Miscellany

A+ Teacher Card

By  Debby Forshey-Choma 

size: 5"x7"

  • A+ Teacher Card

Materials

  • White blank card, 5"x7"
  • Midwest Products Co., Inc.: Micro-Cut Quality Woods: Birch Plywood, Basswood Strip, Project Cork Sheets
  • Black cardstock, 3”x7”
  • Offray Measure Up ribbon, 7” length
  • Royal Rub-On Transfers: School Time

Tools

  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Primary Red, Sapphire
  • Ellison Sizzix Machine and Dies: Fun Serif Uppercase Alphabet Set, Fun Serif Lowercase Alphabet Set
  • White chalk
  • Paper glue

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)
  • 1. Measure and cut 2"x7" cork rectangle. Glue rectangle on front of card.
  • 2. For chalkboard, measure and cut 3"x7" black cardstock rectangle. Use white chalk to lightly shade chalkboard. Glue chalkboard on card front.
  • 3. Measure and cut 7" basswood strip and 7" ribbon length. Glue ribbon on basswood strip. Glue strip across front of card.
  • 4. Follow manufacturer's instructions to transfer apple and pencil rub-ons onto cork rectangle.
  • 5. Use machine and Uppercase Alphabet die to cut letter "A" and "+" sign from plywood. On covered work surface, paint "A" and "+" Sapphire. Let dry. Glue A+ on front of card.
  • 6. Use machine and Lowercase Alphabet die to cut letters to spell "teacher" from plywood. On covered work surface, paint "teacher" Primary Red. Let dry. Glue "teacher" on card front.