01 August 2011

Back to School Decorations

I've got most of them out! And if you have to get your school supplies, do it soon while the deals are good! Boxes of crayons for .20! One of my favorites to decorate with, and SO inexpensive.
I found the pencil thermos with the tags still on it at a yard sale a few weeks ago for .50! I thought it was perfect!

Used my favorite little mini cake plate and the ruler art ( that didn't work like I wanted lol) I need to add some monogram to that!

Same ol' wreath, with apples, a huge eraser some black birds and mini wagons!

I like having a light fixture I can add fluff to.

 Pencils are also pretty inexpensive right now, I just filled a little vase and added an apple.
I still don't have too much stuff, I am loving the vintage book pages, and the phone was in my Grandma's garage, it shows lots of wear and a big crack, but I like it that much more knowing it's not perfect and has some history.

Dollar store letters in a jar and a huge apple with some flash cards.

 Flash Card garland I shared HERE.
More book pages.

That is all I have out so far, but I feel like I am missing something.. well something besides the big ruler, I need to add some inch marks and beat it up a little, it was too fresh last year.


  1. What a great way to decorate for back to school! I'm a new follower from the Type A Twitter hop, but couldn't find your twitter handle.

    I look forward to reading more from you!

    Emily from Nap Time Is My Time

  2. Love the apples on the light fixture! Great idea! Thanks for linking up with Lemon Tree Creations today!

  3. Cute Ideas!! I love them! I might try to add a few of those to our home since my oldest is starting kindergarten (at home).

  4. LOVE LOVE the flashcard garland!

  5. How cute! My favs are the flashcard garland, pencil/apple vase, and crayons in the apothecary jar. Just adorable!

  6. I love the ruler art! That looks so cool :)

  7. This is all so cute! I never really thought to decorate for back to school before. You've got some really creative ideas.

  8. Wow! You have really created a festival atmosphere for back to school... That is awesome! Way to set a positive tone!

  9. Love the decor. If you get a chance I would love you to link your back to school decorations up to More the Merrier Monday. It lasts through Wednesday so you have plenty of time to stop by. See you there. http://diyhshp.blogspot.com/

  10. Love it all, especially the light fixture one! I found your website today and after a hour of reading.. I had to follow. You have such ideas!


  11. Love the flash card garland! So cute. If you have a moment, I would be thrilled if you shared this project on my Inspiration Board {link party}.
    Hope to see you there.
    carolyn | homework

  12. Fun little vignettes. We are back to school already here in Chicago, so I need to decorate a bit. Thanks for the ideas!

    If you have a moment today, please share this with my readers @Creative Juice Thursday. Hope to see you there!

  13. Very cute! Perfect for home or the classroom! Thanks for linking up!


  14. What fun decorations!! Thanks so much for linking to the Tuesday To Do Party!



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