Monday, July 21, 2014

{Messy Monday} Washi tape teacher's gift

K's teacher from last year resigned ....and we love her so we wanted to make her a little gift.



With the kids (actually, and for me) I like creative boundaries.

I often bring a colouring book with just pencil crayons (colouring pencils) or just markers or just crayons, so they have to get a bit creative instead of having every artsy thing under the sun available.

Anyway, for these sorts of things I let them choose 3 colours. So these are the ones she chose and then I guided her so she did some diagonally and some straight.



All you need are:
  • mini notecards
  • mini envelopes
  • washi tape
  • scissors
We decorated both the cards and the envelopes.




Done.

Easy-peasy

And best, some time for Kendra and me to play with some crafty stuff.

When was the last time you got creative?

8 comments:

  1. Cute Marcia. Not in a long long time

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    1. I hadn't done anything for months either but I was very intentional in July!

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  2. Very pretty!
    N has to wear a silly/crazy hat on Friday...so I let her loose on some stickers, paint and cardboard today to do up a hat I've been dying to get rid of anyway.

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    1. TEEEHEEE - you kill me! I love it!

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  3. Nothing creative aside from designing K'a new born photo book on shutterfly which was a breeze and is now making me consider doing more

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  4. Cute! I am as creative as a rusty nail.

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  5. Sadly not recently enough. Last "creative" thing I did was Kade's easter hat for school. Need to tap into my creative side again.

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  6. These are VERY cute. I am actually out of washi. Can you believe it? Am trying to NOT spend money on craft materials unless I REALLY need to. Busy getting rid of lots of things too. These days I am all about the square. I knitted a few for a knit-a-thon for Mandela Day and handed them in. And then I just carried on. I figured that I no longer need to get rid of the yarn that I have no plans for. I can just knit squares. In this way I get to use up all the bits of yarn, I get to try out and practice new techniques and stitches AND the squares pile up ready to be donated for the next charity that needs them. Win-WIN. Am also attempting to crochet granny squares – I need A LOT more practice with that though.

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