The 12th Day of Christmas -- Introducing Rosie's Shop! --and Giveaway

January 05, 2013


Hello, everyone! I'd like to introduce you to my little gymnast sister "Rosie"!

picture from my blog post about Halloween!
Isn't she a sweetheart? (Well, most of the time!). You've probably seen her around my blog a lot. The boys manage to avoid the artsy craftsy craziness-- or at least they stay well away from the camera-- but my lil sis is a big help with many of my projects. 

I'm going to interrupt myself for a moment here and share two pictures left over from the Book Page Skirt project we did earlier this year. Rosie picked out quotes to make neat little graphics with! And I went crazy with typography, and think these look neat, but don't feel like making a full blog post about it. Click to enlarge, please:


Over the past few months, she has become extremely fascinated with the jewelry that I make for the Shoppe. She's helped me with packaging and shipping a lot, and is always ready with critique and praise if I run into problems with any designs. I've discovered that she is really handy with pliers and beads, too. In fact, I've been teaching her some jewelry techniques that are really advanced for a barely-nine year old. 



Rosie has graduated beyond the typical plastic beads and elastic bracelets that I did when I was her age. She's been asking me to teach her how to run a business so she can start one by herself if she wants when I leave for college. (Unfortunately, Roses, you have to be able to read emails and such in order to do that... awesome art and math skills alone won't do the trick, lol!).  But experience is a great thing to have, so Rosie and I collaborated to bring you a line of beautiful jewelry!

Steampunk Bracelet
She made each and every piece all by herself and many of them are entirely her own designs, based on techniques we've been practicing for ages. I inspect each one carefully to make sure that they are up to my own quality standards.

All of her jewelry is listed on my Shoppe-- if the image has a red banner that says "Rosie's Special," it is part of her jewelry line!

St. Therese Good Deed Beads
Rosie did all of the photography, too, although editing the photos was a tad beyond her. :) She will do all the packaging for her jewelry. (Don't worry, any order placed at Shealynn's Faerie Shoppe with a Rosie Shop item in the cart will not require extra postage, we'll combine our stuff).

She's already decided to give away a portion of her profit to charity, too! Rosie wants to support a local food pantry for the poor in our community. She says she'll save the rest of what she earns to buy an accessory for her dolls or save up until she sees something really cool. Little girl plans are so sweet. :)

Hobbit Hole Necklace

Random trivia fact: Sis chose the name "Rosie" for her shop because of Rosie Cotton from The Lord of the Rings. Rosie Cotton is the lovely Hobbit girl who Samwise Gamgee married. (Plus, "Rosie" is a nickname my sister frequently gets called at home).

There are several more pieces waiting to be photographed and added to Rosie's jewelry line. They will most likely only be up for a few months, so if you like a piece, go after it sooner than later!

Rosie decided to join in the Christmas festivities and give away one of her favorite necklaces!
(In fact, she was so proud of this design that she made it twice! The other one is up on my Shoppe.).


The winner will receive this gorgeous Fairytale Flower Necklace in Summer Greens!


It features one of my own designs (the flower pendant made with beads and a wirewrapping technique that took ages to teach her-- even though she normally catches on really quickly) but the beading on the 16 inch necklace chain is entirely her making! She even helped pick out some of the beads at the store!

The necklace is reversible. One side is an iridescent green that turns to yellow or pink in certain lighting. The other is a pale peridot green. Rosie made matching dainty earrings.

Enter below to win Rosie's Fairytale Flower Necklace!





a Rafflecopter giveaway

You Might Also Like

106 COMMENTS

  1. I love the Evenstar SET in Sapphire Blues!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I love the Reversible Amethyst Evenstar with Dangle Earrings -- Rosie's Special

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love the evenstar set in sappire blue!!

    ReplyDelete
  4. WOW! Rose you have a really really special talent there! Not many nine year olds could do such beautiful jewelry!! I hope that you get to fulfil your dream someday (:

    ReplyDelete
  5. I lovelovelove the Hobbit hole one! It is sooooo adorable!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hey Rosie I just wanted to say that you make some really awesome jewelry! They are really amazing for someone so young!

    ReplyDelete
  7. i really like the Evenstar SET-- Sapphire Blues, Silver Plated.

    ReplyDelete
  8. rosie, you are so talented! you make such wonderful jewelery for someone so young! i remember i took a jewelery making class in high school and i wasnt half as good as you, keep up the good work!

