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Posted by on Aug 11, 2008 in Accessories, Contests, Crafty stuff, Home Decor & Wares, It's Back to School, Jewels, Plush | 66 comments

Back to School Guide!

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There’s been some unseasonably cooler weather where I live lately, temps have been in the low to mid 70s, and it got me thinking about fall and you know what fall means? Back to School!  Long since gone are the days that I was in school, but I still remember the excitement, from kindergarten through college, of the first day of school…even for those 4 or 5 years that I hated school.  School meant: an end to the late summer doldrums; new clothes and school supplies; reunions with friends; making new friends; art, theater & music classes; and later school was something to rebel against.

Anyway, before I go any further down memory lane, I’ve put together a fun ‘Back to School Guide’. It’s filled with all sorts of back to school goodies, mostly for teens and adults, but there will be some younger kids’ stuff as well.  Each day this week, I will share a couple of categories from the Guide with you. Categories include: Dorm Life, Apples!, Supplies, Accessorize, What to Wear, For Guys, Lunchtime and Little Kiddos.

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Plus, win a Back to School Prize Pack from Shana Logic consisting of: Miss Piggy Cameo Necklace, Glitterlicious Heart Necklace, Happy Raincloud Belt, Little Ladybug Earrings.

To enter, leave a comment on this post with your favorite item(s) from the Indie Fixx Back to School Guide. Since I will be revealing the Back to School Guide all week long, you can enter all week long! That means, you can enter multiple times to increase your chances. That also means you must come back and visit all week long. I will choose one random commenter to win the prize at the conclusion of the contest. The contest ends on Friday, August 15th at 11:59 pm EST.

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il_430xn32306332.jpg ~ Sweet Tiny Brass Owl ~ Abigail Vintage ~ $15 ~
il_430xn17390697.jpg ~ Chipmunk Cork Board ~ Cabin + Cub ~ $22 ~
fdudonbwl_1b.jpg ~Udon Noodle Bowl ~Reform School ~ $28 ~
il_430xn31709979.jpg ~ Math Geek MugBROOKLYN:Rehab ~ $6.50 ~
il_430xn29606250.jpg ~ Love the Library Pillow ~ foliohello ~$27 ~
il_430xn32820897.jpg ~ School of Fish Napkins ~ Yunny ~ $28 ~
il_430xn305827.jpg ~ Pillow case set ~ MARAmiki ~ $38 ~

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redappleside.jpg ~ Candy Apple Ring ~The Carrotbox ~ $26 ~
il_430xn33934371.jpg ~ Apple Jacket ~Jacqueline Knits ~ $12 ~
il_430xn22652394.jpg ~ Apple Pins ~ B. Radley ~ $8 ~
kautumn_apple_pouch1.jpg ~ Apple Coin Purse ~ doe ~ $9 ~
sk_apples1.jpg ~ Apple Plush Kits ~ Sewing Stars ~ $16 ~
medium_kitchen_apple_container_1.jpg ~ Kitchen Apple Container ~ Three Potato Four ~
il_430xn33387341.jpg ~ Apple Lockets ~ Wan Wan Corner ~ $6 ~

66 Comments

  1. My favorites are the blue owls, and the noodle bowl. I’m so glad senior year is here :)

  2. I love supplies so my favorite so far are the Apple Lockets from Wan Wan Corner.

  3. I lerv that udon noodle bowl! It’s the most beautiful dish I think I’ve ever beheld, and perfect for ramen noodles, a staple for dorm life!

  4. The math geek mug! But can I pick two? The chipmunk cork board is a close second :)

  5. I’m in LOVE with the candy apple ring!
    it’s totally original.

  6. I like the Chipmunk Cork Board – good for all my notes!

  7. I absolutely love LOVE love the math geek mug!!!! That is just too cute!!!!

    PLease count me in on your giveaway as I would really love to win:)

  8. I actually like that white elephant tea pot…nice and unusual..Need that

  9. oooh, i love that apple ring, perfect for a teacher (which i am ,hehe)! and they’re all sold out in the shop. :( thanks for the contest and a chance to win!

  10. I love this ~ Candy Apple Ring ~The Carrotbox ~

  11. From day 2, I love the ~ Grommet Bag in Peridot ~ Tab Goes Live

  12. I love the library pillow! It would look great in my livingroom too.

    Thanks for a great giveaway :)

  13. I love the Chipmunk Cork Board and the Udon Noodle Bowl.

  14. That candy apple ring is pretty amaizing!

  15. Love the Noodle Udon Bowl. Boy! I have never seen such a neat design with dedicated slots for the chopsticks. Woo…cute indeed.

