Jenny at Craft Test Dummies is getting a jump on back-to-school crafting by making up a batch of backpack zipper pulls. She used formica samples from her local home improvement store and added a combination of paint and decoupage. I love the Star Wars design here! And she has lots of other styles to share, along with the process for making them, on her website.
How-To: Zipper Pulls from Formica Samples