Want to know how you can make an easy DIY Appreciation Popcorn Treat? Yesterday was the first day of school at the elementary school where I work. So of course I couldn’t resist using Close To My Heart’s August Stamp of the Month to create some fun surprises for some co-workers. I used some Mini … Read more DIY Appreciation Popcorn Treat
Now is the time to take advantage of this month’s Thin Cuts Special with Close To My Heart and prepare for Teacher Appreciation Week (which will occur May 1-5 this year.) Close To My Heart debuted a new School Kids Stamp Set last summer with the release of their Annual Inspirations Catalog. Then a few months ago, … Read more Teacher Appreciation School Card
Happy Teacher Appreciation Day & Week! This year our school’s Teacher Appreciation Committee chose to do a garden theme for the week’s festivities. So in keeping with that, I decided to do a Calla Lily Card with the students. I punched out enough white cardstock circles for each student to write an adjective they … Read more Happy Teacher Appreciation!
It’s that time of year when things get busy. Sport seasons wrap up, Teacher Appreciation Week happens, the end of school draws near with all the many projects still to be completed and finally End-of-the-Year gifts for teachers. It’s always good to have a few ideas for appreciation cards handy! This card was a group/class … Read more Appreciation Cards for Coaches and Teachers
As promised, here is the video for creating my Teacher Appreciation Half Front Card. Enjoy and be sure to leave a comment and let us know what you think!
With the start of school, CTMH’s *NEW* Teacher Appreciation Stamp Set is the perfect set to add to your collection. It has darling images along with relevant and meaningful sentiments. If you’d like to learn how to make this card–or even a card in this style–be sure to come back soon as I’ll be posting … Read more Teacher Appreciation Thank You Card
With our End-of-the-Year party theme centered around space, I figured doing the Teacher Thank You Card in that same theme was only fitting. I made it in a 5″ x 7″ size so there was a little more room than the standard 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ card for families to sign it. We passed it around … Read more End of the Year Teacher Appreciation Cards
Today was officially the last fieldtrip for this school year. At our school we have a parent who is the Fieldtrip Coordinator for each class. They work with the teacher to plan the trips and then coordinate drivers–no easy task that’s for sure! There were way too many times this year when trips were almost … Read more End of School Year Appreciation
Last week we celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week at my kids’ school. Another parent and I organized what we would do each day for the teachers and staff. For Monday, we asked families to contribute a food item for a buffet lunch. We tried to structure it so we would have a nice balance of items … Read more Teacher Appreciation Week
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Both the kids and I are so excited to share the fun gifts we’ve been creating the last few weeks for our Preschool Teacher. Today we will be giving her a Pencil Vase with fresh flowers (not the egg carton tulips that I just placed in there for the … Read more Teacher Appreciation Pencil Vase
This is the perfect Z-Fold Card for anyone in education. Or anyone really! It’s so fun, right? I received it from Robin Charvet. It’s positively amazing. I love how perfectly all the elements go together. It showcases our Smarty Pants Collection so well. Both the Smarty Pants Paper Collection and the Smarty Pants Stamp + … Read more The Perfect Z-Fold Card
Since it’s Back to School time and it’s also Make It Monday (74th edition), I thought it was the perfect time to share this Back to School Apple project. This is one of the darling projects that Close To My Heart shared on their blog last week. It’s super simple to create. Plus, they even … Read more Back to School Apple
Today I have a special guest to share five Thanksgiving baking traditions with us. This year, with all the challenges we’re experiencing, makes it the perfect time to start a new tradition or two with your family. Traditions make for fond memories. Something we can all agree we need. This is a guest post by … Read more Five Thanksgiving Baking Traditions
Did you know that there are COVID-19 Close To My Heart Stamp Sets? It’s true. We offer five different stamp sets related to COVID-19. All perfect in their own way. Initially, only the first three stamp sets shown above were introduced and available for purchase individually. You might remember me sharing the other two sets … Read more COVID-19 Close To My Heart Stamp Sets