Saturday, August 13, 2011

Back to School Blog Hop!!!


Hi everyone, welcome to Back to School Blog Hop!


If you came from  talented Amanda (she is just wonderful) then your in the right spot. If you were stopping by to take a gander and would like to join in on the hop you may start with our lovely host Jovan!  She has a fun challenge for you today as well! I also just want to thank Jovan for inviting me to join in with these wonderful  designers. Now you are sure to enjoy this walk to all of the Back to School creations! 


For my project I created this backpack to hold sticky notes for that wonderful teacher in your child's life!  I used the back pack from Doodle Charms cartridge and it's cut at 7.22 inches x4 two different colors for each panel. One will be the inside panel or you may use double sided paper. I then measured the length and width of the tablets and added an extra half inch to paper for gluing on each side, centered and added back panel.  



The crayons are from Simply Charmed, I used the contour feature to hide the face, and the inner card with the crayons are cut at 3.0, however I had to make the outer packaging layer a little bigger to create the pull out feature.  I added my sentiment on each crayon and the sentiments are from Joy's life Father and Son and Holiday Occasions stamp sets, she also has a new Halloween Pun stamp set coming out, make sure you get your pre-order in! 



 I just loved when my children were young, we would get our grade school  list and off shopping we would go. Now that my daughter is in college, the list is more expensive, never the less still fun, but when she leaves, I still have a little emptiness not empty nest, believe me when I say emptiness, I miss her so much even though she is just up the street and around the corner...lol. She stays on campus so she not at home!!


Well I hope you have enjoyed my project, now it's time for you to skip on over to fabulous Theresa.


Now it's time for some blog candy!!!!  It's not just a hop for me, it's also a Celebration, today is my Birthday!!! So I will be giving away 2 pieces of candy, the first will be for the hop,  It is the Fruit and Tag Die cuts!




 The second will be for my Birthday and it's  the Mickey Mouse Celebration Embossing folder!!
You don't have to be a follower, but if you like what you see, please follow me! Make sure you leave me a way to contact you!

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a blessed day!


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56 comments:

Celeste said...

oh wow I love this project.

Jayne said...

Hi Melissa,I LOVE this project,so cool.Fab how the crayons come out to show the message..awesome!
Happy Birthday too! Have a fantastic day.
Jayne x

Amy said...

FABULOUS project- so cool- love that backpack, and the pen stitching is awesome :)Amy

Adrian said...

I really love ur backpack! HAPPY BIRTHDAY enjoy ur special day!

Tami B. said...

Happy birthday! Your little backpack is darling. I know what you mean about the emptiness.

ChatterScene.com said...

I love it:) What a great project

Jovan said...

Melissa, I love this backpack idea so much. I will so be doing this, this year for teachers. I'm not looking forward to the college supplies list. Thank you so much for joining me!

Laurie said...

I love this backpack! And HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I know what you mean about college supplies, very pricey!!
Laurie
scrapsbysissy.blogspot.com

Sherrie K. said...

Cute backpack! Love the stitching~great job! I can relate to how your feeling with your daughter at college and empty nesters. My kids have been gone for about 3 yrs and I still miss them! It gets a little better each yr~hang in there.
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Sharon said...

Happy Birthday Melissa!!! I so love your backpack! I'll have to keep this in mind when I make stuff for the Grands to give their teachers for Christmas. I think they would love a little sticky note holder. Yours is just adorable! Love the robot paper too!
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Patti B said...

Cool project. Thanks for the idea.

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DIANA L. said...

great job on all the projects.

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Suzy said...

what a sweet project! I'm a first grade teacher getting ready to go back to school. This hop sure put me in the mood ;) Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win!!
Suzy suzyq28024@gmail.com

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Cute Back to School project. I'm a new follower. We have a couple things in common. First would be our same first name. Second we be that we both have a daughter in college. Mine is entering her sophomore yr at college.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"
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jennyplace2 said...