    ReplyDelete
  9. I really like the steampunk bracelet! So pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  10. They are beautiful, Rosie! Great job!

    ReplyDelete
  11. I love the fairytale flower necklace. It looks like it came out of a film or something!

    ReplyDelete
  12. I like the steampunk bracelet with the copper and green. Pretty.
    Tell Rosie that her jewelry has already out mastered anything I can do. She is a very talented young lady!
    And best Christmas memory this year is the time I got to spend with family and friends just visiting.

    ReplyDelete
  13. i love the Green Floating Beads Bracelet

    ReplyDelete
  14. Thanks for the great giveaway. beautiful jewelry. I had a good christms. it was nice to take a break from classes too!

    ReplyDelete
  15. I love the Hobbit door necklace!!

    ReplyDelete
  16. The Rosie Cotton Gamgee's Hobbit Hole Necklace is so cute. I love it!

    ReplyDelete
  17. Wow, her jewelry is amazing! It's awesome that she wants to donate to charity. So sweet!

    ReplyDelete
  18. The steam punk copper one is really cool, but I love the hobbit door one, partly because it is downright cute, and partly because I like how it goes with her name choice. :)

    ReplyDelete
  19. This is so beautiful! and I LOVE the Hobbit locket!

    ReplyDelete
  20. The Amethyst Evenstar is my favorite. Excellent job, Rosie! :)

    ReplyDelete
  21. One of my favorite Christmas memories is playing Christmas carols on violin at a nursing home on Christmas day.

    ReplyDelete
  22. Rosie has made some beautiful jewelry! I love the Green Floating Beads Bracelet, so pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  23. I ABSOLUTLY!!!! Love the necklace that talented Rosie is offering!!! I think my other favorite is the beaded Blue Fairy Flower Set...it's sooo pretty!!!!! She is certainly talented!

    Jessica

    ReplyDelete
  24. I like very much the necklace and earrings Rosie is offering, and this one too: Reversible Amethyst Evenstar with Dangle Earrings -- Rosie's Special

    ReplyDelete
  25. I love Rosie Cotton Gamgee's Hobbit Hole Necklace -- Rosie's Special

    DESPINA
    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

    ReplyDelete
  26. rosie: keep up the good work! Your jewlery is very pretty

    ReplyDelete
  27. Favorite:

    http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5362173/purple_crystal_and_rhinestone_guitar_string_bangle/handmade/jewelry/bracelets/wire_wrapped

    ReplyDelete
  28. I like the Steampunk Bronze, Copper and Teal Beaded Bracelet.

    ReplyDelete
  29. Hello, Rosie!
    I hope you enjoyed the holidays. I sure did. Spending time with my kids & their kids is always a blast! Except clean up after they leave. :(

    ReplyDelete
  30. http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748675/reversible_amethyst_evenstar_with_dangle_earrings_--_rosie_s_special/handmade/jewelry/sets/beadwork

    ReplyDelete
  31. I loved the http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/4963210

    ReplyDelete
  32. I love the hobbit hole necklace and earring set!!

    ReplyDelete
  33. I like this item - http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5362173/purple_crystal_and_rhinestone_guitar_string_bangle/handmade/jewelry/bracelets/wire_wrapped

    ReplyDelete
  34. wow this is beautiful :) http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/4347013/Imladris_Filigree_Necklace_--_Copper_and_Blue_Freshwater_Pearl/Jewelry/Necklaces/Wire_Wrapped

    ReplyDelete
  35. WOW...
    the green floating bead bracelet looks amazing

    ReplyDelete
  36. I love the Beaded Blue Fairy Flower Set.
    eugeniewu at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  37. Rosie, you make beautiful jewelry.
    eugeniewu at gmail dot com

    ReplyDelete
  38. i love the green floating beads bracelet. so pretty.

    ReplyDelete
  39. I like Green Floating Beads Bracelet.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

    ReplyDelete
  40. Hey Rosie I love your pretty designs.

    melodyj(at)gmail(dot)com

    ReplyDelete
  41. I love the Beaded Blue Fairy Flower Set
    (http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748572/beaded_blue_fairy_flower_set_reversible_--_rosie_s_special/handmade/jewelry/sets/beadwork)

    (my email: merlyn_2013@hotmail.com)
    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

    ReplyDelete
  42. Rosie, you are so talented! When I was nine years old, I couldn't do anything remotely close to your jewelry! The Hobbit Hole Necklace is an amazing one. It's so cool!! I wish you good luck in everything you do!

