Formally known as 'Let's Get Shabby' since 2009.
Times have changed and many of us have found our styles have too.

Sunday, July 25, 2010


Before we start though, we have a very sad Farewell to say to Toni who is leaving us.
We love Toni's stunning work and the her awesome committment made to Let's Get Shabby.

Toni is a true Shabby Girl We sure are going to miss your creations amongst ours Toni xx
Is all about this
two part criteria:

including this quote in whole or part:
'Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly'
With fabulous sponsorship by

Check out this fabulous prize!! .

And here are the Shabby Girls

interpretation of

'WINGS' and the 'QUOTE'




Julie .





Ruth .



Introducing our newest DT Member:


(known also as Mabaco)

My name is Corinne DERETZ. On the Net, I am Mabaco.I live in France with my husband, my two children and my cat.I am director of kindergarten ...I'm scrapbooking since 2005 and my style is decidedly shabby.I love the flowers, lace, beads, tear my papers and ink.I also love rework my photos.I scrapbook to leave a trace of our history.I am very honored to join such a talented Design Team and I hope you enjoy my creations ...

Here is Corinne's creation

here is our wonderful

Sponsor and Guest Designer's creation


Gorgeous inspiration here!!

Hopefully soon the Shabby Girls will upload their close-ups and details to their blogs,

so make sure you stop by to see them!!

We cant wait to see your creations!!!!



Julie said...

Farewell Toni. I am so going to miss your gorgeous work.

Welcome aboard Corrine. It is going to be fun working with you.

Loving all your creations girls.

Vibeke said...

I love the challenge - and I love all your creations:):)

Scrappiness said...

So sorry to hear you´re leaving. I am a huge fan of your work, but will keep following your blog.

Awesome challenge again and great design by the DT! Just the other day I was thinking to make some winged ATC´s, how funny is that!

Marg said...

Sorry to hear you are leaving Toni as I have loved and been so inspired by your work .. A big welcome to Corrine.
What a wonderful challenge and I cant wait to get stuck in...:-)

zandra said...

We'll miss you Toni! But I know where to find you. ;o) Welcome Corrine. What a great challenge, love the quote.
Hugz, Z

Toni said...

I will miss being a part of this AWESOME Team, It has been such an honor to be a part of so much talent and such a nice group of people!!! Thank You Mandy & Julie for giving me a chance to be a SHABBY GIRL!!!
Welcome Corrinne, I love your work!!!
I won't be far, I'll always be a SHABBY GIRL!!!

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Deb said...

We'll miss you Toni...your work is so inspiring. Welcome Corrine....looking forward to see more of your beautiful creations. Great challenge again DT and gorgeous work.

Ruth Philps said...

Breathtakingly beautiful samples shabby ladies......and such a lovely theme to work with too.

All my love and best wishes to you Toni, your work is always an inspiration to

I adore Corrines work and look forward to having you on the team..welcome to Lets get Shabby Corrine.

As for those wings!! They are divine and your sample layout shows them at their best (am already jealous of the next winner!!).

Ruth xxx

Maggie Armstrong said...

Wow! What gorgeous examples. It'll be pretty hard to improve on those! Thanks to the sponsor too, beautiful kit. Off to put my thinking cap on!

Divine Design said...

Thanks for the warm welcome Shabby Girls! I'm already having so much fun with this challenge. I'm sorry to see Toni go, ever since I came in contact with her projects I changed the way I scrapbook. You are AWESOME Toni!

Ruth those wings sure are pretty!


CorinneD. said...

Hi Shabby girls!
thank you very much for your welcome...
I'm so happy to be in this DT! It's a honor for me!!
Toni, your work is an inspiration for me and it will be for ever and i will keep following your blog :)

patty said...
here you can find my artwork,
yours are geat, best wishes, patty

Rhonda Bates said...

I love love love this challenge. Had a fab time doing a really special girly lo. The verse is oh so true and applies to the mature and well as our young friends. You'll find my take at

Rhonda said...

OH NO!!!!! Sad to see you go Toni... You have been inspiring me for such a long time. Hope everything in your future goes
Welcome to the new Shabby Girl..Corinne!
Well ladies you have all turned out another set of amazing projects!!

This is my attempt!

Deb said...

Thanks for the challenge girls. You can find my "take" on it here.

zandra said...

Here is my entry, loved the challenge.

Hugz, Z

Christiane Courtin-Mangez said...

I am so happy to see here and in this Great DT, my friend Corinne : "Mabaco" !!

I love so much what all the DT realise for us !!

I will try to do a layout for this challenge, I see you again soon, Hugs, Christiane 83

Maria said...

Sorry to hear that your leaving us Toni you have been a total inspiration to us all....
Welcome Corrine your work is beyond beautiful going to look forward every month to seeing your lovely creations...

Here is my take on this month's challenge I have altered a chipboard box...

Christiane Courtin-Mangez said...

My layout is here on my blog :

Thank for this great idea, hugs, Christiane

Blondeone said...

here is my entry
sorry to hear your leaving Toni all the very best

Anonymous said...

Toni, I will miss your beautiful creations here at Let's get shabby, but I will visit your blog often, cuz you are such an inspiration!

Here's my layout for this months challenge:

I love the DT's work - you are amazing!!

Vibeke said...

Here is my layout:

Melissa said...

hello, i love all the DT's creation and they are very inspiring. i love the challenge and i was able to finished a LO here is a direct link to my LO for sharing

Rhonda said...

No I have not made another LO! My friend Lizzy was challenged by me to do one. She does not have a blog so I have put it on my blog. Hope that it was OK!
Here is the place to find it!

Kim said...

my first shabby layout, thanks for letting me play along
here is my layout

Lene said...

Loved this challenge!!

Here's my layout;

T.W said...

Awesome challenge, inspired me to make a photoshoot just so I could scrap it... XD
The result:

ann said...

Here is my entry.
Thanks for the challenge..

Marg said...

Thanks for another great challenge...
You can find my entry here:
Marg xx

JaN's ArTy JouRneY said...

..First of all Bye Bye Toni, Your fabby shabby creations will be missed!
The DT's interpretation of the theme is AWESOME!!
Here is my Shabby Attempt
Thanks for another fabby shabby challenge!

Jan x

Irma said...

Toni's work is really sad to see you go :(
Great challenge, and thanks Jenneke for the tutrial!

myriamMG said...

you can find my LO heree :
thank you for this marvellous challenge : it was great to play !
Bravo to all designers !
Hugs from France

Unknown said...

hi girls you can find my wings at

Irma said...

My first layout for this blog challenge is here:
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I was only able to do the "wing" part of the challenge, since the "friends" quote did not fit the baby-themed page I chose to do. So I guess I disqualified myself ;)...But nontheless, the page was inspired by this challenge so I'm sharing it here.
Thank you ladies for the inspiration!
Thanks all

Tosk said...

I am sorry but I do not understand the deadline `midnight`- is it from 19 to 20th or from 20th to 21st? Anyway, i hope i am not too late. This is my LO:

mandysea said...

Challenge 14 is now closed.
Thanks to all who have entered!!!
Wonderful work!!!
Votes are now being collected!!