Thursday, August 20, 2020

SF 2020 - August - Well Wishes - Blog Hop


Be sure to hop through all the blogs on the list near the bottom for tons of wonderful inspiration!
 It is an Anything Goes kind of month - which can be something different for each of us! 
So I chose to share a sweet little APPLE theme card/gift card set today.  It came together so quickly using the Apple Builder Punch - my colors were Cherry Cobbler, Soft Suede and Old Olive.

SCHOOL - it is crazy - opening, not opening.  Postponed, Online, Home schooling - so I though it was appropriate to come up with this little set. 

I was thinking there are so many this would be appropriate for this year - the Mom who didn't sign up to be a teacher; the student who is missing all of their friends; the teacher who is sitting in an empty classroom doing zoom calls all day.  I'm sure you could find someone who would appreciate a "well wishes" card and a gift card.

The instructions for the front fold back card are super simple - 

Score your card base along the long side at 1 ¾” and at 4 ¼” – using a bone folder fold in half at the center fold, then fold back  onto itself at the first score line – making your card form a bit of a “Z”. 

Cut three pieces of coordinating Designer Series paper in the following sizes: Piece #1 - 5 ¼” x 2 ¼”; Piece #2 - 5 ¼” x 1 ½”; and Piece #2 - 5 ¼” x 1 ¾”.  Also, cut one piece of lighter colored cardstock

5 ¼” x 2, this will be the piece you write your sentiment on. 
And the instructions for the gift card holder are one of my favorites - comes together in just minutes when you need that last minute gift -

Base 7 ¾” x 5” piece of cardstock scored on the long side at 2 ½” and 6”

Band 7 ¾” x 1” piece of cardstock scored on the long side at 2 ½” and 6 1/8”

DSP pieces for top and bottom flaps – 4 ¾” x 1½” and 4 ¾” x 2 ¼”

Whisper White for inside top flap – for writing or placing a sentiment 4 ¾” x 1 ½”

Circle punch for a finger slot and extra sticky tape to hold the edges of the pocket together and the ends of the band together.  Decorate as desired.

Once again, thank you for stopping by my blog.   I hope you enjoyed these projects and got some inspiration for creating something wonderful of your own.  I would love it, if you would leave me a comment below and stop back soon.  Don't forget to click through on each name below to see even more amazing Posts with a "Well Wishes" theme.  See you soon with more ideas!  
August SF Hoppers - check them all out by clicking on their links for some more great ideas - and please leave comments if you can, to show appreciation for their work :)
  1. Steph Jandrow -
  2. Jo Blackman -
  3. Katja Ettig -
  4. Rachael Rife-
  5. Teri Pocock -
  6. Jean Bolen Beaulieu -
  7. Sue Vine -
  8. Kim Quade - US -
  9. Heidi Collins -
  10. Barbara Welch - US -
  11. Maureen Rauchfuss (US) -
  12. Anne Marie Hile -
  13. Tiziana Milano -
  14. Kim Lamos-


Jean H Beaulieu said...

Thanks, Maureen! Your card and gift card holder are beautiful.

Teri said...

Super sweet projects Maureen ... such a good idea too!

Barbara Welch said...

Adorable card and gift card holder you created. A bright encouragement for a special teacher

Sue Vine - MissPinksCraftSpot said...

so cute! perfect for a teacher, tfs

Salnclts said...

I love it!

Paula Bock said...

Love the card! Such a nice thought! I always forget that it is an apple punch too...I've always used it for the pumpkin!

Stampin and Scrappin with Steph said...

Fun fun fun projects perfect projects for school or fall events!!!!

Heidi Collins said...

What cute projects for the fall!

Kim Quade said...

Thanks for the reminder to use products from the Annual Catalog. I often forget about those! Great ideas for teachers!

Anne Marie Hile said...

Maureen, these are such fun projects and so perfect for back-to school! That fun fold card is...well, really fun! Can't wait to make some for my teacher friends. Thanks for the inspiration!

Kim said...

Teachers definitely needs pick me ups right. Great job.

Tiziana said...

What a lovely teacher gift set...whether for the start of class or end, they will surely love it!

Katja said...

What a great teacher's gift! Very nice.

Jo Blackman said...

Great projects, thank you for sharing x