Thursday, September 1, 2011

Back To School Challenges


ETA: This project was a winner! Thanks so much Wee Memories.

Happy September! It is hard to believe it is the first day of September with the 90 degree weather we are having today. It is finally suppose to cool off tomorrow though and I am ready for it.
Today I want to share a back to school project I made. It also qualifies for the current Wee Memories Challenge andJUGS Challenge too.
This is what I came up with

I fell in love with these little mini backpacks when I first saw them here and thought this would be the perfect time to make one.
I started by cutting the base out of PTI Pure Poppy Cardstock. Next I cut the top piece and the pocket out of the striped paper in this digital paper pack. When I was done with that I did some machine stitching then added Harvest Gold Satin Ribbon for the straps and bow on front then finished it off with a Harvest Gold button. I also added Velcro under the flaps so the receiver can open it.
Inside they will find these

3 matching notecards. They fit perfectly in the backpack. I used Tag It's 6 and Way to go Kiddo for the images. The rest is pretty self explanatory. I got the idea to add the ribbon from this card and love how it finishes them off.
Here is the backpack and the note cards together

I think this would make a great gift for a child that is just starting school.
That's it for now I will be back Saturday with a new Sketch For You To Try. Until then I hope the rest of your week is a great one and as always thanks for stopping
by.

23 comments:

Lisa said...

Oh my goodness could this be any cuter! Love this to PIECES!!!

Kara said...

this is adorable, terri!

Karen C. said...

These are adorable little cards and that back pack is so sweet. Love all the details you;ve included.

Mad for Paper said...

This is just too cute. Perfect paper choice for it.
TFS
Ang

carol (krillsister) said...

Super adorable. Love the colors.. So back to school. Those notecards are cute too!

Mara... said...

That is the cutest backpack ever!!! And love the matching cards, too.

Lisa Kind said...

Love this backpack and the colors! The ribbon is the perfect touch! And your cards are fabulous! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

Amy said...

Hi Terri!!! Get out of here. This project is out of this world amazing! Seriously, a paper backpack???? Eeeekkkkkk! So stinkin' adorable especially with those little notecards tucked inside!!! I've told you before but I love your creations! Thanks for playing with us at Wee Memories Scrappy Saturday Challenge!

euna said...

Holy moly. They are so CUTE! Love the backpack and the cards are a great match too!

Kim O'Connell said...

These are incredible! What a great idea!

june K. said...

Absolutely adorable. Great colors too. It sure looks like a lot of work.

Laurel said...

AAAAHHHHH TERRI! Stop with the cuteness! This is brilliant! I love it. Can't believe you made the backpack from card stock! And those adorable notecards inside? PRECIOUS! IN LOVE WITH THIS!!!!!!! Thanks for playing along with Wee Memories. This project just knocked my socks off!

Rhonda said...

Hi Terri!!! This is absolutely adorable. Did you use the templates or making a cutting file? I would like to make one for the little girl I mentor. Have a great weekend.

Regina Easter said...

THIS IS SO SO SO CUTE.....hugs

Carol's Ink Spot said...

How sweet your little school bag is! Love the colors and the little note cards are darling. Great job!

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

Love this project so fun!!!!Thanks for playing along with Wee Memories!!!!

jacirascrap said...

Adorei sua mochila! Há um concurso lá no altered art com mochilas!!!

Sharron said...

OMG, Terri--you continue to amaze me with your 3-D creations! This is SO ADORABLE! The colors, the patterned paper, every detail is so fabulous! And the added little notecards--WOW--perfect!!

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Awesome! This is fabulous!

jen said...

so cute, Teri! congrats on your wee memories win!!!

Barb said...

wowowowowowowowowowowowowowowowowow

amazing. congrats on your win - it's no surprise! :)

Jenny said...

Oh this is amazing Terri, too cute for words :)
Congrats on winning at wee memories...so well deserved :)
Jenny x

Adorebynat said...

You won the contest, I think, Terri. Congratulations! Kudos to you! It's adorable.