Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Nikki Sivils and Ribbon Carousel Blog Hop



Hi everyone, so glad you could join the Nikki Sivils and Ribbon Carousel Blog Hop.  Be sure to hop along everyone's blog so that you do not miss out on some great inspiration!



Today I have used the School is Cool - LOVE this collection!  In our school we are not allowed to have the children's first and last names displayed so that at a glance it is easy to see them.  Thus we hang our attendance clipboards backwards.  Well after a year of staring at an ugly clipboard I decided it was time to remedy that!  I used my Cricut to cut out the black letters, a notebook punch for the edge of the pattern paper, the little apple is a Unity stamp but all else is from the School is Cool collection.  I then used some Black V Striped Twill as an added decoration and the pencil is tied on with some Twine (which my secretary will be happy with - no loose pencil to deal with) both available at the Ribbon Carousel.  Just a bit of FYI to adhere the paper I have used the Beacon 3 in 1 and the ribbon with the Fabric adhesive, I am very happy with how well these have worked!


For my next project I have used the same paper pack to create a little back to school backpack for one of my girls.  I have filled it with some hershey kisses.  The template for the backpack can be found here.  I have used the May Arts Printed Twill along with some Twine.





I am entering these in Jen's Back to School challenge and the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge (school themed cupcakes).  And the challenge this week at the Ribbon Carousel is Back to School, why don't you play along!

The Ribbon Carousel will be giving away a $25 gift certificate to the Ribbon Carousel Store and Nikki Sivils Scrapbooker will be giving away a scrapbooking kit (winner's choice!)  Enjoy the hop and be sure to leave some blog love along your way to be eligible for the prizes!  Winners will be announced Saturday night at 8:00 PM EST.


Now be sure to hop along everyone's blog to see all of the wonderful inspiration!










38 comments:

Marília Lopes said...

I loved the two projects and the very cool backpack

Karen B. said...

Two super cute projects!

Audrey Pettit said...

Wow! Awesome school projects, Laurel! I LOVE how you decorated the back of your clipboard. That is soooo much better than a plain old ugly clipboard. Beautiful! And how cool is that backpack full of kisses? Adorable! Absolutely adorable!

Julie E said...

What fun! Both are great projects.

Karen Pedersen said...

Both projects are just yummy!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Wowwwwwwwwwwwww!!! These are just amazing Laurel!!! LOVING that backpack!!!! WOW!!!!

Angi said...

Soooo super fun Laurel. I really love that backpack too!

1CardCreator said...

I just love that attendance clipboard, that has to make you smile when you use it! Great back pack too!

Annette said...

wow wee these are awesome...very creative and fun

Tina said...

such fun creations...thanks for sharingta cucpake isnpirations

Tina
sweetie dt

wendy said...

wowzers how adorable is that backpack! great job thanks for sharing!

Miriam Prantner said...

Such fun projects! Love that great bright turquoise against the black chevron on the first and the backpack is just so cute!

Deana said...

Adorable projects, Laurel, & I'm especially loving that little backpack! :-)

Krista Ritskes said...

Great ideas! So cute.

Jingle said...

These are SUCH super cute projects! Totally creative!

Nikki Sivils said...

Everything is so cute but that backpack project is wonderful! Such a great idea!

Christa said...

What a great way to gussy up this clipboard! I was blown away! Great projects Laurel!

Marielle said...

My jaw dropped at the sight of that sweet little backpack !!! Amazing :)

Jess said...

great ideas!

Sarah said...

How cute are these! Love them!

ArtisticInkspirations said...

So cute and looks just like a backpack!! Love the "clipboard" card too!! very cute !!

MJ said...

ahhh (sigh) the backpack is so cute!! love it
MJ

Katrina said...

cute stuff Laurel! hugs, Katrina

Beatrice Lawson said...

Te clipboard is so fab!!! I love how cute it turned out, gotta try it!

Gloria Westerman said...

Both of these are so adorable...tfs

Rose said...

well it looks like you are all ready for class to begin Mrs Seabrook :)
what a fun attendance board!!! and that backpack is super cute :)

Jodi said...

Amazing Project once again, Laurel!

~amy~ said...

Such fun projects Laurel...love the sweet mini backpack...sooooo cute.

Stacy said...

Great projects Laurel, love the backpack :)

MsMad said...

Great projects....backpack is adorable.
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Emily said...

Wow what super creative projects! I just love the little backpack with the eyelets and the ribbon and the pocket on the front...adorable!

Nicolle74 said...
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Nicolle74 said...

Awesome projects! Love the altered clipboard and sweet lil backpack. I have to make one..:)

Angie said...

Great projects, super cute backpack!

sabbycat said...

This was my first visit to your blog -- but it won't be my last. Loved your projects! So darn cute.

marg0006 said...

You did anincredible job withthe bag. Like allt he details.

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Jean-Marie said...

Well, I've got to say that you must have one organized and beautifully decorated classroom! I love your attendance clipboard and that mini backpack design is absolutely ADORABLE! Great projects!

Barb said...

LAUREL!!!! These are awesome! I love the ribbon straps on the backpack, so creative!

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