Catching up on some Christmas in July and August Posts!
Just want to make sure no one misses any good links! Enjoy! Rockester
Teacher gift idea Use your scrapbook supplies to personalize clips, pencils, post it notes and more http://www.etsy.com/listing/60146889/10-piece-teacher-gift-desk-set-2010-188?ref=sr_gallery_9&ga_search_type=all&ga_includes%5B0%5D=tags&ga_search_query=teacher_gift&ga_facet
End of the School Year will be here soon and this desk set will be the perfect gift for your child to give his or her teacher. 10 Piece set
Teacher needs a cute eco cup! Use rub ons to personalize! http://www.etsy.com/listing/72906099/teacher-gift-coach-gift-double-insulated?ref=sr_gallery_5&ga_search_type=all&ga_includes%5B0%5D=tags&ga_search_query=teacher_gift&ga_facet
Teacher Gift - Coach Gift - Double Insulated Plastic Cup with Lid and Straw - Acrylic Tumbler BPA FR
NICE TAGS printable freebie http://jonesdesigncompany.com/stationery/gift-tags/
Stepping Thru Crazy: Domino Necklace Tutorial..
Make your own chalkboard paint! Paint anything! http://www.theidearoom.net/2010/09/make-chalk-rocks-and-homemade-chalk.html
Make Chalk Rocks and Homemade Chalk Board Paint -
CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST http://urbancomfort.typepad.com/urban_nest/2011/04/plaster-flowers.html
Plaster Dipped Flowers -
What a great organizer for a vintage feel. Tiered old tins threaded on a rod. http://www.bhg.com/crafts/easy/1-hour-projects/tin-crafts-supplies-organizer/
Vintage tins can be found at flea markets and online auction sites for as little as $1 each.
Here is my own weekend project! What do you think? http://myall2.blogspot.com/2011/07/i-think-i-am-little-bit-nutzzo.html
My All: I think I am a little bit nutzzo...
TEACHER GIFT this site is a bonanza if you need ideas for teacher gifts and back to school treats http://thecraftingchicks.com/2010/08/teacher-gift-ideas-back-to-school-brainstorm-2.html
Back to School Brainstorm
CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST something the kids can actually create and give with a little supervision. -cupcake in a cup- http://familyfun.go.com/crafts/cup-cakes-661762/
This cupcake-in-a-cup, another fun craft from FamilyFun.com, makes a great gift
TIP: Shop secondhand for cups that were made in the USA --that meet no lead requirements for heated foods. Cups usually say on the bottom where they were manufactured.
How to understand paper weights! Read this! http://www.owhstarsandstamps.org/2011/08/tutorial-understanding-paper-weights.html
10 Things that Should NOT Be in Your Closet
CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST (or a summer activity for the teens) Canvas shoes and Copic markers! http://www.copiccolor.com/JSantiago/gallery/1548
CHRISTMAS IN AUGUST Quilts--Fast and Furious lap quilt from fitted sheets. Shop the secondhand for these! Great for picnic blankets, pet bed gifts, extra crib quilts, car quilts, or lap quilts for the elderly. http://daisyjanie.typepad.com/daisyjanie/2011/01/how-to-quick-quilt-from-repurposed-fitted-sheets.html
No marking, no piecing, no binding and minimal measuring - so minimal that I'm not even sure it counts. Not a great deal of thinking either.
Such a cute idea! Ask the kids how granny makes her best recipe and write it down on a white cotton towel for a gift! Hilarious! http://crafts.kaboose.com/recipe-dish-towel.html
See this transformation from closet to office I found online
Here is what I have been up to the last couple days http://myall2.blogspot.com/2011/08/greeting-card-frenzy-love-it.html
My All: Greeting card frenzy! Love it!
CHRISTMAS IN JULY slideshow of ideas http://www.bhg.com/christmas/cards/easy-handmade-christmas-gift-tags/
Easy Christmas Gift Tags Made from Scrapbooking Supplies
Make Your Christmas presents too pretty to open by adorning them with unique handmade gift tags.
INSPIRATION! Tim Holtz fragments, facets and acrylic charms--you have them but HOW to use them in new ways? Check this out http://timholtz.typepad.com/my_weblog/2011/08/transparent-illusions.html
transparent illusions... - Tim Holtz
TEACHER GIFT Pencil box about half way down the page http://flowersandink.blogspot.com/2010/10/november-mfteasers-day-1.html
TEACHER GIFT becky higgins card in 30 min idea http://www.beckyhiggins.com/blog/uploaded_images/3-sets-of-cards-in-30-mintues-785227.jpg
CARD IDEA Use versamark in a new way with your embossing powders http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/embeddedimage/
Reduce, reuse, and repaint! A dresser re-vamped. http://myall2.blogspot.com/2011/08/dresser-re-invented-d.html
My All: A Dresser Re-invented :D
...and now the renovated room is all done! Take a look and let me know what you think. http://myall2.blogspot.com/2011/08/guest-roomoffice-completed.html
Shabby Chic Crafts- delightful paper tags & more!: Christmas Project #12- Paper Ball Ornaments
CHRISTMAS IN JULY - and another style of planner in 12x12 http://christmasplanner.com/judys-crafty-precious-christmas-organiser
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