Wild Ideas! As the school year comes to a close, I am full of ideas for next year's classroom! I am moving to a new classroom, so I have the chance to start over with decorating. Here's my list of wild ideas! 1. I am going to paint my classroom teal (or aqua or a pretty color of blue). Kind of like the color of this bedroom wall: 2. I want to line my walls with black and have black and teal bulletin boards. Like these: 3. Then I want to make no-sew roman shades for my windows! I watched some…
Made it Monday!!
It is Monday. Monday the Fun Day! (said no person EVER)! That was for Hadar:) The fun thing about today though is- I am posting some p...
Quick No Sew Window Valance
This is an easy tutorial on how to make quick no sew window valances. Window treatments can really dress up not just your window, but your whole room. But sometimes you can’t find what you want when you are looking through already made curtains or valances. Why not make one yourself? You don’t have to […]
My little sister's classroom was large and started out with purple walls and cabinets. We were inspired by the purple when coordinating diff...
[teach] Kindergarten Classroom Photo Tour
Warning: photo overload ! It is complete! My classroom is all set up and ready for the children (well, the physical setting is all ready: ...
How to Make a DIY Fabric Strip Valance
How to Make a Fabric Strip Valance - A DIY, No-Sew Window Treatment. all you need is a curtain rod and several different fat-quarters of fabric.
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DIY Easy No Sew Window Valance (Pottery Barn Inspired)
Here's my easy tutorial for a no sew window valance myself at a fraction of the cost of the identical one at Pottery Barn.
40 Genius No-Sew DIY Projects
Don’t count sewing as part of your creative repertoire? No worries, there are tons of incredible things you can still do using fabric! Home decor, fashion accessories, pet items – the sky is the limit. Here are 40 DIY projects you can do without needle, thread, or a sewing machine!
Rainbow Streamers in Preschool
This week was Letter R in preschool, and because of this I decided to do a Rainbow Theme. I found lots of fun ideas to try, and we were pleased with most all of them. One activity we especially enjoyed was our Rainbow Streamers. I got the idea from a combination of two different places. This pin from Pinterest: Source: pre-schoolplay.blogspot.com via Julie on Pinterest and this post at Sense of Wonder talking about using streamers to learn about the wind. The Sense of Wonder person used…
Classroom Makeover: Week 4 (Continued)
Remember to follow my new blog Life in Fifth Grade to see more pictures of my new classroom! Over the past few days I've completed a...
Finally - My Room Tour
Wow, what a great start to the new school year! It's hard to believe that we've already been in school for three weeks! This year has definitely been an exciting transition for me. I've taught middle school ELA for me entire 10 year teaching career. The last 6 years have been 7th and 8th grade Gifted ELA. I got my elementary certification 4 years ago and have just been waiting on the right opportunity. Our school system Rif'd 120 teachers at the end of the school year and then transferred…
In An Instant: No Sew Window Treatment
This is the easiest no sew window treatment - EVER. No sew and up in minutes and you may not have to buy a thing | In My Own Style