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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

BacK To ScHooL! - CJToo's Crafty Designer's Design Team Post

Well, yes folks, it's that time of year again......BacK To ScHooL!  And it includes me as well....yes, I'm going back to college next week as a full time student and I'm scared, nervous, and excited all at the same time!  So wish me luck!

But enough about me.....the CJToo's Design Team has been challenged to create something in honor of going BacK To ScHooL!  There are some very crafty and inspiring creations here for you can visit Tracy's site - Craft Junkie Too to get a glimpse of all the projects the creative ladies have to show you!

My creation for today is sticky note holders!  I created these for the two teacher friends that I go to church with....Miss Moyer and Mrs Carswell (you may remember that I gave them Teacher Appreciation gifts back in May).  This Sunday, I gave them these "BacK To ScHooL" gifts and they loved them! :)

Sticky Note Holders......Teachers' Red Pens and all!  :)

I started out with a 5x7 clear plastic frame, then added random buttons, ribbon, and patterned paper from The Paper Studio.  To cut the "Back to School" sentiment, I used the Celebrate with Flourish cartidge to cut it at 1.5".  To finish them off, I tied on the red pens with jute twine and then added the sticky note pads.  Easy peasy and inexpensive project!

Be sure to check out all the other crafty design team members for their inspiring "Back to School" projects!

Tracy @ Craft Junkie Too

Cheryl @ CardsbyCG
Kristy @ Craftin' on my Door
Indira @ Crafty Homemade
Tanya @ Tanyaisis Creations
Shawn @ Shawn's Fireside Crafting Room
Kadie @ Kards by Kadie
Roberta @ TX Scrapper Mom

I hope you enjoy them all! 
Good luck to all of you heading back to school soon and I wish you all the best!



  1. This are so cute, I'm making one for me!

  2. I LOVE THIS! This is too cute and so much better than those coffee cups, and other things they don't need. This ~ they need! Great job!

  3. I love these!! I've never made one but I have adored this project from afar for a while.... yours is one of the very best I've seen!

    TFS, Cheryl @

  4. Very cute and useful! Good luck going back to school, I hope you still get some craftin' time in! :)
    (fellow DT member)

  5. very nice love it
    I have to post the mini album I made I think you will like it

  6. These are adorable! I love that you even added the red pens. Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

  7. cute cute and i like the added red pens. super gift idea :) thanks for sharing with us at whimsical wednesdays :)

  8. AWESOME job with your back to school project!Great idea and such a super gift,I LOVE it!Thanks so much for playing along at Whimsical Wednesday!!:)

  9. These are incredible! :o) The design is so beautiful, with such perfect touches like the red pens and twine. I'm not surprised they loved them! :o) Good luck with your upcoming classes! Thank you so much for joining us at Whimsical Wednesdays! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  10. I love these!!! The colors you chose are very pretty and I love the buttons and pen! What a wonderful gift! Thanks for joining us at Whimsical Wednesday. Melanie

  11. These are gorgeous. I love the buttons, the patterned paper, and the back to school cut! Great job finishing them off by tying the jute that stuff. The teachers are going to love these!!! Thank you for joining us at Whimsical Wednesday. :)

  12. These are so beautiful Shelley! I'm a post-it note addict, so I also LOVE giving these for gifts! Yours are gorgeously decorated though! Such a nice gift! Thanks for playing the Back to School challenge at Whimsical Wednesday!


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Shelley (Carley's mom!)