Posted under: shabby chic



Pretty in Pink party: Londyn is 1!

For her daughter Londyn’s first birthday party, crafty mama (and very sweet customer!) Kacie went with a Pretty in Pink theme. Kacie used her enviable papercrafting skills to create the most beautiful bunting banner, and of course filled the party with pink from top to …

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Shabby chic party: Gabriella is 1!

Today I’m featuring a pretty shabby chic party that was crafted entirely by hand! Mom Amy says, “I planned and prepared for Gabriella’s first birthday party for months. Originally, I planned to do a polka dot party, but I stumbled across the perfect line of …

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Awesome Etsy find: Valentine’s Day decor by Country Chiq

There’s something extra-special about shabby chic style at Valentine’s Day – it’s just so romantic! If you like that style (or even just rag wreaths!) as much as I do, you’ve got to see the Country Chiq Etsy shop. Shop owner Melissa creates the most lovely decorations …

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Awesome Etsy find: Paper garlands from Sweet Things by MaraMay

It’s amazing what a talented Etsy artisan can do with paper and thread! Using just the right combinations of colors, patterns, and shapes, MaraMay of Sweet Things by MaraMay creates the most lovely paper garlands. Here are a few gorgeous choices: “Lovely Summer Picnic” paper …

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Doily party favor bags

I just love a quick and easy party favor idea, like these sweet paper bags trimmed with doilies! They’re from a wedding featured on Style Me Pretty. To add a little personalization, there’s a red stamp in the lower right-hand corner of each bag, and …

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How to make paper rosettes

I’m sure you’ve seen pretty paper rosettes like these popping up all over party blogs, and if you’re like me, you’re wondering about the best way to make them! Turns out, it doesn’t take much besides some 12″ square scrapbooking paper, a hot glue gun, …

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{one pretty pin} Paper roses

These pretty paper roses are such a sweet, rustic touch! This photograph is from a wedding but would be equally nice at a birthday party or baby shower. View lots more of the loveliness at Hostess with the Mostess. And for a tutorial on how to …

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DIY initial rose wreath

My sweet customer Tara sent me this picture today and I just have to share! She created this pink monogram wreath for her daughter Brinley’s Pretty in Pink party, using this tutorial as a guide. Tara said, “I used a mix of hot pink and light …

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{one pretty pin} Jam jars and twine

Fresh-cut flowers in jam jars, tied with twine. Just so simple, so spring-fresh and so lovely! After the party, guests can each take one of these home as a favor. Featured pin • Original source (plus event planning/flowers): Jessi Haack Design • Photographer: Mr. Haack …

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{one pretty pin} Embellished mason jars

Sometimes, more is more. There’s a lot going on with these mason jars – rosettes, buttons, ric rac, ribbon, fabric, capiz shells – and yet, it’s not too much at all. I think it’s actually just enough. : ) For more gorgeousness from this high …

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