It’s never too early to start thinking about teacher gifts and I thought the Clear Acrylic ATC Stand from Maya Road would make a perfect base for a mini album filled with some inspiring teacher themed quotes. This adorable little stand is a bit over 4″ tall, making it the perfect size to sit on a teacher’s desk.

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The base comes with chipboard pages which can be decorated on both sides for a gift that looks great from any angle. Therm O Web’s SuperStik Permanent Glue stick works really well for adhering paper to chipboard. Once dry it provides a super strong bond, but you also get the benefit of a paste which allows you to move things around for a few seconds after initial placement. This is especially helpful if you want to make sure things are straight on the page.

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The quotes were put together using the computer and printed on matte photo paper. After they were adhered to the chipboard, I used a craft knife to trim off the excess and then sanded down the edges.

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The wooden accents from Maya Road seemed to work well with this project – especially the rulers and protractors. These were easy to adhere with the glue stick too.

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The pages are all attached using metal rings, which are included in the album kit.

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The SuperStik glue stick was used to adhere the wooden frames and Zots™ Singles were used to adhere the sequins.

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I think this was one of my favorite quotes. My kids have had so many wonderful teachers over the years who have made a big difference in their lives. And when I remember some of the great teachers I’ve had, I wish I had been a bit more appreciative at the time and thanked them for all of their help and inspiration.

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Supplies:

Therm O Web SuperStik Permanent Glue Stick
Therm O Web Small Zots™ Singles

Other:

Clear Acrylic ATC Stand w/ Chipboard Pages, Measure Once/Cut Twice Embellishments, Wood You’ve Been Framed Embellishments, Gingham-Barn Red Fabric Tape, Purple & Red twine – Maya Road

Digital background papers – Botanist Notebook Vol. 4 Paper Pack by Katie Pertiet, Designer Digitals

Quotes – found on internet and printed over digital paper

Matte Premium Presentation Paper – Epson

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4 Comments on Zots Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

  1. Patti J.
    March 13, 2014 at 9:56 pm (5 years ago)

    How creative! I enjoyed each page, but really like what you’ve done with the little photo frames on the Brokaw page. Great project, Alice! Well done – thanks for sharing!

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  2. Janis in ID
    March 15, 2014 at 7:53 pm (5 years ago)

    I have seen the fusible interfacings at the craft and fabric store I go to, but I don’t think I have ever tried them….yet.
    <3 J

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    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  3. Janis in ID
    March 15, 2014 at 7:57 pm (5 years ago)

    I think I have used a Heat-n-Bond product before.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  4. Lora
    March 19, 2014 at 3:37 pm (5 years ago)

    I JUST GOR A NEW CRICUT EXPLORE- I CANT WAIT TO USE THE HEATNBOND SHEETS WITH THAT!!!

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