The Life of Jennifer Dawn: Back to School Crafts for Teen Girls & Weekly Link Party

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Back to School Crafts for Teen Girls & Weekly Link Party

Maybe it's just the teacher in me, but "Back to School" time is one of my favorite times of year. There is a wonderful feeling of newness--a fresh start! I always get a bit giddy about the start of school, new school supplies, and freshly sharpened pencils. By the end of the year, those pencils will be worn down nubs but right now they are new and sharp. Oh, and let me tell you! After the summer we've had, my family could certainly use some things to get excited about. That's a story for another day though.

Today we're talking about the beginning of a new school year. If you have a tween or teen girl, she is going to LOVE these fun crafts! With your help, even a younger girl would be able to make and enjoy these! I know my daughter would love them. For this week's link party, I'm sharing Five Fun Crafts for Back to School! Grab your daughter, get comfy, and have a look!

1. Emoji Magnets / Homespun Engineer
What teen wouldn't love an emoji craft?! These would be perfect on a locker or other magnetic surface to pin up reminder notes.

2. Dry Erase Lap Desk / Old Time Pottery
I love how functional this is! And that fabric is so colorful and fun!

3. Paper Pencils / White House Crafts
These "Back to School" Paper Pencils are super cute and easy to make. They'd be perfect as labels for binders and books. Locker decorations even!

4. DIY Jewelry Book / The Lost Apron
How cute is this?! Ana turned a photo album into handy storage for jewelry. It's the perfect size to sit out on a desk or vanity.

5. Button Bookmarks / The Life of Jennifer Dawn (Right here!)
These adorable bookmarks are perfect for marking your place in that book you're reading. They are super simple to make too! You'll have several made in minutes. That means they'll be plenty to share with friends.

Now it's time for...

Meet your hostesses!
(Be sure to give them a follow!)

Tanya  |  The Natural Homeschool  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest
Jennifer  |  The Life of Jennifer Dawn  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest
Vanessa  |  Mama's Happy Hive  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest
Sandy  |  Pink Tool Girl  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest
Rachel  |  Architecture of a Mom  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  Pinterest

Are you ready to share your own posts and projects? We can't wait to see what you've been crating, creating, decorating, mixing, and posting!

If you were featured this week, feel free to grab a button...

Party time! A Little Bird Told Me that you've been doing some amazing things! I'd love for you to share! Link up a recipe, craft, home decor project, home school post, activity/craft for kids, or any other post you're proud of! Your post will be shown on each host's blog where we will individually pick features each week. We're teaming up to bring you an even bigger and better party!

Follow each host, grab a button, link up, visit others, and be sure to leave some comment love on each other's posts!  That same little birdie told me that we all love comments! If you don't have anything to link up, that's okay! Sit back, get comfy, and glean inspiration from the amazing posts shared below...

Remember that you must link back in order to be featured.  If your link does get featured, I have a special Pinterest board to further showcase your tremendous talent! Just a few more things... This party is not for giveaways or other link parties. Be sure to link to the specific post and not your blog's homepage. By linking up, you are giving us permission to feature your post. All features will be given credit and a link to its source.

Here we go! I can't wait to see what you're sharing this week!
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  1. Thank you for hosting a great party, and a HUGE thank you for featuring my emoji magnets! I hope you are having a great week.

  2. Good Evening Jennifer and thanks for hosting :)

  3. Love these creative features! Thanks for hosting!

  4. Thanks for hosting this! I'm a newbie so I hope I am doing this right??!!!

  5. Hello Jennifer. Thank you for featuring me. I just found your comment in the spam folder of my blog. I have published it and was able to find my link here. Thank you for sharing my fun jewelry project.

  6. Love these creative features! Great post. This article gave me a flash back of old day. I was very obsessed with teen earrings at that time and I still have my earring collection with me till now.


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