Monday, August 27, 2012

To all the M&Ms out there!!!

Well today was the first day of school and I sent my babies on their way... My little man Zane started 2nd grade this year, baby girl Chase went back to daycare and I am doing another semester at TCC. Over the weekend I helped my sister-n-law Maura (who is a teacher) do her classroom. Now this wasn't your normal hang up posters and move around desks -- this was a total overhaul!!! But I'll talk about that more another time, what I do want to talk about is the gift I made for her. We wanted to do something special for her because she got a job at a new school and this is what I came up with.

Awhile back me and the hubs were window shopping in The Container Store and I came across these guys

Happle Container

I automatically thought TEACHER GIFT!!! I went with the red one because it's more teacherish to me but the green one would be cute too... Who doesn't love a Granny Smith? 

I browsed Pinterest for some ideas and was inspired by these two


So I got to work! 
I started by going to Microsoft Word and making a card to go inside the apple and came up with this
I tweaked it a little by using different fonts for each color -- I love it!!!

I also wanted to add the "M & M" line so....

The prettiest apples have leaves... and this is one pretty apple!

And here she is all together!!!

And of course you can't forget the M&Ms... Four bags of peanut butter M&Ms to be exact!

And guesss what... She LOVED it!!! I hope y'all do to!!! 


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