Camera Intervention?

by Steve Warren So, it turns out here at Rose Filtered HQ we’ve developed a slight addiction to collecting retro vintage cameras. This was by no means an intentional choice, it just kind of happened. It all started with the idea of making little vintage style postcards for our Etsy shop of old retro cameras. Ebay showed…

Featuring Jes Hooper Pyrography

This week we introduce Jes Hooper. When I saw her illustrations I immediately knew it needed sharing, she’s a very talented lady as I’m sure you’re about to agree!

A Thursday Treasury?

This week I’ve injured myself and have been feeling a little a lot sorry for myself, I haven’t even made a treasury, when I normally make two each week. Instead this week I’m featuring a treasury made by a fellow Etsy maker, who has kindly included one of our photographic prints which was a lovely surprise! Rose Filtered HQ is thrilled…

Featuring Natalie North Design

It’s that #FeatureFriday time of the week again where we say hello to an Etsy seller and get a look into their world, their inspiration and take a look at some of their lovely makes. I’m really please to be featuring Natalie North this week from Natalie North Design. Natalie is local to Rose Filtered…

When you can’t see the wood for the trees

by Steve Warren When life becomes all consuming and you can’t see the wood for the trees you know you need a break. A break is exactly what we had, and in one of our favourite places in the world, the Lake District. We booked a flat in the centre of Keswick for the weekend…

Geometric

This weeks #treasurytuesday we feature a number of geometric themed goodies made by talented UK based Etsy sellers. We’re celebrating some of the beautiful minamilist geometric makes available on Etsy, with hints of aqua, rainbows, copper, concrete and mustard…. there is a little bit of something for everyone… You can shop for these gorgeous goodies…

Introducing Jo Stevens

This week we introduce the lovely Jo Stevens, an Etsy Steampunk Jewellery maker with a love of gaming and anime. Jo has very kindly agreed to give us the low down on her business and what inspires her makes, the personal challenges she faces and her future plans. Jo has been an amazing person to speak to…

A happy treasury

This weeks ‘Treasury Tuesday’ comes from an overall feeling of happiness. I wasn’t really sure where I was going with things when making this week’s treasury. I was thinking a happy yellow theme at first, but now here we are with a random mish-mash of lovely colourful goodies that make me feel… happy. So here’s…

Introducing Tori Lo Designs

Welcome to our brand new article ‘Feature Friday’ where we showcase a different Etsy designer, maker, or artist each week. In this regular feature we will explore how they work, what inspires them, and of course take a look at some of their lovely makes… perhaps learning a thing or two that we can apply to our own journey…

The recipe for deconstructing a dandelion clock

Ingredients Canon EOS 450D Sigma DC 18-50 f2.8 EX lens Tripod An intact dandelion clock Blu-tack Tweezers Black bed sheet Too much time on my hands Persistence A healthy amount of anal retentiveness Method Step 1 – find a healthy looking dandelion clock This proved to be an easy task. I went down to my…

The Rose Filtered ‘Feature Friday’ starts this week!

I’m really excited to announce that Rose Filtered’s first ‘Feature Friday’ will start this week. This is your chance to meet an Etsy artist, maker, designer each week and find out about what they do, why they do it, their learning curve selling on Etsy and of course gives a fantastic opportunity to showcase their…

Say “cheese”

How quickly the Treasury Tuesday comes around! Here at Rose Filtered HQ we are ever so slightly addicted to retro cameras. Here we have a lovely collection of photography finds and camera related goodies to drool over! Firstly who wouldn’t want an actual retro camera??? How about a vintage Polaroid in cream with rainbow stripes, available…