Jan Boettcher

Welcome to Jan Boettcher's Rosemaling

Turn of the Century is offering for purchase, painted-Rosemaled pieces done by Jan Boettcher.

I have been rosemaling since the early 1980's, and have studied extensively with well known teachers here in the U.S., as well as with Norwegian teachers in the U.S. and Norway.

I paint and teach in oils. I paint most of the rosemaling styles, including Rogaland, Old Rogaland, Valdres, Gudbrandsdalen, Telemark, Hallingdal, Vest Agder, and OS.

All projects on this page are "one of a kind". If you wish to purchase an item, please select that particular piece just once. Along with your signed piece, you will receive a brief history of the rosemaling style of that piece. The history makes each item a little more special.

Proud to be an Indiana ArtisanI also accept consignment work and offer classes upon request. Please contact me directly with questions or requests.

Want to learn more about me? You can read my Bio on the Indiana Artisans website.


Scroll & Lace BowlThis is my painting of the the Scroll and Lace Bowl on special in our online store. It is featured in the #1 issue, 2012 of The Decorative Painter Magazine. Click the image to visit this product listing in our store.



Rosemaling Classes by Jan Boettcher
Christmas Ornament Rosemaling Class

  • When: November 2nd and Nov 9th, 2014
  • Where:
    Thorntown, Public Library
    124 N. Market Street
    Thorntown, IN 46071
  • Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Project: 6 - Christmas Ornaments painted in 6 styles of Rosemaling
  • Cost: One day - $50.00, Two days - $100

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Rosemaling by Jan Boettcher

I invite you to look through the rosemaled pieces below. You can see larger views of them in our online store where they are available for purchase. These are one-of-a-kind paintings with only one available for sale.

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Hallilngdal Style Bentwood Box


Hallilngdal Style bentwood box, 11 x 9 is available for sale. The beautiful grace of the Hallingdal style is offered in soft pretty greens, yellows, and red. This is a piece that could also be a small storage box for precious items.


American Rogaland Carved Wooden Ladle.
American Rogaland
Carved Wooden Ladle


This ladle is 11" high and painted in American Rogaland style in rich greens and reds. This is a nice accent piece to hang (comes with leather hanger), put on a shelf or display in a grouping. It's a nice accent piece!

Basket w/Cover


This is an 8 inch basket with cover. The nisse is painting the fall colors on leaves. The cover is removable and the basket has a swing handle. The nisse is said to be the quiet "little" person who does work for everyone quietly and often without people realizing he is there. The nisse is good and helpful according to folk lore in Norway. This pattern is one I learned in a June Nyberg class.

8 Inch Basket with Cover
Norwegian Ale Hen Norwegian Ale Hen


This ale hen measures 15 inches long. Carved bowl is 4 1/2 inches and 2 1/2 inches deep. The ale hen comes from Norway. Norwegian ale bowls or cups can come in many shapes, including dragons, hens, horse heads, stave construction, or carved.

The red iron oxide background gives a bright and cheery appearance. The style is "Telemark" using bright reds, blues, yellows, and greens. The inside bowl is painted a lovely green, which has been antiqued and rosemaled in the same style. One of a kind.

American Rogaland-style plate


This plate is 12 inches and has a 12-sided edge. It is painted in pretty blues, reds, and yellows.The red tulip and blue scrolls are very common in this style. The style is often described as having a "kaleidoscope" appearance and/or "mirror" image. Both sides of the design are the same. The design is painted in three shades of each color to give it the depth it has. The cheery colors will be a nice addition to your decor.

American Rogaland-style plate

Pattern Packets
$13.50 each

Packet includes the mini wood cutting board, a color photo, pattern, supply list, and complete instructions. These packets are great beginner projects or just a great small piece to paint for a gift to a special person.

$13.50 per packet (including wood piece). Four to chose from.

  1. Mini Cutting Board in "American Rogaland" Style
  2. Mini Cutting Board, "Os" Style Rose
  3. Mini Cutting Board, "Old Rogaland" Style-Flower
  4. Mini Cutting Board "Valdres Tulip (no longer available)


All projects are designed and painted by Jan, unless otherwise specified. All copyrights © apply. We reserve the rights to these designs. Pictures may not be copied in any manner.