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

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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Is it ok to copy…?

I’ve always copied…from the early days of comic book characters to Disney, E H Shepard’s wonderful illustrations –  I could go on forever so I’ll stop now… Copying is a really good way to learn to draw. So, whilst looking … Continue reading

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A thank you for having me gift….

At Christmas time so many of us descend on others for a day of feasting and my husband and I went for Boxing Day to my sister’s. I love a day with family and with mine that usually includes playing … Continue reading

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A little decoration…

Feeling a bit under the weather I decided to stick a few buttons and beads on a polystyrene bell…I chose only red and green and white buttons and used some lovely pearl beads given to me by my friend and … Continue reading

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What to use this fabric for…

My friend of many many years recently gave me a lot of fabric – all of exceptional quality. But this fabric…well I couldn’t think what to do with. When my husband needed a cover for a machine in his shed … Continue reading

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