Friday, August 28, 2015

First Day of School Pencil Card

Papertrey Ink came out with this really fun Paper Pencils Adhesive Label Pad a few months ago, and I knew it would be perfect for making personalized pencils for my students for the first day of school!    They are just decorative labels that wrap around a regular pencil, and there is a spot near the top for stamping something.  For most kids, I stamped their initials with the PTI Pencilgrams Mini Stamp Set.  I had started to try stamping out their full names with the PTI Simple Alphabet set, but I found it tricky to line up the letters.

I made the card using the My Creative Time Stitched Journal Card and punched the holes for the pencil with the PTI Write Stuff Holders Die.  Then I added a little apple made with PTI's Back to School stamps and dies and a sentiment from MCT's Write On.

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  1. Whaaa???!! These are so stinkin cute!!! You're the best teacher ever, Katie. Your students are all so lucky to have you. :) Adorable project!!!!

  2. Super cute! Those kids must LOVE you!!!

  3. What a great way to personalized the kiddo's pencils!!!
    I bet they are going to LOVE them!!!
    AWESOME job Katie!! I am sure when the kids see you as their teacher for the year they get so excited!!!!
    Have a GREAT weekend!!

  4. Katie ~ Oh WHY oh WHY can't my son have you as a teacher! These are seriously DARLING!! I bet your students LOVED these!! EEK! You again ROCK!!!


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