Teacher Appreciation Card

Your kids aren’t the only ones going back to school.  Teachers are underpaid, over worked and not appreciated enough.  Tell them that you understand with this Teacher Appreciation card.

When my daughter was in elementary school. I would give the teachers a gift card at Christmas.  Not one of them spent the money on themselves.  They bought things for the classroom.  This Teacher Appreciation card will tell them you understand their sacrifice.  You can use this card anytime during the year.

You will need:

        • Heavy cardstock for the base
        • scraps of cardstock
        • Pen
        • Glue
Cutting the Card

The cricut will do the writing.  I used a black pen.  

This card looks good with patterned paper too as long as it is a light and/or a small pattern.  I did it in pink because Cordelia’s favorite teacher is female.  The color choice is yours.  Use your imagination.

I tried to do a card band, but the way this card folds, it didn’t work.  I really liked the apple though so I glued it to the front of the card.  You can leave it out if you want.

Assembly
Be careful removing the embellishments from the mat.  They tear easily.

 

After cutting, re-crease the folds and make sure the card works properly.  This design is called a Twisted Gatefold Card, so it folds a little skewed.

First glue the inlays in the card, being careful to avoid the folds.  Next glue the ribbons on with liquid glue.  If you use the apple piece make sure it is glued only to one side of the front of the card or the card wont open.

 

Your card is done!  I’m sure the teacher will love this Teacher Appreciation Card.

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