Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Mrs. Yamada's gift...

On July 10, 2009...Taelyn had her last day of her special session of summer school. She really liked this teacher and I wanted to make something special for her. My daughter was so cute to try to find out Mrs. Yamada's favorite colors. She told me it was pink, white, yellow, black...So I tried to make everything in those colors. I tried to make my own open window box again, but this time I made it easier for me. I used my label one nesties to cut the window on the CS and then used a size bigger nestie for the DP. this came out so much better! here are the measurements...6" x 9" for the bottom of the box...5 1/4" x 8 1/4" for the top. Bottom of the box...score @ 1" all around. Top cover...score @ 1/2" all around.
here is what it looks like opened...I used so saffron for the cover and chocolate chip for the bottom of the box with CS. I added some prima flowers to decorate the outside of the box. Look at the yummy DP! I love this new line from doodlebug!
here I made a checkbook cover with my favorite gorjuss girl! I used Imaginisce DP and added some prima flowers with sugar coated brads...
I also made a photo holder too...here I used Wasabi from the Ketto line! I cut her out...oh boy is it very hard to do...I swear I almost cut off her arm and her neck! yikes!
last I decided to make her a simple post-it-note holder. I love the cupcakes, so I used that DP for the base and HK's bow.
I had to make a card so Taelyn could write a special message to her teacher...thanking her for a wonderful summer. I decided to use TGF! she is darling! I used yellow and pink as it was one of Mrs. Yamada's favorite colors. colored all my images with copics. I added a matching pen and some hand sanitizer to the gift box.
aren't you amazed? the year is going by so fast! it's the middle of July and then Christmas will be right around the corner! okay...I need to slow down...take it one day at a time =) thanks for stopping by today!


Handmade by Vivi

oh, that is adorable! I'm sure Mrs. Yamada will love this gift!!


Joy everything is so cute! I love how you created a mix of items for her teacher! The colors and DP are beautiful with all of the images that you chose!! Awesome work! I can't believe it's already July! The year is just flying by! :)
Have a great day!


All your projects are so cute Joy! TFS :)


Mrs. Yamada will be so tickled with all of the goodies - you always think of ways to make life easier.


Your project for Mrs. Yamada is so sweet. How did Taelyn figure out her favorite colors? By the way, amazing job of cutting the images out.

joni h

I'm amazed at the AWESOME job you did on this project!(well, not really cuz' you always make great stuff). Excellent work, I tell ya! The teacher will love this better than an apple!

Paper Kisses

Oh girl, this gift is just darling!!!!!! I just adore that cupcake paper, and who can resist those Ketto cuties!? You did and awesome job and I'm sure Mrs. Yamada loved it!


Wow! Mrs. Yamada will be surprised! Such a fun and useful gift. Everything is so pretty!

Bunny-Zoe's Blog

Wow Joy, what wonderful gifts, love all the cute images and pretty designs. Hugs Nikki x


aaw, those are super cute gifts!!

Michelle Ueligitone

Another cute set! Okay let me know about the team. I might be able to get Yumi to come over, but not sure who else to ask. TTYL!

Lacey Stephens

What a wonderful gift set! It was thoughtful of you to remember your Summer School teacher even if it was only for a short time! And, yes, I can not believe how fast the summer is going by! Next week I have to say goodbye to some dear friends before we move!!


Very Sweet of you! I bet Tae's teacher will cherish that gift. Thanks for the measurements, I will have to give it a try.


Wowzers Joy, I love all of what you made and make! It's all so cute!! Very pretty coloring and papers for it too!
Jodi =)


Wow!! these are all totally Fabulous..Mrs Yamada is one lucky teacher!!...Hugs, Ila


How Cute is that card!!! I know her teacher will just smile when she recieves it Thanks for stopping by, I am always blessed to see you when you visit(smies). Thank you for your words of encouragement, and for just being a sweet friend. I will surely keep the prayers going up. Keep me updated!!!

Hugz Lorie


Awesome gift for Mrs. Yamada and I'm sure she'll love every piece that you created in this beautiful window box. I don't know how you keep doing it at full speed, but I surely enjoy seeing your creations. Hugs, Cami


Such a cute gift! And I am totally with you on the quick year! I have started my Christmas cards (3 down, lots to go!) and I'm planning on stashing away some gifts here and there (already have some for my DD).


Man I gotta pick up my jaw from the ground... Sister, you and this project are both FAB!!! Boy that's why you are one of my Idols ... another project I might have to jack from you! LOL!


what an adorable and thoughtful gift i am sure that the teacher loved it. hugs rachxx


OMG!! You create the cutest stuff!! Taelyn's teachers are so lucky to get super cute goodies from you! Hope youre having a great week!


I'm sure Mrs. Yamada LOVED her gift! Wow, you made so many beautiful items for her....awesome!!

Kelli B

You make such beautiful projects- someday I hope I can make this open window box! Thanks for giving me inspiration~


I enjoy looking at your blog, you have such cute ideas!


Your creations are so cute!


All of your creations are awesome Joy! You are so creative!!

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