Monday, June 4, 2012

Craftiness and My Favorite Things Linky

Hello bloggers it's been awhile! Well school has been out for 2 weeks now. Last week I finally got to go on the honeymoon with the hubs! It was so much needed because I've been stressing over a job. I've gone back in and talked to the principal at a school but still nothing and I haven't heard from another district. It's frustrating and I'm hoping it just works out!!

Here is a picture from the beautiful keys! We hated to come back home!

Besides watching kids and honeymooning I have started a few projects to get my mind off things. I just hope I get to use them next year!!!

EDIT Just saw that Tara at 4th Grade Frolics is having a

Here is a table that someone discarded at the end of last year, I saved it and redid it. Here are the before and after pictures:

I also found some cheap wastebaskets at Goodwill and revamped them (I forgot to take before pictures)

Lastly I found a plastic treasure box at Walmart. I decided it was a little plain so I added some pizazz

I'm going to see what else I can make this summer. I'm in a crafty mood thanks to Pinterest and I actually have some time!

Now I'm going to try and join a Linky party, hopefully I do it right.  Mary from Sharing Kindergarten is having a
1.  I love finding new recipes and ideas, I spend many hours going through all the wonderful pins and eving finding new blogs to follow.

2.My Kindle touch! I've done so much more reading since I've gotten this for Christmas. Right now I am reading Fifty Shades Darker. If you have not read the series yet I recommend it!

4.4. A good swim! It is so great to be able to go into the pool and swim. It is so relaxing to me and helps clear my mind!

5. I don't think I could do without it!


  1. Linda,
    Hi! Thanks for linking up with the Made It Monday! Your projects are all awesome but that table is super great!!!! I love that you repurposed and made that table super cute!!!! I'm having this every Monday so pop back by:)

    4th Grade Frolics

  2. Hi Linda!

    I'm happy to have found your blog!! I LOVE the pizazz of your classroom storage containers! I think my classroom needs a bit more color and excitement...possibly a reason to buy more fun storage *much to the chagrin of my principal...oops*

    Hoppy summer vacation to you!!


  3. your page looks great...thanks for stopping by to enter my giveaway but it ended yesterday ill be doing another one soon =)

    Just Wild About Teaching

  4. I love your creations, especially what you did to the trash can & treasure box!!!

    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  5. These look awesome! Did you paint them or use stickers?

    Little Treasures

  6. I used my cricut and cut out vinyl

  7. I love all of your classroom shelves and trash bins. I need to add trash bins to my list of to-dos. It has been there, I just keep forgetting and I love how it adds a little something. Lots of little touches make a big difference.

    Praying your job whoas are resolved soon!

    Think, Wonder, & Teach

  8. That little table is SO cute! I love how it turned out!

    I really hope you hear back about a job soon! I applied to somewhere like 60 positions last year before I even heard back from one- but once I heard from my current place for an interview, things moved quickly- so I hope the same will happen for you!

    Luckeyfrog's Lilypad

  9. Hi! I love the repurposed table and wastebaskets. I am your newest follower. If you have a chance come visit at

    Have a great day.

  10. Wow! Love your treasure box. Thanks for sharing your idea on my blog. I am a new follower.

    :) Ann