Saturday, 24 July 2010

Goodbye pre-school and Thank You!

Well my little boy has officially finished at his pre-school now. He doesn't start BIG school until 16th September! as he's only just turned 4 and they stagger them starting by age here. So I now have him and his 5 month old brother to amuse for the next 8 weeks! arrghh!! I wanted to make each of the ladies a little treat as a Thank You from Adam. I was very much inspired by some idea's found here on Mandy Gill's blog quite a while ago. I have made each lady a notepad and matching treat bag containing a few choccies. Each notepad is personalised with their name and was cut out using my Sizzix Naturally Serif alphabet.
The little ladybugs are simply made using a few circle punches and a decorative swirl punch for the antennae. The black spots are just holes punched in the red card and then stuck onto a black circle. Much easier than trying to stick spots on!. I've made a smaller version for the treat bags.The sentiment stamp was from a Hero Arts set.
I packaged them all up in white paper bags and made matching personalised gift tags too! I made Adam give them all out, not sure I'd have been able to hold it together! It was very emotional!


Julia said...

These are gorgeous Zoe, I'm sure they went down very well! It's hard for us mums to keep it together, it's my daughters last year of primary school in September - where does the time go?!! xx

Sarah said...

Oh Zoe, these are gorgeous, I can imagine there was lots of tears and smiles xxx

Mary Grace Basco said...

Any time to tell me how you made the icing for the Toy Story Alien cupcakes? Where did you get the blue cupcake papers?

Mary Grace Basco
Alameda, CA