My name is Rosie and I have too much stuff…

there, that’s my confession.
The thing is I like too many things, I love books and own a great deal. Novels I have loved and can’t bare to lose and non-fiction about all my interests. Every time I find a new interest I obtain a few books on the matter…. recent additions to my shelves concern crochet (plus a whole drawer now dedicated to wool!) and dollhouses and the making of items and dolls, I’ve only got a few books so far but there are so many out there!

The other day I left work early and promised myself a good ‘sort’ out of my dollhouse ‘stuff’ and passed a very happy time sorting and tidying. The best thing about going through your collections means you ‘find’ forgotten items!

I have cupboards full of fabric and craft items, paints and papers, embroidery silks and fabric pens and paint, shall I go on?    I usually find a ‘sort out’  inspires me to make something.

So, unless you’re incredibly tidy, why not go through your cupboards and drawers? You may find things you don’t need, want or use anymore – pass them on!
Give to a charity shop, do a boot sale or sell online and make some money to buy some more…. ?

So here’s a few pictures of my lovely tidy drawers holding all the dollhouse paraphernalia, I need lots of items as I tell a little story on Instagram, but it may be time to sell a few bits and maybe if I get enough; I will be able to buy some more items to use in my story.


meat in the little tray and a good selection of veg! all made with polymer or DAS clay


some handmade bits and some brought, the oysters were a prize!


Again some handmade – the hot cross buns, sandwiches and loaves, alongside some purchased items


cutlery, china and silverware, a mincer and napkins


furniture, paper items and Christmas decorations


Dolls and clothing, a tub of toys and the pins are for temporary fixing for photos

thanks for looking, happy tidying!
I have written about some of my makes for the dollhouse, such as the hot cross buns; the veggies; the policeman and many more articles about their house and clothes…
back soon, love Rosie


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
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