Make Your Own Backpack Decorations

Get your DIY on with the kiddies and create some backpack bling for this school year.

With school right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about all the supplies your child will need. Topping that list is a backpack. Whether you use a favorite tote from years past or are the hunt for something new, you’ll need something to carry all those supplies in on the first day! Once the backpack has been decided on, don’t forget to give it a few personalizing touches with some backpack decorations. This week’s roundup has a few ideas for your child to use to add some bling to that bag.

Backpack Charms for Kids and Adults

Pompom makers are a lot of fun to use and now they’re helpful with school supplies, too. Molly Moo shows you how to make your own pompom that is then turned into a fun animal backpack charm.

Backpack Bling

Blogger Rae Ann Kelly has a great idea for those small, plastic dinosaur toys: turn them into charms! Check out this post to see how you can make your very own backpack add-ons.

DIY Leather Tags

Old belts can be upcycled into stamped charms, courtesy of The Home Depot. Learn more about stamping and decorating leather scraps over on their blog.

Mini Backpack Photo Album

For kids who are a bit nervous about the first day of school, My Sister’s Suitcase has you covered. They’ve created a mini photo album that you can personalize for your child’s backpack.

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