last week I added a hint of soft pastel colour to my kitchen dresser… And a few small Easter touches that enhance my décor… Rather than screaming ‘seasonal’ change.     There’s been a pair of thrifted baby boots floating around in my treasure box for awhile. I saw them there when I … [Read more...]

A Shabby Cottage Easter

You know as a kid how there are some words that you find intriguing and they kind of stick with you as you grow up. ‘Titavating’ is that word for me. It’s something my mum used to say when she was making a few changes to her décor…. like “I’ve titivated the dining room” or “the bedroom needs a … [Read more...]

Giveaway winner and more gifts for you!

I’m very excited to announce…we have a winner! ‘Petal’ bunny is being adopted by CarolSue Anderson   Thank you to everyone who joined me over on bHome. Sadly, I couldn’t give a bunny to everyone, but if you pop over to bHome and tap the yellow star at Craftberry Bush, you’ll receive the … [Read more...]

A pretty pastel Easter…

Hello Shabbilicious friends, For the last few days I’ve been [MIA] whilst road tripping with my youngest daughter. We took in a couple of university tours in another state, which also provided us an opportunity to catch up with my lovely family there too.     We covered a lot of … [Read more...]

Shabbilicious bunny love

Hello shabbilicious friends…     Come on in….. I’m working in the craft room this week. It’s been super hot here, so I’m staying cool under the air con.     It’s not often that I get to dedicate a big slab of time to just being creative… and believe me, it feels good … [Read more...]

Bunny love…

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...]

A ‘shabbilicious’ Easter

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 and … [Read more...]