Sunday, September 2, 2012

Altered Journal for Teacher for Back to School

Hi Everyone!!  Sorry for the lack of posts lately.  I have been busy with back to school stuff and sports!!  Now that my kids are going back to school, I will be posting more regularly. 

I have a project for you today that my child will be giving the teacher the first day of school.  I will also be entering this project in several challenges (see bottom of post).

I purchased this small journal yesterday at ACMoore for $1.00.

All cuts are from Cricut cartridges (see bottom of post).  I used my ATG gun and a glue pen to adhere all the cuts down. 
 The sentiment "My Teacher Rocks" is from My Creative Time.  The adorable face is from Peachy Keen Critter Faces Medium.  I applied Glossy Accents to the glasses to make them look glossy.   I also used my white gel pen to add white dots to the teachers name and apple.
 I also covered the pen with red and white twine.   And tied a bow with the same twine.  I used my ATG gun to adhere the twine to the pen.

I am so happy with how this turned out.  You know I have seen this apple and worm so many time and this is the first time I have cut it out!  I really need to use my carts more!! LOL

Cricut Cartridges:

  Recess - Apple
  Create A Critter - Worm
  Sesame Street Font - Sunny Days Font

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  Peachy Keen - Anything Goes
  Really Reasonable Ribbon- Back To School
  Fantabulous Cricut Crawl- Back to school (use school supplies)

Thanks so much for stopping by and Happy Crafting!!


  1. What a cute teacher's gift! It'd be so much fun to receive something like this because I love journals, and it's a sweet reminder that someone took the time to make this one personalized.

  2. That's really cute! I love the little worm, and how you used the Baker's twine on the pen!!!

  3. Love this! So very cute! Thanks so much for joining us at FCCB!

  4. I love your journal, especially the twine-wrapped pen. And of course the apple and worm are perfect for a teacher!


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