Friday, August 12, 2011

Creations with Kathryn -"Back to School" Blog Hop August 13th-14th

hosted by Kathryn of
Creations with Kathryn
If you just left 
 then you then you are in the right place
Well this summer vacation is almost over for the

New schools
New uniforms n shoes
New schools supplies
New teachers
and hopefully no blues

I was inspired by a wonderful designer
Patricia Zapata of
she amazes me with her whimsical hand cutting skills
the blade just dances on the paper
like a skater on ice
here is my version

Made this for their teachers
It's a bit crooked!!  Gives it character lol

 you can buy ruled paper from the
dollar store and cut

Super Duper easy and fun!!!

Recycled chipboard or cereal box
Paper Stack - DCWV Hit the Books (retired)
Rubber Stamp - Hero Arts -Notebook Paper
Cutting Mat
X-acto knife
Tacky Glue
Pencil or Pen
Magnets strips or velcro

August issue of Northridge Publishing Craft Magazine
(1) Unity Stamp

NEXT is  Jen P.
I am sure she has some fun ideas for you too.
Thanks for stopping by
Smoochez n Huggies
Jess B


VinDeeLoo said...

Teachers would LOVE it!

vndlewis at rocketmail dot com

scrapaholicjen said...

Love the memo holder Jess! Great idea!
qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

Krista said...

Such a great idea :) Thanks for sharing!

scrappinkrista at yahoo dot com

Anonymous said...

such an awesome creations. thank you for sharing.

Jill Angel said...

Oh that is just awesome! I bet their teachers will love it. I know I would! TFS!

Lindsey said...

That is a really good idea!

Addicted Scrapper said...

Jessica my friend once again I love it!!!!!!!!

lovescrapreflect said...

cool idea and so fun

Vicki said...

Cute project. Thanks for sharing.

vwilson577 at

Janet said...

Love your note holder great idea!

Michelle said...

Jess this is awesome. I haven't made anything like this. This is such a great idea.
mpetrovich23 at yahoo dot com said...

Very nice:)

WAM Family said...

Oh I know that teacher would like this, but I would love it. I am always looking for my memo pads and this I could hang up in my kitchen. TFS and being apart of this hop.


Audrey said...

Love you memo holder. Now I want o go and make one.
God Bless

Penny said...

I love memo holders and the more samples I have the better for me. Thank you for sharing another great one.

pennyspad at sbcglobal dot net

Creative Kuts said...

Wonderful project. Great job.

Newbie2crafting said...

Such an awesome idea!!! tfs


Lynda said...

What a fantastic idea! Love that's it can be created from recycled materials! TFS

Rlhamm1 at gmail dot com

Especially_For_You said...

This is so cute, I especially love the ruled paper! Thanks so much for sharing and also for the chance to win! I'm also a new follower. :)


Lisa said...

What a cute idea...I love it!

lnorris21 at hotmail dot com

Martha galvez said...

Awesome! I love it! Great job! Thks for sharing. pattig161 at yahoo dot com

joydee1963 said...

That's a great gift,Great job,I am a follower of your blog,joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Jen said...

I have that same paper pack! I love the way you cut the triangles out! It gives me fresh ideas for the pack that I have used a ton! (Be watching, it's coming up in some of my layouts!) ;)

melissa s said...

Very "UNEEK"! I love making gifts for people, thanks for sharing!

Nicolette said...

Awesome Memo holder. It is so much fun to be in the hop together!!


Mallika said...

teachers are going to love wat you have made ~
such an awesome holder
i m now a follower .. i m not on facebook ..


Michelle said...

I was just stopping back by today to see if you posted anything different today. Thanks for hopping along with us.
mpetrovich23 at yahoo dot com

bernshwag said...

Awesome memo holder Jess! Love the lined paper!


bernshwag at yahoo dot com

denimdiva30 said...

What a great idea.I love it. I've run out of time this year but I think I will use it for next year. Thanks!

Tracie said...

Very nice! Looks fun!

OCCricut said...

Hey Jess!!! Love these gifts for teachers! They are our unsung heroes!!
saetterman at aol dot com

A Creative Journey said...

Very cute project! TFS! I am a follower and would be honored if you would check out my blog and do the same if you already aren't at

Amyscats said...

How adorable! I'm a substitute teacher, and I know a lot of teachers that would love this gift!!
amylfahnestock at gmail dot com