I gave this
teacher thank you card to my daughter's
teacher at the end of the year, to show how much we appreciate her.
I love making Cricut teacher cards, since I can cut multiples
at once. These teacher cards were made using the Storybook
Needed to Make this Teacher Thank You Card:
x 5.5" black card stock for card base (one 8.5" x 11" sheet will make
Dark purple card stock
green card stock
Scrap of pink card stock
of yellow card stock
Light green or blue brad for
Computer with a printer to print
you for a wonderful year"
3D foam squares to adhere
(optional, but adds dimension)
trimmer and or scissors
Glue stick or pen (for
designs I use a fine-tipped Zig pen)
Summary for this Teacher Thank You Card:
is 4.25" x 5.5" (quarter fold card)
and its background is cut
Butterfly and shadow is cut
Instructions for this Teacher Thank You Card:
1. Fold a
8.5" x 5.5" piece of black card stock
in half to create a 4.25" x 5.5" card.
To get the wording on the card, you may want to use your
like I did. If you choose this method, print the saying out
the paper first, somewhere not to close to the edge of paper.
Next, you will cut a frame around the wording using your
Or, you may decide to add on a saying using a rubber stamp,
letter stickers, choose to write it in your own handwriting.
you do this option, you can add the saying AFTER you cut the frame.
I chose to print on my cards, "Thanks for a Wonderful Year".
3. Load the green paper with the wording on it on
to a Cricut
cutting mat. Using the Storybook cartridge, select
the background frame by selecting "shift", and the number "6" button
Next, choose the "accent/blackout" special feature option.
Next, use the center point option if you already have your wording on
the paper. To do this, move
the cutting blade directly over the center of the words. Select the
center point button until it is highlighted and
at size 4.25".
Load the purple paper on to a mat.
Select the frame by pressing "shift", the number "6" button
(button 6) and the "accent/frame" special feature option. Cut
Assemble the card by
gluing all the components on the front
of the card.
5. Load scraps of pink and yellow on to the mat.
Align the blade to cut on the yellow paper. Select
then the letter "C" button (button 33), then press the "shadow" special
feature button. This should select the butterfly.
6. Next, align
the blade to cut on the pink paper. Select "shift",
letter "C" button (button 33), then press the "shorty/holes" special
button. This should select the butterfly with spots.
Cut at size 2.25".
6. If desired, add a brad where the butterfly eye should be.
After it is attached, glue the butterfly to its shadow.
Then attach the butterfly to the top of the frame using 3D
foam stickers to make it pop off the page and have some dimension.
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