Tag Archives: Shabby Chic

Altered Recipe Box

Don’t you just love it when you can walk into your scrapbook room and come out with an adorable and useful home décor piece? I can definitely see this on my dresser holding small treasures, or on my daughter’s night stand. I’d like to thank Rhea Freitag, one of the very talented members of the Graphic 45 design […]


Shabby Chic Vintage Lace Mini Album

One can never have too many mini albums. You know it’s true! They make the perfect gift because the offering of memories has so much meaning and will bring a smile to anyone’s face. Let’s not forget the almost-instant gratification, since you can complete a gorgeous mini album in one sitting. I’d like to send out […]

Altered Vintage Necklace Bust

This lovely vintage-inspired home décor piece started out with a lace collar that belonged to the designer’s grandmother and evolved into this beautiful and sentimental keepsake. I’d like to send out a big thank you to Vicki for sharing her heartfelt project with us. I highly recommend stopping by her blog at He” Artful Validation of Vicki – you’ll be glad […]

Secret Garden Shabby Chic Pillow

I was in awe when I discovered this gorgeous pillow designed by Nadya Tana Lifa.  Nadya is one of the very talented designers on the Graphic 45 team. Did you know that Graphic 45 has a fabric line. Fabrics from Wilmington Prints are available at independent fabric shops around the world. Nadya used Wilmington Print Graphic 45 Secret Garden […]

Follow Your Heart Treat Bag

Sometimes it is all about the presentation & this adorable shabby chic gift bag designed by Anne Kristen Holt is no exception. Anne is one of the very talented designers on the Melissa Frances Design Team. Anne started out using one of the bags from the Glamour & Grunge Collection by Melissa Frances. You are really going to […]

Melissa Frances Turns Trash Into Treasure

As a crafter you are most likely a big fan of the Trash to Treasure concept. It’s in our blood. We can’t look at something without wondering what can I create out of this %^#*.. Well today we have Melissa Frances here to share an adorable home decor piece that was made from an empty ribbon spool. […]

Shabby Wall Hanging

Do you have an old picture frame or even an old chalk board that needs a face lift?  Today’s inspiration is to create a fun shabby chic wall hanging from an old frame.  This is so attractive to hang on a wall as a handmade home decor piece.  Adding photos will personalize this for you.  I found […]