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Super Cute!!! If I can get my act together in time, I'll definitely be making one of these for my 4-year-old DD.

Stacey, this is BEYOND cute!!!

Event Lesson - Back to School * Backpack Mini-Album
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Event Lesson - Back to School * Backpack Mini-Album
by slsattler
posted 09/27/10
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I created this mini-album for my daughter, who is starting preschool this year. It's pages are laminated and it attaches to her backpack with a Tim Holtz [twopeasinabucket.com] cable ring (photo 1).
The base for the entire album was a pack of playing cards by My Mind's Eye [twopeasinabucket.com](photo 3).

I printed off several photos of our family in sizes that would fit when adhered to the back of the playing cards (approximately 2.5“ x 3.5”), then I paired playing cards with photos and added a few embellishments-either to the photos themselves or to the back of the playing cards (photos 5 & 6 ). Photos 5-11 show several of the inside album pages.

Once the pages were complete, I laminated them and added a beaded pearl chain and a charm (photo 13). I slid the pages onto the cable (you could also use a binder ring [twopeasinabucket.com] or even ribbon) and attached it to her backpack.

She loves showing off her pictures to her friends and teachers!

If you are interested in creating a similar Mini Backpack Album for one of your kids or even yourself, please download the step by step instructions here [twopeasinabucket.com].

CHALLENGE: Create a school-themed mini-album that includes some type of alphabet card. The challenge runs from monday sept 27th - sunday oct 3rd. Upload your creation to the member gallery by 11:59 CST on October 3rd for a chance to win a prize pack from one of our sponsors! Be sure to check the correct challenge box when you upload your project.

Have fun! I can't WAIT to see what you create!!
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