Flowers for Teacher Gift Card Bouquet

Alisa Bangerter
Flowers for Teacher Gift Card Bouquet

SUPPLIES:  Cardstock: (red, white)  Paper: (lined notebook)  Patterned paper: (Scrap Strip 3 from Rockland collection) Scenic Route  Dye ink: (Summer Sun, Ballet Blue, Real Red) Stampin' Up!  Accents: (blue, yellow, red buttons; paper leaves)  Stickers: (Simply Sweet alphabet) Doodlebug Design  Fibers: (yellow printed ribbon) Creative Impressions  Adhesive: (green florist tape)  Other: (floral wire, lightweight craft wire, can, wood skewer)  Finished sizes: can 3" diameter x 4 1/2" height, each flower approx. 4 1/2" in diameter, card holder 5" x 3 1/4"

 

CAN

1 Trim patterned paper; adhere.

2 Tie ribbon around can.

 

FLOWER

1 Cut five 2 1/2" x 6" pieces of notebook paper; ink all edges. 

2 Fold each in half to 2 1/2" x 3"; use wood skewer to curl each corner.

3 Gather on fold line, wrap with craft wire, leaving length of wire. Repeat on other four pieces.

4 Attach length of wire to button; wrap around center of one piece from step 3.

5 Nestle "petals" on top of each other, grasping wires together and manipulating into flower. Note: Button should go on top.

6 Twist wires together; add floral wire stem, and wrap with floral tape. Add leaves if desired. Repeat steps to create additional flowers; place in can.

 

GIFT CARD HOLDER

1 Cut two pieces red cardstock.

2 Trim white cardstock and adhere to one piece of red.

3 Stitch edges several times; ink over stitching.

4 Add other piece of red to back and stitch three sides to form pocket.

5 Adhere buttons and spell sentiment with stickers.

6 Adhere to skewer and place in can.

 

Designer Tip

Attach the gift card holder to a brand new No. 2 pencil for an added academic touch!

 

Back to School!

You'll find more teacher appreciation projects in the September/October 2009 issue of Paper Crafts magazine.

 

For more information on supplies used in this project, click here to see our online Product Guide.

 

 

 

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