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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Muchas Gracias and Xiè Xiè

Hi friends,
I'm sharing a little note set I created for the teachers in my department as a "Welcome Back to School" gift. From time to time, we usually get little gifts from our students & I know I like to give them a thank you card. I thought I would create a set of 4 note cards so teachers can have them on hand.

Here's the note card holder:
Since we're Spanish teachers, I thought the Papel Picado banners from Avery Elle would be a great set to use.
Here are the cards in each color way:



Since I was making multiples, I needed to keep them simple.

Here are the innies:
There are two cards and envelopes on each side.

And here are all the note card holders:
I stamped the party banners in the same colors. I think it made it look very fun & festive! *Ü*

We also have one Chinese teacher, so I created a little something more fitting for her:
Here's the note card holder:
The background is embossed with the CB Roman Bath embossing folder. I die-cut the Koi fish and the letters to spell xiè xiè.

Here's the card:
Here's the innies & the cards:

Those are the Chinese symbols for "Thank You" from a Stampendous stamp. I had to do some stamp surgery because my friend told me the way it was mounted on the stamp (vertical) wasn't really correct. So I cut it apart & remounted it horizontally. I stamped it with Versamark ink & heat embossed them in gold. The inside says "Thank You" in English, but I forgot to take a pic of that :(

This is a super easy peasy card holder to make that I've been using for years. In the original instructions, you are to use eyelets, but I just use liquid adhesive with no problems. You can find the tute---> HERE.

I hope they like them *Ü*
Thanks for stopping by today.
Until next time!

The 411
Stamps: Papel Picado Banners-Avery Elle. Hooray-Papertrey Ink. Chinese Characters Thanks-Stampendous
Ink: Soft Pool, Tide Pool, Pool, Pale Tomato, Soft Cantaloupe, Butter Bar, Soft Purple, Bubble Gum, Passion Flower-Hero Arts Shadow Inks. Brilliance Platinum Planet. Crumb cake-SU. Versamark ink
Paper: Neenah Solar white cs. Real red, Pretty in Pink, Pool Party, Coastal Cabana, Crisp Cantaloupe, So Saffron, Lilac-SU. True Black-PTI. Gold cs
Tools: Fishtail Flags dies-MFT. Koi die-Cheery Lynn. Modern alpha-PTI. Papel picado banners die- Avery Elle
Other: Ribbon

5 comments:

  1. These cards and holders are fabulous! Your colleagues (and students) are fortunate to have such a talented and caring person in their midst. I'm sure these gifts will be much appreciated.

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    1. Awww, thank you so much! You are always so sweet :)

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  2. Lovely card sets. So thoughtful and kind of you.

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  3. I love the Muchas Gracias with that lovely soft color
    great SET Karli
    and the XIE XIE
    you know what this kind of card I always see if it is chinese new year
    you made it perfectly
    now I am jealous you have that fish DIE it looks adorable Karli..
    i want to buy that may I ask which company who made that fish DIE
    love your post today
    hugs, Monika

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  4. Wonderfully done! Love these card sets and the images and dies you used.

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