Classroom Makeover - 2012
After last year, and feeling rather burned out...I wanted to make sure I had a fresh start for the upcoming school year. Enter ~ Classroom Makeover 2012.
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Kinda crazy - right?! Busy, messy, uncoordinated. I knew that whatever I did, I wanted everything to go together and match, I wanted simple, cheerful, and CLEAN!
I searched quite a bit online and on Pinterest for great ideas and found Melanie over at www.schoolgirlstyle.com and immediately fell in love with her Classroom Couture lines. I went to her Teachers Notebook Store and purchased her set titles, Sugar and Spice.
It was totally me - pink, lime green, teal, a little bit of black! Just like my blog!
What I especially love about Melanie is that she coordinates her designs with the colors of the Fadeless brand paper and Bordette borders! It is so simple! She has great tips for classroom organization and decoration.
So yesterday I corralled my parents and made them come up and
be my slaves help me out. Shout out to great parents!!! Dad painted bookshelves (he still has more to do, but it looks so much better!) Mom helped with the boards and started making curtains to cover the clutter. Every bulletin board got covered.
I'm waiting on the laminator to be set up in the office so that I can laminate all of the bulletin board pieces from Melanie's kit. That will be part two. For now, enjoy these photos of the fresh new paper and boards.
SO MUCH BETTER - RIGHT!!!
There is still de-cluttering to do. I am also getting new book baskets from Really Good Stuff from my principal. (LOVE HER!) What colors? Pink, Lime Green and Teal! WOO HOO!
And Now For a LINKY!
The final project I completed was a set of really cute frames for our class principles. I got them at Michaels, with a coupon, so it was a great steal.
They were just plain, but cute, balsa wood frames. I spray painted them in my room colors and they became this.
Next I printed out my class principals in a cute font, enlarged them and then taped them into the frames. I hung them with clear push-pins and TA-DA!
This was inspired by an idea from Pinterest ~ originally from http://twogirlzstuff.blogspot.com/
I know I am a little late to this link-up party - but this is my first Monday of Summer - so that's my excuse and I am sticking with it! I am so excited to join 4th Grade Frolics and share what I made on Monday! This is going to be a great, crafty summer!
Stay Cool Everyone!