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

A new dress….

Not for me. I’m so busy with the Littleton Family Story that most of my crafty makes seem to be for them at the moment. So a teeny make this week as I had to make a new dress for … Continue reading

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Time to sew….

We’ve had a little clock on our mantlepiece for years… now it sits on a bookshelf as we have no fireplace. I can’t actually remember what it looked like when I first bought it, but it’s been changed many, many … Continue reading

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Mini drawers re-do

Some of the little drawers from The Works, which I really love and use everyday, have been put up for sale in my Etsy shop. Some decorated for Christmas didn’t sell so I decided to re-do them… The design on … Continue reading

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Calligraphy…

Have you noticed how as soon as we get a modern alternative we seem to, almost instantly, start looking back? Music is a great example from vinyl to cassette to compact disc to MP3 and now back to the coolest … Continue reading

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Vanessa Bell …

I was going to name this blog as being inspired by Vanessa Bell, but I’ve actually just copied one of her patterns…. I recently went to an exhibition of Vanessa Bell’s work at the Dulwich Picture Gallery.(It’s on until June … Continue reading

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Butterfly bunting

A couple of years ago I went quite bonkers about bunting and made absolutely loads I was talking about this madness with a friend who said she had a new summer house and wondered if she could get bunting in … Continue reading

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Pop Art Inspired Drawers

One of the many sets of these little drawers from The Works I have decorated has been given a slightly different look. I drew this tree and then coloured it in with fine felt tip pens. By keeping the lines … Continue reading

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