  16. Loving those napkins! Of course, I love the crackers so much that’s what santa used to fill my stocking with.

  17. I love the udon noodle bowl!

  18. I love the owl duffel Bag! Owls are too cute!

  19. The apple ring from Carrotbox ROCKS!!! I’m just afraid I would break it :oP

  20. Besides the wonderful Red Apple container, I love the Blue Owls!

  21. Apples–I like the Apple Lockets or Apple ring best.

  22. Dorm Life-I was a librarian before I had kids, so I LOVE library stuff. I love the Love the Library Pillow.

  23. Accessories–the Hot Librarian necklace, of course!

  24. I would giggle so hard if I had the apple jacket to put on an apple the next time a kindergarten kid gives me one!

  25. I love the apple plush kits, they look like lots of fun. I also love the apple zipper pouches. too cute!!!

  26. I love LOVE love the push-pin earrings…those are just too cute!!!

  27. I love all these items especially the Pillow case set ~ MARAmiki, Kitchen Apple container and the fishy napkins! I really feel like going shopping now! Thanks for hosting this giveaway.

  28. I’m a newbie to sewing and I’d love to get my hands on the apple plush kits. They look so adorable and easy to make! Thanks so much for sharing! :)

  29. My favorite item is every single one! Everything is so darn lovely!

  30. But, I most especially like the owls.

  31. Owls are my favorite, so I’m diggin’ the duffle bag!

  32. I’m loving all your gorgeous apple finds.

  33. These are cute – ~ Apple Lockets ~ Wan Wan Corner ~

  34. I love these cute earrings too ~ Push Pin Ear Studs ~ B. Radley ~

  35. The Math Geek Mug is something I could give to a lot of my friends & relatives…Love it! Thanks for hosting.

  36. I absolutely LOVE the tattoo knee highs! I will never be able to make the decision about getting a tattoo, and these pantyhose solve that dilemma :)

  37. The Fish Napkins are great!!!

  38. The candy apple ring is gorgeous!

  39. I love the blue owls. :)

    Although the apple ring is cute too.

  40. I adore the pillowcases by maramiki. they are to die for. but i also just spied the woodgrain folders by 29olives and they are simply delightful too. i am loving all this eye-candy. :0)

  41. I love the bird woodgrain folders! I have to get some of those for school.

  42. I love this! ~ Wise Robots tee ~ Binary Winter ~ Too cute!

  43. This is super neat too! French Love and L’Alcool Shirt ~ c.lit ~

  44. Great product! ~ Astrid Reusable Lunch Bag ~ goshdarnknit ~

  45. I love the reusable food storage baggies from Plum Creek. What an awesome idea!

  46. Supplies–Canvas Notebook

  47. What to Wear–Miltario Tunic

  48. For Guys–9 to 5 Laptop Sleeve

  49. Lunch Time–Lacy Green Lunch Bag

  50. that udon noodle bowl is my must have in this batch of beauties!

  51. The apple jacket is too cool…wish they had those when I was a kid!

  52. the write on labels rock my socks! So much so that I ended placing an order :)

  53. Hands down, my favorite item is the tattoo stockings. I’m probably the only person in Portland, Ore. without a tattoo, so if I ever felt the urge to blend in I’d need those to go incognito… ;)
    ~Sarah

  54. that rocket hoodie is wondrous! If only it came in adult sizes…

  55. i need those BLUE owls asap!

  56. Little Kiddos–King Pin Bowling Shirt, although they’re all adorable!

  57. For to day I love the C’est Mon Sac backpacks. And my daughter actually need one too :)

  58. OMG!!! THe King Pin bowing shirt.

    My son MUST have that :o)

  59. Love the Felt Sack Lunch and Mail Set. How cute are these!

  60. I’m loving the mini messenger bag by Ellie Bellie kids. Way cooler than anything I had as a kid.

  61. The felt sack lunch is adorable. I like that you keep adding items.

  62. The new skirts by Hannah are enchanting. She makes great stuff!

  63. Lovin’ that felt sack lunch! Too cute!

  64. The entry period has ended. Stay tuned for a winner.