Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Short Lived Inspiration

So, today I saw this awesome post by Marie over at The Hands On Teacher.  She made this super cool clipboard with duct tape.  I was so inspired that I immediately went out to get the supplies to make my own!  I knew that I wanted polka dots, so I found this:

Cute, right??  Then I went to get a clipboard.  I looked...and looked...and looked.  No clipboards to be found anywhere in Target!  What?!?

I didn't have anymore time to shop because I had to come home to this guy:

So maybe tomorrow I'll venture somewhere else to get a clipboard.  Oh well.

P.S. ~ click on his picture to see more photos at my {severely neglected} photo blog.


  1. What a cute puppy! I just awarded you the One Lovely Blog Award...I love your blog.

  2. Enjoy your time with the little guy! What a cutie!!

    Learning Is Something to Treasure

  3. I redid my 3 clipboards for Monday Made It and I want more to beautify....I"m hoping my school will purchase a class set for me!

    Success in Second Grade

  4. Hey Sara!! I just wanted to stop by and let you know I'm nominating you for an award at my blog :) Thanks for always stopping by my blog and leaving comments... I love coming by your blog!

    Dirty Hands and Lesson Plans

  5. You can never ever find stuff when you need it, right! :) Your puppy is SO cute!!!!!!!!!!

    1. I know! It happens to me all the time! And thank you!

  6. How's it going with that little cutie? I couldn't help but smile when I saw his adorable face!

    Ѽ Lori
    Teaching With Love and Laughter

    1. It's going great! The teething is not a fun stage, but other than that we love him!

  7. Hi!!! I just wanted to say thanks so much for all that you share!! I love your blog and have awarded you with the One Lovely Blog Award!!

    Come stop by to pick it up!!

    One Lovely Blog Award

    A Day in First Grade

  8. What an adorable little puppy! I can't wait to see what you come up with to share. You have such wonderful ideas!
    Where Seconds Count 2nd grade blog

  9. Super cute puppy. I always get so frustrated when I can't get everything I need to make something. My nemesis for that is always Walmart. Good luck on the clipboard hunt :)

    My (Not So) Elementary Life

  10. Well... thats how my life goes! I have super cute dogs at home, and its just so hard to stay away from them too long! I've been visiting my hometown for 2 weeks now, and as much as I have loved it, I am super excited to see my pups tomorrow!!! I completely understand how that goes! :)

    Reaching for the TOP!

    1. We are leaving for vacation soon - I don't want to leave him!! Luckily he will be in good hands when we are gone, but I am definitely going to miss him!

  11. Hi Sara-

    I am in the process of redoing some old and ugly clipboards to fit my Harry Potter themed classroom. Once they are done I plan on posting the process (pinterest, decopage, and patience) along with the pictures on my blog. I can't wait to see what yours look like!
    The Reading Buddies

  12. Sam's Club has a 6 pack for fairly cheap... not sure if you just wanted one or not.

    Every New Beginning

  13. Thanks for stopping by. I get clipboards from the Target dollar bin whenever they have them. Some of mine are looking worn though, so the duct tape would be a great fix!
    The Science Penguin

  14. Sara,
    I've been wanting to do some project with Duck Tape! I love reading your blog, so I'm awarding you the Versatile Blogger award. Check my blog to see the rules you need to follow!!
    Pencils, Books, and Dirty Looks

  15. Love this idea!! Some of my clipboards are looking so sad. I'd love to give you the One Lovely Blog award. Feel free to come to my site and grab it. :)



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