Category: Back to School

DIY Locker Decorations

Learn how to easily transform household items into useful storage decorations for school decorations and teleworking. Check out my video where I teach how to make these magnetic containers made from water bottles. I show how to turn ordinary water bottles into Emoji, Spiderman, and this cute sleeping kitty. These… Read more

5 DIY Back to School Ideas

Now that we are nearing the end of August it is time to start thinking about some awesome DIY back to school ideas. These are some fun organization and decorations to help setup at home desk space for both distance learning and a hybrid version of school. Most of these… Read more

Easy to Make DIY Fabric Bulletin Board

This DIY Bulletin Board is a great and easy project to make project. Now that school is getting ready to start for the fall semester, I thought it would be fun to share some of my easy, DIY back-to-school ideas that are great for not only a student desk but… Read more

Easy DIY Back to School Crafts

I had a lot of fun doing a Back-to-School crafting segment on NBC affiliate, WBAL-TV Baltimore on Saturday. Since we are still social distancing, I was live via Zoom rather than being at the studio. I showed how to make some easy DIY back to school crafts and ideas using… Read more

Flower Pot Decorative Cork Board

I like to make functional items look pretty and different than something you can find at the store like this decorative cork board. I wanted to make a fun cork board for my daughter’s room so I created something flowery and fun that looks like a decoration but also serves… Read more

Personalized Back to School Supplies

As were are nearing the end of August, unfortunately we have to start thinking about back to school supplies. It seems as though the summers get shorter every year. One thing to help get the kids excited for their new school year is to personalize their school supplies. In this… Read more

School Bulletin Board Ideas

Now that new school is about to start, I have been asked to decorate display cases and school bulletin boards. This bulletin board was a challenging project for me because I have never made anything like this before and it is really big – 36″ x 48″. The school wanted… Read more

Mini Chalkboards

There is something fun about using chalk and writing on chalkboards. Maybe it’s all the different colors of chalk or that you can easily erase and recreate pictures and words. I had so much fun making chalkboard garden markers, I thought it would be cute to create some mini chalkboards… Read more

Picture Frame Chalkboard

A framed chalkboard is a great way to remind yourself of things you need to do or you can write yourself fun inspirational notes each day. Rather than fumbling around looking for a pen and something to write on, you have an instant notepad without wasting paper. You can match… Read more

DIY Flower Pot Cork Board

I like to make functional items look pretty and different than something you can find at the store. I wanted to create a fun cork board for my daughter’s room so I created something flowery and fun that looks like a decoration but also serves a purpose. I thought it… Read more

Personalize Back to School Supplies

I stopped by WBAL NBC Baltimore Sunday morning to show how to personalize back to school supplies. Some of the things I demonstrated was how to jazz up boring folders and pencils, decorate lockers and create desk storage containers using household items. Since I am in love with charkboard paint,… Read more