Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Teacher gift

Good Wednesday everyone!!!  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend.  We had a jammed packed weekend that was just wonderful but of course, it went by way too fast.  We started off with a family BBQ with my parents and sisters family, we also invited friends from church.  I think it went off without a hitch.  Sunday was church and then Monday we headed to where my parents lived for a nice picnic in the park and then some fishing.  Unfortunately is was very windy and the fish weren't biting.  It was probably a good thing anyway because we saw several dead fish floating around in the lake and one or two laying in the dirt around it.
Today I wanted to show you something I made for my son's teacher.  Tomorrow is his last day of kindergarten and I couldn't be more proud and more sad at the same time.  Today we are heading to his class because the kids are putting on a performance for us parents.  I can't wait but I know I am going to be sobbing.  Tomorrow all the kindergartners will be doing a short program for the parents.  For some reason they do not do a graduation ceremony here so we will just have to enjoy the program  :)
Anyway, I found this cute gift set at wal-mart and that it would be fun for his teacher.  Something to help her relax and enjoy her summer vacation without a classroom full of loud kids.
I wanted to do something a little more special though.  I took the wrapping off and used them as templates to make my own.  I used paper that was on my table so I am not sure of the color or company it comes from.
From there I used some lined paper I got from making memories vintage findings.
On the top I just added the Thank you sentiment from a stamp set I bought at Joann's, Inkadinkado.  The flower is chloe's closet and the button is PTI.  The ribbon I had in my laundry room and says
"explore" I thought it was suiting.
The bottom is the same paper and then I just took some new leaf dmc floss wrapped it around the bottom and then tied a PTI button to it.  That's it, pretty simple.
I have on more thing I am doing for my son's teacher that I has to be done tomorrow so I can give it to her when I go to the program, of course, he starts school in the morning tomorrow so that cuts down my time to get everything done.
Thanks for stopping by!!!


resmith said...

I like how this turned out! I am going to have to look for this.

Tanya said...

I liked how you redid the packaging. Great way to make everything match.