Teacher Appreciation

A Soaring Thank You Card

Coloring books are growing in popularity and making their way into craft rooms everywhere! De-stress as you color and then turn that art piece into a card like the one below for an inspiring teacher.

Made by: Danielle Hunter
Time: Approximately 1 hour
Level: Intermediate

Here's what you need:

  • Glue Dots® Permanent Glue Squares®
  • DCWV Color & Create stack (world traveller)
  • DCWV A2 corrugate card (4.25 x 5.5")
  • DCWV mixed media cardstock stack
  • Close To My Heart letter stamps (keyboard uppercase alphabet)
  • Close To My Heart ink pads (autumn terracotta, cotton candy, gypsy, lagoon, topiary)
  • Marion Smith Jungue & Jems (hot air balloon)
  • Ribbon
  • White cardstock
  • Colored pencils
  • Scissors

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Here's what you do:

Use colored pencils to decorate the hot air balloon coloring page.

Trim balloon page to 3.5 x 4.5", mat with a glitzy paper from mixed media stack and adhere to front of card with Permanent Glue Squares. 

Cut out "Thank You" from coloring page and attach to card with Permanent Glue Squares.

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Make a small bow from ribbon and attach to balloon with Permanent Glue Squares.

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Use letter stamps and assorted ink to create sentiment "for making my dreams soar" onto white cardstock and cut out each letter.

Trim a piece of white cardstock to 3.25 x 5" and use Permanent Glue Squares to attach stamped letters.

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Adhere white cardstock to inside of card with Permanent Glue Squares and then attach the metal hot air balloon.

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Inside:

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Outside:

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Don't forget to save it for later!

Thank You for Helping Me Soar Card

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