August Point of View- Back to School

Back to School sneaks up on me every year. The Summer just flys by (especially since we’re on year round school). But I love getting the kids ready for going back to school. Do you remember how fun it was to get new school supplies and clothes? I can even remember all the smells of going back to school. That’s why I love the theme for this month’s POV link party. I can’t wait to see everyones take on Back to School. Do you have a project you’d like to share? Link it up at A Little Tipsy, but also go to the links below to check out the POV girls take on Back to School. They always have such incredible ideas.

Gwen at Gwenny Penny

Camila at Rosy Red Buttons

Leanne (you’re here)

Michelle at A Little Tipsy

Amy at Ameroonie Designs

Daune at Cottage in the Oaks (guest blogger)

Here is my point of view on Back to School. I was inspired by my 2 youngest boys. They love Legos. My youngest just can’t get enough of them. Both of them are always coming up with these incredible designs, so I thought I’d take a clue from them and come up with some Lego Back to School designs of my own. How about a Lego flash drive?

It was simple enough to do. Just take the outer plastic covering off the flash drive and you end up with just the (guts).

Build a Lego design to fit around the flash drive. The tighter the fit the better. Just because I think it looks better.

Slide the flash drive in the Lego cover.

And use a tiny bit of super glue to hold it in place.

Pretty nifty! Don’t ya’ think?

And since they love Legos so much I thought they could use some magnets and push pins to hang up all the school papers they bring home.

I just used E6000 and glued the magnets

And push pins on. Aren’t they cute? Now I just need to think of some other fun things to make with Legos. That is if the boys will let me borrow a few more.

Now let’s see your point of view on Back to School.
You can link up any current or past projects as long as it fits the theme: Back to School
Don’t forget to link back to the party so you can help spread the word and have a chance to be featured by one of the POV girls next week.

Link to the party at A Little Tipsy

I’m linking to these awesome blog parties:
Show and Tell Saturday at Be Different Act Normal
Tutorial Tuesday at Hope Studios
Tip Me Tuesday at Tip Junkie
Get Your Craft On at Today’s Creative Blog
Show and Tell at Blue Cricket Design
DIY Project Parade at The DIY Showoff
Show and Share at A Mommy’s Life with a Touch of Yellow
Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Creek Cottage

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  • Gwen @ Gwenny Penny August 26, 2011, 6:46 am

    This is awesome, Leanne! I love it! And those magnets and pushpins are super cute, too. Great project 🙂
    Gwen @ Gwenny Penny recently posted..Point of View: Back to School

  • Camilla August 26, 2011, 8:06 am

    I have been waiting seemingly FOREVER for this post… haha jk. I LOVE this idea, and am so glad you are smart enough to know how to do it. I’m making this for my little brother as we speak…well maybe not right now, but you get the point. 😉
    Camilla recently posted..point of view {BACK TO SCHOOL}!!

  • Amy August 26, 2011, 8:51 am

    I think you better just go buy your own legos- I’m pretty sure the boys are going to wise up to the fact that your “borrowing” turns into keeping! 😉 And I don’t blame you- these are pretty cute. I am seeing lego decor in my boy’s future too. 🙂

  • Daune| Cottage in the Oaks August 26, 2011, 12:14 pm

    How fun! I love this! I have some lego fanatics around here—they will love this. 🙂


  • Marianne August 26, 2011, 12:14 pm

    What an awesome idea! My grand-munchkins aren’t quite ready for flash drives, but I’ll make the magnets for sure! I found you at Gwenny Penny. I’m a new blogger, please stop by and say hello.
    Marianne recently posted..A Little Help, Please?

  • Andi August 26, 2011, 6:13 pm

    Way cool!!! What kid wouldn’t love this? I also love the magnets and pushpins!

  • Madigan at madiganmade August 31, 2011, 4:00 am

    This is sooo cool! I have a few nephews who’d love one.

  • Kimberlee August 31, 2011, 8:26 am

    I am gonna have to make the flashdrive for my geeky brother that adored legos growing up. What a fantastic idea. Thanks ‘sew’ much for posting it. Awesome! Visiting from Show and Tell Wednesday.
    ~ Kimberlee at The Spunky Diva 

  • matter of style September 5, 2011, 5:51 am

    This is so fresh and funny! I love it, I can’t wait to make my own lego usb driver!!
    Thanks for sharing! 😀
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  • Lisa September 7, 2011, 11:28 am

    Awesome idea! Finally a use for the legos I confiscate from bedroom floors.

  • Lindsay September 10, 2011, 7:30 pm

    This is so clever! What a great idea–and super cute! Thanks for linking up @ Show & Share!
    Lindsay recently posted..Jamberry {giveaway}

  • Nikki September 13, 2011, 9:29 am

    This is so cool! Pretty sure my hubby would love this! I would love it if you would share this and/or any other projects you have been up to at Tuesday Talent Show at Chef In Training! Thanks so much and I hope to see you there!

  • Athena Sonnefeld October 2, 2011, 11:02 am

    I happened to stumble across this website searching for something different, glad I stumbled on to it though. Very interesting.

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