Apple for my teacher

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Happy Labor Day! In Ohio, school has been back in session for over 3 weeks but back in the day we started after Labor Day.  I made this card for my dear friend who is a 1st grade teacher that puts her heart and soul into her classroom.  I started with a real red base and then layered a piece of retired Stampin Up DSP that  looks like the old paper we practiced cursive writing on. I used the Thoughtful Branches #143539 stampset to stamp the grass, apples and leaves.   For the sun, I used the Swirly Bird stampset #141749. To finish the tree  I cut the leaves and apples with the coordinating Beautiful Branches Thinlits #143538.  For the sentiment, I stamped it from the The Thoughtful Branches stampset and added a handcut banner and stapled it to the writing paper.  Good luck to all the teachers and students starting a fresh new school year.

The Thoughtful Branches and the Beautiful Branches Framelits were supposed to be available only in the month of August bur Stampin Up has extended it until supplies run out.  So there is still time but no way to tell how long the Bundle will last.

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