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Shabby Chic summerhouse – my she shed, woman cave, garden hideaway…

Shabby Chic summerhouse – my she shed, woman cave, garden hideaway…

Summerhouse project – part 1 It started as a second-hand summer house needing several repairs. Was it destined to be my she shed? My woman cave? My garden hideaway? You know how it goes – ideas are plentiful so why is it that getting started is sometimes the most difficult…
Vintage china Teacup Exchange – It’s Tea Party Time Again!

Vintage china Teacup Exchange – It’s Tea Party Time Again!

Surprise parcels in the post – aren’t they just great? And when it includes vintage china - what can I say? Well... Before delving inside the plain brown box I received as part of the Vintage china Teacup Exchange, I looked for a postal mark or return address… Brady, Texas…
Hello! Welcome to my little cottage for vintage projects & shabby chic DIYs; ideas and projects

Hello! Welcome to my little cottage for vintage projects & shabby chic DIYs; ideas and projects

Vintage projects & shabby chic DIYs; ideas and projects Vintage, shabby-chic, shabby-vintage – whatever you like to call it, I love the ‘lived-in’ look here in my little cottage in Cornwall. This site is just a way of sharing a few photos and thoughts of some of my favourite, but…
Shabby-chic curtains – Add lace to transform plain curtains

Shabby-chic curtains – Add lace to transform plain curtains

Want shabby-chic curtains? Easy! I pinned these lace panels to the front of our bedroom curtains many moons ago. Christmases and birthdays have passed but they remained pinned, not sewn. Now this hasn’t bothered me – not one little bit – but my husband will insist on finding the pins…