    ReplyDelete
  43. I really love the Reversible Amethyst Evenstar with Dangle Earrings. :)

    ReplyDelete
  44. love the steampunk bracelet.

    ReplyDelete
  45. I love Beaded Blue Fairy Flower Set

    ReplyDelete
  46. You are very talented, this is a great blog

    ReplyDelete
  47. Hey Rosie, you are so talented and adorable. My sister is nine and she can make simple bead bracelets, but nothing as nice as you make. My sister and I wish you all the best.

    ReplyDelete
  48. I love green and nature jewelry! How gorgeous!

    ReplyDelete
  49. I love the most Evenstar SET-- Sapphire Blues, Silver Plated. You have a wonderful gift. Keep going.

    ReplyDelete
  50. Rosie, God gave You a wonderful gift to make such gorgeous things. God bless You!

    ReplyDelete
  51. I like Green Floating Beads Bracelet.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

    ReplyDelete
  52. http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748675/reversible_amethyst_evenstar_with_dangle_earrings_--_rosie_s_special/handmade/jewelry/sets/beadwork

    ReplyDelete
  53. hi rosie ,
    keep doing your creative artwork with making things . Your jewelry is colorful and very nice .

    ReplyDelete
  54. everything is very beautifully made! i especially love the green floating beads bracelet!

    ReplyDelete
  55. Hi Rosie! It's so nice that you're getting to make some beautiful jewelry with your sister! What a special thing, and you are very creative! You have made some lovely things, and I love the quotes you picked out and the pictures of you with them! What fun!! :) Thanks to you and your sis for a wonderful giveaway! Keep creating and having a blast!

    ~~,~'~<@

    ~Beth

    ReplyDelete
  56. This is so pretty and whimsical. I love it!

    ReplyDelete
  57. This is pretty:

    http://www.artfire.com/uploads/product/3/163/37163/4837163/4837163/default/evenstar_set--_sapphire_blues_silver_plated_2035cb56.jpg

    ReplyDelete
  58. Hey Rosie! This is so unbelievable. Can't believe you're making such amazing jewelry at this age. What was I doing back then? Nothing as good as this...!

    ReplyDelete
  59. I think the Beaded Blue Fairy Flower Set is absolutely beautiful!

    http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748572/beaded_blue_fairy_flower_set_reversible_--_rosie_s_special/handmade/jewelry/sets/beadwork

    ReplyDelete
  60. I like http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748501/steampunk_bronze_copper_and_teal_beaded_bracelet_--_rosie_s_shop_/handmade/jewelry/bracelets/beadwork

    ReplyDelete
  61. Rosie -

    Your jewelry is absolutely beautiful. I'm a dainty kind of gal, and your pieces match my personality perfectly.

    ReplyDelete
  62. I LOVE the Hobbit Hole necklace! It's so cute! Rosie, you did an amazing job on all of these pieces. I especially love how a lot of them are fairy-themed. My absolute favorite :) Keep up the creativity!

    ReplyDelete
  63. This year my middle sister had Christmas at her house for the first time. I really loved helping her get the food ready, it was so nice to have that quality time with her :)

    ReplyDelete
  64. I love Rosie Cotton Gamgee's Hobbit Hole Necklace

    ReplyDelete
  65. I really love this necklace and earrings set: http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748675/reversible_amethyst_evenstar_with_dangle_earrings_--_rosie_s_special/handmade/jewelry/sets/beadwork

    ReplyDelete
  66. My fav item is Rosie Cotton Gamgee's Hobbit Hole Necklace -- Rosie's Special.

    ReplyDelete
  67. Hey rosie, you have great talent and creativity.My best christmas memory is winning a big chocolate basket from work this year.

    ReplyDelete
  68. Imladris Filigree Necklace -- Copper and Blue Freshwater Pearl - Beautiful!

    ReplyDelete
  69. You create beautiful jewelry, Rosie, don't stop!

    ReplyDelete
  70. Keep up the great work Rosie!!

    ReplyDelete
  71. Everything is pretty!! She is so talented! I like the Dryad's Anklet -- Summer Green

    ReplyDelete
  72. I love this one http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748675/reversible_amethyst_evenstar_with_dangle_earrings_--_rosie_s_special/handmade/jewelry/sets/beadwork :)

    ReplyDelete
  73. I love the Reversible Amethyst Evenstar with Dangle Earrings -- Rosie's Special.

