Sunday, December 23, 2007

Teachers gifts

Hi all! I hope y'all are having a great time as the Holiday is fastly approaching. I still have one or two more gifts to get and then some wrapping to do and I'll be finished. All in all I am very pleased with what I've accomplished since I only started my shopping on Monday. I know, I know, I told y'all I was a procrastinator.
Because I am a procrastinator, when it came time to deal with Teacher's gifts. I completely drew a blank and started blurfing to see if that would help. I came across this post on Lauren Meader's blog and knew immediately that I had found the answer. These just looked to yummy! The only problem I ran into was finding the Mason Jars. I made a quick substitution with these plastic containers with locking lids that I found at Walmart. There was quite a big difference in size so I just doubled the recipe.
The teachers absolutely loved them. So here how they turned out! Very wintry looking!


Here is a close up of the tag that I made using my print shop and then stamping with the Warm & Cold snowman from Penny Black and embellishing with snowflake stickers by Jolee's. I colored in the image using my SU markers. I added some stickles and liquid applique sprinkles with Dazzling Diamonds to give it some sparkle. I also stitched around the edges.
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The lids were covered by stamping Christmas circles from Art Warehouse on white CS then punching it out using one of my circle punches. I then used my Giga Scallop punch and and Night Of Navy CS to make the next layer. That still wasn't big enough so I added a paper doily to the layer. I finished it off with a beaded snowflake from Jolee's.

I finished them off by tying the tag on with ribbon and adding a Christmas cookie cutter to each one. They also received six pack of all occasion cards that I totally cased from Sharon Johnson. I think I am finished with my Christmas stamping and will move onto something else now.

Happy Holidays to you all!

9 comments:

Crissy said...

These are just beautiful! Hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Crissy
SBS2

scrapbit said...

So lovely!!! Love them!

I just want to drop in and wish you a very merry christmas and a happy new year. Hope to get to know you better through SBS2!

Maria said...

Wow Becky, your jars and tags are beautiful! The teachers will really appreciate them, I'm sure! Looks like you put a lot of work into them!

Your blog sister,
Maria

Miss C. said...

WOW, these are just gorgeous! I love all the detail you put into these and the cookie cutter just adds so much! Fantastic job! Hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

My Paper World said...

They look amazing! Merry Christmas xx

Lori said...

Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Healthy and Happy New Year!

Lori (SBS2)

Tracy said...

Oh how sweet! Lucky teachers!

I would like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year!

Betsy said...

Can't believe you pulled these off at the last moment, they are great!!

Merry Christmas, sistah

kathleenh said...

These turned out beautiful! I bet the teachers loved them. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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