Don’t Be Afraid To Customize!

Hello Everybody!

I hope you have enjoyed my very small back to school series, #backtoschoolwithcallie. It was so fun to do, and I hope it was fun for you as the viewer to read!

Here are all three of the products I made/customized for school:

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What I Made (From Left to Right):

1. Mint Green Binder
How I made it– You will need a binder in the color of your choice, magazines (preferably garden, fashion, or surfing magazines), scissors, copier paper, glue (glue stick and hot), and lace. To make the collage I cut out patterns in a magazine in the shape of triangles, glued them on in an alternating pattern and stuck it in through the clear pocket in the front of the binder. Then, I hot glued the lace from to the edge of the binder.

2. The Mint Green Notebook
To find out how I made this, check out my last post: “Little Ways to Spice Up Your Notebooks For School!📚”

3. The Black Pencil Case
To find out how I made this, check out my recent post: “Pencil Case- DIY”

You will be able to find these posts by going either to my homepage or by scrolling to down below to categories and clicking on “Back to School”.

–Callie

Little Ways to Spice Up Your Notebooks For School!

Hello Everybody!
This is post #2 of my mini back to school series (aka #backtoschoolwithcallie)!!! Today I will be talking about little ways you can spice up your notebooks for school!

1. Chalkboard Labels
Chalkboard labels are a great touch to any notebook because they are so simple to apply and look great. Also it’s really fun to doodle with chalk on them 😉

2. Add Lace or Ribbon
By simply gluing lace or ribbon around the boarder of your notebook you can turn this boring stationary item into one with texture and flare!

3. Gems, Gems, And More Gems
Stick on jewels of any kind to bling up your notebook and to add a feminine touch.

4. Use Scrapbook Paper
To change the look of the front cover of your notebook entirely, take a piece of the scrapbook paper of your choice, hole punch three holes into it and glue it on!

If you have any ideas of your own, comment them down below! Also, if you try out any of these tips, post a picture of your notebook on either Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #backtoschoolwithcallie.

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Pencil Case- DIY

Hello Everybody!
This post will be the start of my mini series of back to school posts. If you try any of my DIYs in this series, post a picture on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #backtoschoolwithcallie for me to see your take on these projects!

Today’s DIY will be felt pencil cases. Follow the steps below to make this adorable case!

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Materials: You will need: felt, thread, a needle, a button (wooden or plastic), scissors, a thin marker or chalk, a straight edge, lace (optional), hot glue (optional)

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Step One: Take your piece of felt and mark with chalk how big you would like it to be. To help with sizing, place a pencil or pen next to it.

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Step Two: Cut out the felt on the lines you marked with chalk.

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Step Three: With your left over felt cut out a rectangle the same width as the rectangle you previously cut and slightly shorter than your pencil or pen. This will be the pocket.

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Step Four: Place rectangle two onto of rectangle one.

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Step Five: Sew them together to make a pocket.

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Step Six/Seven: Sew a button onto of rectangle two and cut a slit on rectangle one for the button to go through. (Optional) Hot glue lace directly underneath the slit.

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Step Eight: Stuff your pencil case with whatever stationary items you want! Enjoy!

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Welcome to my Blog!

Hello!

Welcome to my blog! I’m Callie: fashion lover, beauty guru (just kidding, but I do love my makeup!), creator, and dancer.  And on “Imaginationem” I wish to share my passions of style, beauty, crafting, fine art, and dance.  Stay tuned for further posts and join me along on my journey of exploring the world of all things creative.