    Oana Catalina on Rafflecopter

    ReplyDelete
  74. Hello, Rosie, I am impressed with your jewelry, keep these beautiful pieces coming! Cherish your muse.

    Oana Catalina on Rafflecopter

    ReplyDelete
  75. Hello Shealynn!

    My sister just introduced me to your blog and your work - so lovely! Ever since I was little, I have always loved something to wear on my head, so I espesial likes you Entwife's Circlet. I would wesr it every day.

    Emilie

    ReplyDelete
  76. I like : http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/4347013/Imladris_Filigree_Necklace_--_Copper_and_Blue_Freshwater_Pearl/Jewelry/Necklaces/Wire_Wrapped

    ReplyDelete
  77. I like the Reversible Amethyst Evenstar with Dangle Earrings.


    sparmeland(at)optonline(dot)net

    ReplyDelete
  78. Evenstar SET-- Sapphire Blues, Silver Plated is my favorite
    Shelia Mathers

    ReplyDelete
  79. My favorite is the Steampunk Bronze, Copper and Teal Beaded Bracelet. It's never to early to start a business, Rosie. Great job!

    ReplyDelete
  80. Rosie Cotton Gamgee's Hobbit Hole Necklace is really cool too.

    ReplyDelete
  81. Aahh! Hobbit Hole Necklace! I would wear that just for my son, because he would think it was amazing.

    ReplyDelete
  82. This is my fave: http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748911/fairy_flower_necklace_and_earrings_--_reversible_--_rosie_s_special/handmade/jewelry/sets/beadwork

    ReplyDelete

  83. My fave item is the Reversible Amethyst Evenstar with Dangle Earrings -- Rosie's Special

    Thankyou for this lovely giveaway! ^^
    hana_clay@yahoo.com

    ReplyDelete
  84. I love this bracelet: http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748501/steampunk_bronze_copper_and_teal_beaded_bracelet_--_rosie_s_shop_/handmade/jewelry/bracelets/beadwork

    angelaqcrazy@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  85. You have amazing talent :)
    My holidays were really yummy and I enjoyed it by spending my whole time watching holidays movies like elf :)

    ReplyDelete
  86. I love the Beaded Blue Fairy Flower Set (Reversible)

    ReplyDelete
  87. Hi Rosie, your jewellery is beautiful you are very creative well done :)

    ReplyDelete
  88. I love Beaded Blue Fairy Flower Set (http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748572/beaded_blue_fairy_flower_set_reversible_--_rosie_s_special/handmade/jewelry/sets/beadwork)

    ReplyDelete
  89. I like the Dryad's Anklet -- Summer Green--

    ReplyDelete
  90. Hi Rosie! I love your jewelry and you have lots of talent!

    ReplyDelete
  91. These are all so lovely! I love the reversible amythest evenstar set!

    ~Vicki

    ReplyDelete
  92. Hi Rosie! You did a wonderful job on all of these! They're beautiful! You're every talented(:

    ReplyDelete
  93. They are all beautiful, Rosie! I love the Hobbit Hole Necklace! :)

    ReplyDelete
  94. I like this item.....http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748555/red_and_white_good_deed_beads/handmade/novelty/other....ciao4now64 at yahoo dot com.

    ReplyDelete
  95. like the saphire set and habbit necklace :)
    msg to rossie- keep doing that great and cretive job!
    kisses from serbia
    xxxxx

    ReplyDelete
  96. I love the Evenstar SET-- Sapphire Blues, Silver Plated :)

    ReplyDelete
  97. My favourite is Rosie Cotton Gamgee's Hobbit Hole Necklace.

    ReplyDelete
  98. I really like the steam punk bracelet! If I don't win I might have to buy it! I might have just ruined my chances!

    ReplyDelete
  99. Your sister is adorable! My favorite is http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/Shealynns-Faerie-Shoppe/5748675/reversible_amethyst_evenstar_with_dangle_earrings_--_rosie_s_special/handmade/jewelry/sets/beadwork

    ReplyDelete
  100. Well, I already called her adorable in the last comment, so ... my favorite holiday tradition is watching Elf and drinking syrup in coffee while putting up the tree.

    ReplyDelete
  101. Beaded Blue Fairy Flower Set (Reversible) -- Rosie's Special

    Absolutely gorgeous! She is a very talented girl!

    ReplyDelete

Like on Facebook

Instagram Images