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Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Don't forget your backpack!

Hi, everyone! Dani Donner here today bringing you some Too Cool for School altered project and a tutorial. I found this super cute altered item at Lisa Storms' website (one talented lady) and fell madly in love with them. SO this week I decided to give one for each of my boys' teachers and here is the tutorial:

I used the Best Glue Ever to cover the small cardboard box (don't forget to lightly sand it, helps adhere the paper) with pattern paper. Added a pattern paper lid to the back of the box. You may want to put a small magnet in the lid and seal it in with some cardboard to make things sturdier. Embellish the front. Add two stripes of pattern paper to the back to complete the backpack and... Done! You have a cute little backpack that you can ill with chocolate and give as a gift for the teacher or even or other students (imagine a Halloween themed one, cute!). Here is a better look at the finished project:

Supplies List:

American Crafts - Shoreline
Basic Grey - Paper Cottage
October Afternoon - Woodland Park
My Minds Eye brad - Miss Caroline
October Afternoon - Schoolhouse

I hope you have like the project! See you soon...

Dani Donner


Auntie Em said...

This is a very cute project! OA has so many cute papers. :)

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