Friday, February 8, 2013

Valentines for my Class

Valentine's Day is sneaking up on me!  I got my cards sent out, but I still need to make little treats for my students.  I just whipped up this one, and I'll make 19 more this weekend.  It should go quickly, assembly line style, with some My Creative Time dies.  My base is the MCT 3 x 3 Fancy Tri-Fold Card, which comes with the Card Sentiments Stamp & Die Set.  I cut it once in red, and ran the bottom fold through my Vagabond with the Cuttlebug Hugs & Kisses embossing folder.  To add a little pattern,  I cut a piece of heart paper from the Martha Stewart Enchanted Woodland mat pad, using just the top fold of the 3 x 3 Fancy Tri-Fold Card Die.

The fun sentiment and ladybug are from MCT's Classmate Valentines, the perfect stamp set for making Valentines for kids!  I cut the circle and scallop shape with MCT's Scallop & Stitched Circle Dies.  The ladybug was colored with Copic markers, and I used a little bit of Glossy Accents on the dots and eyes.

On the inside of the card, I used some ATG tape to adhere a pack of mini M&Ms.  I then used some tiny glue dots to close the card.  I think my 3rd graders will like these!

Now, get ready to be wowed next week with the My Creative Time February Sneak Peeks!  This release really is "to die" for, and you are going to want it all!  You've been warned!

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  1. Your students will be ECSTATIC to receive these! As a former teacher, I know how gestures like these are treasured immensely. The cards are beyond adorable; your spirit of generosity in making them inspiring, thoughtful and heart-warming!

  2. What a sweet little treat idea for your students. How very generous and so cute. Love the embossing. TFS. ~Tami

  3. Super sweet treat holder! Lee-Ann :)

  4. soooo cute katie! I love the embossing on the holder! you're such a great teacher!

  5. Katie ~ This is so CLEVER and ADORABLE! Well you know I LOVE that embossing folder but that lady bug ~ Oh my I have to use that soon!!! Totally forgot about it! Plus I LOVE the glossy accents too on her spots! Your students are going to LOVE these ~ YUMMY treats too! So need to do this sometime ~ scraplifing this someday! hehehe! Good luck on getting them done too! HAPPY FRIDAY!!!

  6. so cute, love the Lady Bug, and neat way to hand out a treat, the kids will love it!!!

  7. I want to be a student of yours! love this!

  8. Oh WOW your treat holder is sooo SWEET Katie!Have a GREAT weekend my friend!!!:)

  9. Those are so sweet, Katie!!! :) Your class will love them!!!!!!

    Thanks so much for taking the time to share!

    Crafty hugs,

    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

  10. Adorable, may have to squeeze some of these in.


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