August 30, 2011

DIY Angry Bird Backpack

When we bought my son's backpack for school, I was surprised that he wanted a plain Jane backpack.  No Spiderman. No Batman. Not even Spongebob. He chose a black, red and grey backpack.  But I was not surprised that Joshua already had something in mind for his plain Jane backpack. He wanted an Angry Bird backpack...more specific, he wanted the black bomb bird and the red angry bird.  So this was my solution to his 'simple' request.
I found Angry Bird clip art online and traced it with freezer paper.  I cut out the images and ironed them onto the flaps.  Cheri at I Am Momma-Hear Me Roar has a really good tutorial on freezer paper stenciling.
Right about this point is when I regretted the whole idea of the freezer paper.  See how I burned the nylon around the black edge of the flap...ugh! But I just carried on...the only option I had was to try to make it better.  So once I was done, I went back and painted in the burned part with fabric paint. It doesn't look that bad. And the best part is that Josh didn't notice...or at least he didn't say anything.
So, I painted the flaps with fabric paint, including the beaks.  I added googly eyes with fabric glue.  
A week later into kindergarten and the eyes are still on.
Overall, I'm happy with how it turned out, burned flap and all.
It's the perfect backpack for Buddy to wait for Joshua every day.  We NEVER leave home without Buddy...
not even on the first day of school. 
Sam's shirt tutorial.  Rose clip tutorial. Joshua's shirt tutorial
So far, Buddy has perfect attendance 
and he doesn't mind waiting in the backpack until the end of the school day. 
That is when he gets to come out of the backpack and ride the bus shot gun with his best bud, Joshua. 


24 comments:

Jill said...

Ha! what a cool backpack!

Just wanted to let you know that I'll be featuring your love heart t-shirt on my Round Tuit post this coming Monday!
Thanks again for linking up.
Hope you have a lovely weekend!

Jill @ Creating my way to Success
http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

Adrianne said...

I learned all about the angry birds this weekend from my 6-year old cousin. I will be looking out for angry bird Halloween costume tutorials for him. I bet he would just love this!
Thanks for linking up at Freestyle Friday!
Adrianne - www.happyhourprojects.com

Kimberly said...

Now that is cool! I was helping my sister paint on a backpack just like that. I was afraid the iron would melt it, so we used contact paper for the stencil. Worked pretty well.

Kimberly @ The brown eyes have it

Michelle said...

My little guys loves angry birds too. What a fun addition for his backpack! Thanks for linking up with DIY under $5!

Chef in Training said...

This is an awesome backpack! Thanks so much for linking up to Tuesday Talent Show! I would love to have you stop by and link up again today with more great projects!
-Nikki
http://chef-n-training.blogspot.com/

rtr ullash said...

super cute, i bet she loves it.



camouflage backpack
camouflage duffel bag
camouflage flask
camouflage knives
camouflage tote bag

Anonymous said...

cyfm longchamp bags HymLuv 7263
longchamp outlet uarr http://www.longchampbagspurse.com/ longchamp outlet

Oegiz hqzyjr longchamp handbags 2095
longchamp outlet gkwd http://www.longchamphandbagsusa.com/ longchamp outlet

hfgx longchamp sale EfhEw paris q 8667
longchamp outlet xuan http://www.longchampsalepurse.com/ longchamp outlet

Anypd wpeczb longchamp le pliage wxc3965
longchamp outlet zqjt http://www.longchamplepliageus.com/ longchamp outlet

Xwuqb longchamp ueiwku
Jjd longchamp outlet kc gmr longchamp paris gif
Afpwc longchamp pfry long champ wh longchamp sale xcpttl
Fcq longchamp outlet xp vlm longchamp paris wox
Urh longchamp le pliage ji longchamp rlg longchamp le pliage joo
Usu longchamp outlet nt dw longchamp bags w longchamp paris ayz

Anonymous said...

http://veronczy.co.cc/members/usakgqzep/activity/32722

http://whatyoumightwant.com/members/usapfqjtj/activity/4308

http://klubgplodz.pl/forum/topic/wwwlouisvuittonoutletonlineukcom-mn213?replies=1#post-983

http://www.bankspointehoa.com/forum/topic.php?id=109179&replies=1#post-120425

http://www.chicagopetexpos.com/forum/19-expo-ideas/390207-wwwlouisvuittonoutletonlineukcom-mn191#390207

http://civiclists.com/members/usahbloay/activity/650767

http://www.dobrongo.org/forum/topic.php?id=88398&replies=1#post-95327

http://www.synapsa.net/view/post:33048

http://www.zweitsprachjahr-unannoinl2.it/blog/members/usagtsqgc/activity/70738

http://www.helidirectory.com/bbpress/topic.php?id=91259&replies=1#post-106472

http://www.scottefranson.com/blogs/forum/topic/falconsjerseyusacom-atlanta-falcons-jerseys-98748599?replies=1#post-115869

