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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

Button Necklace….

Just a quick make this week, I was sorting out some buttons and came across these lovelies which I have had for ages but have never thought of what to do with them. I decided to thread them onto an … Continue reading

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Drawing on a table cloth…

A while ago I was browsing in a Laura Ashley Home Store, I have bought quite a few bits and pieces from there over the years:- my bedroom light shade, a leather footstool, mugs, coasters, material, curtains…ok it seems I … Continue reading

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Hand-painted spoon rest

I recently brought this spoon rest, it was just plain white, just asking to be decorated! I’ve got a bit hooked on this pattern at the moment but felt it suited this item. Here’s what I did… Then I changed … Continue reading

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Mini drawers decorated with daisies…

  I was in The Works again the other day and just popped one more of these little drawers in my basket. They are such good value, made in MDF which isn’t everyone’s first choice but they are well made … Continue reading

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My new bedside cabinet

One of my early blogs was about a three tiered cake server that I had decided to use as a bedside unit, I had painted it to tie in with my curtains and was pretty happy with it. That is … Continue reading

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Sunflower…

Does everyone love sunflowers? I think they must, they are just so beautiful, bright and the more you investigate them the more fascinating they become, here’s an interesting site which lists just 20 sunflower facts. I don’t profess to drawing … Continue reading

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Napkins – decorating a little gift

One of the items on my niece’s gift list was a salt and pepper set, cute little hens. As I love drawing on napkins I decided to do some to match these little hens. I bought some nice plain white … Continue reading

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