Thursday, December 17, 2009

Teacher Gift Ensemble

I have to keep this short and sweet tonight, as I have found myself in another last minute pickle. This time it's a teacher gift and snacks for my daughter's party at school tomorrow. Ugh!

So...do you remember this project? Well, thank goodness I hadn't given it away yet, because it was a great jumping off point to create this little gift ensemble for my daughter's Kindergarten teacher. I decided to rely on an old favorite and made a matching Post It note holder with my Bind-it-All. And I made a coordinating pen using an RSVP pen and a bit of rolled up paper to insert inside. I know everyone has done this, but this was my first time! I'm pretty happy with how it all turned out and thrilled that I had just enough leftover paper to make everything matchy match, including the gift bag and tag:





Whew! Now I have to scrounge around the kitchen and see what I can come up with for a snack. What can you make with saltines, oatmeal and Cheerios? Anybody? Anybody?











Stamps: Vintage Labels, 2009 Halloween Tags, Take Note, Polka Dot Basics (PTI)
Ink:
Dark Chocolate, Water Lily Green, Spring Moss, Vintage Touch Chai & Chamomile (PTI)
Paper: Jolly by Golly (Cosmo Cricket),
Spring Moss, Sweet Blush, Vintage Cream, Scarlet Jewel (PTI)
Other: Labels One die (Spellbinders),
Scarlet Jewel vintage button (PTI), circle punches (SU!), twine, Bind-it-All and o-wire (Zutter), square coasters, Fancy Scallop border die (Spellbinders),
velvet ric rack trim (Maya Road),
Aqua Mist swiss dot ribbon (PTI), wired pom pom ribbon

8 comments:

lynn said...

i think i need to make myself one of the post it binders-too cute!

Susan T said...

Where do you get your coasters from? LOVE these!!

Kathi said...

Love all the notebooks you've been making. I have the pink Bind It All and have never used it!!! What are you using for the chipboard covers and backs???? Where do you get it??

Wahinelei said...

Aloha Jennifer~ your teacher's gift turned out sooo cute! Love your color combo, so bright and cheery. I've done the pen thing before but this year is the first time I actually got it to work! Usually my paper just gets all scrunched up in there, lol!!

Ter said...

I have made notebooks but mine are not nearly as cute as yours!

I'd love a tutorial!

also, the pen??!! I have no idea how to do that, and I would love to learn!

Maureen said...

Oh, I would love this gift!! I love that dp!! Hmmm...can you add peanut butter to all those ingredients? LOL PB makes everything good!!

Nancy L. said...

so cute!

Jenn Copeland said...

Boy you get me into lots of trouble! In the last 6 months or so since I've been addicted to your blog, I have bought the Cuttlebug, Spellbinders dies, and many stamp sets (Oh, and paper, buttons and ribbon) from PTI! You are so inspiring!

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