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May 6, 2010

What a fun gift idea!! & Boutique reminder!

A sweet and very beautiful girl named Jennie sent me this tutorial she did for a
Teacher Appreciation Gift. I think this is such a fun and cute idea!Maybe if there are no teachers in your life, you could make this for a Mother!
Here is her tutorial:

While shopping at Michael's this weekend my mother dearest and I came up with a wonderful idea for a gift for our co-workers. This was so cheap because we had almost everything on hand! And what is so awesome is this could be used for SO many things! Not just teacher appreciation week!
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All you need is:

hot glue gun
scrapbook paper
paper flowers
gemmies [jewels]
post-it notes
clear plastic picture frame

Take your handy dandy picture frame and take out the insert
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Use the insert as your guide to cut your scrapbook paper. [I got 6 out of my paper]
Then slide in the paper like so
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Flip the frame so that it is leaning like a long division sign [can you tell we are teaching division right now? hahah!]
Take your glue gun and glue on that post-it note stack
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Glue one the flowers
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You can tell I tried to choose what would match my post-its:]
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Add your gemmies
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Add a sweet note to the top post-it
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And pass them out!
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Thanks Jennie for sharing your creative idea!
If any of you have a fun idea you would like to share, you can always e-mail it to us:
sweetcharligirl@hotmail.com

Don't forget we will be in Salt Lake City tonight at a boutique. Click HERE for info...

3 comments:

Amy said...

These are cute! I made one of these earlier this year for a teacher friend of mine. She doesn't have a desk at school, but I thought it would be great to keep by the phone to take messages. I attached a little pen to the back of the frame with ribbon and tied the pen to it. Thanks for sharing this cute project!!
-amy
www.thebutcherthebakerthecraftmaker.blogspot.com

Leslie said...

Hey girls I just wanted to let you know that I gave you the tendy blog award over at my blog.

nightowlcrafting.blogspot.com

Loose Sparrow Arts N Crafts said...

As a teacher, I can tell you that this gift would be soooooo appreciated. A ray of sunshine to look at and use every day!

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