Just stopped by for the hop and to wish you a very Happy Birthday. Great project! Hope yur day is filled with loved ones and all your wishes come true!

Creations by Shirl said...

Happy Sweet Birthday Melissa~
Wow your backpack is awesome...Such another great project... Woo hoo!

Staying Crafty said...

What a great idea! I have seen lots of post it note holders in the past, but never shaped and upright like this. So cute :)

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Happy birthday! Hope your day is wonderful! Great project! It's been fun hopping with you! Carri-abusybee

Rhonda Emery said...

this is amazing love it

joydee1963 said...

Very cute holder for the teacher! I am a new follower,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

TyTynNiyasmom said...

Super cute project!!

Candace
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Cindy said...

Happy birthday!Oh my your project is FANTASTIC!I LOVE your idea,the backpack is so CUTE,SUPER JOB!Have a nice weekend!:)

Jenni said...

This is so cute! Happy birthday! I love school shopping too. Already a follower! Thanks for the chance to win a fun giveaway!
Hugs, Jenni
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lmkindell1 said...

I love this idea. soooo cute. that is why I am a follower.

Linda

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Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Great project, TFS

Veronica
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Kimberly said...

Oh this is really a cute project!!! :) TFS!

Carol's Creations said...

What a cute idea!

Lynda said...

First and foremost HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I hope that you are having an amazing day! I love your project! Such an awesome idea! I'm a new follower!

Lynda
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Scrapper69 said...

Oh WOW Melissa! I Love your backpack! That is such a CUTE idea for post it notes! :o)
Theresa

girlia said...

Awesome job on the backpack. Love how you made this 3-D and that you put the sentiments on the crayons. Love it.

Lisa said...

Happy, happy birthday!! Your project is so creative and fabulous!! I absolutely love it :)

Lisa
http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

SusanBluerobot said...

love this and love the paper you picked to make it

Jen_H said...

Love your project and the paper! Very adorable. Happy Birthday! I am a new follower! TFS and for the chance to win!
~~Jen H~~
jolton0503atyahoodotcom

Frank-LEE Speaking... said...

Very awesome project Melissa. The note holder backpack is a neat idea. Smooches... Felicia - frankleecrafts [at] gmail [dot] com

My 3 E Scrapbooking said...

Super cute! I love the idea! Happy Birthday!

Barb said...

Great idea! I would love one of those for my desk :) I'm a follower. Thanks for the chance to win, and happy birthday!

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Peggy Sue said...

totally cute! great blog too!
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Cathy said...

Your back pack is adorable. new follower here.
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Selina said...

Great idea! Love the colors...a perfect back to school gift!

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Creative Diva said...

Wow! What fantastic projects. These are amazing. New follower.

Hugs,
Patty
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Tina said...

This is just darling! Nice job!! Very clever!
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callyannc said...

Happy Birthday and I love this box. Thanks CallyAnn(new follower)
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bonnie said...

Such a super sweet project.....I love this! ;) Hugs x

pruttybird said...

Happy Birthday!! Very cool post-it note holder.

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Karenan said...

Wow! What a great project. Hope you have a very happy birthday!
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Dawn, RI said...

Love the back pack idea, theres been alot of inspirational ideas today, Thanks for sharing
Dawn RI
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Smiley21 said...

Love your creation and your new design on your blog!

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Esther said...

Super cute project!!!!!

Karen said...

Adorable project!

Karen
craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

Terri said...

This is so cool, just precious. you are so talented. Thanks for sharing and for the inspiration!

Terri
catchingmemories

ScrapinShana said...

SO cute! Love this bag!!

Mrs. Green said...

This is a fantastic idea!!

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LAscrapper said...

I wish I was getting this! It's so cute and creative!

Thanks for sharing!

Besos,
Melissa

Melparra@hotmail.com

Nicole said...

Great project Melissa!

Nicole

girlia said...

P.S. It was great to be in a blog hop with you.

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