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I was 53 in June. I feel like I'm 30. I live in Cold Cold Wisconsin. But, I love it here.. I found fabric and quilting about 8 years ago.. I fell in love with it.. I also enjoy paper art.. I'm not sure how I kept my sanity before I started doing art. I found rubber stamps about 10 years ago and have gone on to anything and everything.. I have been blessed with creative talents and love to express myself in art. I have 2 children .. one girl who is 15 and a boy who is 17. My husband and I love to hunt,canoe and just enjoy the outdoors together.. We all love the outdoors and go up to northern Wisconsin as often as possible. I'm a 14 year breast cancer survivor.. you can view more of my art at http://laurakrasinskiquilts.blogspot.com www.picturetrail.com/barngirl or my teaching, lecture and vending schedule here http://laurakrasinskisartontherun.blogspot.com

Sunday, July 22, 2007

What a surprise...

Ok.. so I was taking my daughter to my sisters for a sleep over and all of the sudden we turned the corner and there were people out in the street holding signs saying congratulations on being a cancer survivor for 10 years.... my sister and my family pulled a fast one on me and had a surprise party.,... and what a surprise it was... usually I am the one to plan the surprise parties around here.. all my family and my bestest friends were there... including Patti G... she has photos of me on her blog.. very scarey.. go here http://pattis-creations.blogspot.com/ It was a great party.. my sis and brother cooked the best mexican food and we had great champagne and wine, and coronas.. I was so happy to see all my friends... I couldn't have asked for a better party... thanks so much to all of you.. even a few of my online friends had sent me gifts that they had made.. I had a great day and a great surprise... thanks so much to all of you.. I am so happy to have made it to my 10thyear... I have my last oncologist appt. in August and then I think he will cut me loose... which sounds kind of scarey to me... but, I'll get over it..
THe photo below is of a quilt my sister and brother in law, brother, niece and mother and dad and my daughter ( who had a big part in this surprise party ) purchased for me ... the proceeds went to the Susan Komen foundation... It is gorgeous and has so much meaning.. I have a perfect place for it above my bed... I took a close up of one of the blocks with the breast cancer ribbon on it...
Love all of you.. and thanks a million....Special thanks to my sis and Jessi for planning this party...

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Making Cat and Small Dog Beds

My daughter Jessi and I have decided to start making cat beds and possibly selling them. This is my cat on one of his beds.. He has 2 because he is so spoiled.

More deco pages

These are 2 deco pages I worked on for Patti's deco

10 years Cancer Free!!!!!

On Sunday July 8th I celebrated 10 years since my last chemo for breast cancer. I can't believe it has been that long. Seems like yesterday. I had the best oncologist in the world. I call him my guardian angel. I had so much support from my family and friends too... God has blessed me so much in my life even though I had a few obstacles to overcome. Thanks to all who have supported me though the years.