Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teachers are amazing. I spend five minutes in my son's Kindergarten class consisting of 21 children and I am completely overwhelmed. How do they manage everyday when I can barely manage my one? I have always respected and admired the people who take on the monumental task of being a teacher or a childcare provider. As this is Teacher Appreciation Week, I wanted to let Ty's teachers know how much we appreciate them. Here is the card I created to let them know:

The picture doesn't appear to accurately show that this card is done with the in colour, Concord Crush, as it looks almost navy here and not the deep, rich purple. This is my favourite of the in colours. The card base is embossed with the Framed Tulips embossing folder. The petals are stamped in Concord Crush on Whisper White using the Build a Blossom stamp and punched out with the Blossom Petals Punch. The leaves are stamped in Always Artichoke. The center of the flower is stamped from the set First Day which was in last year's mini. I had to show the inside of the card as well as this uses the FYI set found on page 148 of the big catalogue. I have had this set for quite a while and this is the first time I have used it but it definitely won't be the last. The ... after the FYI was done using the basic rhinestones. Oh how I love my bling!!! This is the first time I have used bling on the inside of a card and I kind of like it. :)

Sadly, my next project will have to be a sympathy card for my friend and co-worker, Donna. Just last week I showed you the Queen for a Day birthday card that I made for Donna and she absolutely loved it. Donna's mother passed away today and I have an idea for a beautiful sympathy card to give to her. I will be using my favourite sympathy set, Thoughts and Prayers. This project will have to wait until tomorrow as my poor eyes are too tired to do a good job tonight.

Thanks for stopping by. Take care.



  1. Thanks for the reminder of Teacher Appreciation week!

  2. Very nice card Pat! Love the A+ in the middle of the flower, and you have to love the bling!!

  3. Looks nice, Pat. We don't celebrate Teacher Appreciation until the 1st week in May. This will give me plenty of time to get some made.


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