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

Travelling clothes….

This week I have made two whole outfits…including hats! Of course they are quite small….the outfits in question are for the dollshouse figures Mr and Mrs Littleton. Mrs Littleton had been feeling a little dowdy in her latest clothes – … Continue reading

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Subtle decoration….

I do find it difficult to leave anything alone and my husband has been heard to say a few times over the years “Please don’t paint or stick anything on that…..”. well really, I mean I don’t have to decorate … Continue reading

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A block for my granny squares….

As I’m sure you’re aware if you follow this blog, I am a fan of crocheting. I find it very relaxing to do and like that you can take it anywhere. I had been making some simple little granny squares, … Continue reading

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The little box is done…

The project of upcycling the little wooden box which I started last week is finished. I hummed and hahhed for ages trying to decide what I wanted to do on the top, after taking off the original paper picture. But … Continue reading

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Work in progress…

I’ve got such a lot of things to do at the moment that my hobby of making, drawing and crafting is taking a back seat. But I have been doing a few bits and bobs, a little granny square crochet … Continue reading

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Drawing….

A friend has requested another name banner – and this time all featuring Beatrix Potter characters. It’s been an absolute joy to study and, yes, copy her fine drawings around the 7 letters of a name. Beatrix Potter is once … Continue reading

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Making time for meditative mindfulness with craft…

Everyone is busy, almost everyone is stressed and many of us suffer with anxiety (not everyone I know, but definitely more than there should be!). I have written about the health benefits before and it’s no secret that craft is … Continue reading

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