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DIY Spray Painted Leaf Artwork

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This fun project idea is brought to you by Arm & Hammer Clean Scentsations. All ideas are my own.

We had a terrific summer and I enjoyed everything we did— but I didn’’t even get to half of what was on my list! We’ve still had some nice days, so we’ve been enjoying the time outside after Sam gets home from school. I love the pristine air and the walks through the woods.

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Sam, Cassie (our dog), and I took a nature walk in our neighborhood the other day and even that was pleasurable. We collected some leaves —among other interesting-to-a-boy things. Sam had a good time exploring every nook and cranny. I had a good time being with him. When we got home we used the leaves for an easy art project. We spray painted the leaves a fun color, let them dry, and mounted them within a matted frame we already had. We attached the leaves to cardstock with glue dots. Easy!

Sam with Leaves

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Spray Painted Leaves for Art

Sam with Leaf and Dog

One of the things that constantly amazes me is how grungy Sam can get, no matter what he does! I used to think that boys getting dirty was just a cliché, but it’’s the truth. You’’ve got to use a powerful laundry detergent to get rid of the grime and grubby little boy smell. ARM & HAMMER™ Clean Scentsations™ Liquid Laundry Detergent does the trick. Choose what inspired by nature scent you like instead of Eau de Dirty Little Boy— — Sun-Kissed Flowers, Twilight Sky or Purifying Waters— — and enjoy powerfully clean laundry that smells as fresh as the great outdoors.

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ARM & HAMMER™ has been a trusted product since the 1800’s — —just think of all grime and dirty little boy smells they’’ve eradicated!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Arm & Hammer. The opinions and text are all mine.

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.