Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Teacher Accordion


Hi Crafty Friends,

Today I am sharing a Teacher thank you card I created recently, I figured it was time to make a start on the thank you cards I make each year for my grandchildren's teachers. School isn't out until December, so I have heaps of time.

For my card today I created an accordion card using Karen Burniston's new Landscape Rectangle Accordion die set. I also used the new Short Rectangles - Crosshatch die set to die cut the striped paper and also the centre rectangles.

I like to purchase one or two new teacher themed stamps or dies each year. Clearly Besotted recently released a number of super cute school themed stamp sets, which were perfect and will get lots of use in the future. For my card today I used their Stationery Plushies stamp set, I added the larger image to the left page of my card which contains the pencil holder, book, plant and lamp.

I added a number of the smaller images to my last page.

For the sentiment in the centre page I added the "teacher" die cut and stamped "Thank You" using Honey Bee Stamps Special Teacher stamp and coordinating die set.

My card was going to be just a two page accordion, however as I wanted to add both sets of images and a sentiment I decided on a three page card. I don't normally decorate the back pages of an accordion card, but again I wanted to add one more sentiment (which ended up being two) and a blank page for a personal greeting to the teacher. Fortunately I had plenty of the striped paper so I decided to go for it.

The sentiments on the back use sentiments from a Sunny Studio Stamps stamp set, I added some more of the cute plushies to two of the panels.

Here is a look at my card when it is closed ready to be placed in an envelope.

1 comment:

Karen Aicken said...

What a great teacher card!