August is special because while your thoughts begin to turn to fall and the beginning of a new school year, you can still have a few lazy weeks to fill up -- with projects! Here is a roundup of a few ideas that will prepare you for the return to the academic calendar:
Binder Cover Tutorials
by Meg McElwee is very straight forward and could be modified to cover anything in a book format.
Jana Nielson of Lola. . .again
put together a tutorial
for a binder with inside flap pockets for pencils, calculators, etc.
iPad Case Tutorials
If your educational institution has made the leap from textbooks to iPads here are some interesting accessories for your fount of knowledge:
Natalie of Creme de la Craft
shows you the steps
to put together a very fancy iPad case from a bubble mailer. Again a great project to adapt for other tablet type devices:
This tutorial for a gorgeous iPad case designed by Chica of Chica and Joe
includes a stand so you can watch educational videos.
Polymer Clay Pen Tutorial
Even with all the gadgets in our lives we still need pens. Here is a tutorial
by Creative in Chicago
to help you put together this statement accessory:
So get busy!