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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

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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Confession time….

My name is Rosie and I am addicted to Roberts Radios…there I’ve said it. I can’t help it, I know it’s bordering on an illness but I love them. So it was with great sadness that I noticed one of … Continue reading

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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

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