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Teacher Appreciation Card

Today is the 5th of September the day we appreciate and thank our teachers for all the effort they take in grooming us. Since I have started getting involved in Card Making there are a lot of teachers who have helped me learn the idea behind creating wonderful cards. I have learnt Techniques, Fancy Folds, Layouts, Layering, Inking, Stamping and the list just goes on. I want to take this opportunity to Thank each and every one of my Teachers.

Today I spent some time with the Simon Says Stamp Card Kit for the month of September 2014, it has amazing set 'To Thine Own Shelf', some pattern paper, Washi Tape, Stickers and a mini distress ink pad, an absolute mix of fantastic products.

To create the cards I started with a standard A2 size card (4 1/4 x 5 1/2 closed). Using the Simon says stamp Stencil and embossing paste I created two different backgrounds one using the Moroccan Window Stencil and the other using the large dots stencil. Once the background was created I let it dry for over an hour. I took another panel of 31/2 inches by 4 1/4 inches and created the center panel using multiple inks. I then layered both the sides of this panel with 3/4 inch Chocolate Chip Card Stock, leaving just 1/8 of an inch visible on both the sides. Then I placed the stencil again on the background and then applied Vintage Photo distress ink. Once dried I layered the center panel on the card.

I made a total of 6 cards for my daughters six school teachers. A very simple yet effective layout so easy to do and get a beautiful effect.

Please feel free to write to me for any more details.


  1. awesome card set! i love how you used the SSS kit :) thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp!


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