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Clare
Artist | Hobbyist | Artisan Crafts
United Kingdom
Me: Clare, mother of two, passionate baker, self taught photographer,music, sci-fi and video game fan.
My gallery: Full of food photography, recipes and a few polymer clay creations.
My mission: To inspire, make you hungry and get you excited about baking and food photography.
My Quirks: Despite my love for baking, i have a major food phobia! Everything i eat and drink freaks me out, even just one bite! so, i bake to see the happiness my food gives to others, that happiness makes me happy. I also have a rather unique laugh.
My Personality: Shy, quiet, determined, perfectionist, creative, over active imagination, worrier, anxious and a bit of an oddity.

I support handmade sellers Stamp by claremansonEtsy stamp by reavelPowered By Canon - Stamp by Habjan ++ Eating Disorders - Stamp by dimruthien Marilyn Manson stamp by sequelle Slipknot Logo by freakenstein1313 OH NOES by Haters-Gonna-Hate-Me .:Stamp: :Metallica:. by TehOnism James Hetfield Frantic Stamp by Exidor02 :icondonotuseplz::iconmyartplz:
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The Christmas holidays are over and the kids are back at school.  This would normally mean getting back to baking but instead it means getting back to decorating our new house. 
The whole house which we moved into a month ago needs a complete make over, head to toe.  We started the first rooms last week, the living and dining room.  Gone with the 20 year old discoloured wallpaper that was peeling off the walls and on with the paint.  We have chosen a colour called Muddy Puddle for the main colour, trust me it is a lot better than it sounds! A light browny/malty chocolatey colour that compliments the feature colour we are using either side of the chimneys called Teal Tension which is a very dark and rich teal. We probably have a couple more weeks left until it is all painted as not only did the walls need a lot of work (it was bare concrete and plaster under the wallpaper so never painted before so needed a lot of smoothing down and filler) but all the skirting boards, coving and ceilings need painting.  We are decorating the living and dining room together as they are joined by an archway and currently look silly being decorated differently so we feel they need to flow.

I really fancy doing a bit of baking next week.  Last week I made my first ever coffee cake (I don't like drinking coffee) so I really want to bake something else I have never baked before but I really can't think of any.  If anyone has any ideas, they have to be quick, simple and use mostly basic ingredients mind please do let me know. What do you like to bake after a long stay away from the kitchen?
  • Listening to: Slipknot
  • Watching: Battlestar Galactica
  • Playing: Minecraft

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Stargatesg11 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
 HAPPY LATE BIRTHDAY!!  Free Birthday Icon Well, really late,..  I hope it was a good one, with loads of family and laughter!  :love:
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claremanson Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
hehehe, it's ok, it has been half term so only just properly catching up on my messages now the kids are back at school1 :hug:
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OrangeLetters88 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Beautiful gallery! :D
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claremanson Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you very much :)
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Savaliste Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015
Happy Birthday :highfive:
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claremanson Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
:hug:
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caballero-nocturno Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015
Have your cake and eat it tooPinkie Chibi Pie DancingHappy Birthday!!Pinkie Chibi Pie DancingHave your cake and eat it too
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claremanson Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thank you :hug:
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Namco-NintendoFan-88 Featured By Owner Edited Feb 13, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
HAPPY 30th BIRTHDAY, Clare Manson, dear friend!
You are now becoming mature enough, 'cause it's your '30th Anniversary' today!
:sing: :sing: :sing: :sing: :dance: :dance: :boogie: :boogie: :party: :airborne:

Good luck, and I hope you'll have a great birthday today!
And be very safe 'n careful, it's Friday the 13th and it's hard luck; anyways, also wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day! :heart:
:thumbsup: :pringles: :cake: :pie:

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claremanson Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hehehe thank you, 30 yes I maybe a proper adult now but...I won't be acting one completely just yet! :hug:
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