Category: Back to School

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