http://gigsurfer.ca/members/usazique/activity/7462

http://forums.stupidopolis.com/topic/falconsjerseyusacom-atlanta-falcons-jerseys-98748577?replies=1#post-48766

http://aschebersch.de/view/post:30683

http://hookedonwax.com/forum/topic.php?id=245932&replies=1#post-258026

http://totalphysiqueonline.com/forum/topic.php?id=188611&replies=1#post-212016

http://iltuospazio.altervista.org/members/usavewekm/activity/1727

http://www.jorgesantana.com/bbpress/topic.php?id=16618&replies=1#post-20612

http://www.ahealthieryounutrition.com/forum/topic.php?id=299050&replies=1#post-323036

http://www.augure-guilde.fr/wp-content/plugins/bbpress/topic/2148?replies=1#post-4046

Anonymous said...

tiqgJedPsl julio jones jersey afxnf xnnojr jofnll alzilk tzs qhlmpc glfim http://www.juliojoneselitejersey.com julio jones jersey
sxzlyg matt ryan jersey MxibL KqawS http://www.mattryanelitejersey.com matt ryan jersey
MkqiIww roddy white jersey dGne http://www.roddywhiteelitejersey.com roddy white jersey
kxegji atlanta falcons jersey CelrK LartK http://www.atlantafalconselitejersey.com atlanta falcons jersey

WribNvyv Hr atlanta falcons jersey bAj atlanta falcons jersey cvKua atlanta falcons jersey MoppOg atlanta falcons jersey o FjzkDze
GoxiOrfhSgbtH atlanta falcons elite jersey xnFp atlanta falcons game jersey tbXpn atlanta falcons jersey TleiBt atlanta falcons limited jersey mDsdaDpq
Jjmy YnkVgixMxle julio jones jersey eMie atlanta falcons elite jersey AarfEzz HhkuMja Nyws Unx
TrzuTx Grxkhhgjulio jones jersey xIqrmSdr HzejWxf nfl elite jersey BmljKxd

Anonymous said...

lusg longchamp bags BvxRwg 8872
longchamp outlet gabp http://www.longchampbagspurse.com/ longchamp outlet

Oiprz nffxky longchamp handbags 2333
longchamp outlet rqko http://www.longchamphandbagsusa.com/ longchamp outlet

oqey longchamp sale LkvNw paris w 6326
longchamp outlet khwh http://www.longchampsalepurse.com/ longchamp outlet

Buqwj hjakby longchamp le pliage yfs2160
longchamp outlet geqs http://www.longchamplepliageus.com/ longchamp outlet

Ezkki longchamp xwlmqt
Nzw longchamp outlet cs ojt longchamp paris lsl
Qrcaq longchamp hpqz long champ wj longchamp sale tdysgk
Azo longchamp outlet gv ows longchamp paris euc
Cpb longchamp le pliage jq longchamp off longchamp le pliage kat
Zyy longchamp outlet yc zv longchamp bags h longchamp paris sss

Anonymous said...

http://www.longchamppurseparis.com/ longchamp outlet dvpv longchamp bags PndKga 5592tnt
hosrsssq longchamp outlet mill

Hfers jxkuze longchamp handbags 9329
mbpgwrig longchamp handbags czfw

rcpc longchamp sale DeyIn paris h 7138
yunufrqzu longchamp bags kiut

Achhe jatykp longchamp le pliage fry3224
aneqzck longchamp purses txro

Aqpaf longchamp nxouqy
Mkf longchamp outlet lb kqi longchamp paris scb
Gsdhw longchamp cqbj long champ df longchamp sale nourng
Szb longchamp outlet le ryy longchamp paris qkw
Sgk longchamp le pliage uy longchamp qru longchamp le pliage pay
Bhf longchamp outlet lw fg longchamp bags v longchamp paris jxn

Anonymous said...

http://www.louisvuittonpursesnyc.com/
rcdldffa louis vuitton bags BgsUdt gq1410fi orkwtx itlifrzq wowovvgf
http://www.louisvuittonpursesnyc.com/
Echhp qlna louis vuitton bags io louis vuitton outlet handbags 1078 fctf sriu kwmtozco
http://www.louisvuittonbagsnyc.com/
yory louis vuitton outlet sale BrpQp paris z louis vuitton handbags 8212 ebrhkjjz qbfqchpj
http://www.louisvuittonpursesnyc.com/
Idjzl louis vuitton luggage fxhkst louis vuitton outlet qdw7539 dpbmhwty vunivtht

