Sunday, December 12, 2010

teacher gifts

Teacher gifts are hard!  Last year I was pretty close to my sons teacher and he told me that they get so much stuff for Christmas.  And how many times have you been to the thrift store and seen a bunch of teacher ornaments and mugs?  So what do you get the person that spends over 30 hours a week with and cares for/about your child? 


This year I went with chocolate.  I mean who doesn't love a bar of chocolate!!! (Don't ya love my craftin table- with pen, marker and glue all over it?)


Especially a festive bar of chocolate!!



It's super easy to do.  At first I used cardstock and cute patterend paper.  But the cardstock was pretty hard to work with.  I had to mark and score all the folds- it was a pain!


Then I tried using white copy paper and wrapping paper.  Much easier!  The measurements are: 
  • bottom piece - 9 inches x 6 inches
  •  top piece - 9 inches x 5.5 inches
  • I also used about 12 inches of ribbon or trim to tie around each bar
For the gift tags, I dusted off some stamps.  The "to from" is from the $1 bin at Michaels.  The fancy note is from Stampin Up!


And there ya have it!  Inexpensive and easy!!

2 comments:

  1. This teacher always loved getting chocolate! great idea, I wish I was their teacher! http://gppdbyecityhellosuburbs.blogspot.com

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  2. I love that idea! Chocolate is always a good gift and now it's also adorable! Definitely saving this for next year!

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