8/31/10 Edited to Add - This set of notecards was chosen as one of the two winners of the Stampendous Saturday Sketch Challenge.....Woo-Hoo!
Last year I made a set of these notecards for my son's preschool teachers. This year I think I'll make them again, but for his Kindergarten teacher. Instead of stamping various sentiments on the cards, I think this time I will use the computer and print her name on the cards to personalize them. I did one set with red cards and one with blue - I think I like the red best. What do you think?
It did take quite awhile to make a set of these, since each apple is cut out by hand. But I like they way they turned out. I applied double-sided tape to the back of the decorative paper BEFORE I cut them out. Stamp the apples on the kraft paper first, color the stem & leaf, then adhere the cut out apple.
I made a box out of kraft paper, and stamped the apples on the side of the box before I assembled it. Use of piece of craft acetate for the lid, a piece of raffia and VOILA! a great teacher's gift.
Hope you'll take time to get "inky" today....
recipe: Stampendous Apple; DCWV Classic Mat Stack; Yours Truly Red notecards; Archiver's kraft & blue cardstock; Tsukineko Graphite Black Ink; Prismacolor Pencils; Fiskars border punch