Monday, May 18, 2009

Sharing a cute project


I just had to share this cute project with you that I got from Carolyn's post a few days ago. She made a card and backpack and I flipped over both. She has the link to the backpack tutorial, which was pretty easy, for the most part. I took a side picture, but I was working on creasing mine and this one side got a little messy. The picture on Carolyn's blog will be much more appealing. I wanted you to see that the back has ribbon for the straps, held on with large eyelets. At any rate, I made this for my granddaughter's pre-school graduation yesterday and I filled it with crayons, mechanical pencils, some small markers, and in the front pocket I enclosed some stamped images for her to color. She loves asking if she can stamp, which pretty much means "would you stamp something for me to color, Grandma?" She's getting very good with her coloring and I do trust her to stamp with supervision, but she seems to love to color. Anyway, I hope you like this and don't be afraid to try it if you're liking it as much as I did. Happy Monday and thanks for stopping by!

8 comments:

Rachel said...

This is adorable Karen!! I love it. I must go try one of those!
hugs,
Rachel

Diana said...

OMG, this turned out GREAT!! My daughter would LOVE LOVELOVE this project. She loves purses and backpacks and begs me (DAILY) to stamp images for her to color!

Cindy said...

Karen this is so adorable. What a wonderful gift for your granddaughter. I bet you had a blast working on this project for her.

Sue from Oregon said...

oh Grandma...what a special gift!

dolcreations said...

This is absolutely adorable!I love this idea..I love the colours too. Nice and bright. Your cards are beautiful as well. I love your magnolia card below!!! Wow!
Christine

Kristine B. said...

I remember making these cute backpack boxes...they are darling! I might just have to whip some up for my kids' teachers end-of-year gifts :) THANKS for bringing them back to mind! LOVE your ribbon on the back too--the striped ribbon looks awesome!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

This is so cute, what a gun little idea. Grear job!

Susan (rainy) said...

What a perfect and precious gift for your granddaughter's graduation. This is absolutely adorable!