Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Easy as 1-2-3

These next two teacher appreciation gifts were as easy as 1-2-3 thanks to some other great bloggers. The girls from Eighteen25 shared a free subway art printable HERE. (Note: The colors printed out much darker for me than the way they are pictured. I copied the printable into Photoshop to brighten the colors and change the size a bit.) All I had to do was grab a frame (I used an inexpensive 8x10 from Target), put it all together and wrap it up.
 she wears flowers - teachers a she wears flowers - teachers b she wears flowers - teachers c

Kristy at The Diary of Dave’s Wife made it even easier. Again, Avery picked out a soda, I printed and cut the printable, and we tied the tag on with ribbon. It doesn’t get any easier than that!
she wears flowers - Teachers 17a

And the best part is that they look so good when done. It didn’t cost a lot or take a lot of time to be thoughtful, but it makes a big difference to the person who receives it.

I’m off to make a strawberry pizza dessert for my middle school daughters’ teachers’ appreciation lunch. They didn’t want any part of taking gifts to their teachers – they are “too old for that,” according to them—so I am doing what I can get away with to let the teachers know we appreciate them.

What things are you doing for your children’s teachers this week?


Rae,  said... May 11, 2013 at 10:37 AM  

I am so tickled you remember your middle school teachers! I taught in one for 7 years and those little things are so very appreciated! If your daughter doesn't want to bring a gift, send an email of thanks to her will be loved more than you will ever know!

Chris,  said... July 14, 2013 at 7:42 PM  

Hi there, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

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