Tuesday, August 26, 2008

DIVA-LICIOUS SCHOOL FOLDER





Its time to get ready for school!! School supplies have actually come along way, but they just need that extra little push to make them Over the Tipsy Top!! Your girls will be so excited to do homework with this great folder. You can pick up the basic glittered folder at Wal-mart they have several styles available. Use tulle ribbon, wrap around the front page of folder. This allows the ribbon to be removed, the tulle has a lot of stretch so it won't slip off. Tie a bow at the top and start adding strips of ribbon about 4 inches long. You only need to tie the ribbon once, pull tightly, it will stay in place there is no need for a full knot. Alternate ribbon until the tulle is covered, the more ribbon, texture, and pattern, the better!! When finished add a few pieces of tulle ribbon so your finished product flows well. This is just basic, it took 20 minutes and my youngest daughter can do it she is 5. It's a great project for your girls to do themselves, it gives them something to be proud of and show off at school. Sorry, I couldn't think of anything original for boys but I'm not giving up yet!!! If you are not a ribbon scrap saver, start now just throw scraps in a zip lock. Do not go buy bulk ribbon for this project if you don't have extra ribbon lying around, you will spend a fortune. Keep it simple and inexpensive, go to your local fabric store and get ribbon by the yard. I think they sell it as small as a quarter of a yard which would cost less than 30 cents. Three dollars worth of ribbon should do the trick. If you don't have a fabric store close try Wal-mart or the dollar store. Have a great time and best of luck this school year!!!!!

Love, The Tipsy Girls

9 comments:

Angie said...

You must own stock not only in MP&G but also ribbon!! Too cute and too creative! I'm telling you, you two should open up a store and sell this stuff!

Marla said...

MARLA!!!!! What the I can't believe I came across you. This is Marla, I use to work with you at Foothill Family Clinic. I read about your blog from someone else and here you are on the front page. I haven't looked yet but I bet your stuff is darling as you always were. Check out my bog sometime and say hello. cavallaroclan.blogspot.com
Marla

Crazymamaof6 said...

DARLING!
Fab idea! i saw those and thought they were kinda plain! this is FABULOUS! thanks for sharing amazing ideas every day! LOVE IT!

Shannon & Eli said...

i have a great idea for boys...vinyl lettering. I offer it and i have a ton of ideas runnning thorugh my head...i think i will do a post on it at www.stickittothewall.blogspot.com later today...

devri said...

Great stuff, flower killers too..

My daughter decortated her notebook, and she said- mom it looks like one of your blogs ;)

Crazymamaof6 said...

ok i posted my OTT CUP! so i've only done one so far but it's fabulous!

Holly H. said...

Ok, how cute is that?! I really need a girl!

Crystal said...

Olivia wants one now!!! Thanks for your great ideas!?! It was good to talk to you yesterday. Thank you for the receipes I already made them for a family I was taking dinner to. Your the best!!!

Shanz said...

These are adorable! I need to do these with my girlies!