Too Cool for School!

Oh September … you bring the end of summer, the excitement of new beginnings and the inevitable feeling of the back to school butterflies.

The kids have got their new clothes and requisite school supplies but now it’s time for me to do a little “back to business” shopping!

I thought I would share some fun school inspired finds, many handmade, some vintage and a few more I just couldn’t resist.

To carry…

handmade find to carry, vintage paper parade

Bags are my weak-spot, I love this world map printed handbag from Renkli Tasarimlar. I have a feeling my daughter would try to snatch this adorable French Bulldog Messenger Bag from Bucktoothed Bunny and I don’t blame her.

To organize …

handmade finds, vintage paper parade

I’m old school and still write my to-do lists on paper. Wouldn’t these library card notebooks or recycled map notebooks from Saratops on Etsy be fun to stash in your bag?

Classic red line label stickers will add a retro flair for packaging, labeling supplies and more from Wonderland Room.

Ship in style with a custom calligraphy address stamp from Perch Papers.

To stash & display stylishly …

handmade finds, vintage paper parade

Corral supplies in an industrial-esque old school metal locker basket from AMradio.

Get your message across on this vintage chalkboard spotted at Twenty Times i

Light up your desk with a charming vintage goose neck lamp like this one from Barking Sands Vintage.

Can’t resist hedgehogs and cute storage to boot! From Sea Breeze Studio

Just because it’s pretty …

handmade finds, vintage paper parade

Vintage style, sterling silver pennant charm from Go Seek.

Add a little “sunshine on a cloudy day” paper garland from Arts Delight

To remind you …

it's your time to shine printable, vintage paper parade

A little printable I designed just for you…hope it reminds you how special you are and that “it is your time to shine”. Just click the picture about to download. Enjoy!


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