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Boys' Day and Shopping Too

So it was a really productive weekend in terms of crafting and shopping!  Yay!  First let me share a picture of the cute Lesportsac bag I bought yesterday.  It's one of their newest prints and I had a 15% off coupon.  It was surprising that my hubby was okay with me buying it.  I think he still feels guilty since I missed out on the tokidoki bag that was a really good deal on

On to my Boys' Day post.  Boys' Day is May 5th and I ran across this post on Dandelion Designs.  See HERE.  It inspired me to make these for my son's preschool class.  Just stamp, cut and tape.  I put a little label in the back with who it's from.

Hello Kitty pencils for the girls.

Car pencils for the boys.  Originally I had wanted to buy Toy Story pencils that I had seen at Price Busters but when I went back they were all sold out.  Should have bought them when I first saw them.  I bought these at Price Busters too.

There are other Boys' Day ideas on Dandelion Designs too.  See HERE.  I had thought about tying the fish with string to make it look like a fishing pole but I got a little lazy and wanted to get onto other projects.  And since all the kiddies will be moving onto kindergarten, I thought a little pencil would be perfect.

Before I go, I wanted to share some other shopping related news.  Die Cuts r Us is having an anniversary sale!  They have really great prices on TGF stamps and pretty good shipping prices.  Sunghee over at Creativity in Progress opened her own store at After Five Designs.  See HERE.  She has some really creative ideas.

It's a little gloomy and stormy here but hopefully you're having a nice day!  Thanks for reading!


Cheryl said…
Cute bag! Cute pencils too, esp the Hello Kitty! You're inspiring me to give stuff at the end of year preschool party, although I might just buy stuff, don't think I can make 20 things by the end of the month.

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