Posts by shabbymoose

To Market We Go!

To Market We Go!
The Shabby Moose will be at Mericki’s Market! We’re so excited to announce our first summer market appearance!  Have you been missing The Shabby Moose?  Do not despair!  We’ll be poppin’ up all summer long in various places.  We’re especially excited to announce that we’ll be at – [...]

Headboard Using an Old Window Frame

Headboard Using an Old Window Frame
Headboard Using an Old Window Frame It’s finally done!  My “headboard”.  We’ve been in this house over 2 years, since the flood forced our move, and in all that time, our bed has consisted of just a metal Hollywood bed frame with mattress & box springs.  We decided we kind of liked it that way and really didn̵ [...]

Old Doors Transformed Into New Displa...

Old Doors Transformed Into New Display
Old Doors Transformed Into New Display! Just a quick post to share my newest store display with you!  I started collecting doors about a year or so ago, with the idea that I wanted to make some sort of store display with them.  I finally sourced the last door a couple of weeks ago; a fabulous screen door from an old cottage somewhere here in [...]

Rock a Rustic Wedding Theme [5 Simple...

Rock a Rustic Wedding Theme [5 Simple Ideas]
Whether you are planning a huge dream wedding in the mountains, or a simple gathering of friends and family at a local park, you can use many of the current rustic trends to make your day truly memorable for both you and your guests. What makes a wedding memorably rustic?  It’s not your attire, certainly!  Unless you really want to get [...]

All You Need is Love, Love is All You...

All You Need is Love, Love is All You Need!  Rustic Wedding Decorations
Book page heart garland draped around a lamp in my shop. Hello Lovebirds!  At long last I am answering the many requests for this tutorial!  So many couples want these heart garlands for wedding decorations, but I’ve also had customers who just want to buy one for themselves.  I usually resist selling them because they don’t hold [...]

Reviving Katy’s Drysink –...

Reviving Katy’s Drysink – Shabby Chic Furniture Makeover
The ‘Katy’ Drysink in use in my shop The Katy Drysink was a FUN project!  I acquired this unique piece at a garage sale which I never intended to stop for.  But I’m glad I did, because the seller turned out to be someone I knew (which is not at all unusual in our tiny mountain town of barely 6,000 pop.) and I paid her a pit [...]

Let It Snow, Let It Snow! Let It̷...

Let It Snow, Let It Snow! Let It… Snowshoe Light Wall Sconce
Well… okay, I know many of you are well and sick of snow by now, as are we.  So let’s not talk about snow anymore shall we?  Except for our awesome Snowshoe Light Wall Sconces… let’s talk about those.  The good news is, you don’t need any snow to enjoy the rustic ambiance of these light fixtures.  They look great [...]