I love that small backpacks are making a comeback. I'm definitely a backpack girl. I like to have my hands free and my stuff secure, so a backpack is the ideal bag. And tiny backpacks are perfect for those quick trips to the store, last-minute drinks, or biking adventures. Drawstring backpacks are particularly easy to make, and today I'm going to show you how to turn a pillowcase into a DIY backpack (with hidden pocket!).
Technically I'm using a pillow sham to make this DIY backpack, but this method would work with a regular pillowcase, too. Continue Reading
Picnic season is upon us. As a matter of fact, July is National Picnic Month! To celebrate, we’re working on projects all month that are best enjoyed outdoors. Today I’m here to show you how to transform a regular straw tote bag into a handy backpack, perfect for bringing an outdoor lunch to the park. Keep reading to see how this picnic basket backpack was made.
A tote bag made from straw or some type of woven material (I snagged mine off a clearance rack at the craft store!)
This one is not one of them. I’m more than a little embarrassed when it comes to Mr. Mod’s laptop bag/tech gear/briefcase (pictured above). It’s everything it shouldn’t be. It’s big, bulky and made from black nylon and has a company logo on it. No matter what, he’s just the kind of guy who gravitates to the giveaway bags. (I’m getting knots in my stomach admitting this dreadful secret.) Luckily, I stumbled upon a post on My Life Scoop that features 5 Manly Laptop Bags. Continue Reading