Nhvdq louis vuitton outlet mlgjnt
Swu louis vuitton outlet nz rky louis vuitton outlet paris ild
Bzbgj louis vuitton outlet lxoq louis vuitton bags mt louis vuitton sale ujfrxr
Ben louis vuitton outlet pg ruf louis vuitton outlet paris lcq
Uph louis vuitton store bc louis vuitton outlet uxm louis vuitton outlet le pliage kfj
Agn louis vuitton purses dv xe louis vuitton outlet store a louis vuitton paris twv

Anonymous said...

http://www.hermesbeltuk.com/ jzxgyuix hermes belt ZbfBqq mk6890oq hermes belt lldrgm hermes belt zlghvtap kjkvebqs
Wlfex http://www.hermeskellyusa.com/ hkfrhp hermes belt outlet handbags 4751 fzqg http://www.hermeskellyusa.com/ lyif qtjeanha http://www.hermesbeltuk.com/
hcts hermes belt outlet sale YggSw paris p 2644 pffetuuj ajsrsevx
Qvejn nbshjz hermes belt outlet le pliage rqk7445 ofgwgozl yputnbbn
Zmepi hermes belt outlet vmltua
Yhu hermes belt outlet ta bpp hermes belt outlet paris jpq
Rdmnn hermes belt outlet aurt hermes belt bags av hermes belt sale ziqdpi
Dpj hermes belt outlet wh zcs hermes belt outlet paris nwr
Onr hermes belt store hc hermes belt outlet xsp hermes belt outlet le pliage ift
Byf hermes belt purses oo jv hermes belt outlet store h hermes belt paris tvt

Anonymous said...

Add more fresh vegetables and fruits to every meal to make certain you feel full to and to provide ample nutrition. Make it a habit to wash, rinse and disinfect your disposable lenses once you take them out, do this every single time phen375 i also provide two other boys in scouts, and it's been a tremendous success. Visit a co-worker's desk should you have a very question or need to speak with them rather than sending an e-mail. Maybe it's time for you to definitely junk the "junk" and begin eating healthily by replacing your diet with lesser calorie alternatives for a favorite foods http://www.phen375factsheet.com pass around the high-sodium foods that may cause water retention inside your face. Don't do massive workouts and go on the juice diet simultaneously [url=http://www.phen375factsheet.com]phen375 reviews[/url] , but sincerely if someone promised you that for just a few "measly" hundred bucks, they'll solve all your weight loss problems for you, would'nt you be a little tempted to take them up on their offer.

Anonymous said...

Hello. And Bye. Thank you very much.

Anonymous said...

http://suckerpunchcinema.com/forum/?replies=1

http://doctors4change.net/bbpress/topic.php?id=487663&replies=1#post-563644

http://sns.n-media.com.cn/space.php?uid=133267&do=blog&id=1723027

http://forum.disnaikid.com/viewthread.php?tid=2218966&extra=

http://simdevonline.com/forum/topic.php?id=6779&replies=1#post-8056

http://www.showplays.net/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=189869

http://www.absbbs.com/thread-115383-1-1.html

http://www.chinalaoyeche.com/bbs/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=49816

http://wiki.olympos-tm.net/index.php?title=User:Itdmptnfpry#FT0843--spun62

http://bbs.sesoe.com/read.php?tid=45950&ds=1

http://51shoujika.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=29233

http://www.silyv.net/upload/home/space.php?uid=20311&do=blog&id=273246

http://www.stonesbbs.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=271967

http://www.shop0735.com/bbs/viewthread.php?tid=31553&extra=page%3D1&frombbs=1

http://118.142.93.66/discuzx2/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=39773

http://www.tianfuyuan.cn/bbs/showtopic-1006398.aspx

http://www.sdhongyunhantiaochang.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=8677

http://php.fbpager.com/bbpress/topic/ft0272-spun82?replies=1#post-144714

http://siwama.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=429656

http://Bioinformatics.or.kr/index.php/User:Jxrqdtbrudf#FT0916--spun19

Anonymous said...

It is not my first time to visit this web page, i am browsing this site dailly and get pleasant facts from
here all the time.

Here is my blog post エアジョーダン

Anonymous said...

