Friday, September 30, 2011

Quick, Easy, & Cute Birthday Notes!


Today one of my students is celebrating her birthday, and it's the first birthday in our class this school year. I usually give each child a birthday pencil and bookmark on their special day.  I never got around to buying the bookmarks this year, so I decided to make little notecards instead.  These were very quick.  I cut the cupcakes from the Cricut Sweet Treat cartridge at 2 1/2".  The Cuttlebug Distressed Stripes and Divine Swirl folders added some fun dimension to them.  Of course, I also had to use Action Wobbles to attach the cupcakes to make them even more fun!


My actual notecards were made with the Papertrey Ink Lunchbox Note die.  


On the inside, I stamped a sentiment from the My Creative Time Gift Card Sentiments stamp set.


Recipe:

The Paper Studio "Birthday Extravaganza" Patterned Paper
Papertrey Ink "Lunchbox Note" Die
Papertrey Ink Dark Chocolate & Hibiscus Burst Cardstock
Cuttlebug "Distressed Stripes" & "Divine Swirls" Patterned Paper
Action Wobbles
My Creative Time "Gift Card Sentiments" Stamp Set
Papertrey Ink True Black Ink

16 comments:

Kate said...

Very Nice. I love this idea. Perfect Gift too for the teacher to give to their students. I have this die too but have never gotten around to using it. Thanks for the idea.

Hugs,
Kate

Karen said...

yummy set of cards

UnikeByYes said...

So sweet of you! Your students are very fortunate to have a caring teacher like you, have a great day and good luck with the contest!
Liz

chillin with Quillin said...

really cute idea, they will love them, they have a great teacher!!!
Paula

liz at liz's paper loft said...

so cute katie! you're the best teacher!

Glora said...

So cute. The embossing adds that perfect touch and that die looks awesome. A card and an envelope in one. I love it! Hugs- Glora

Sandy from Ukiah said...

I am sure those kids love being in your class.. what a wonderful teacher you are...

Katherine said...

Cute idea and I know your students really appreciate it. And CONGRATULATIONS! I just saw where you won the Cricut in the Classroom Contest (I voted for you)

Docerela said...

Super cute cards... New follower here!

Congratulations..

Catarina

Meesh said...

Too CUTE! You're such a fun teacher Katie! :o)

Michelle

Linda Kaiser said...

Adorable...Super cute and easy! my kind of cards!

Linda

~ Lori ~ said...

Very cute card. Congrats on winning the E2 in the Cricut in the Classroom contest!

CRAZY4CHRIST said...

they look so good!! CONGRATS!!! I just saw on facebook that you won!! You will love the E2 i know I do!!
Kristan

Lady Fair said...

Very cute notecards. Congrats on winning the Classroom Challenge!

Kehkshan said...

You have a lovely collection :)...I like all of these...
Plastic Cards Monster
Plastic Cards

Kehkshan said...

You have a lovely collection :)...I like all of these...
Plastic Cards Monster
Plastic Cards