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mandmade Musings of a new mum and craft addict

English - Baby, Craft, Cookery
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mandmade · 1Y ago

Mum to a 5 year old

Apparently I'm Mum to a 5 year old, although I'm sure it was only a couple of months ago that I posted that I was Mum to a 4 year old. Wasn't it?Considering the prevalence of superhero stuff...
mandmade · 1Y ago

Layout #12: Sieste

I chose the theme "Holiday" for the August scrapbook challenge on the docrafts Craft Talk site, and this is my layout for it. It features my family having an afternoon nap while on holiday i...
mandmade · 1Y ago

5uper Day

Bob's best friend turned 5 this week and, when I asked him what he'd like to put on the card he replied "Superman" without any hesitation. It seemed obvious to straighten out a couple of the...
mandmade · 1Y ago

Layout #11: Keeping Cool in the Pool

I haven't used a specific sketch for this layout, but I was inspired by a few sketches and layouts that I found on Pinterest.What I used:Paper & Card: Sandylion CK OK 12x12 "Blue Floral Pape...
mandmade · 1Y ago

Layout #10: Proto Plumber

My first step in making a layout is to gather together all the things I think I might like to use on the page and stick them in a bag (I use empty do crafts goody bags). I generally only get...
mandmade · 1Y ago

Layout #9: 1st garden makeover

I picked these photos to scrap for my March challenge of "Home" and then realised I'd already done a layout for that one :-) I didn't work to a sketch for this one, and there was a lot to fi...
mandmade · 1Y ago

Layout #8: July Challenge - "Summer"

Yay! You've read it correctly, this is the July challenge, being published in July,and no it isn't last year's July challenge, I really am on time for once! However, before I pat myself on t...
mandmade · 1Y ago

A pre-schooler no more

Hard though I find it to believe, this week was my little boy's last at nursery and pre-school. He made cards and little gifts for his key workers at both - a lavender pomander for one and a...
mandmade · 1Y ago

Layout #7: May Challenge "Partner"

The challenge I set for May this year was "Partner" and I had a few candidate subjects - Bob and his best friend, our two dogs together, and of course my husband, but in the end I chose a co...
mandmade · 1Y ago

Layout #6: June challenge "Red"

For June's challenge on Craft Talk I chose the theme "red". I had a few photos I fancied for the page, but for all of them I knew I wanted a single photo page with a lot of white space so th...