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Mom and me after getting my hair brushed

Catchy title, huh? This may not be my usual type of post but this issue is near and dear to my heart. I have talked in the past about my mom’s struggle with breast cancer. She lost the battle over 26 years ago. My beautiful mom  I was a young girl of only 8 years old when my mom died. Because of my mom’s rocky history with her breast health (she ended up getting a mastectomy . . . Continue reading

The Creative Exchange

The Creative Exchange Link Party

Halloween is almost upon us. Do you dress up? I do if we are going to a party, but not usually to take the kids trick or treating. Did you get a chance to see my latest project for the Cricut Design Space Star competition? I created a beautiful woodland fall paper wreath. You have to check out the little paper pine cones. They are so fun! Before we get to the party check out . . . Continue reading

Woodland Fall Paper Wreath

Woodland Fall Paper Wreath by Laura's Crafty Life #CricutExplore #CricutDesignSpace

Disclosure: This post is not sponsored but there are cash prizes available to the winners of this challenge. This post contains affiliate links. I am so excited to be participating in another round of Cricut Design Space Star. This month’s category is Holiday Home Decor/Gift Ideas and our team theme is Natural Holiday.   Pin this project I was searching through the image library in Cricut Design Space and found some adorable 3-D pine cones. I decided to . . . Continue reading

The Creative Exchange

The Creative Exchange Link Party

Wow! October is half over already. I know I keep saying this, but this year has really flown by! This week I shared a fun Halloween dress up play date. Tomorrow, I will be sharing my latest project for the Cricut Design Space Star competition. I am so impressed with all the projects linked up each week. I can’t wait to see what you have been working on! Before we get to the party, we’ve all . . . Continue reading

Halloween Dress Up Play Date with Disney Junior

Sofia the First Halloween Play Date #JuniorCelebrates #CollectiveBias #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JuniorCelebrates#CollectiveBias Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. It is so fun to dress up in Halloween costumes, carve pumpkins, roast pumpkin seeds and go trick or treating with the kids. I get to experience the fun all over again now that I am a mom. Both of my kids enjoy dressing up. On any given day if you . . . Continue reading

Contact Paper Ghost

Contact Paper Ghost by Laura's Crafty Life

For my son’s Halloween birthday party last year, we went all out to spookify our house. I saw a great idea online to create a ghost on a mirror or glass using contact paper. (Sorry, for the life of me I cannot find where I originally saw it!) I created this ghost to go in the kid’s bathroom that we use for guests. Supplies needed: (contains affiliate links) Contact paper Scissors First decide approximately how . . . Continue reading

The Creative Exchange

The Creative Exchange Link Party

There has been a lot going on behind the scenes. I can’t wait to share everything with you in the coming weeks. I miss the dramatic change in the seasons I used to see in the midwest, but fall is definitely in the air – even here in northern Arizona. Now, let’s get to the latest Creative Exchange link party. I can’t wait to see what you have to link up! You are going to . . . Continue reading

The Creative Exchange

The Creative Exchange Link Party

Happy October! Fall is my favorite season. We have so many wonderful traditions this time of year. And even though these last three months of the year always seem to fly by, I anticipate them with so much joy every year! I can’t wait to see all the great projects you have to link up this week to The Creative Exchange link party! Before we get to the party though, let’s check out this weeks . . . Continue reading

Hello Fall Printable

Hello Fall Printable

One of the easiest ways to decorate quickly is to use printable art to enhance your space. I love to create free printable art to give to my readers. Today, I am sharing a free ‘hello fall’ printable art for you to print out and display. I think pumpkins work for September, October and November, so this print will work well for months! Hello Fall Printable Art For PERSONAL USE ONLY. Please feel free to share, . . . Continue reading

Painted Thrift Store Tray

Painted Tray before and after Modern Masters Metallic Paint

Disclosure: I was given the MasterClear from Modern Masters to use. All opinions are 100% mine. I only recommend products I use and love. This post contains affiliate links. You might remember when I posted about painting my front door that I met the wonderful people from Modern Masters paint at Snap! Conference. But, my relationship with them started even before then. Over a year ago, I won four colors of metallic paint in a giveaway. . . . Continue reading