Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Gifts for the Teachers

Earlier this week, I was busy, busy, busy putting these little gifts together for the teachers at my children's schools. First off, I made these little hot cocoa packets for the teachers and staff at Jevin's school. They went like hot cakes! :)

Here's a picture of the inside:

The idea for these little cocoa packets comes from a project I saw on the SU! demo web site. I made half of the packets with cocoa and half of them with hot cider. The holder itself is made out of a lunch bag, which is trimmed at 8". Fold the bag in half, decorate the front and inside as desired and then insert your beverage packet of choice. The ribbon ties around the entire packet, holding everything neatly in place.

Teacher gift #2 comes to you courtesy of Patty Bennett - she has a wonderful tutorial on how to make these adorable file folder note pads holders.
I used the Thoroughly Modern File Folders from the SU! catalog, along with the coordinating Thoroughly Modern designer paper. I also included a matching pen and set of thank you cards.

This will be my last post of the year. I'm looking forward to spending some quality time with my family and taking a little stampin' break. I hope that you have a blessed and joyful Christmas and I'll see you back here in 2010!


Denise said...

Great gifts! I love those hot chocolate ones.
Thanks for sharing. Merry Christmas!

Stacey said...

You are so clever & talented! I hope you have a very nice holiday with your family. Thank you Jen for sharing all your ideas and supplies with me this year.
Merry Christmas!

Robyn said...

Thanks for sharing some wonderful projects this year Jen! I have enjoyed my regular visits to your blog! `Happy Christmas to you and yours! Robyn in Australia

Patty Bennett said...

great job!! So glad you enjoyed the tutorial.. thanks for the link !! :) Patty