A ‘First Art’ Keepsake

Little Man has created his very first masterpiece! Yes, it was time to set him free with paints (when I say free, I mean strapped into his highchair, which I’d covered with a bin bag, and wrapped up in a huge coverall that fits his sister!), and he was excited!

It was lovely to see him experimenting and concentrating so much on what he was doing…

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And here it is, his first painting..

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Instead of letting it get lost in amongst all of Boo’s arty pieces that we have on the wall, or putting it in his memory box, I remembered that when he was born, he’d had a lovely gift of picture frames that until now, has lain in his drawer. So, I cut his painting up and created this rather sweet little keepsake…

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Which is now on his bedroom wall, preserved forever!

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I’m so happy that I remembered this frame set as I think it’s such a cute way to keep his picture, and it looks bright and pretty! A thrifty little piece of decor! What do you think?

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35 thoughts on “A ‘First Art’ Keepsake”

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    Grace says – This is fab – Well Done Little Man xx
    Lucas says – *high 5* lil’ man – very proud of you xx
    The Mother say – we HAD to comment on this. What fab painting and what an amazing idea to frame them like you have. Definitely one of our best #minicreations EVER. Thanks for linking 🙂

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    What a great idea to frame his first ever piece of artwork! Definitely something I will keep in mind for Jumpy’s first masterpiece (she has done some finger painting, but as I had put sugar in the recipe, I thought it would not be wise to keep it!). Mel

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      Thank you. I’m not that organised, when you consider that that frame’s been languishing in a drawer since he was born, and he’s now 18 months old!

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