Thanks, Teach!

Materials

  • Cardstock: brown; Gina K. Designs Pure Luxury Ivory
  • October Afternoon Papers: Report Card Collection Recess and Story Hour; Farm Fresh Collection Root Cellar; Road Map Collection Shady Lane RV Park
  • Black/white checked ribbon

Tools

  • Gina K. Design Eclectic Summer Sayings Stamp Set
  • Tsukineko Memento Tuxedo Black Dye Ink Pad
  • Paper adhesive

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer

Directions

STEP 1

  • Make ivory top-fold card. Cut striped and handwriting paper pieces to fit bottom of card; adhere strips. Tie ribbon around card front, hiding paper seam.

STEP 2

  • Print and cut out pattern. Cut stem/leaf from brown cardstock and apple from red check paper. Cut leaf only from green dot paper. Adhere leaf to leaf/stem and stem to back of apple. Adhere design to card as shown.

STEP 3

  • Stamp sentiment to right of apple.

More

  • 1. Create a matching cardstock name plate for the teacher's desk using large letter stamps, or the computer, and the little apple design.
  • 2. Create a whole set of note cards as an end-of-year teacher gift. Teachers always need note cards!
  • 3. Adhere apple design to cardstock and cut out. Coat both sides with embossing ink and extra-thick embossing powder. Heat set until hard and shiny, then adhere a pin back for wearable paper art.
by Carolyn King

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/58/1facb036-d087-4300-a81c-33b0cf93dd4a.pdf



Thanks, Teach!
Thanks, Teach!