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Get ready for school with my easy back-to-school crafts and DIY projects that look handmade, not homemade. โœ๏ธ ๐Ÿ“š Make useful school supplies such as reusable fabric sandwich bags, printable locker decor, DIY pencil cases, first day of school printable signs, and more. Even plan gala decorations for annual school fundraisers. Make my creative back-to-school crafts for pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and middle school to welcome kids back to school!

Easy pencil case sewing pattern free tutorial with zipper for beginners

See how to make an easy pencil case with my free pencil case sewing pattern and tutorial! This useful and quick beginner sewing project is a perfect DIY back-to-school project and also makes a great DIY gifts idea for kids. Easy zippered pencil case pattern This zipper pencil case can hold pencils, markers, gel pens, …

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Graduation Gift Card Holder – Free Printable Template

My Graduation Gift Card Holder free printable is now updated for 2021! Keep reading to download my 2021 graduation gift card holder template. This 2021 DIY graduation gift card template holds a gift card for your favorite graduate — high school and college graduates, boys and girls. And my free printable graduation gift card template …

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Football Party Ideas: Football player coasters craft for kids

Looking for football party ideas for the upcoming Super Bowl? Today’s football craft is a guest post from my six-year-old son who’s sharing how to make Perler Bead football players that double as handy DIY drink coasters. Kids can make this football coasters craft for a Super Bowl party or any football-themed party. My artsy …

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‘Better Together’ gala decorations at Salvage One Chicago

I’m so proud to share the gala decorations for our annual school charity fundraiser at Salvage One Chicago. Our school gala theme was “Better Together,” and I loved the idea that while our school is made up of individual children and families, we are best when we come together as a community. I love the …

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DIY Clock Party Theme Decorations

Tick tock! These DIY clock party theme decorations are just in time for your clock-themed celebration. Clock party themes are great for much more than New Year’s Eve party decorations! Try a clock party theme for school fundraisers, retirement party decorations, milestone birthday parties, anniversary parties, and around-the-clock baby shower decorations. I designed these DIY …

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Free Printable Last Day of School Sign – Type to Personalize

It’s pretty crazy that the last day of school is already almost here. Time to get your free printable Last Day Of School sign ready for a memorable last day of school photo! You can personalize my free printable Last Day of School Sign with your child’s name, year, and grade, all inside a super …

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How to sew reusable fabric sandwich and snack bags

This free sandwich bag sewing pattern and tutorial is so easy you’ll be able to replace your old plastic snack bags in no time. I designed these free fabric sandwich bag and snack bag sewing patterns to have extra large flaps. The flaps act like teeny little place mats, which helps avoid germ fests like …

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Kid-sized Messenger Bag Free Pattern and Sewing Tutorial

This free child-sized messenger bag pattern is the perfect shrunken size for the special kid in your life. Make this DIY kids messenger bag free sewing pattern in a couple evenings. This kids messenger bag free sewing pattern is a variation of my free bridesmaid’s handbag sewing pattern and my free shoulder handbag sewing pattern …

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