Back to School DIY

As much as I hate to say it, summer is almost over… and that means back to school, routines, homework, and carpools.  I’m not sure who is more sad – me more or my children.  The only thing making me feel slightly better is the back to school shopping (I love NEW notebooks and pens!), and the fun ideas I found for Back to School DIY.

Today’s post will focus on the children, and accessories for school.  I’ll write another one next week with Back to School gifts for your teachers.

From Making the World Cuter, a fun tutorial for Personalized Pencil boxes!

Back-to-School-DIY-Pencil-Boxes

A more feminine and shabby chic style of the pencil holders would be these adorable knotted pencil pouches, from see kate sew:

knotted-pencil-pouch-sewing-tutorial

And check out these notebook decals, from the Lot 26 Studio.  You could use any kind of decal really, but the butterflies are lovely!

DecalNotebook-DIY_Pics_1

Everyone knows that you HAVE to take photos on the first day of school.  Check out the Back to School Photo Prop/Frame tutorial, from Crissy’s Crafts:

back-to-school-frame

And this last link isn’t really THAT back to school related, but it IS Shark Week… so I had to share this fab tutorial for making a Shark Purse, from a beautiful mess!  I know there are some teens out there who use one of these on the first day of school!!

shark-purse

 

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