Shabbilicious Sunday – Christmas Decorating

It’s time for Shabbilicious Sunday once again. Each week in this series I share with you a visit to a home of one of our ‘shabbilicious’ friends, but today we are visiting several. Traditionally, this is the week many people start decorating their homes for Christmas; whether that be after … [Read more...]

Victorian Ribbon Angel Ornament

You know how I really love vintage things for Christmas… Well, this year is no different. Today I’m sharing my first Christmas project of the season… A sweet Victorian Ribbon Angel ornament.   [Don’t forget to PIN] Once again, I’m joining the 31 Days of Handmade Christmas … [Read more...]

Shabbilicious Sunday – Anke of Lelofee

Hello friends… it’s time for Shabbilicious Sunday. Each week in this series I share with you a visit to a home of one of our ‘shabbilicious’ friends. What could be better than to take a tour around their home, have a chat and get to know a little more about them. Today we are off to Germany to … [Read more...]

A Romantic Handmade Fall for bHome

Hello there, Come on in to my craft room where I’m romancing fall. This year I am totally smitten with little fabric pumpkins… and pretty fall colours. I’ve even moved away from my usual colour palette and have embraced the soft and muted shades of grey through to … [Read more...]

Fabric Mushrooms for Romantic Fall Decor

During autumn, we have a plethora of both toadstools and mushrooms popping up in the gardens around our home. We live in a rainforest, so the moist floor of the forest is littered with decomposing plant material, therefore providing a perfect environment for fungi to grow. In a place where we … [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...]

10 Beautiful Doily Craft Projects To Make

The humble crochet doily has come out of moth balls and made its way from ornamental mat to a multitude of modern day uses…. Many of which would probably shock our grandmothers!! [Pin for later]   If like me, you are shabby at heart and would gladly spend a thrifting day scouring through … [Read more...]

Care Packages

You know you are going to love a book when a friend recommends it with this… “OMG… this book made me think of you. You absolutely have to get it!!” So of course I did… and yes, I absolutely do love it. The book is the recently released Care Packages by Michelle Mackintosh.   Michelle … [Read more...]

DIY: Cottage Style Faux Patchwork Trivet

Today I’m sharing an easy and very practical project… a fabric trivet. This is something we all need, but this one is perhaps a little different to others you’ve seen. It’s a faux patchwork trivet that you can whip up in about 30 minutes.   This post contains affiliate links for your … [Read more...]

DIY: Scented Shower Steamers

You know that I love making a handmade home. Not only is it fun to make your own products, but it is also reassuring these days to know exactly what ingredients have been used. Sooo…. following on from my tips for ‘self care’ that I shared last week, I thought today I’d share a recipe for the … [Read more...]