Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Decorate to Celebrate Challenge #23 - All For the Teachers!!

Happy Wednesday, everyone!! I hope you are having a great week!! It's time for another super-fun challenge at Decorate to Celebrate!! For this challenge, it's all about Teachers!!


For Challenge #23, we are asking you to create any project to be used as a party decoration (or party supply) for a CLASSROOM!! Let's celebrate EVERYTHING WONDERFUL ABOUT OUR TEACHERS with your table decorations, party banners, pennants, yard signs, cupcakes, party favors and more!! :) For my project, I decorated a bottle of hand sanitizer (every teacher needs this on her desk, right??!!) and created an apple gift bag to hold it :)


For the apple bag, I cut two apples at 6" from Doodlecharms, hiding the cutouts on my Gypsy. All of the paper is from Heidi Grace Tweet Memories stack. The leaf is embossed with the Cuttlebug Swirls folder. #1 Teacher is cut from Base Camp. I made a box to go between the two apples to hold the bottle of sanitizer.


For the bottle, I wrapped it with Heidi Grace paper, and a decorative border from Spellbinders Lacy Doily Accents. The red tag is a Spellbinders Shapeabilities Ribbon tag. I used a Spellbinders Beaded Circle die, and inked it with Colorbox warm red fluid chalk. The circle is a Spellbinders Nestabilities Standard Circle Small die."Thanks" is from K Andrew Designs Winged Things stamp set:


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Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Decorate to Celebrate to see what my amazing Desing Team sisters have created!! Then link up your For The Teachers decorations!! I can't wait to see what you create :)

31 comments:

Beebeebabs said...

Wow Lisa love love love your project you did a great job!!!

Rhonda Emery said...

this is such a cute gift for a teacher love it.

Creations by Shirl said...

Love that delish apple, what a cute idea so inspiring.... I have those cartridges and I just have to give myself a kick in the butt and start getting motivated with my Cricut....I'm sure any teacher would love receiving this... I would, tee hee!

Chris - Creations in Bloom said...

Lisa, these are fantastic! I especially love the hand sanitizer idea. Thanks for the inspiration.

Sherrie K. said...

This is an awesome gift for any Teacher~so pretty Lisa! The papers are so fun and LOVE the yummy apple! I need to dig out Doodle Charms-I'm pretty sure it's full of dust, lol!
Beautiful project my friend:)Have a wonderful day...
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

jessica said...

What a GREAT teacher's gift!!!! Love the apple cut and beautiful papers!!
TFS

Diane said...

Wow Lisa, this is beautiful...what a wonderful gift....LOVE the red apple!! I actually used my Gypsy yesterday, it has been so long since I used it, I had to get the instructions out...lol...you have inspired me to do more with it!!

Amy said...

Awesome job Lisa!!! I love the fun embossed apple and great idea decorating the hand sanitizer! What a great gift set! :)Amy

CREATIVE M said...

AWESOME as Always of course!!!!!!
My favorite is paper stock that you used for the #1Teacher on the apple.Love it!
http://craftingwithcreativem.blogspot.com

HeatherLynn said...

holy heck! you are so good with crafty supplies, Lisa!! LOVE!!!!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the makeover on the hand sanitizer and the wonderful apple shaped gift bag. Any teacher would be happy to receive these. brings back memories of making teacher gifts. Been awhile since my daughter is now a sophomore in college. I miss her. She will be home a couple wks after semester ends in May. She emailed that she wants to chill with friends before she comes home for the Summer.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Bea said...

what a great apple bag - I am sure anyone would like to receive one not just teachers

Dr Sonia S V said...

Your apple bag is so cute Lisa-- I am always amazed time and again on your blog!!!

Cheers
Sonia
cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

CRAZY4 CHRIST said...

very cute idea with the sanitizer and bag!! any teacher wouold love this!!
Kristan

Colin McVicar said...

Lisa,

This is the most amazing gift ever! Kids are dirty and this is a wonderfully subtle way of saying so!

Colin

Debbie said...

These are beautiful!! Love the dsp!!

Diane Hodrick said...

I think hand sanitizer and pencils are the fail safe. ;) Totally cute gift, Lisa. Love the apple box you concocted. That hand sanitizer is too pretty to use though. Time to get in teacher appreciation gear. Thanks for the kick start. ;)

L.B. said...

I love these and sweet gifts. The embossed leaf is my favorite.

Linda said...

wow what gorgeous gifts!!!! Again your creativity is just outstanding!!!!! Love your work!!!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

These are great gift ideas! Since I am in charge of Teacher Appreciation week I will be scrap-lifting these!
Carri~abusybee
www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Pam said...

This apple bag is so darn cute!! It would be great if you showed us how you made the box? Please?

Thank you sweetheart for your visit today and for your prayers, I want you to know how much your visits mean to me!

Big hugs, Pam
http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

Karen said...

My sweet friend, this is such a fantastic teacher gift! The paper for the apple bag is gorgeous and perfect. :o) (The bag itself is genius, of course. You are so amazing.) The Spellbinder work is beautiful and I love the inclusion of ribbon on the pump. :o) One of my favorite parts about this is how you coordinated the font paper to the sanitizer wrapping. Love! Amazing job as always, my ever-so-talented friend!

Hugs and blessings!
http://kaleidoscopicsparkles.blogspot.com

Beate said...

What a wonderful gift ensemble. Love the box and decorated bottle.
Hugs and smiles

Kathy Salido said...

You are just so very clever!! Love the gift bag and what a great gift for any teacher!!
Kathy
http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

Miranda said...

Lisa, these are adorable! You have the best ideas! I always get wonderful inspiration from you!
Miranda :)

Susan said...

You did a great job with the colors on this Lisa. It's a wonderful idea for a gift for a teacher! You get an A plus on this project my friend!

Susan
cricutandgrasshopper.blogspot.com

Cindy said...

OMG your project is too STINKIN' CUTE!perfect gift for a Teacher,AWESOME idea girl!!!:)

Yoshira aka cricutalltime said...

very cute decor for classroom.love the ribbon bottle.very cute treat apple box.love the embossing and bright red.

Trina said...

To cute. I had to Pin it.

Maribel said...

OMG! If I got something like this from a student, I think I would faint in class! Beautiful!
Maribel

Carol and Kaitlyn's Krafts said...

Visiting from DTC and these are fabulous! I love the colors you used, that apple really makes a statement!

Carol from Carol's Creations
http://www.4evercarolscreations.blogspot.com/

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