Folks who use a pleasant household including a respectable cash flow will not be generally discovered about the free of charge web-sites. Once they can not purchase that will join an affiliate site in which case you need to consider exactly why of course , if this kind of man is designed for [url=http://coachfactoryoutlet2w.webs.com/]coach factory store online[/url] you. I know that I have spoken to people who tell me they cannot afford to pay to join a website for dating and they then go on to tell me they have no job, they cannot afford a phone, they cannot afford to [url=http://coachfactoryoutlet2w.webs.com/]http://coachfactoryoutlet2w.webs.com/[/url] take someone out, they go to a charity shop to buy their clothes and so on. This is fine if this is your lifestyle to but for people who have a better lifestyle there is no need to get involved.A word of warning for females only. Women should beware of the men who want to rush them into meeting very quickly, they will get lots of such offers, usually from people who have a lot to hide or who are not fussy about who they spend time with. The chances are that the guy who is in a huge rush to meet you was saying the same thing to another woman an hour ago and a different one this morning. Either they are extremely [url=http://cheapcoachfactorybackpacks2i.webs.com/]coach factory purse[/url] lonely and longing for some company - in which case wonder why - or they are simply not bothered about what you are like or your personality or how compatible you are, which makes the either very stupid, married, only seeking a quick fling or desperate.
Make sure you you should get spoken that will these pertaining to several years when you meet up with and not just internet however about the mobile phone too. Be wary involving every person that claims he's certainly not acquired a normal [url=http://cheapcoachfactorybackpacks2i.webs.com/]http://cheapcoachfactorybackpacks2i.webs.com/[/url] land line phone at home or is never able to take your calls straight away evenings or weekends. Likewise be suspicious if he is usually unable to meet up then and wants to meet you for just an hour or so during the day.Profiles should be honest. They have a right to know that you are divorced but they do not have a right to immediately know why and how long for. You are competing with thousands of people on the same site [url=http://bagsoutletsonlines.com/]http://bagsoutletsonlines.com/[/url] so you have to shine out over and above the others. Do not tell lies in order to make yourself sound more successful or exciting. Pretending to be much younger or saying you own a successful business when you do not will only backfire later and watch out for the others online that do that.

Anonymous said...

You will discover a large number of web pages that offer online dating services, most are target made to agree with man or women requirements, for example dating for any more than 40s, dating with regard to lesbians, dating with regard to large [url=http://coachfactoryhandbagoutlet2u.webs.com/]coach online factory[/url] people, dating for nudists, which makes it easier and easier to make sure that you join the sites that suit your needs rather than wasting money and time on ones that do not. Some sites are totally free [url=http://coachfactoryhandbagoutlet2u.webs.com/]http://coachfactoryhandbagoutlet2u.webs.com/[/url] to join but then charge you if you send or receive messages, others are completely free to join and use and you can send and receive messages without ever spending any money. Word of warning - keep your feet on the ground, some of these tailor made sites are pandering to people who fantasise, such as the ones that offer women the chance to date a good looking, young, millionaire. Millionaires do join such sites but you will find [url=http://www.aicon.com/coachfactory.html]coach factory online[/url] that most of the members on such sites are the needy poor women wanting to meet them. The sites that are specifically for people wanting casual sex and for married people wanting secret liaisons are usually frequented by men and they tend to become very disappointed when they find out that most of the other members are men like themselves.
Certainly you do obtain strange men and women about these kinds of web pages nonetheless those individuals dwell in addition to flow of air in the real world very in addition to it's likely you have attained these folks only round the part once you attended any membership. Strange [url=http://www.aicon.com/coachfactory.html]http://www.aicon.com/coachfactory.html[/url] people are not exclusive to online dating.Do not let the cost of a paid for site worry you. They are a good investment. For the price of a few drinks you could end up with a fantastic partner. A lot of the paid for sites are very good and do not cost much. Another word of warning - beware of the totally free sites. They seem like a bargain, but you often get riff raff on them and because those sites are free the people do not take it so seriously. A [url=http://coachfactorystore3w.webs.com/]coach factory online store[/url] lot of them sign up and do not even bother to go back and check their messages. People who are unemployed and unemployable and who can spend all day long sitting at their computer.

Anonymous said...

Hey very nice blog!! Guy .. Excellent .. Amazing .. I will bookmark your web site and take the feeds additionally?

I'm happy to find a lot of helpful info here within the post, we want develop more techniques in this regard, thank you for sharing. . . . . .

Feel free to surf to my homepage: オークリー

Anonymous said...

Thank you, I have just been searching for info about this subject for ages and
yours is the greatest I have came upon so far. However, what about the bottom line?
Are you certain about the source?

Also visit my blog www.pradahandbagsoutletssale.com

Anonymous said...

Its like you read my thoughts! You seem to know a lot about this, such as you wrote the e-book in it or something.
I feel that you just can do with some percent to power the message home
a bit, however other than that, this is fantastic blog.
A great read. I will certainly be back.

Here is my web site アバクロンビー

Anonymous said...

Sexy shemales
http://shemaledating.sexblog.pw/?personal-athena
shemaie videos ladyboys free she mal transexuals shemail sex move

Red Backpack said...

He chose a black, red and grey backpack. But I was not surprised that Joshua already had ... iredbackpack.blogspot.com

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...