The Creative Exchange

The Creative Exchange Link Party

It is another week of The Creative Exchange link party! I can’t wait to see what you have linked up. Next week we will be taking a break from the link party so we can all enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving with our families. We will be back the following week, starting up on December 4th.  It has been busy, busy around here with holiday craft projects. I created a glitter snowflake pillow, winter wonderland ornament, . . . Continue reading

Mason Jar Snow Globes

Mason Jar Snow Globe - Laura's Crafty Life

Holiday Craft Lightning is here! I have participated in Craft Lightning for a couple of years now, and it is always so much fun. It is fun to come up with a quick craft that you can do in less than fifteen minutes! Be sure to visit the hosts – The Country Chic Cottage and 30 Minute Crafts. They share all the projects for the whole week. There is a ton of inspiration to see! . . . Continue reading

Wooden Christmas Tree Display

Wooden Christmas Tree Display with Ryobi Tools

A group of bloggers have teamed up with Virginia from Fynes Designs to participate in a Ryobi Christmas Blog Hop. Check out the end of this post to see 18 Easy to Build Christmas Projects. For my project, I created a wooden Christmas tree display using my favorite Ryobi tools.  Wooden Christmas Tree Display Supplies needed: (contains affiliate links) 1/2″ pressboard (4 foot by 2 foot) Wooden fence slat (approximately 4 1/2′ long) Saw horses . . . Continue reading

Winter Wonderland Handmade Ornament

Winter Wonderland Handmade Ornament - Laura's Crafty Life

I love to make handmade ornaments both for our own tree as well as for gifts. Using just a few simple supplies, you, too, can create a beautiful winter wonderland handmade ornament.  My friend, Diana, from The Girl Creative organized a really fun Handmade Christmas Ornament Blog Hop. Over 30 bloggers participated to create a unique handmade ornament to share with our readers! At the bottom of this post you can find the links to . . . Continue reading

Glitter Snowflake Pillow

Glitter Snowflake Pillow with the Cricut Explore - Laura's Crafty Life

Disclosure: This post is not sponsored but there are cash prizes available to the winners of this challenge. This post contains affiliate links. The category for round five for Cricut Design Space Star is holiday crafts and gear. Our team theme is glitter. I have been wanting to try out the glitter iron-on from Cricut for some time now. So, for this month’s project I created a glitter snowflake pillow cover. I love the way this iron-on . . . Continue reading

The Creative Exchange

The Creative Exchange Link Party

Time for The Creative Exchange this Thursday! I have so many projects in the works, it is going to be an exciting next couple of weeks. Even though I don’t plan on decorating for Christmas until after Thanksgiving, some Christmas projects will be coming to the blog in the upcoming weeks. This will help everyone get a jump start on their holiday crafting and gifts! Be sure to check out our Pinterest board where we . . . Continue reading

Craft Supply Shopping: Consumer Crafts

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of Consumer Crafts. All opinions are 100% my own. Some of you may already know that I live in a small town. The closest craft store to me is about 25 minutes away. The last thing I want to do is drag my sweet four year old to the craft store when I need supplies. Of course, this sometimes has to happen, but I really do try to . . . Continue reading

The Creative Exchange

The Creative Exchange Link Party

It is another week of The Creative Exchange link party! I can’t wait to see what you have to share. I am looking forward to this month being a little less busy than last month. And I am definitely looking forward to turkey day! It is so nice to get together with family to celebrate and share some delicious food.   Before we get to the party check out our favorites from Last week! Follow . . . Continue reading

Easy Fall Felt Leaf Garland

Easy Fall Felt Leaf Garland - Laura's Crafty Life

Thanksgiving will be here before we know it! Do you decorate for it or jump right to Christmas? Today’s craft is a super easy, quick, low budget craft! I am sharing my fall front table that I decorated last year. My cute turkey only comes out for November. But, he is one of my favorite parts of the table.  Last year I found felt leaves at the Target dollar spot. I knew right away I . . . Continue reading