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 every week 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

Keeping it together….

As a self-isolating person I have had a bit of time this week, luckily I have loads of things to keep me busy and hopefully my place of work will soon have us all up and running in our homes.  … Continue reading

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Felting….

Last year my daughter and I spent an amazing day at a The Knitting & Stitching Show in London’s Ally Pally. We had a great time and met some amazingly talented people. We watched a demonstration of wet felting and … Continue reading

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Daffodil time…(part 1)

I haven’t been painting so many boxes lately, but I decided to have a trip to The Works the other day and saw this money box. It’s so plain I couldn’t bare not to decorate it. So, once home I … Continue reading

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Drawing….

This week I had a go at drawing a mandala, I watched a mesmerising video and decided to have a go. I drew around bowls and plates in ever decreasing circles until my compass would do and then used that … Continue reading

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Woodworking…

This week I’ve been having a go at a little woodwork. I have built a desk! In 12th scale naturally… I have a storyline in my Instagram account at the moment where the man of the house is looking for … Continue reading

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The gift of drawing…

Another week of not much crafting I’m afraid, I’ve been reading some good books instead of listening to others reading to me whilst I draw or sew or crochet and working fuller days, then taking a trip to the south … Continue reading

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Painting flowers…

Last week I decided to upcycle some boxes which I had previously decorated and had tried to sell – sadly to no avail but I won’t give up! These boxes are so handy, they are big enough  for pens and … Continue reading

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