Author Archives: rosiesartsandcrafts

About rosiesartsandcrafts

An avid arty crafty kind of person, I can never leave anything as it was intended, as you will come to see as I post my arty and crafty blogs which follow a self-imposed challenge to create something everyweek and blog about whatever I've done. I hope my work will inspire your own creations but please note that the text, pictures and artwork are ©rosiesartsandcrafts unless otherwise noted; all rights reserved. The content of this blog may not be copied or used without permission. Projects and layouts may not be copied for submission to contests, magazines, or other publications in any form. For questions or comments please email rosiemiddleton2@gmail.com

Just a quick little change….

I bought a box years ago and use it to store my paintbrushes in, it’s just covered in a paper and the other weekend whilst sitting at my desk trying to decide what I wanted to do, I found myself … Continue reading

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Canal Art Inspired…

After a recent trip to Derby, in the East Midlands of England, where I visited a lively pub next to a lock and saw some really gorgeous canal art… I felt inspired to have a go. I had these wooden … Continue reading

Posted in Acrylic Paint, Arts & crafts, canal art, crafting, creative, Decoration, Drawing, Flower, flowers, Hand-Decorated, Hand-Painted, Home Decor, make do and mend, Napkins, painting, pattern, sketching, Uncategorized, upcycling | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Failing my self imposed challenge…?

I’ve had a madly busy few weeks, plus one week out of action with a re-occurrence of a debilitating virus and have run out of my stored drafts regarding makes and have made nothing new …. oh well, I’ve had … Continue reading

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Baby name cards…

Whenever a friend or colleague has a baby I try to do them a name card, some names are easier than others, a five letter name is my favourite as it fits well with my teddy bear design.  My friends … Continue reading

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Paper banner…

A while ago I was asked to do a birthday banner for a good friend and colleagues birthday party. I had great fun drawing and colouring this and when asked if I could make another for his grand-daughter I was … Continue reading

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Crochet hook case…

I’ve mentioned before about the gorgeous material my friend gave me, after a sort out of my material stash and noticing that I had a broken, plastic, useless case for my crochet hooks, I reached the conclusion that I needed … Continue reading

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Didn’t sell….time to change..

I don’t seem to be painting or decorating so many of the wooden boxes that I initially went crazy for recently, but these drawers were one of the first things I decorated, they have been in my online shop for … Continue reading

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