To an A+ Teacher – Sunday Stamps ssc216

Hi crafty friends,

It’s coming to that time of the year when we start thinking of teacher appreciation gifts and cards. In my daytime job, I work in a school office. At Christmastime it’s such a lovely feeling when everyone exchanges gifts and all the staff pigeon holes are overflowing with cards, chocolates and other lovely surprises. This card using the Harvest Hellos would be the perfect thank you for an A+ (for Awesome) teacher. 

This bundle comprises of the Harvest Hellos stamp set which includes a pumpkin as well which can be punched out with the Apple Builder punch. Purchase the bundle and you save 10% and this applies to all bundles in our catalogues. This makes a nice saving.

Teacher thank you card with apple coloured with Stampin' Blends

The apple and leaf have been stamped in Tuxedo Black ink and coloured with a combination of Stampin’ Blends. Then these were punched out and attached with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The stem has been punched out from Early Espresso cardstock.

I used the Stitched Labels dies for my sentiment and embellished the cards with the Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels which are another one of what I call, ‘hidden gems’ on Pg 58 of the Holiday Catalogue. 

A+ Teacher Apple Thank you card

My card has been inspired by the Sunday Stamps Sketch Fun Challenge. Teacher Appreciation card Sunday Stamps Sketch Fun SSC216

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  • Early Espresso – Card Base 21cm x 14.8cm (scored in half), scrap for apple stem
  • Pacific Point – 7cm x 7cm (scalloped circle)
  • Whisper White – 7cm x 7cm (circle), extra for apple 
  • Granny Apple Green – scrap for sentiment
  • DSP – 14.4cm x 10.1cm (mat layer)
  • DSP – 14.4cm x 1cm (2 pieces)

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Step-it-Up Sunday #36 Picked for You – Teacher Appreciation

Hi everyone,

With the end of the school year not too far away, a lot of us think of what gifts we can give those awesome teachers who teach our children daily. Today I have made a teacher appreciation card. A handmade card would be a lovely addition to a thoughtful gift and I’m sure well received by many a grateful teacher.

The stamp I’ve used is the Picked for You stamp set which has a 4 step apple and some lovely sentiments. I ‘picked’ the one for a teacher.

Colour Combination


Stamp the Apple using Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight and Melon Mambo stamped off once.

Add the stem and sentiment in Soft Suede, matching the strip of cardstock behind the Whisper White panel.


To add extra texture to this card, emboss a panel of Whisper White cardstock with the Layered leaves embossing folder. Adhere this to card base. Mount the stamped panel onto Pear Pizzazz cardstock and mont with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Stamp another apple, fussy cut and layer over the other one on the base.


This card can be enhanced by adding 4 sections of Whisper White cardstock which have been stamped with Bokeh Dots stamp in Pear Pizzazz.

To make the apple look juicy and shiny, emboss it with clear embossing powder 3 times.

I wanted the Sofy Suede strip to show more so I put it above the embossed cardstock and the Bokeh Dots. Layer some ribbon on this.

Your card is now complete to give a special teacher who is part of your son or daughter’s life.

Have a great rest of the week.

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